MJ’s Verdict Today in an afternoon of pre-book-festian merriment we popped along to the Edinburgh Larder Bistro on Alva Street to give their lunchtime set menu a go. The place itself is stylish with open stone walls and a raised back room with a clear-ish covered roof that allows for a lot of natural light …

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Tropeiro

Regular guest quester Gary had been on at me to pay Tropeiro a visit, since his recent trip there. Today proved to be the perfect opportunity to satisfy this request, as I had a little time in between meetings in the west.Interior For those uninitiated in the ways of churrascaria (which included me within that …

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Feeling rather peckish after a busy morning at the salt mines, I decided to venture in to the belly of the festival beast. This involved a goodly wander up the Bridges, in search of a café or takeaway that didn’t have a queue out of the door. Café Gourmand, on Nicholson Street, was the first …

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Blythe’s Verdict Lunchquest’s tie man, Phil from www.tieclub.co.uk, has been on at me to pay Wok and Wine a visit for a good wee while. I even had the singular joy of his mother echoing this sentiment a hundred fold at Phils’s recent engagement party (congratulations again, Sandra and Phil). So, when MJ and I …

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This Sunday saw Edinburghers indulging in an array of passions. Some, and many of the Edinburgh food enthusiasts, were at the Foodies Festival in Inverleith Park. Some were in the stadium at Easter Road, while others watched in many pubs, as the drama of the first Edinburgh derby of the new football season unfolded. Others …

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