The start of Scottish Food Fortnight somewhat undermined my plan to have a lazy Saturday. In the name of efficiency, I thought I’d pay the Mela a visit, too, and grab some tasty al fresco curried delights.Stall front The Mela has been flourishing as an annual cultural highlight in Leith Links, for a number of …

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In many ways, I’ll be sad to see this August go, as it has been a fun-filled month of entertainment. We’ve done pretty well to negotiate what can often be a month filled with spotty service and inflated prices without any major culinary mishaps. And we published our 2012 Guide, as well! Exterior (captured on …

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On this glorious day, to follow a day of terrifying thunder and lightning, my lunchtime adventures took me along Rose Street to Social Bite. MJ had spotted this place, the other day, and had been throwing strong hints that she’d like to pay it a visit.Exterior Social Bite is a social business. Their website, www.social-bite.co.uk, …

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Here’s a little review for the lunch we had at Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, the other day. I’ve written more substantially about it over on Total Food Geeks, as it fit in with this month’s theme of Unexpected Finds, rather perfectly.Soup, baguette, and salad Auchingarrich is just a mile or two outside Comrie, set in the …

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La Tasca

Char-grilled beans MJ’s Verdict On a blessedly mild evening just last week, Blythe and I found ourselves at the book festival, yet again, awaiting the start of another Unbound event. We happened to run into our friend Tracey at the gates and we all decided to veer off to La Tasca to grab some grub …

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