BoxDespite repeated trips to the Bruntsfield neighbourhood, I’d never timed it right for a trip to the Bollywood Box to sample their Indian delights. I rectified that on a mild and dry Sunday, just recently. A police box in a similar style to Brazilian crepe favourite Tupiniquim, this place has built a similar reputation, for …

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ExteriorI’d had Reverie on the list for a visit for a good long while, but given the sheer number of eateries in between my city centre office and its Newington location, I’d always been distracted by one place or another on my way up the road. Today was the day, though. I was joined on …

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Our Beer Man’s Verdict ExteriorLast month, I reviewed The Volunteer Arms in Musselburgh – a pub which usually goes by another name. This time round, I’m reviewing a pub that used to be called The Volunteer Arms, but now goes by another name: Cask & Still. However, that’s where the similarity between the two completely …

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ExteriorChilli Hut, on Dalry Road, isn’t a place that had particularly attracted my attention, previously, but I was in need of something quick and filling, so decided to give it a try. The welcome was immediately warm and was the defining part of the experience. The owner and I sat chewing the fat throughout the …

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ExteriorWith a slightly limited amount of time, this lunchtime, I was in need of somewhere nearby for a quick bowl of soup. I headed to Cafe Cockburn on Cockburn Street. It’s a slightly odd little place. The interior is relatively smart, with a range of seating and table options. Maybe I’d chosen a bad time …

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