Cafe Rouge I was wandering around at a loose end wearing my New Town scarlets when it suddenly dawned upon me that I should go to Cafe Rouge because rouge means red and I could have so much fun talking about my questionable sartorial stylings as a counterpoint to the culinary creations I found there. …

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Maison Bleue at Home Social Bite has been a considerable force for good since first opening its doors in 2012 and I’ve been a regular visitor to their Edinburgh and Glasgow branches.Exterior I was intrigued when they announced their first restaurant project in partnership with the folks at Maison Bleue (as well as some involvement …

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Cafe de la Poste WelcomeI’d noted with interest the arrival of Cafe de la Poste in the old post office next to the King’s Hall. Regular guest quester Rachel had spotted it too so together we plotted a lunchtime visit. A French bistro, the place had an unmistakably Gallic feel to it, from the staff …

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Maison Bleue – Le Bistrot I was sad to see Caffe e Cucina close in Morningside, but glad to find the folks behind that venture thriving in a Newhaven location as Sasso. Taking over the Morningside premises is the second restaurant from popular Victoria Street staple Maison Bleue. Called Le Bistrot, I popped in recently …

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Le Bistrot by Patisserie Maxime I’d visited Le Bistrot at L’Institut Francais d’Ecosse two years ago and enjoyed this rather charming little hideaway just around the corner from the Book Festival. Madame This year things are delivered in partnership with nearby Patisserie Maxime for another Festival pop-up. In between Book Fest shows I popped in …

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