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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Ahead of my little impromptu visit to Istanbul (following which we should have details agreed on an exciting new development for Lunchquest!), I tootled down to Broughton Street, to pick up some essentials for my trip. Whilst there, I took the opportunity to call in to the Olive Branch Coffee & Sandwich Shop, which aside …

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Part of the Stonegate pub company’s empire of outlets, there are 75 Slug and Lettuce’s across the UK. Last time I visited one was to watch Andy Murray lose at tennis, a few years ago, so I can’t say I have overly fond memories of the place. Still, it seemed like a perfectly reasonable choice …

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With my legs in remarkably good shape after yesterday’s considerable mileage, I trotted along to the lovely confines of Thistle Street, with the intention of trying out the Thistle Sandwich Bar, which I had spotted on my travels, the other. ExteriorThe busy little place, which gave the impression of being just the place for an …

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pea and pancetta soup Blythe’s Verdict I think Leith Lynx might have taken the cake, with regards to January Deals. Their offer of a roast dinner for £2 certainly packed them in, yesterday. MJ and I were ready to eat, too, as we’d walked 14.73 miles, prior to getting there. Of course, I’ve visited before, …

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