From San Fran to Stockbridge - opening Avery with Rodney Wages
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1w ago
On this episode Rosalind chat to Rodney Wages, chef-patron of Avery, who is gearing up to fully open the doors to his restaurant in Stockbridge.  Kansas native Wages moved to California as a young chef to work in the kitchen at The French Laundry. He honed his culinary skills in other popular San Francisco restaurants and in 2016, he launched his pop-up RTB, which would later evolve into the Michelin star-winning Avery Restaurant. In 2022 he visited Edinburgh and, after falling in love with the city, decided to close the doors to Avery Restaurant San Francisco and ..read more
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The rise of daytime clubbing
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by Laudable
1w ago
You may have noticed a growing popularity for day time clubbing events in recent months. It would appear nightlife is changing, with a shift towards the day time for socialising and dancing. On this episode we learn more about this new trend, where it came from and what impact it is having on the local industry. First up Rosalind speaks to Line of Duty actress Vicky McClure and partner the writer/producer Jonny Owen about their day-time clubbing experience Day Fever. Vicky's mantra is 'music is medicine' and the couple tell Rosalind how this is translating into packed dance floo ..read more
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Bonus Episode - St James Quarter Seafood Festival Preview with Ka Pao and Duck and Waffle
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by Laudable
1w ago
Welcome to this special partner episode of Scran where we are teaming up with St James Quarter in Edinburgh to preview the forthcoming Edinburgh Seafood Festival which runs for the May Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May. Many of the diverse eating and drinking destinations in St James Quarter are embracing this year’s Edinburgh Seafood Festival by creating exclusive dishes and menus that guests can enjoy over the weekend including Ka Pao and Duck and Waffle. The festival will showcase a selection of the highest quality, locally sourced s ..read more
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The rise of daytime clubbing
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by Laudable
3w ago
You may have noticed a growing popularity for day time clubbing events in recent months. It would appear nightlife is changing, with a shift towards the day time for socialising and dancing. On this episode we learn more about this new trend, where it came from and what impact it is having on the local industry. First up Rosalind speaks to Line of Duty actress Vicky McClure and partner the writer/producer Jonny Owen about their day-time clubbing experience Day Fever. Vicky's mantra is 'music is medicine' and the couple tell Rosalind how this is translating into packed dance floo ..read more
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Word of Mouth
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by Laudable
1M ago
On today's episode we're coming at food and drink from a slightly different angle. Word of Mouth (WOM) is an exhibition of new artworks and writing exploring our relationship to food, cooking and kitchens. With work spanning across print, writing, textile, collage, and paint, Word of Mouth encourages us to consider how much food and cooking inform and sustain us in our everyday lives. Word of Mouth is currently running at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Rosalind went along to check it out and talk to curator Maisie Wills about how it all came about. They l ..read more
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The art of chocolate
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by Laudable
1M ago
On this episode Rosalind's guest is chocolatier Chloe Oswald of Chocolatia - a business she founded during Covid, in her brother's flat in Forfar and which has gone on to do great things. Chloe has been the recipient of many awards and her chocolate continues to impress many a palate. Chloe talks to me about her time in some of Scotland's most respected kitchens and why ethically-sourced chocolate is so important to her. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ..read more
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Oysters ahoy! Scran goes fishing
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by Laudable
1M ago
On this episode of Scran we headed west for a very important date in the seafood calendar. Producer Kelly, videographer Craig and Rosalind boarded the Vital Spark with fishermen Rab Lamont and John Mills. The team sailed out into Loch Ryan on the 1st of September to catch oysters on the first day of the new season. Rab, who has been catching oysters on the Loch for 18 years told Rosalind all about the only natural oyster bed left in the UK and how they go about catching oysters in season. Allan Jenkins, from the Stranraer Development Trust also joined the team on the boat to talk to us ab ..read more
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A foodie's day out at the Festivals
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by Laudable
1M ago
It's that time of year again when performers, promoters and tourists from all over the world flock to Edinburgh to become part of the biggest arts festival in the world. Where there is art there is food and drink and on this episode Rosalind looks at some of the food and drink shows that you can go along to at this year's festival. She started her day at the ever-popular Pleasance Courtyard where she went along to the Big Bite Size Breakfast Show to watch 5 short plays and enjoy a really delicious breakfast. Then, heading away from the city centre (which isn't to be underr ..read more
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Celebrating Scottish Seafood with Gary MacLean, Teddy Lee & St James Quarter
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by Laudable
1M ago
On this special episode of Scran we look forward to the upcoming St James Quarter Seafood Festval. This is the second time this event will take place in Edinburgh's eating, drinking and retail mecca. Rosalind chat with Scotland's National Chef Gary MacLean who has some sage advice around DIY fish smoking as well as revealing when his next book will be available. Gary owns Creel Caught which is part of Bonnie and Wild, St James Quarter's marketplace and foodhall.  Another thriving business under the same roof is Maki & Ramen, owner and chef Teddy Lee tells Roz ..read more
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Outlander star Sam Heughan on Sassenach gin, amazing food experiences and life after Outlander
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by Laudable
1M ago
On this episode of Scran Rosalind is joined by a very special guest, Glasgow's own Sam Heughan, star of cult TV hit Outlander, whisky entrepreneur, author, fitness enthusiast and much more. Rosalind and Sam met for lunch at The Wee Whisky Bar, part of Ubiquitous Chip in Glasgow. In a world exclusive, Sam shares with Rosalind his not-yet-released gin, a follow-up to Sassenach Whisky and tequila.  Rosalind learns all about this new gin, the inspiration for it and the botanicals that go into making it - all 7, or is that 8? Sam talks about his favourite Scottish restaurants ..read more
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