ExteriorFreshly opened where Umair used to trade, The Atelier seeks to showcase local produce in fresh and exciting combinations, from sleekly refurbished premises on Morrison Street. Decor is minimalist, with sparse greyness dominant. It’s really quite stylish, though newness makes it feel slightly stark, but this will improve once the place is better worn in.Soup …

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The last time I was in the premises now occupied by 52 Canoes Tiki Den was a good while ago. If memory serves, I was wearing a three-foot tall pink top hat and singing a soulful karaoke rendition of ‘Words’. Since that time, the place has undergone a Pacific rim transformation. It’s now part trad …

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It was decidedly late in the day when I finally got round to lunching, today. I’d been in Beanscene for Espresso 100 purposes, the other day, and noticed they were still doing pizzas, so when I found myself hungry and in Haymarket, I put two and two together, crossing their threshold with a longing for …

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In the continuing battle between the forces of sleep and train travel, I had another mad dash out of my abode to the station, this morning. With the usual leisurely bowl of bran flakes foregone, I was in need of food for the train journey, so called in to Lezzetli.Exterior signage I’ve reviewed their other …

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Eastern Cuisine – SADLY NOW CLOSED Eastern Cuisine has long been my late night Chinese takeout of choice, entirely due to its proximity to my abode. Down the years, it has been a little variable in quality, but has recently been proving fairly reliable.Exterior I tend to favour ordering a noodle dish and one other …

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