The Marshmallow Lady When we first started writing Lunchquest, the original idea – not to say the working title – was He Ate, She Ate. We weren’t looking to evoke gendered dining preferences but to give a dual perspective. With MJ and I this manifested as “precise in her requirements” (she) and “will shove anything …

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Word of Mouth I’d visited the Word of Mouth cafe way back when and quite enjoyed it. I was intrigued when a slight change of strapline, from ‘Bistro and Cafe’ to ‘Bistro and Coffee Roastery’, appeared so popped in to see what was what.Exterior They are indeed now roasting their own coffee on the premises. …

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Bielak & Crolla I’d noticed that the Fair Trade Coffee Shop had recently closed down and been replaced by Bielak and Crolla, a Polish Italian cafe. Given it’s on my regular route to and from the city I had been meaning to pop in for a visit and managed to do so during a recent …

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Filament Roastery On the Sunday morning of a very quiet weekend, I took a stroll down towards Trinity for a walk in the park and a stop at the new branch of Filament on East Trinity Road.Interior signage I’ve been a big fan of the southside branch since it opened although I’m fairly sporadic in …

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Mo Beans I’m missing the plethora of coffee options that I had on my previous walk to work from Haymarket to the city centre. I’ve barely been in the excellent Lowdown and my regular stops at Cairngorm have all but dried up.Exterior The quality of my morning coffee has been maintained at an excellent standard …

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