Desi Pakwan I visited Desi Pakwan just after it opened and was equal parts impressed by what I had and slightly baffled by the set-up. I was long overdue a revisit not least because on my first visit I had burger and chips as a main course which isn’t a traditionally sound way to judge …

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Dodi’s I regularly lament the lack of good pie options on menus across the city. When I spotted Dodi’s, sister cafe to Coffee Mavi which is just next door, proclaiming a pie and mash focussed menu I made it my business to visit as soon as the opportunity presented itself.Exterior As with next door, which …

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Mason’s Bakery I’d walked past the venerable baking institution that is Mason’s Bakery on a number of occasions, but I’d never previously found it open. This speaks solely of my forays in this neck of the woods being exclusively on a Sunday, though, as they’re open long hours besides that.Exterior I was in between larger …

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The Greenhouse The Constitution Bar closed its doors for the final time a couple of months back after a good run serving punters on Constiution Street. Signs of a refit were almost immediate and before long signs went up proclaiming the new name as The Greenhouse.Exterior From the team behind The Black Fox, The Greenhouse …

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En Route 49, En Croute The route 49 starts at Fort Kinnaird then heads through Duddingston towards Portobello High Street along the route of the 21. At King’s Road you pass the Breadshare bakery then peels off down Wakefield Avenue towards Craigentinny. You soon encounter Dino’s, Yum Yum and Maysum. Then it’s onwards along Craigentinny …

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