TerrineI’d spotted the arrival Michael’s Steak and Seafood Bar on Jeffrey Street, taking over from the previous Mussel & Steak Bar, and thought very little about it. Then someone pointed out that the Michael of the name was in fact Michael Neave. My interest levels rose exponentially. With the arrival of Seafood Week, which starts …

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Amuse boucheWhen first we visited the Nira Caledonia hotel, back around the turn of 2012/13, we weren’t entirely sure what to expect as while the menu looked tempting, the place was something of an enigma. That first visit showed us that within the elegant confines of this boutique hotel lurked a restaurant of exceptional quality. …

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BoxWith many places popping up their Festival offerings and trying to bed things in time for the rush of excited punters that will hit the town from the end of this week onwards, it was interesting to run into a place, in the shape of police box eatery Barnacles and Bones, which is launching now …

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ExteriorIt’s always good to see the range of different dining options in Edinburgh augmented. The Jambo Grill on Gilmore Place, where Pepe Nero once traded, offers a broad selection of Kenyan dishes for diners to sample. We popped in to give it a try on a decidedly non-safari-style rainy evening. I was joined by Patrick, …

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SoupWe’ve long been planning enhancements to the content of our site to include information on various accessibility aspects, whether that relates to the menu, the design of the interior or the inclusive approach to service. To aim me in progressing this, I enlisted the help of David, who works for a major third sector organisation …

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