ExteriorI’m often indebted to social media for advice about new places, with the latest example being Mam Kangu’s Delicacy, which although relatively close to where I live had not been on my radar until a friendly tweet pointed it out. At the end of a long week, I tootled there for an early evening visit. …

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ExteriorIt’s always good to see the range of different dining options in Edinburgh augmented. The Jambo Grill on Gilmore Place, where Pepe Nero once traded, offers a broad selection of Kenyan dishes for diners to sample. We popped in to give it a try on a decidedly non-safari-style rainy evening. I was joined by Patrick, …

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WrapMy organisational skills have become increasingly haphazard, of late. One example of this is that I had long been meaning to pop over to Tollcross to visit the Khartoum Cafe for an age, and aside from one quick coffee stop, a few months back, I hadn’t been able to make it happen. I was glad …

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ExteriorEdinburgh has an excellent cross-section of culinary options across our compact and beautiful city. The arrival of the Baobab Tree Cafe, where the Pulp Fiction bookshop used to trade, intrigued me, so I gave it a visit to see what it brought to our rich tapestry of eateries. Showcasing a small menu of African dishes …

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ExteriorOn a stretch of places with which I’ve had mixed fortunes, Nile Valley brings a touch of east African cuisine to the heart of Edinburgh University student land, from its shop on Potterow. A busy spot, with a mix of sit-in and takeaway custom, the interior is fairly down-at-heel. Their lunchtime menu focuses on khobz …

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