The Mrs Mash Ministry of Soup Today, which is National Homemade Soup Day, we have a guest post from the inimitable Mrs Mash aka Marie Louise Cochrane. Soup is very close to our heart and tummy, so we’re delighted to support this fantastic idea. Soup “Mrs. Mash is on a mission to get the nation …

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Fusion Gourmet If there’s one style of food – burritos aside – where Edinburgh is quite poorly served it’s Chinese. There’s the odd decent place, with B&D’s generally the one I recommend when asked, but there’s a huge prevalence of mediocrity.Interior I noticed that the former Mandarin House had recently rebranded (I get the impression …

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The Buffalo Truck The Food n Flea is a great new development in the Edinburgh street food portfolio. Run by Scottie and Hal, the folks behind The Pitt not to say Rost and Barnacles n Bones respectively, it uses an exciting new space in between the Canongate and New Street to bring a top quality …

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Sunshine Kitchen Having been to visit Chompsky and Nomad in an earlier rotation of Taste at Buchanan Galleries, I was pleased to have the opportunity to check out the latest line-up on a recent flying visit to Glasgow.Counter I’d heard that the excellent Shrimpwreck folks were trading there so couldn’t resist popping by to hi …

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L’Etoile Salon de Tea I’d spotted L’Etoile Salon de Tea close by Dragonfly and the Coffee Mill on my travels a few weeks ago and made a note to visit. It struck me as a slightly awkward location but I was keen to see whether what sounded like an interesting offering would work there.Exterior The …

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