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NEIL FORBES, SCOTTISH CHEF OF THE YEAR 2011

Cold wet September evening…tick….cosy candle lit bistro….tick….Scottish Chef of the year Mr Neil Forbes cooking my dinner….tick….and Mr Innis & Gunn pouring me a beer…..tick.  Anything else?? Urm yes, it’s a school night!!  Zut alors, the Monkfish is out on the town, eating and drinking the finest that Scotland has to offer as part of the Scottish Food Fortnight AND it’s a Tuesday, rock and roll.

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THE WHISKI ROOMS, THE MOUND, EDINBURGH

Rob Roy, Royal Mile, haggis, neeps and tatties. Have we found ourselves in an Edinburgh tourist trap? Well, yes but no but.

We are indeed just off the royal mile dining at the newbie Whiski Rooms on Bank Street incorporating a shop, bar and bistro.  Whiski opened a month ago but has successfully avoided the tartan tat territory of its nearby neighbours on the High Street.
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