Foodstory A wee jaunt to Aberdeen with a little lecture at the university to squeeze in between breakfast and lunch was a grand way to spend a recent Friday. Exterior Having almost frozen to death on the train journey up – Scotrail had forgotten to pay the electricity bill for the carriage in which I …

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Daylight Robbery Our Beer Man’s Verdict Okay, there’s the name – like a giant “kick me” sign – but I visited Daylight Robbery with an open mind. It was a place I had liked a lot in its previous incarnation, the disappointingly short-lived Spit/Fire. There, the focus had been on good food and good beer …

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White Sushi I’d spotted that Polish favourite Yellow Bench had moved next door to new premises with their old shop taken over by White Sushi, a Japanese place retaining – I think – the same owners as before but obviously making a considerable shift in culinary direction.Sushi and sashimi set After visiting Brendan MacNeill’s excellent …

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The Bearded Baker The Bearded Baker has been supplying wholesale bagels to many of the city’s cafes for a good while now. His work also graces the Leith Food Assembly demonstrating a good commitment to localism and right-headed thinking. Exterior He has now taken the next step on his culinary adventure by opening a bakery …

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Pizzeria 1926 I was excited for the folks at Locanda de Gusti when I noticed they were working on the set up of a new pizzeria just across from their main Dalry Road restaurant. Since their move from Broughton Street, where they were constantly battling to fill a large restaurant, they’ve really flourished in more …

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