Los Cardos

In between meetings, today, I popped along to Los Cardos, on Leith Walk. It’s roughly equidistant from our Leith and city centre offices, which proved rather handy.Exterior The place has a lofty reputation for tasty food, in the “fresh Mex” style. It’s the home of the original Edinburgh haggis burrito, which was the dish I …

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Songkran – SADLY NOW CLOSED Songkran is tucked away on one of Edinburgh’s steepest streets, Gloucester Street, just round the corner from the Nira Caledonia, and near to any number of fine Stockbridge eateries. It is located in a very oldy worldy building, which is not a location you would immediately think would house a …

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I’m not the world’s best at organising my life, but some days that works out to my advantage. Today was such a day, as I arrived in Inverness rather later than I’d originally planned, meaning my choice of restaurants was a little restricted. Fortunately, just across from my hotel I spied the Corner Grill, which …

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I’ve been meaning to visit Pesto, on St Vincent Street, for a good wee while, but I always seem to be hurrying in one direction or another, when I pass it. Today was no exception, but I decided to hit pause on my day, which had already drifted to mid-afternoon without a lunchtime break, and …

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It has been quite a couple of weeks for Iglu. They were awarded their third SRA star, then voted the second best restaurant in the UK, behind only River Cottage, in terms of their ethical approach to sourcing, at the SRA annual awards. To celebrate this success, they parted company with their chef, Matthew Waters, …

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