Blythe’s Verdict Given MJ’s adoration of all things equine, it is a little hard to fathom why we haven’t visited the Plumed Horse before now. It has always been on our list, but not until a few weeks ago did it reach the zone of actually getting scheduled in. On the basis of today’s visit, …

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It was with considerable enthusiasm that I left the workaday world, took the few steps from my office to the consumer paradise of Harvey Nichols’ fine and lovely establishment, and joined a selection of Edinburgh finest Food Geeks, for an evening of fine dining on the Forth Floor. With a very favourable ‘blogger rate’ negotiated, …

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ExteriorI used to spend a good chunk of my time in Glasgow, a couple of years back, but for one reason or another, I’m barely there at all, these days. This meant that I hadn’t yet had a chance to pay Martha’s a visit, but I was delighted when my day went totally to pieces, …

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ExteriorI had the slight notion of taking a break from walking given that this weekend marks the falling of my birthday, but come Friday night I decided that would be rather a bad idea, given that the London to Brighton Challenge is a mere six weeks away. So, while MJ was working in the bookstore, …

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Pony hat! MJ’s Verdict Last week I was surprised by someone thinking that I wouldn’t go somewhere like Bell’s Diner because it was too simple; of the two of us at Lunchquest, I am definitely the more fussy eater, but also the one that is more attached to the simple style diners and rustic cookery …

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