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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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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