Papa Awards – The Scotland Regional Heat


PAPA Awards Scotland Regional Heat at Mamma’s American Pizza The 28th Annual PAPA Awards have been launched to showcase the finest pizza, pasta and Italian food businesses across the country. This year we will also be celebrating the Pizza Pasta & Italian Food Association’s 40th Anniversary! The competition is held in conjunction with the existing […]

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Historic Tourism on the Grassmarket, Edinburgh


From the shadow of Edinburgh Castle the Grassmarket and surrounding areas continue to be “a place of bustle and life” within the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within our area the past literally lays the foundation for how we use the space as many buildings occupy ancient sites.  The area also retains uses such as taverns […]

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The Vintage Weekend at the Grassmarket, Edinburgh


  A weekend of free entertainment celebrating all things vintage! The Greater Grassmarket Business Improvement District’s (BID) free Vintage Weekend is back in Edinburgh for the second year on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April 2017 from 12pm – 5pm. The catwalk Vintage Fashion Show will feature Edinburgh’s finest vintage wares sourced from Greater Grassmarket retailers including Armstrongs Vintage Emporium and Godiva Boutique. […]

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3 Great places to eat in the Grassmarket

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Hello Everyone! Mamma’s Pizzeria and Panzerotti est. 1985 28-30 the Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU A colourful history has created the established restaurant and Mamma’s has gone from strength to strength from its opening in 1985 as Scotland’s first pizza delivering restaurant to winning the Best Independent Pizza Award in 2000-2001. The pizza here is handmade […]

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