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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ExteriorLate night. Travelling home from a different side of town. This was always going to end in a pepperoni mushroom pizza from a takeaway purveyor. It was simply a matter of where and on this occasion it proved to be the Original Best Kebab House, on Leith Walk. While I recognised it may be an …

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ExteriorThis was not my first visit to Bobby’s Cafe, on Candlemaker Row. The first time I went I was accompanied by one of the stouter hangovers of the season and was frankly feeling like a battered corpse, and in need of something similar to that description to eat. I crossed the threshold to be greeted …

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Pan Asia

SoupOnce again I got to the Friday evening of a long week with no pub plans and an overwhelming sense of tiredness, so I headed for home for a relaxing evening. Takeout seemed like a good plan, so I turned to trusty Hungryhouse to check out a local takeaway I’d not tried. Pan Asia on …

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