Eating & Drinking: Joseph Pearce’s

Eating & Drinking: Joseph Pearce’s

For more than a century, Joseph Pearce’s was a traditional drinking man’s boozer – but it has long since ditched the spit and sawdust feel. These days, its white-walled, split-level interior is padded out with comfy sofas and armchairs under large windows, giving it a light, airy atmosphere. The revamp of this Elm Row, street-corner establishment came about in 2008 and was the work of Anna and Mike Christopherson, the Swedish couple behind Boda and…

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Gin expert to host Edinburgh masterclass

Gin expert to host Edinburgh masterclass

A teacher and researcher at Heriot-Watt University with more than a decade of distilling to his name is preparing to launch a special masterclass for Edinburgh lovers of gin. Matthew Pauley, a graduate of Heriot-Watt, has returned to the university as Research Associate and Teaching Fellow after years spent as a distiller of gins such as Bombay Sapphire and premium boutique brand Oxley. And now he brings his Distiller’s Nose tutorials to the Capital for the first time later…

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