Today’s visit to Broughton Street answered a question that had been burning in my mind for all of about 20 hours: had Crolla’s relocated to North Charlotte Street, or were their new premises there a second branch?Exterior The answer was the former, as I verified on today’s visit to Firth of Froth, which now occupies …

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Another representative of the local Edinburgh folks doing August pop-ups is Café Milk, who have Milk at Collective sitting proudly atop Calton Hill.Van The people behind Collective have invited artists to devise a series of walks around the area of Calton Hill and the City Observatory. The project is running throughout August and is well …

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My second foray in to the George Square garden took me to Scoop Street’s neighbouring sister venture, Pad BKK.Pad BKK Sharing some staff members and a common approach to service, BKK’s menu offers Thai classics like pad Thai noodles, shredded salad, and curry, along with Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches (£5). It was the latter option …

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As I continued to gently ease my way back in to Edinburgh society, I found myself in Stockbridge in want of a light lunch. I alighted upon Cafe Plum, so popped in for a quick visit.Exterior The interior is quirky, and gives the impression that you’re going to find something a little bit left-field, on …

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We’ve been eating in to our backlog of posts, over the past few days, as I’ve been off on holiday, firstly at a wedding, then in Istanbul. Before both, we made a little stop at Leaf & Bean, a charming little family-friendly cafe in Morningside.Exterior We arrived at the lunchtime rush, but the place looked …

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