A Trip to Mull and Oban The Original Green Shack Oban! Although I’ve lived the vast majority of my life in Scotland, I’ve explored the place to a very limited extent. So when regular guest quester Iain suggested a family trip to Mull for a landmark birthday celebration, I was delighted to join.Green Shack Following …

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Shrimpwreck at Bourbon I’ve been a big fan of Shrimpwreck’s work since visiting them at the Platform 2 market at Waverley on their second day of trading. Since then they’ve established themselves as one of the premier street food traders in the country and completed a stint at Buchanan Galleries to boot.Signage Their latest venture …

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Herringbone I’ve been meaning to jump on a train to North Berwick for quite a while with a visit to Herringbone high on my list. But then they decided to open a branch in Goldenacre which made a visit entirely more likely so I took a trip there on the Friday of a long, long …

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The Light House Given the quality of local produce we have, it still remains slightly baffling that we don’t have a few more really good specialist seafood restaurants. I was sad to see one of them, C-Shack, bite the dust but I was pleased to note another seafood place, The Light House, had taken over …

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Katie’s – NOW CALLED LEFTFIELD Katie’s Diner was a bit of an institution with its neon signs bathing a little corner of the Meadows in pink and blue. After a slow and tortuous decline it wound things up earlier in the year. The name lives on, at least in part, but Katie’s, which opened at …

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