Today was rather sunny and warm, so when lunchtime arrived, a little later than planned, I decided to take a wee stroll and find somewhere new to try. I headed in a Leithward direction, and soon alighted upon CJ’s Takeaway, on Brunswick Street.Exterior The place is tiny and rather unassuming. There’s space for one little …

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MJ’s Verdict What better way to refuel after a 9 mile walk than to pop into a seafood place on the shore? When we arrived, I was transported back to Atlanta, Georgia and I felt like I was walking into a Scottish version of The Atlanta Fish Market. And really, except for the more ornate …

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MJ’s Verdict After a fun-filled Thursday evening that saw Blythe and I leaving our respective jobs and heading to Tea at 94 to join a book group followed by a dash down to Leith’s Sofi, we hadn’t had time for dinner and MJ + no food + wine = a heavily tipsy MJ. So with …

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Blythe’s Verdict It was with considerable joy that we crossed the threshold of Café Nemrut, on Leith Walk. Not only were we glad to be able to sit down, after several hours of walking around the streets of Edinburgh (we’re training for another long walk in September), but we were in celebratory mood, as our …

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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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