Beetroot Cafe While I was sad when the Herbivore Kitchen’s police box on the Meadows ceased trading, it was good news both in that it marked their transition to full cafe premises on the Southside and also because it provided the opportunity for the Beetroot Cafe to open in its place.Box Ploughing a similar furrow …

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Westgate Farm

Westgate Farm After an afternoon of considering potential future abodes, the attention of my brother Grant and I turned to dining. In these parts, the west of the city, the opening of Westgate Farm, a Farmhouse Inn, on South Gyle Broadway, has caused a ripple of excitement. We went to investigate.Farmhouse medley This wasn’t my …

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McDonald’s I’m a dumbass who responds to dares. I pretty much always have been. Probably the greatest silliness this led to was jogging naked down the Malecon in Havana during some fairly blustery conditions. Arrest or being dragged to a watery grave thankfully didn’t result. Exterior More recently I had to endure the fairly dire …

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Sam’s Chop House “Fucking hell” is the only appropriate way to describe quite how hungover I was after the delights of Umezushi followed by more drinks of more varieties than I care to remember. After a truly nightmarish drive to town when I thought I was going to turn into a pillar of salt, we …

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En route 41, en croute Welcome to the first ‘en route, en croute’ featuring the Lothian Buses 41. Just to ensure this isn’t a one-off, I’ll be posting a review of another bus route, the 1, this time next week. Now exactly what constitutes ‘on the route’ has proved a contentious topic. For now I’ve …

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