Maracas Cafe It had been a wee while since I’d been for a visit to Taste at Buchanan Galleries so when hunger needed addressed before heading back east on the train from Queen Street, I popped in.Counter My counter trader of choice today was Maracas Cafe, an arepas purveyor. I’d had a good one at …

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Caracas Gourmet On a recent trip to the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market, when I stopped to eat at Cater Italy, I’d spotted an arepas stall that was new to me called Caracas Gourmet. I made a note to visit the next time I had the chance which proved to be today.Stall board The market was abuzz …

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El Paso When a keen-eyed regular reader spotted the arrival of El Paso, just beneath The Table, on Dundas Street, he was quite insistent that I visited at my earliest available opportunity. Exterior Labelling itself a tapas bar offering Mexican Latin fusion food with cocktails, the exterior is brash to the point of garishness. I …

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