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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Tucked away on the corner of Montgomery Street and West Montgomery Place is Café Renroc, a bright and stylish little café bar. With beautiful cornicing and a chic blend of dark floors, white walls and light wood tables, it’s a perfect little summer hangout spot, and truly one of the bonniest wee places in the …

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Thankfully, I’m now over my phase of running towards Indian restaurants on warm, sunny days. It did serve its purpose, though, as I did very much enjoy our visits to the Dhabba and the Spice Pavilion. But I digress.Interior Today, I headed for Broughton Street for lunch with my friend, Gerry. We chose the Olive …

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With Edinburgh firmly in the throes of festival reverie, it was rather nice to find a lovely, new place to visit, today. What’s more the place in question is right across from my office, so has a good chance of becoming a regular haunt.Exterior From the folks behind Thistle Street’s excellent Bon Vivant comes Pep …

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Over the years, the Newsroom has gone through various incarnations, and has periodically been the place of choice for Friday evening post-work drinks, given its proximity to my office. However, it’s a wee while since I paid it a visit. Today, which marks the start of Edinburgh’s month of festival hilarity, seemed like a good …

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