Crudites and wee biscuits Blythe’s Verdict Our second foray into the world of Michelin starred lunching took us to The Kitchin. We’d previously lunched at their “sister” restaurant, Castle Terrace, where we’d been treated to some incredibly flavour-rich food, so expectations were set high. MJ was a little less slavishly prompt than usual, so I …

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At the end of another hectic week of fun and frolics, what could be better that a spot of Scandinavian style pub grub? Accordingly, we popped along to Joseph Pearce, part of the little chain of pubs that includes Boda, Victoria, and Sofi’s. The place is often packed to the gunwales in the evening, but …

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On a brief tally up of our reviews, it seems that our amazing visit to Mithas, early on in our questing ways, has prejudiced us somewhat against further visits to what we fear may turn out to be inferior Indian places. My recent visit Kasturi did nothing to erode this practice. Prawn on puri After …

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Inside MJ’s Verdict I felt that our recent visit to Khublai Khan was made in the evening for two reasons. One: why not celebrate returning from Florence? And two: they offer a dinner meal that is something like all you can eat for a twenty. But regardless, we had to go…they served camel! I have …

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Freshly opened around a fortnight ago, Café Musa is the latest place (following on from the Whiski Rooms and Porto & Fi’s new branch) to take up residency along the North Bank Street stretch of the Mound. I’d noticed a tweet from them, earlier in the day, so decided to pop along and see how …

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