Outside Blythe’s Verdict In the words of the poet Burns, “The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men/Gang aft agley”, but today we weren’t left with “nought but grief an’ pain” as instead of our planned trip to Pomegranate (which, all being well, with now open on Saturday), we headed over the road to long-standing pizza …

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From the same stable as Amarone comes Barolo Grill, a lovely little Italian style palace, on Glasgow’s Mitchell Street.Interior With dark crystal light-fittings and smartly appointed booth seats, this place had a group of forty “mature” French tourists, who arrived shortly after I was seated, purring with notes of Gallic approbation. The a la carte …

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My dining choices are often decided by external factors. Sometimes, other people get to choose the restaurant. These people are brave, and I salute them, as steered away from my routine spots, I often find pleasures that are quite unexpected. On this occasion, internal factors made my choice, as my desperation for micturitional relief dictated …

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Blythe’s Verdict It has been a quite extraordinary length of time since my last visit to La Favorita, particularly given that I’ve always rated it as Edinburgh’s best place for pizza (and I’m simply one of many, in that regard). So when the call was issued for “healing pizza” to address hangover and tiredness issues …

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InteriorA few years ago, I used to do quite a lot of work on George Street, and consequently spent a fair amount of time eating lunch in the nearby places. I ate at Centotre a couple of times during that period, but haven’t been back for a good while, so when it was suggested as …

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