The Cellar Door has always been a source of considerable intrigue, for me. It’s a place of which I have read much, but I’ve never firmly captured it in my line of sight.Interior On the legendarily hard to master final Sunday of the Fringe, I found myself in the neighbourhood, fixed it in my tractor-beam …

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MJ’s Verdict During the lovely walk on Sunday, we popped in for lunch in Portobello at Butternut Squash. Steph and I had the same meal and though my omelet could have used a touch more seasoning, the whole experience was well-priced and great. And I want to return to try their extensive and really nice-sounding …

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I’m starting to lose track of the days of the week. It’s remarkable that I’ve managed to keep on top of things for this long, as Edinburgh in August can be a bloody confusing place to be.Interior I suppose it was only fair that I lost a little of one basic skill, though, as today …

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Blythe’s Verdict Tollcross has a diverse range of restaurants, a number of which (Mezbaan, Leven’s, etc) we have sampled. To this number we can now add My Big Fat Greek Kitchen, which as the name suggests showcases the delights of Greek cuisine. We were joined today by regular guest quester, Tracey, who aside from regular …

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MJ’s Verdict Today, after a successful book festivalling morning, Blythe and I tottered along George Street until it began chucking it down, then we ducked into a bus stop and awaited the worst of it to pass before continuing our way to Shilla, a Korean restaurant on Dundas Street. When we entered the lower ground …

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