Review of the Year – September 2016 Happy Hogmanay! While you prepare to greet 2017 is raucous style, our guide to 2016 continues. September started with a couple of shaky stops at Prep Fitness Kitchen and Smoke Barbecue, but My Front Room was a good deal better.Korean Cauliflower Te-Bi Island brought Taiwanese hot rice rolls …

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Review of the Year – August 2016 August, as is our usual practice, was turned over largely to the consideration of the various street food and pop-up options that come to town as part of the annual Festival fun. Highlights this year were the excellent Gardener’s Cottage Wood Shed in George Square, which was a …

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Review of the Year – July 2016 July was a bumper month with some really impressive meals. It’s hard to pick a favourite but the Educated Flea, the Bon Vivant (most popular post of the month), Rollo Broughton, and Mumbai Mansion were all extremely impressive. The Counter on the Canal brought coffee on a barge …

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Review of the Year – June 2016 While June held some good moments, it contained three of the year’s real culinary low points. I thought Badger & Co. required a complete rethink. Their food was dreadfully dull. But many people enjoyed the review as it was the most popular of the month. BRGR was similarly …

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Burns Night at The Pantry I’m a big fan of The Pantry and have been since it first opened. In recent times they’ve expanded their operation to include the Tuck Truck – a converted horsebox street food kitchen for events and markets – and have been more regularly opening in the evenings. Although I’ve been …

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