Bross Leith I visited the Portobello branch of Bross shortly after it opened and enjoyed what they were doing. Since then, the hype surrounding these prized Montreal-style bagels has grown even bigger ensuring their arrival at new premises on Leith Walk has been a queued-out-the-door success.Exterior On the site previously occupied by Douglas’s Bakery, the …

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Lido – CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley, to paraphrase the poet Burns. With today’s original lunchtime scheme of a visit to newly arrived pizza purveyor Hey Pizza having been consigned to the aft agley pile, regular guest quester Amy and I headed for Lido, on Commercial …

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Hungry Wolf Where Baan Thai used to trade on Iona Street, Hungry Wolf has recently taken over. Offering burgers, pizzas and some additional intriguing items I thought I’d give it an early visit to see what it was all about. Exterior Still in soft launch when I visited, it was particularly encouraging to see signs …

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Coffee Tepuy I was sad to see Bramble on Crichton Place close, mainly because it robbed me of the opportunity to make jokes that deliberately confused its wares with those on offer at Bramble Bar on Queen Street.Exterior Anyhoo, in its place a very interesting little Colombian cafe and coffee roastery has arrived in the …

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Bijou Bistro I remember visiting Bijou Bistro with MJ many years ago and everything being just a bit flat. Since then, I’ve seen routinely positive reports for this neighbourhood bistro serving Restalrig and Leith Links so I’ve had it in mind to revisit for a while.Exterior Now the circumstances for this visit were a little …

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