A happy convergence of circumstances took me to the corner of Hanover and George Streets, quite early one morning, with a need for both coffee and sustenance, meaning that a trip to Wellington Coffee was just the ticket.Exterior I’d popped in a few weeks previously, and been impressed by the look of their scones, which …

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Edinburgh isn’t overly blessed with Greek food places. My Big Fat Greek Kitchen is decent, but a little expensive. The Steamie does an excellent line in informal Greek food, served in a pub setting. That’s pretty much all she wrote, though.Exterior In Glasgow’s city centre, Athena Greek Taverna does a good line in hearty, inexpensive …

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Given our constant appetite for new places, we get quite a number of suggestions about venues to try. We even get the odd recommendation from some of the chefs that we chat to on Twitter, although their track record as good judges isn’t quite as impressive as you might think.Exterior One of our favourite tweeting …

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Newly opened on Morrison Street, Shebeen Bar and Braai sets its stall out front and centre, as you enter the place, up a narrow staircase. The sign before the door reads: “Welkom to Meat Heaven”.Says it all! Meat is most assuredly what they do, with a menu jam-packed with the stuff. For those not familiar …

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MJ’s Verdict When Deli Polonia, on Leith Walk, closed I had been meaning to give their lunches a go for a while, but then, alas, they shut their doors. The Yellow Bench is exactly what was needed to sneak its way into this area, where I go to get Polish breads and treats. Salads Luckily …

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