Aurora

Aurora When I dined at Greco Pi just recently, I noted a nearby shop being extensively refurbished. What has emerged is a new eatery called Aurora. When I wandered past on a chilly Friday morning I was pleased to find it open. It turned out to be their third day of trading.Exterior This is not …

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Castello Bruntsfield It was good news to see the second branch of Castello Coffee open a couple of months ago. I’ve been a devoted fan of their Castle Street branch since it opened back in 2012. On a sunbathed Saturday I popped in to take a look.Exterior I’d visited for coffee just after they opened …

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Domenico’s Ah, Domenico’s – where Lunchquest was born all those years ago. I’ve been an intermittent popper-inner to this excellent family Italian since those days. There has been a change at the helm in recent times but there are still a few old lags around to keep the ship on course.Bloody Mary I visited for …

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Union Cafe Bistro With the breeze blowing the rain towards the horizontal, the Aberdonian welcome was characteristically to the point as I stepped off the train on a dreich Thursday morning. With a little time in hand before my first meeting of the day I toddled along Union Street looking for a suitable breakfast spot. …

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Pomodoro

Pomodoro After discovering Pomodoro – I dare say it has existed for some time, but I’d not spotted it before – on a recent breakfast visit to Derrick’s, I took note to visit soon. I made good on that a matter of days later. A bright and airy space, particularly by the standards of other …

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