Napizza

Napizza I have a friend who regularly talks a fair amount of unfiltered bilge but occasionally has moments of quite splendid clarity. I was unclear which version I was getting when he dropped me a line to say that he was singularly unimpressed by the quality of pizza at Paesano in comparison to a place …

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The Pantry Colinton With the imminent arrival of the third eatery from the people behind The Pantry, the fact that I hadn’t yet visited their second place came looming into view. I thought I’d better rectify that so taking to a Lothian buses number 16, I headed to Colinton.Exterior Having started operations from their excellent …

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Toranj

Toranj I wasn’t quite sure whether the arrival of Magna Hungaria in Haymarket meant a second branch or a relocation. It proved to be the latter with a new Persian place called Toranj taking over the basement premises on Leopold Place that they had vacated.Exterior I’d spotted the arrival of Toranj via one of the …

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The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson Our Beer Man’s Verdict Tucked away in a quiet street in one of the quieter parts of Leith, the Lord Nelson probably won’t attract a great amount of random passing trade.Exterior I didn’t even know it was there until I stumbled across it by chance and decided to pop in to check …

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En Route 2, En Croute Ah, the 2. I used to get this bus from home to school on the very occasional days when the walk was somehow not possible (laziness, torrential rain etc.). It takes a typically winding route from the Gyle Centre to the Jewel, via Haymarket, the Grassmarket and Newington. I boarded …

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