After a rather late Friday night (Saturday morning) finish, I was in need of restorative sustenance to aid my transition back to functioning humanity. It was rather lucky that I had an appointment with the ever lovely Yelpers, to sample some brunch items at The Roseleaf, in Leith.Cullen skink I used to work nearby, but …

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Serendipity is a wonderful thing. When I walked past the old site of Creeler’s the other night, and spotted that it was in the midst of the refit, my initial reaction was, “ah, so that’s where Mark Greenaway is moving to.” And how wrong I was, as when I walked past the place, today, what …

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On the way towards Queen Street station, to effect my return to Edinburgh, I was in need of a quick soup and sandwich fix, so stopped off at City Patio, which looked like a no-nonsense spot.Exterior Friendly women behind the counter had good banter with customers, offering “bag in or bag out” tea, and other …

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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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