Welcome to TartanSpoon
I’m Adele, a lover of food, a wine enthusiast (Diploma Level 1 WSET Wine Course) and a gin guru (Diploma in Gin, Edinburgh Whisky Academy) . I am based in Edinburgh bringing you reviews and news on food, drink, accommodation and products from across Scotland and the UK (and other countries when travelling).
I’ve been a judge for Cocktails in the City Edinburgh and the Scottish Street Food Awards.
I was shortlisted for the I-On Breakthrough Awards in 2017 and a finalist in the Scotsmans Food and Drink Awards 2017.
I am the Number 2 blog in Edinburgh (behind the Evening News), No 4 Restaurant Review Blog in the UK and the No 2 Cocktail Blog in the UK.
I love eating out, I love tasting new things, trying new experiences, making food, drinking new concoctions, learning about wine, gin and whisky and talking about it; and now writing about it.
Each restaurant/experience review is awarded a Spoon Award:
Tartan Spoon is 10/10
Gold Spoon Award is 9/10
Silver Spoon Award is 8/10
Bronze Spoon Award is 7/10
Wooden Spoon Award is 6/10.
I don’t write negative reviews as I only want to write about those places that people will enjoy.
I also have a Tartan Army called the TartanSpoonies - so you might see them when you are out and about too.