Lamb Passander from Spice PavilionMJ and I did much better together than apart in May, as I ran in to a succession of middling experiences. Things were always pretty decent, but I went a long time without a really outstanding lunch or dining experience. Together, we had three good ‘uns at La Favorita, the highly …

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Seafood Chowder from the King's WarkI escaped to Glasgow for a couple of “quests in the west” in April, with both Martha’s and the Butterfly and the Pig offering outstanding dining experiences. In Edinburgh, it was a seafood month, with joyful experiences at the Ship on the Shore, the King’s Wark and Café Fish.Pork terrine …

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Kedgeree from The RosehipMarch saw another month of very good dining experiences. It ended in joint birthday celebrations for MJ and I, at the wonderful Café Domenico’s. It’s where Lunchquest all began, so it seemed a fitting place for a celebratory evening. Other highlights included good steak and burgers at Bell’s Diner, and restorative pub …

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February saw twenty more reviews, with some more top quality places visited. The month started in spectacular fashion with a trip to the exquisite Kanpai Sushi. Their miso aubergine remains one of the dishes of the year. February saw the first post from our resident dietician, Laila. Over the course of the year, she’s offered …

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As 2012 draws to a close, we thought we’d take you through a month-by-month spin of the year that’s past. We’ve generally been very well served by the eateries of Edinburgh, across the 280 posts we’ve made, this year. The following posts, one for each month, are just a small selection of the highs and …

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