Today, I managed to fit a quest all the way in Englandshire in to my working day. How does one manage such a feat, I hear you ask? Well, I’d love to say it involved private jets and other glamorous items, but all it involved was a trip to Dumfries, with a short stop in …

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I have been on a quite spectacular run of plan dissolution, of late. This evening the plans of an entire set of Food Geeks were rendered soggy and useless by water troubles affecting a temporary closure of Hot Hot in Tollcross, where we’d planned to spend our Tuesday evening. Soup I was still in desperate need …

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Today was not my first trip to the Bon Vivant. It wasn’t even my first review of the place, as a few months ago I reviewed their cocktails for Social and Cocktail. But it was the first time I’d eaten there, so it was with considerable Friday vigour motivating my stride that I journeyed towards …

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Outside Blythe’s Verdict In the words of the poet Burns, “The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men/Gang aft agley”, but today we weren’t left with “nought but grief an’ pain” as instead of our planned trip to Pomegranate (which, all being well, with now open on Saturday), we headed over the road to long-standing pizza …

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Bowed but not broken by the crushing mediocrity of my visit to Monteith’s, yesterday, I decided to venture back to the Royal Mile to visit Wedgwood.Exterior Well, I say decided, but I didn’t have a Wedgwoodian masterplan in mind. I was wandering with a vague notion of lunching somewhere like Jeffrey Street, but on this …

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