EntranceWe reviewed Zizzi previously, last year, when MJ took her parents there when they were visiting for her PhD graduation celebrations. They really enjoyed it, with particular appreciation for their pizzas. This branch, on Roxburgh Court, which is just next to Mary King’s Close, is freshly opened, and at time of writing still largely undiscovered …

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ExteriorAfter recent trips to Tani Modi and Maialino, my Italian deli quest continued today at Sprio. I’d spotted the place on many jaunts through Stockbridge, but never got round to stopping in and trying their wares, until today. With an outstandingly warm welcome and super smart surroundings, they made a very favourable first impression. I …

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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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While it’s always sad to see a place close, it’s great news when the business that opens in its place is a significant upgrade. Such is the case with Tani Modi, the new occupants of the premises that previously were home to Paul’s Original Sandwich House.Interior The place is much more bright and airy, and …

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My approach to dining in Glasgow has now pretty much levelled out with my Edinburgh approach. It involves two elements: aimless wandering; and the phrase “that’ll do”.Interior Today’s duo led me to Qua, on Ingram Street, where the second element was precipitated by mention of a £5.95 two course set lunch menu. We have a …

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