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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It’s a busy week ahead, that’s for sure, the highlight of which will surely be meeting MJ’s family, in the run up to her graduation on Thursday. Although she has been easing her way in to the title for a few months, her graduation puts the official seal on her new status as Dr MJ. …

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Blythe’s Verdict It was with considerable joy that we crossed the threshold of Café Nemrut, on Leith Walk. Not only were we glad to be able to sit down, after several hours of walking around the streets of Edinburgh (we’re training for another long walk in September), but we were in celebratory mood, as our …

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