Chick + Pea It’s always good to see a new trader join the merry band of the Edinburgh street food fraternity, particularly when they’re sporting a rather smart Citroen H van. The folks in question were Chick + Pea, who appeared for the first time over the four days of the recent Edinburgh Food Festival. …

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Yum Yum Yum Yum now has three branches across the city serving traditional Kurdish kebabs and so on. I’d visited the one just off Cockburn Street previously, haven’t checked out the one on West Port yet, and today popped in to the one on George IV Bridge.Exterior Previously this site was home to Mediterranean Gate, …

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Beirut Express ExteriorSometimes you don’t see the wood for the trees. While Beirut remains a stalwart favourite, despite the one shite time MJ visited, I hadn’t quite clocked that it had added a little takeout shop, right next door to their restaurant mothership. I popped in for a gander. It was lunchtime so my requirements …

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ExteriorWest Nicolson Street is home to a rich and varied array of eateries. Aside from the splendid Field, there’s a number of differing dining options, including Usher’s and Marhaba Kitchen. I visited, today, with a simple lunchtime takeaway foremost in my thoughts. I alighted upon Cafe Arabicana, which looked a likely spot. CounterHaving opened just …

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Olive Tree Cafe Bistro – SADLY NOW CLOSED Sometimes the best way to discover new places is by happy accident. Today was a good example of this, as our original plan was to visit Beirut, but upon finding it closed this lunchtime we headed to the Olive Tree Café Bistro just across the road, instead.Exterior …

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