Habaneros There will likely be an upswing in my trips to the Royal Mail sorting office at Telferton given it’s nearing the festive season. My first trip there for a while was to pick up my new wine decanter. Fancy.Exterior Anyhoo, whilst in the Portobello neighbourhood it seemed a good plan to try one of …

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Bross

Bross I had been hearing enthusiastic reports about Bross, the new bagel place on Portobello High Street. It had been lingering on my list of places to visit for a few weeks. On a quiet Monday I took a trip down to Porty to check it out. Exterior It has quite a striking look inside …

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The Little Green Van There are some odd paradigms that we’ve built up over the years of Lunchquesting. One is that when the sun is shining, I have the overwhelming desire for Indian food in ill-lit rooms; basements ideally. Van I also have the longing for short dark coffee when the sun is bright. I …

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Man on Fire I’d heard some very strong reports about Portobello burger slinger Man on Fire so was keen to give them a look not least for Burgerquest purposes. Exterior I’d had a couple of previous goes at trying their wares but for one reason or another things hadn’t quite worked out. On a blazing …

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I&L Fraser On a stroll towards Portobello, I ran into an interesting looking butcher/baker/deli in the shape of I & L Fraser on Craigentinny Avenue. I popped in to check it out.Exterior I was immediately struck by the comedy mounted ox head above the counter. He looked like a low-end version of Clarence from Edinburgh …

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