Castello Coffee It was really good to see the second branch of Castello Coffee open back in August after a fairly complex refit of the Bruntsfield premises previously occupied by Black Medicine. Soupy soup It occurred to me that it had been an absolute age since my review of the original place so thought it …

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Brewhemia Having bumped into Our Beer Man when he was visiting Brewhemia a few weeks ago, I had it in mind to pop in for lunch at my earliest convenient opportunity. When a sharp shower arrived as I was nearing Waverley station, the fates were clearly with me so I crossed their threshold to shelter …

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Brewhemia Our Beer Man’s Verdict Brewhemia must be the biggest bar opening Edinburgh has seen in years – maybe ever.Exterior It attracted some sceptical and hostile remarks in the run-up – admittedly not helping by some of its own pre-opening PR – but I tried to approach it with an open mind. On my midweek …

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Share by Bespoke AwB I’ve been a great fan of Angels with Bagpipes for a long time and really enjoyed their foray into pop-up dining with the Hidden Wing. That branch of the business has now developed into Bespoke AwB with their latest venture being a Festival takeover of the old North Bridge Brasserie.Exterior I …

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The Great Lunchtime Sandwich Rant One of my esteemed colleagues asked me the other day why I didn’t just have a sandwich from Sainsbury’s for lunch like everyone else. It got me to thinking and the brain itch could only properly be scratched by a trip to Sainsbury’s for a normal person lunch.The sandwiches Of …

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