Exterior signTucked at the foot of Candlemaker Row is a lovely little airy atrium cafe that forms part of the Grassmarket Community Project. Officially opened in April 2013, the aim of the place is to support people through transitions in their lives and to re-connect disengaged people. Part of this involves a volunteer-run kitchen, supported …

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ExteriorI read a very positive assessment of the coffee at Lucano’s Kitchen, on Twitter the other day, which prompted me to visit and check it out. I’d popped in previously for espresso and not been impressed, so wondered whether there had been a change in direction since their little name change from Caffe Lucano. I …

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ExteriorTonight was my second visit to Moratti. I’d popped in after the May Scran Salon and been really impressed with their house pizza. I wasn’t confident about writing things up, though, as I’d had rather a lot of Heverlee to drink that evening, so was worried that my enthusiasm might have been alcohol fuelled. On …

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Exterior“Not all those who wander are lost.” As a wanderer, I felt strangely called Howdy, Pilgrim A place from student days Now much changed: Reclaimed suitcase bar, Opera stalls. Very stylish.Mac n cheese Quiet. Mac n cheese Cheesy but Not bonnie Good salad Squidged bread Inelegant Service with a smile But a place that’s all …

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ExteriorI was pleased to see another branch of Patisserie Jacob spring into being on South Bridge, just recently. Their other branch is probably the nearest café to my abode and while I’ve had a little bit of a mixed time there, as their coffee is not good at all, I really like the space and …

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