Having been open for just over a month, Maialino, on William Street, seems to be finding its feet, quite nicely. A smart and bright little Italian deli, featuring quite a focussed selection of quality deli sandwiches, paninis and salads, this was my second visit, as I’d had the pleasure of being their third ever customer, …

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There are few greater pleasures in life than a slow Sunday afternoon, a little spin round Stockbridge Market, then a stop at a sunny little cafe to read The Spurtle and contemplate the week ahead.Exterior My chosen spot, today, was Crumbs, on the corner of Logie Green Road. With large windows and a bright interior, …

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The quest to populate the forthcoming Espresso 100 has become an all-consuming task, recently. Consequently, my usual strolling around town has been replaced by floaty orbiting a few feet off the ground.Exterior Today’s caffeine-fuelled drifting took me to Flavour, which isn’t short of an Illy sign or two, making it abundantly which coffee they choose …

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I try to venture to some further flung places, on my Sunday walks, but a combination of poor timing and the fact that some cafes don’t open on Sundays means that I’m quite often drawn back to places that I could probably reach in an average weekday lunchtime.Exterior This was the case with my visit …

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A happy convergence of circumstances took me to the corner of Hanover and George Streets, quite early one morning, with a need for both coffee and sustenance, meaning that a trip to Wellington Coffee was just the ticket.Exterior I’d popped in a few weeks previously, and been impressed by the look of their scones, which …

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