The Story Cafe I had a message from The Story Cafe at the Scottish Storytelling Centre asking me to pop in to try their lunch. I was slightly confused because it’s a place I visit pretty regularly on bookish business, but I hadn’t realise the cafe operator had changed in mid 2016. I was happy …

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The Bearded Baker The Bearded Baker has been supplying wholesale bagels to many of the city’s cafes for a good while now. His work also graces the Leith Food Assembly demonstrating a good commitment to localism and right-headed thinking. Exterior He has now taken the next step on his culinary adventure by opening a bakery …

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The Apartment There remain a large number of restaurants in the city that I’ve not visited. Of late, I’ve been trying to pick off some of those of longer standing that have clearly stood the test of time. It was in that spirit that I popped in to The Apartment in Tollcross.Exterior In previous days …

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Sir Walter Scott’s Tea Room I seem to be being tempted by uncharted Princes Street waters rather regularly at the moment. Following trips to Cafe Alba and Firedog, I was lured in by a trip to Sir Walter Scott’s Tea Room on the second floor of Romanes & Paterson.Exterior I had my expectations set to …

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Cafe Alba at Scottish Home Stores Although I’d not had much fun at their cafe, the demise of BHS was rather a sad state of affairs. When their signature Princes Street premises were taken on by a tartan tat store it was another depressing day. Their choice to brand themselves as Scottish Home Stores did …

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