Thankfully, I’m now over my phase of running towards Indian restaurants on warm, sunny days. It did serve its purpose, though, as I did very much enjoy our visits to the Dhabba and the Spice Pavilion. But I digress.Interior Today, I headed for Broughton Street for lunch with my friend, Gerry. We chose the Olive …

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With Edinburgh firmly in the throes of festival reverie, it was rather nice to find a lovely, new place to visit, today. What’s more the place in question is right across from my office, so has a good chance of becoming a regular haunt.Exterior From the folks behind Thistle Street’s excellent Bon Vivant comes Pep …

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Over the years, the Newsroom has gone through various incarnations, and has periodically been the place of choice for Friday evening post-work drinks, given its proximity to my office. However, it’s a wee while since I paid it a visit. Today, which marks the start of Edinburgh’s month of festival hilarity, seemed like a good …

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Today was rather sunny and warm, so when lunchtime arrived, a little later than planned, I decided to take a wee stroll and find somewhere new to try. I headed in a Leithward direction, and soon alighted upon CJ’s Takeaway, on Brunswick Street.Exterior The place is tiny and rather unassuming. There’s space for one little …

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It was back to work with a bump, today. The bump was slightly hangover shaped, as in my usual nonsensical fashion, I’d waited until the last night of my time off work to go out and drink deeply from the trough of alcoholic delights. To offset my feelings of poor health, I was considering a …

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