What does one do in a restaurant called L’Escargot Blanc other than immediately order snails? I didn’t manage to deviate much from this thought as our delightful waiter read us the specials, including the soup of the day.Snails My dining companion for the evening was Nadine, who had previously quested at Mark Greenaway and Iris. …

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Castello Coffee is freshly opened on Castle Street, offering high quality coffee, homemade soup, and a range of savoury and sweet items to entertain your palette. I popped in for a coffee, the other day, and promised to come back for a soup visit. It worked out that I could do that today, so was …

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My morning saw my criss-crossing Edinburgh in highly silly fashion, this morning. From home in Haymarket, I first went to Portobello to visit the dentist (one filling, scale and polish), then from Porty it was to Saughton for a meeting, then back to the city centre for another meeting, before the lunch bell rang to …

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MJ’s Verdict Since both Blythe and I have been kind of busy for the past week, we decided to go out for a spot of dinner as opposed to our usual lunching. I was given a few options and decided on the Piatto Verde out by Fountain Park. As always, I was early and could …

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ExteriorI wandered out of the office, today, thinking that a quick soup and sandwich stop was the order of the day, but decided to modify that and have a leisurely soup and wrap at the Arcade Haggis and Whisky House (to give it its full title) on Cockburn Street, instead. I’ve heard good things about …

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