Popeye’s Our Beer Man’s Verdict A jaunt to the seaside at Portobello – on what felt like it might be the last warm day of the year – worked up a lunchtime appetite. The sunshine had clearly lured many others to Edinburgh’s Riviera, as most establishments were pretty busy. So I ended up in Popeye’s, …

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Salt n Pepper I’m enjoying the delights of Bruntsfield so far. It’s great to have Castello so near at hand, the flat where I’m staying has a particularly comfy chair, and there are some eateries nearby that I’d not previously tried. One such place was Salt n Pepper on Roseneath Street. I popped in on …

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The Falafel Prophecy Falafel Quest was a lot fun. It showed the excellent range on offer across the country, but the winner – the North East’s finest Papa Ganoush – won by some margin, which was very much to their credit but in some ways a shame to see the competition so comprehensively bested.Signage Since …

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Greyfriars Dan’s Verdict I suggested meeting Lunchquest at Greyfriars café, a place that I had noticed had recently opened next door to my regular lunchtime café of choice, the soup heaven that is Union of Genius. Dan’s all-day breakfast Greyfriars looked smart from the outside but from a quick look at the menu in the …

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Introducing the Falafel Quest Top 30 I’ve been enjoying these stripped and stranded challenges of late. Coronation chicken quest was an absolute joy and sausage quest was…delicious. The next on our list of styles was falafel. Falafel is that tasty chickpea ball of joy that’s at the heart of Levantine cuisine. The #falafelquest top 30 …

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