Lucky Star With my sister Anne and brother Grant round for Saturday evening fun times – which at the moment constitute sorting through junk and looking at ancient family photographs – dining options seemed likely to revolve around takeaway menus.Noodles We settled upon Chinese as our theme and with the help of the trusty Hungryhouse …

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Turkish Carry Out After my reluctant exploration of burritos made another mediocre stop at Bar Burrito, I wasn’t really in the mood for another any time soon. However, when I found myself on Easter Road I remembered that regular guest quester Gary had often extolled the merits of the wraps at the nearby Turkish Carry …

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Tiger Lin It was Friday night and I was home after a long week at the salt mines. I figured some Chinese food might be a good plan so with phone in hand I ordered from Tiger Lin, a nearby takeaway in Roseburn.Starters I’d not had food from there before but the menu held all …

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Mulberry Bush I was glad to have another slightly unusual starting point for today’s lunchtime wanderings which meant that I could stroll down and check out Mulberry Bush on Newhaven Road. I’d spotted it when I’d been along at The Pitt and thought it looked worth a visit.Exterior Their menu brings together breakfast rolls, homemade …

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Dersim It had been a long day and I was ready for bed. I needed a quick and dirty feed, though, so headed to Dersim on Dalry Road, after briefly considering a Sombrero burrito then thinking better of it.Exterior Dersim has been here for a good while but I think tonight’s visit was my first. …

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