After a glorious early evening spent at Tea at 94, debating the finer points of Anna Karenina, I was in need of a little feed on the way home. I had a bit of a wander before settling upon a visit to Queensferry Street to sample a new Italian called Quattrozero. Nestled in between Bar …

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I really should have taken pictures of my lunch at Crieff Hydro, as the casserole of lamb shoulder really was excellent. But some days, I need to keep my work head on, particularly when I’m doing a little turn in front of a paying audience, so I tender my humble apologies.Interior On my road home, …

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Inca

I’m conscious that our pattern of reviews, as neatly illustrated by the map on our front page, shows that our wingspan isn’t the broadest, and we do tend to focus upon city centre places. That’s largely due to where I work, and my ability/willingness to stray beyond ten or twenty minutes walk from my office, …

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I had spotted the arrival of The Roamin’ Nose with considerable interest, so it was already on my radar for a visit. To add to this, there was some lovely Twitter chat, the other night, to further encourage me to wander in their direction.Exterior On the site previously occupied by Duck’s at Le Marche Noir, …

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Origano

Pizza spinacio Blythe’s Verdict Origano manages to carry off the neat trick of being hidden in plain sight, very smartly. Even although it’s front and centre on Leith Walk, it retains a completely understated charm, both outside and inside. My cab driver for the evening (an ankle injury picked up on Thursday has rendered me …

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