The Apiary

From those clever people behind Bruntsfield’s Three Birds comes The Apiary, new to Newington Road. Complete with artwork from local enigma Frances Bentley, they’ve made quite an impressive start to their tenure in the premises that used to house Cafe Metropole, a spot where I once inexpertly played chess.Exterior The interior is much changed, with …

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I was in wandering mode, this evening, and my travels took me to Yak & Yeti, which is just a couple of doors down from Wild, on Newington Road.Exterior Showcasing Nepalese cuisine, the place holds around thirty, in a simple dining room, peppered with relevant regional detail. I came in at a slow moment, but …

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La Sal

9:35pm on a Wednesday night is a dicey prospect, both for diners and restaurateurs. The kitchen is getting ready to close, and everyone would just rather be at home. When I shambled through the doors of La Sal on Howden Street, I was eyed with a slight air of “haven’t you seen the time?”. Thankfully …

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We had a really enjoyable Total Food Geeks evening, just recently, in Hemma. Aside from meeting a number of lovely people I’d only previously chatted to on Twitter, I got a tip to visit a restaurant in Newington, of which I hadn’t previously heard.Exterior Wild has sustainability at its heart, with a solid to commitment …

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ExteriorBindi has recently opened, taking over the premises that previously were home to Ann Purna. The vegetarian Indian theme of the previous place continues, but Bindi blends Gujarati and East African influences, with a focus on street food. I’d been invited along to their launch event, the previous week, but hadn’t managed to make it. …

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