Happy Rice Friday night takeout! The week had been lengthy so my requirements were simple: a couple of tasty dishes to ease my way towards an early slumber.Soup Nearby Chinese takeaway Happy Rice seemed like a good choice so I popped in there. I found it abuzz with like-minded customers ending their working week with …

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Dragonfly The Food n Flea market continues to do a really impressive job of keeping their trader roster fresh and interesting. When I recently visited to try The Peruvian, I noticed the next door stall was a purveyor of Chinese food. I made a note to visit and made good on that today.Stall Called Dragonfly, …

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Silver Bowl Silver Bowl has been trading since 1968 which is a pretty good shift. I popped in to their Chinese takeaway on Leith Walk on a terribly rainy evening when I’d had a thorough soaking.Exterior I contemplated their menu at the counter as I gently dripped all over their laminate flooring. I settled upon …

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Xanadu

Xanadu It was the end of the long weekend. Beer had been bottled, beer had been drunk, much grapefruit had been mixed with it. I was feeling full of vitamins and gluten (it was wheat beer) but this didn’t detract from a thumping hangover. Exterior After a day of solid snoozing and snacking on the …

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Ping Pong

Ping Pong London in August. If memory serves the last time I was in town at this time of year was 1989. I was bedecked in a Batman t-shirt ahead of the opening of the first film where Michael Keaton played the caped crusader. What larks. This time I was wearing my full Batman outfit …

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