Field has launched itself with quiet assurance on to the Edinburgh dining scene, having taken over the premises previously occupied by Home Bistro, on West Nicholson Street. The team of Richard Conway, running front of house, Rachel Conway, wielding the power behind the throne, and chef Gordon Craig, bring an impressive pedigree, most notably from …

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It’s always good to welcome visitors to Edinburgh, but when it’s folks fresh from Rome, dreaming of meting out a good wooden-spooning to our rugby team, it’s another matter. Fortunately, these particular invading Romans were old friends. Agnes, with whom I attended university, and her husband Massimo, were joined by Lorenzo, Chiara and their son …

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Blythe’s Verdict I’m always happy to be proven wrong, and so I was, this evening. For one reason or another, I’d had a strong suspicion that Earthy wouldn’t really be for me. I had made the assumption that it would be one of those meekly worthy places that so pleases many, and so bores me. …

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After a long morning at work, I’d developed a rather hearty hunger when lunchtime arrived. I decided that this was best assuaged by some traditional deep-fried treats, so took myself up the road to the City Restaurant.Exterior I recently sampled pretty decent lunchtime fried goods at the Deep Sea, although that proved to be a …

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Inside MJ’s Verdict What a wonderful way to usher in the first few days of what I insist will be my lucky year! The ever-lovely lady who brought me to Edinburgh was in town and she introduced me to a few new characters who I am certain will pop up in future reviews. We all …

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