Places to Eat: Angels with Bagpipes

Once upon a time, it was enough for a restaurant to just churn out good food. But then the foodie culture invaded, everyone became a critic on their blogs, and the ante was upped. To be considered a really good restaurant, it wasn’t enough to simply get your duck breast perfectly medium rare or your braises fork-tender. Now, your plates needed to look like they … Continue reading Places to Eat: Angels with Bagpipes

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

If you come to Scotland in August for anything, come for the Military Tattoo. It’s a hell of a show (and since you’re coming here in the first place, I’m going to go ahead and assume you already like bagpipes.) I’m not a night owl–I’m lame, so there are few things that will tempt me from my cozy home at 10:30 at night, and yet, there I … Continue reading The Edinburgh Military Tattoo