Blythe’s Verdict There was a time when Lunchquest was dominated by a carefully crafted plan of attack, which often involved restaurant reservations made months in advance. These days, for one reason or another, we’re taking things as they come, a little more. This often leads us to interesting new places, and this was how things …

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MJ’s Verdict Today in an afternoon of pre-book-festian merriment we popped along to the Edinburgh Larder Bistro on Alva Street to give their lunchtime set menu a go. The place itself is stylish with open stone walls and a raised back room with a clear-ish covered roof that allows for a lot of natural light …

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Thankfully, I’m now over my phase of running towards Indian restaurants on warm, sunny days. It did serve its purpose, though, as I did very much enjoy our visits to the Dhabba and the Spice Pavilion. But I digress.Interior Today, I headed for Broughton Street for lunch with my friend, Gerry. We chose the Olive …

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MJ’s Verdict The last night that my parents were in the lovely city of Edinburgh, we opted to go somewhere that embodied all that is good about the city, a cosy pub, good drinks, fresh products and great food. To get all of these things rolled into one, we decided to go to Blythe’s local, …

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I have been on a quite spectacular run of plan dissolution, of late. This evening the plans of an entire set of Food Geeks were rendered soggy and useless by water troubles affecting a temporary closure of Hot Hot in Tollcross, where we’d planned to spend our Tuesday evening. Soup I was still in desperate need …

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