The Falafel Prophecy Falafel Quest was a lot fun. It showed the excellent range on offer across the country, but the winner – the North East’s finest Papa Ganoush – won by some margin, which was very much to their credit but in some ways a shame to see the competition so comprehensively bested.Signage Since …

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Beetroot Cafe While I was sad when the Herbivore Kitchen’s police box on the Meadows ceased trading, it was good news both in that it marked their transition to full cafe premises on the Southside and also because it provided the opportunity for the Beetroot Cafe to open in its place.Box Ploughing a similar furrow …

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The Herbivore Kitchen – SADLY NOW CLOSED The day was bright so a good stroll at lunchtime seemed in order. Accordingly I set my sights on the Meadows and stretched my legs.Box My intended target was a police box I’d noticed a while back called The Herbivore Kitchen. It’s a spin-off from a local supper …

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Wayoo – SADLY NOW CLOSED Having recently visited Marchmont to review coffee and porridge, I was struck by how many of the little cafes in the neighbourhood I either hadn’t visited, hadn’t reviewed or both. One of these was Wayoo, a cold-pressed juice bar, so I made a point of returning to the neighbourhood to …

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Brochan I’d heard about the arrival of Brochan, a gourmet porridge cafe in Marchmont, with equal parts intrigue and amusement. I gave it a visit on a recent Saturday.Interior detail The bright and airy space has seating for around a dozen in the compact space. The menu is focussed around porridge and granola, with soup …

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