GY Chinese Takeout After a long day of celebrating that had concluded with far too much wine, I was still feeling remarkably together and just about capable of eating something, so toddled towards Marchmont for reasons that were not entirely clear to me at the time or since.Exterior After encountering a couple of places that …

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Picnics Much like the nearby Edinburgh Bakehouse, I’d walked past Picnics on a number of occasions, but usually late on weekend afternoons when it was closed. I found myself in this part of town and in need of a quick bite so stopped by.Exterior A pretty routine little sandwich counter space, the friendly owner greeted …

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Fazeli’s Deli – SADLY NOW CLOSED I had intended to finally check out the Bad Tempered Baker on today’s early morning visit to Leith, but it was sadly closed for the day. Instead I headed to nearby Fazeli’s Deli for the required breakfast snackage.Exterior A compact little cafe more suited to takeaway than sitting in, …

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Costcutter At an unpromisingly early hour of the morning, I wandered towards the first train of the day with bleary eyes and a rumbly tummy. The only food outlet open was Costcutter on West Maitland Street, so I popped in for a visit.Scotch eggs I had a feeling that I would need to make do …

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Beirut Express ExteriorSometimes you don’t see the wood for the trees. While Beirut remains a stalwart favourite, despite the one shite time MJ visited, I hadn’t quite clocked that it had added a little takeout shop, right next door to their restaurant mothership. I popped in for a gander. It was lunchtime so my requirements …

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