ExteriorWe spotted the arrival of Desi Pakwan, towards the foot of Leith Walk, a few months ago and were intrigued. We found the occasion to pay it a visit on a crisp, clear Wednesday lunchtime. The interior is rather odd, with quite a roomy cafe space occupied by only a few, oddly-shaped tables and chairs. …

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Bene’s

It had never really occurred to me to visit Bene’s chip shop, on the Canongate, until I heard a couple of respected judges naming its chips amongst the best in the city. After an evening of unexpected delights, I popped there on my way home.Exterior A simple counter place, the interior left little to remark …

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ExteriorAfter the second Scran Salon Glasgow event had concluded, I had just a few minutes to spare before the last train departed for the metropolis. I chose to spend those moments purloining tasty treats from L’Aquila, a nearby chipshop. Given that time was pressing, I was comfortable that my selection was going to be constrained …

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InteriorIt was post-Referendum Friday and like most of the nation I was rather weary. I’d actually slept through most of the results, but a skinful of ale had been drunk during the evening. I felt pretty rough, so much so that when the lovely waitress in recently opened Fish Eatery, on Picardy Place, asked me …

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With our recent review of Dario’s still fresh in my mind, I thought I’d finally put pen to paper on a topic that has been nagging away at me for years and one of the few remaining areas where I think the Edinburgh food scene is quite weak – late night dining. For one reason …

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