Grubcrawl El Cartel wings It had been a couple of months since our last grubcrawl, so it was good to start the 2016 trail with a city centre tour of three high quality venues. It was a three-hander, this time, with grubcrawl veterans Graham and Tim along for the fun. We started at El Cartel …

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Miro’s Burrito Box – SADLY NOW CLOSED Burrito box As you may have picked up from previous reviews, I’m not the world’s biggest fan of Mexican food. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say that I don’t think we’re particularly well served for Mexican options in Edinburgh. One of the better ones is Miro on …

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InteriorRussell’s Verdict On an unnaturally sunny afternoon in Edinburgh, I met a friend for a little Mexican-fusion munching, after having heard good things about Bodega and having ordered takeaway from there once before. This is a look-carefully-or-you’ll-miss-it venue which seats about 15 patrons to capacity, so getting a table is (without a reservation) in the …

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InteriorWhile I’ve clearly missed out on the gene for “adoration of Mexican food”, it’s hard to argue that Edinburgh is not spectacularly well-served for this type of cuisine. One of the better places we had was Tex Mex, but this sadly closed earlier in the year. El Cartel arrived in its stead in late in …

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VanI’ve not had the best luck with Mexican food, and more specifically burritos, of late, so I was pleased to get a recommendation for a street food stall called Bonnie Burrito in the hope that it might redeem matters. In between meetings in different parts of the city, I strolled to Lauriston Place to check …

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