ExteriorIt’s always sad to see a restaurant close down, and in these harsh times it’s a depressingly frequent occurrence. But sometimes, a new place springs up, phoenix from the flames style, where the old bird met its demise. Such is the case with the Rosehip, which has taken over the premises on Rose Street vacated …

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With MJ off to Florence for the weekend, my long Sunday walk was a solo performance, this week. I was on one of my wandering routes, rather than a set path, so exactly where I was going to stop for lunch wasn’t immediately apparent to me, so I took a recommendation and headed for A …

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Apparently, Kasturi is the proper name for the substance with “penetrating odour” that you get from a musk deer’s “back/rectal area”. Quite why you’d wish to name a restaurant after this (then explain it at the front of your menu) eludes me, but hey ho. Kasturi the restaurant, has a penetrating odour all of its …

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Eating out can sometimes be a bit tricky when trying to make healthy food choices. You don’t always know exactly what’s in the meals or how they are cooked, and they usually contain more saturated fat, salt and sugar than you realise. Trying to be healthy and watching what you eat however, does not mean …

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It was one of those four seasons days in Edinburgh, today. It was gloriously sunny, icy cold, and helluva windy as I gently ankled down towards Broughton Street to meet regular quester Jane (we’ve previously lunched at Urban Angel and Café Marlayne, amongst other places). On my way, I ran in to a windswept MJ, …

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