Picnic I’m pretty reluctant to admit that Glasgow is sometimes (rarely) better than Edinburgh, but I seem to have been doing it a little bit more than usual, of late.Exterior This is partly because I’ve been checking out some of the city’s ritzier spots – The Gannet, Alchemilla, Number 16 – but also because Glasgow …

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Potatoland – SADLY NOW CLOSED Exterior I was labouring under the misapprehension that I’d comprehensively covered the Edinburgh baked potato provision, but my friend Dan not only pointed out that I’d not reviewed Potatoland, he also strongly contended that it was the best tattie place in the city. I had to go exploring and test …

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Today‚Äôs slightly challenging task was to get from one side of Edinburgh to the other, on foot, while grabbing lunch, coffee, and a farewell card for a colleague. The timescale: one hour. In the end, it proved entirely achievable, but that was in no small measure due to the speedy fuel I picked up on …

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Some days my questing ways take me to some rather swanky spots. Other days, like today, I have a train to catch, so a trip to the Princes Mall food court has to suffice.Counter I’d visited this depressing location on a couple of previous occasions, most recently when eating at Harry Ramsden’s. Today’s choice was …

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I’d heard good things about Rotato, not least that it had an excellently descriptive name, which it does. It serves rotisserie cooked tatties, you see: rotating potatoes!Exterior Located in a little basement beneath Press Coffee, it’s in the heart of student land, but with prices just a little higher than your average baked potato joint, …

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