The Register Club I’ve had a couple of solid moans about the arrival of St Andrew Square’s so-called ‘cuisine quarter’ in recent times and remain yet to be convinced that good outweighs bad from the development. However, the arrival of The Edinburgh Grand, with a new offering from the Bon Vivant group along with a …

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Agustarello There are few greater joys than a boozy lunchtime catch-up with a pal of long-standing, so when my second day in Rome presented the opportunity for lunch with Roman oracle Agnes, I was thoroughly delighted.Gricia It was nice to meet Agnes’ friend Rachel shortly before and hear about their plans for more food and …

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Stocks Urban Bistro I’d visited Stocks Urban Bistro shortly after it opened and found it off to a pretty shaky start. Dishes lacked finesse and the space, which previously traded as the very poor Broadsheet Bistro – and blink and you’ll miss it as Henderson’s – felt like it needed a good bit of time …

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Finn & Bear I’ve been a big fan of The Pantry’s work since they first opened their Stockbridge branch back in 2012. I recently took in their Colinton branch just as their third place, Finn & Bear, was opening on the Shore in Leith. On an increasingly dreich Tuesday I popped in to see how …

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Green Kilt The bright thing that occasionally appears in the Edinburgh sky once more compelled me to visit the seaside. This time my eyes were set on Portobello and after a little stroll around I settled upon a new cafe called Green Kilt for my lunchtime stop. Having been trading since Good Friday the place …

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