TruckWhen I was a student, back in the dim and distant past, Susie’s Diner on West Nicolson Street was an absolute lunchtime staple, with its quality vegetarian fare staving off rickets and scurvy across the student body with consummate class. It closed a number of years back, but has continued in some follow-on incarnations, the …

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Stall signHaving ranted on about how massively useless Caffe Nero is and how the general provision of food in Waverley station is poor, I thought it best to visit the shining weekly light that is their Localmotive Market, which sets up its stalls just near platform 2. I’ve visited many times in the past, sampling …

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Busy, busy!Drawing its inspiration from the Real Junk Food Project which was founded in Leeds in 2013, Donna McArdle and Charlie Hanks have brought an Edinburgh project into being. It had its first outing at Union Of Genius, a couple of weeks back. The issue of food waste is central to a number of existing …

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Interior detailAfter a day of hectic socialising, including stops at the King’s Wark and the Flying Dog, I was profoundly in need of sustenance so popped to The Granary on The Shore. I was joined in this enterprise by Charlotte, Julie and Scott, who were all questing for the first time. Throughout January and February, …

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Lazeez

ExteriorI’d heard rumours that Lazeez, the Indian takeaway on Dalry Road, was a bit of an unsung hero, so after an evening of cocktails with the lovely Edinburgh Foody gang, I popped there for a quick late night snack. The place is a simple counter set-up. There are some tables and chairs, but they look …

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