I do like the way that places are increasingly using Twitter to advertise their daily menus and specials. Hula do it; Union of Genius do it; and so do the lovely folks at the Broughton Deli. In years gone by, Barony Street was a regular haunt, as friends of mine had a flat there, in …

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Finally reconciled to ploughing a lonely Gallic furrow without the excellent MJ, I took myself down to Broughton Street, today, for a spot of lunch at L’Escargot Bleu. I’d bumped in to my friend Julian, the other day, when we’d just finished our quest with Jemma, in Cafe St Honore, and we’d made a plan …

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Blythe’s VerdictI sometimes make good decisions. It’s a rarity, but when it’s time for a good one, I try to make it a really good one. I booked a table at Castle Terrace the night before the launch of the new Michelin Guide. When the restaurant was awarded a much-coveted star, a little over a …

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Outside Small but bustling MJ’s Verdict Today I realized that maybe I moved to Leith a bit too soon. Ok, that’s not quite true (I rather enjoy living out of the centre), but I know that if I still lived on Forest Hill, I would be spending most of my lunchtimes walking down the wee …

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the cafe on Thistle Street The interior Blythe’s Verdict Café St Honoré has been on our hit list for a while, so when we saw it was part of the deal, we booked, immediately. I know that MJ has developed a little intolerance from French style cuisine, but I was optimistic that the Thistle Street …

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