After a glorious early evening spent at Tea at 94, debating the finer points of Anna Karenina, I was in need of a little feed on the way home. I had a bit of a wander before settling upon a visit to Queensferry Street to sample a new Italian called Quattrozero. Nestled in between Bar …

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I’ve walked past Foodies at Holyrood, on a number of occasions, and whilst it’s very close to my office, as the crow flies, the walk between the two locations is either highly circuitous, or it involves hiking up and down Jacob’s Ladder (or Regent Road Park), which isn’t the most enjoyable lunchtime pursuit.Exterior I managed …

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Given my fondness for pies, it’s rather strange that I hadn’t previously visited Piemaker. The place doesn’t exactly radiate charm, but the selection on offer has always intrigued me, but clearly not enough to actually make me cross their threshold. But today was the day!Steak pasty I was joined in this venture by Gary, who …

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I really should have taken pictures of my lunch at Crieff Hydro, as the casserole of lamb shoulder really was excellent. But some days, I need to keep my work head on, particularly when I’m doing a little turn in front of a paying audience, so I tender my humble apologies.Interior On my road home, …

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I’ve been meaning to try Turquoise Thistle, since it opened as part of Hotel Indigo, earlier this year. It’s a modern, stylish place, with a nice feel to it. Staff are welcoming and attentive, and the menu sounds fresh and intriguing.Interior I was joined today by regular quester, Jane, who has previously joined at Giuliano’s, …

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