TardisI feel my head has been turned, of late, by the lure of burgers and other meaty treats. I haven’t been devoting anywhere near enough time to my beloved soup. I rectified that today, though, with a trip to Souped Up, a police box cafe on St Patrick’s Square. Having been trading since November 2014, …

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ExteriorWhere Mum’s used to trade, just near Hibernian’s Easter Road stadium, Smokey Jim’s has recently taken over. I popped along for a visit to see what culinary changes this had brought. Ploughing much the same furrow as before, the place has been given a very welcome spruce up, with the owner’s predilection for Highland cows …

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ExteriorNow that I’m back in a better habit of wandering round the town, with another 100km walk in my sights for later in the year, I’m picking up a few more of the recent comings and goings, which seem to be just about in equal measure. One new arrival is Enjoy – Gusto Italiano, on …

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ExteriorBuccleuch Street is quite a little haven of interesting Asian restaurants, with Korean options at Kim’s and Sodaeng, fusion at Cafe Andamiro, and an intriguing looking noodle shop, fantastically named Tasty Noodle, which is where I lunched, today. In basic surroundings which can hold around fifteen people, as long as everyone budges up, there’s only …

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ExteriorWith my interest in church and community cafes fuelled by trips to places like Cafe Camino and the Grassmarket Community Cafe, I decided to see what Glasgow had to offer, in this regard, by stopping for lunch at the Oasis Cafe on Bath Street. Part of Renfield St Stephen’s church, the spacious cafe has excellent …

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