Benugo at Waverley Gate I’m a fairly regular visitor to the Waverley Gate building – known to previous generations as the GPO – particularly when popping in to say hi to the folks at NHS Lothian.Cafe On a recent visit I noticed that the Galway Gourmet which previously operated their lobby cafe had closed down. …

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Baba Baba launched with much flourish towards the end of 2017. I popped along and availed myself of their hospitality during their soft-launch period, but chose to take a bit of time to reach a considered verdict, not least because it was clear that the place was going to take a little time to settle.Squid …

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Going to The Dogs? – SADLY NOW GOING, GOING, GONE With the clock having passed 1.30pm and lunch having not yet been taken, I headed to The Dogs because it’s one of my favourite places in the city. But this was not a lunch without malice aforethought. I’d noticed a post on their Facebook page …

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Christmas Cocktail & Street Food Festival This year’s crop of Christmas markets in Edinburgh is not quite as ghastly as in previous years. The blue boob on George Street is a gross eyesore, but the food quality on offer at the main site in East Princes Street gardens looks a notch better than previous years …

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Rose Street Cafe I initially figured that my naming and shaming of the Rose Street Cafe on Twitter, following my disastrous visit there the other night was enough, but my brain has been itching to share a fuller account of the horror so here it is. Having taken over the premises that I think were …

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