MJ’s Verdict The last night that my parents were in the lovely city of Edinburgh, we opted to go somewhere that embodied all that is good about the city, a cosy pub, good drinks, fresh products and great food. To get all of these things rolled into one, we decided to go to Blythe’s local, …

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There was something of a sense of today being a “return to normal” after a week filled with more merriment than usually takes place in a month. It concluded yesterday with a little trip to see Her Majesty at Holyrood Palace. I must put pen to paper on a post about the inferior quality cucumber …

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Howie’s is very close to my work. Really it’s too close, as most days, and today was no exception, it’s populated by a number of familiar faces from the corridors, so sometimes doesn’t really do it for me, in terms of offering a true getaway from the daily drudgery.Exterior That aside, I’ve visited more than …

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The lunchtime deal at Bar Napoli has long been a much valued item on the Edinburgh dining scene, given its extreme cheapness and relative high-quality. So, it was with a low-cost song in my heart that I stepped inside this popular venue.Interior Today, I was joined by Arlene, who previously quested to La Lanterna, just …

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I recently moved back to the United States, and one of the things I was looking forward to before I arrived was the food. Moving to the South, where it’s all about fried food and barbeque, believe it or not, I was looking forward to eating all the fried goodness I could get my hands …

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