Coffee bikeI’d visited the Bearded Barista many moons ago when he’d temporarily shown his wares at the Tram Stop market. It was good to hear, via the Edinburgh Coffee Lovers, that his coffee bike was back on the road with a more permanent pitch just near the university, on the corner of Chapel Street and …

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StallThe Edinburgh Coffee Lovers have done an excellent job in tracking down all the coffee pop-ups this Festival. One that they spotted would have completely eluded my attention so I was very pleased to read about Stir Coffee and intrigued to try it after it had been recommended so highly. Showcasing Mission Coffee, the folks …

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InteriorRather strangely, I’ve never written a review of Artisan Roast, previously, mainly because I only ever drink coffee there rather than eating. I should rectify that at some stage, not least because they do stock Union of Genius soup. When the world of social media alerted me to the arrival of their Holy Garage pop-up …

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Stag 2 at Dancebase – SADLY NOW CLOSED Banana breadThe pop-up escapades continued today with a visit to Stag 2 in their new temporary home at Dancebase. They’d previously spent a few months at the Warburton Gallery before C-Nova took over the space and Soul Sushi in turn popped up. It’s just a short way …

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InteriorWhere Filament popped-up for the 2014 Festival on Victoria Street, Machina Espresso have taken things over for August, this year. I made an early morning visit to sample their wares. The interior has a really smart and welcomingly informal feel to it. The coffee bar has been constructed out of scaffolding and is very neat. …

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