ExteriorI’ve had a couple of “false starts” with Dario’s, the popular late-night Italian restaurant on Lothian Road, so was delighted to finally get round to paying it a review visit. Our Cakequest pal Sarah will be delighted that this has finally come to pass. She’ll hopefully be tickled that we’ve chosen the day of the …

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ExteriorI was sad to see that D-licious had closed down, not necessarily because it was particularly great, but because it was the only place in the city, that I know of, that was doing Welsh dishes on a regular basis. It’s always sad to lose diversity of provision. In its place, LK (subtitled Coffee and …

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ExteriorHaving arrived on Lothian Road just a couple of months back, No 63 has joined the little stretch of shops that includes Simply Sandwiches and Freshcut, which provide the large offices across the road with quick and inexpensive breakfast and lunchtime options. I visited at breakfast time, pausing during a very sunny and warm walk …

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Boxsmall marketIt’s not so long ago that the lack of regular markets and the dearth of diverse food to eat on the go was a perceived weakness in Edinburgh. We’re still in need of a regular wholesale market for our excellent local produce, but in terms of regularly occurring retail markets with exciting food options …

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ExteriorShanghai, on Morrison Street, is a place I’ve walked past on countless occasions and through countless incarnations over the many years that I have walked up and down this particular road. I stopped in tonight towards the end of service and with a considerable appetite. That was fortunate as portion sizes proved to be very …

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