The highly personable staff members at Angels with Bagpipes had a couple very wet coats to deal with, as we entered their smart establishment, the other day, as the Edinburgh weather was in very dreary form.Soup There were quite a battalion of them, from the matire d’, to a series of smiley waiters and waitresses, …

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I’d paid Hernandez & Co a flying visit, the other week, and I’d been mightily charmed by their selection of Spanish treats, as well as with the extremely warm and friendly welcome. At the time, I made a mental note, and a Twitter avowal, to return, not least to try their soup.Exterior Fortunately, I had …

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Today marked another of my regular but fitful forays into the world of “best burgers”, with a trip to the Cambridge Bar and Grill, a place long touted as the finest burger emporium in the city.Interior I was joined today by Deborah, who has previously quested to the Bread Street Brasserie and the Newsroom. The …

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I must admit that chip shops are an area that we have almost entirely neglected from our questing consideration, thus far. This is for a few reasons: firstly, fish and chips for lunch is very filling, so it’s not something I long for in the middle of the day, too often; secondly, MJ eschews fried …

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Origano

Pizza spinacio Blythe’s Verdict Origano manages to carry off the neat trick of being hidden in plain sight, very smartly. Even although it’s front and centre on Leith Walk, it retains a completely understated charm, both outside and inside. My cab driver for the evening (an ankle injury picked up on Thursday has rendered me …

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