While it’s always sad to see a place close, it’s great news when the business that opens in its place is a significant upgrade. Such is the case with Tani Modi, the new occupants of the premises that previously were home to Paul’s Original Sandwich House.Interior The place is much more bright and airy, and …

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I’d had one of those typical Edinburgh wanders, at lunchtime, today. I’d popped in to Field to make a booking for lunch, for a couple of weeks hence, then separately bumped into two of the people that joined on our quest to Field, earlier in the year. Spooky.Signage After a further stroll around in the …

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With a busy day ahead, I thought I’d start the day with some haggis, so popped in to Cafe Braw, on my way to work.Exterior A wee place serving the breakfast, cake and lunchtime needs of Dean Villagers, Braw was doing a brisk morning trade, with a number of people stopping in for breakfast. Their …

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I usually manage to arrange my day so that lunchtime is leisurely and relaxed. Today, I ended up very pressed for time, so was in need of something “quick and dirty”. My needs were met by Yum Yum, a little takeout place on Fleshmarket Close.Exterior sign Serving all your late night, post-pub needs, with pizza, …

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Places change hands, the world moves on. Rarely are second chances involved in the hard world of restaurant reality. But sometimes the odd flaming phoenix lights up our culinary sky and such is the case with Golden Wall, brought to you by the previous occupants but one (that’s Izzi not Njoi) of 119 Lothian Road.Exterior …

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