Filos I’d spotted Filos on Elm Row just before I headed off on holiday and suspected by the time I returned it would be open for business and so it proved. I dropped in to take a look.Exterior I visited first just for a quick espresso which for fairly unremarkable beyond being very inexpensive at …

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The Great Lunchtime Sandwich Rant One of my esteemed colleagues asked me the other day why I didn’t just have a sandwich from Sainsbury’s for lunch like everyone else. It got me to thinking and the brain itch could only properly be scratched by a trip to Sainsbury’s for a normal person lunch.The sandwiches Of …

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fed! The inclement weather has driven me towards some places I might not otherwise have discovered, of late. Following on from my unscheduled stop at The Pastry Section, I ended up sheltering from more stair rods at fed! a new sandwich bar on Forth Street with a fondness for punctuation marks and a dislike of …

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Quay Commons I’d visited Quay Commons for coffee last year when they’d just taken on the premises on Commercial Quay and were working out their offering.Exterior After closing to completely rework the space, particularly the kitchen, they re-opened in earnest a few weeks back. I’d popped in again a couple of times and made a …

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Grass Roots I seem to have gone off at a slightly alarming vegan tangent of late with trips to Picnic, Tempehtation, Harmonium and Face Plant. This trend continued with a visit to Grass Roots, a little cafe on Gilmore Place.Exterior Styling itself as a “plant-based coffee bar and lifestyle store”, I’d previously popped in for …

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