One of our eagle-eyed Twitter followers (many thanks, @zombie_jeebus) spotted the arrival of Mr Frango’s Grill (which I’m sure will be known simply as Frango’s) on Leith Walk, just a few days ago. It has taken over the premises previously occupied by the Yummy House Chinese.Exterior Promising the delights of Portuguese grilled chicken, on the …

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Thai Orchid

We had a concentrated burst of Thai food, earlier this year, but since then, aside from a return trip to Time 4 Thai, I don’t think we’ve visited a single Thai place. So it was with long-overdue relish that I headed towards Thai Orchid, on Johnston Terrace.Sarah's starter After a high-speed dash across town, which …

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I was derailed in my bid for lunchtime bratwurst glory, the other day, by my impromptu trip to Royal Spice. Not even a fine veil of rain, one of my least favourite of all rain phenomena, could not dissuade me from completion of the task today, though.Cart Offering a simple selection of sausages, On the …

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Aside from a little time munching pho from Eat, in Edinburgh airport, and a little dalliance with Vietnamese spring rolls at Stack, I’ve not been overly acquainted with Vietnamese food. We have a review of Pho Vietnam House, but I still haven’t visited.Summer rolls Of course this is all made doubly silly by the fact …

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Much in the style of Wee Bite, the Little Inn is a tiny wee sandwich shop, just next to the castle, on Johnston Terrace.Exterior I stopped off there after playing a peripheral role in a “tachemob” that was convened to celebrate Robert Louis Stevenson day. Basically, it was a thinly veiled excuse for MJ and …

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