Blythe’s Verdict It’s always lovely to have lunch with Danielle from Edinburgh Foody, so it was with a jaunty gait that I strode up the Royal Mile on my way towards Grindlay Street. Today’s venue of choice was Kanpai Sushi, the upscale version of my local sushi bar, Sushiya. Tuna Maki Upon my arrival in …

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#It’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday# sings Rebecca Black, as she heralds the start of the weekend to which everybody is looking forward.Exterior Buoyed by this notion, today I headed to Frederick Street to try out Le Sandwich, an unassuming little sandwich shop, nestled in a basement, next to the charming Eteaket. It’s …

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I’ve been in various incarnations of the bar now known as Treacle, over the years. It has often played the role of stop-off point, rather than the main focus of the evening, but after a long day at the office, it was to its lively confines that I repaired, last evening. After supping on a …

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Outside, hard to see, easy to miss MJ’s Verdict Today for lunch I walked up the steps of the mound and looked for the almost hidden Ondine Restaurant that hovers over Pizza Express on George the IV Bridge. The glass entrance and the steps ascending to the sleek black and white dining room made me …

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Purslane

Outside MJ’s Verdict I wasn’t feeling 100% on Thursday when I tottered along to Stockbridge after a long night of true Burns-esque celebrating that was hosted by my Scottish flat mate. This party included all the classics: cullen skink, smoked salmon, a man in a kilt, a haggis big enough to feed 16 from Crombies, …

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