After a spectacular evening under the watchful gaze of Clarence, at Edinburgh Books, for the programme launch of the West Port Book Festival, I toddled down the road towards home, and decided to pop in to Miso and Sushi.Interior This place has been my regular irregular Chinese takeout place for more years than I care …

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For someone who makes recommendations about where to eat in Edinburgh, I sometimes have a hard time quickly acting upon the recommendations’ of others. This is not least because my dining habits are governed by the twin forces of an excel spreadsheet which lists a selection of the places I haven’t yet visited, and a …

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Snails I’ve long been a fan of Petit Paris. Prior to setting out on our questing odyssey, it was a place that I frequently recommended to people, as I’ve had a number of very good meals there, down the years. So, after deciding to visit, on the spur of the moment, I was interested to …

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In the run up to Rio 2014 and Rio 2016, I assume that we will make it our business to become more acquainted with all aspects of Brazilian culture.Green means "bring me meat"! In that spirit, I thought I’d extend my Glaswegian Brazilian knowledge by visiting my second churrascaria restaurant. I was joined on this …

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The re-launch of the marvellous mouthful that is The Caledonian, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, has heralded the arrival of Chris and Jeff Galvin on the Edinburgh dining scene. I think it’s fair to say that Pompadour by Galvin, their fine-dining restaurant, has been the main focus in reviewers’ minds, over the last wee while, but …

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