MJ’s Verdict After an afternoon of working on The Istanbul Review, I ran off and met Blythe at The Pantry in Stockbridge. The place is lovely and welcoming and the tweed elements are right up my simplistic yet stylish alley (how did Blythe know?!). After having a look over the menu, I could have ordered …

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MJ’s Verdict Meat, Meat, Meat, Meat, Meat MEAT! Let the Meat-Fest begin! Ok, now that I have that out of my system, I can get down to discussing the pros and cons of Edinburgh’s churrascaria, Zico’s. On a cold night, Blythe, my flatmate and her boy toy met at the Brazilian place near the Conference …

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It’s always good to welcome a new place in to the Edinburgh lunch and dining fold, particularly when it has the commendable mission statement that The Pantry, newly opened on North West Circus Place, does.Exterior Seeking to showcase the best of the country’s produce in the heart of the city, it opened its doors on …

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Aside from a little time munching pho from Eat, in Edinburgh airport, and a little dalliance with Vietnamese spring rolls at Stack, I’ve not been overly acquainted with Vietnamese food. We have a review of Pho Vietnam House, but I still haven’t visited.Summer rolls Of course this is all made doubly silly by the fact …

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Serendipity is a wonderful thing. When I walked past the old site of Creeler’s the other night, and spotted that it was in the midst of the refit, my initial reaction was, “ah, so that’s where Mark Greenaway is moving to.” And how wrong I was, as when I walked past the place, today, what …

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