Backhaus

Backhaus Istanbul! As is often the case, most of my time in the city was spent getting attacked in my bed at 7am by monstrous children hell-bent on making Uncle Blythey dress Mulan in Merida’s costume and other crimes, with lots of home-cooked food at the heart of these family fun times. As such, there …

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Bross Leith I visited the Portobello branch of Bross shortly after it opened and enjoyed what they were doing. Since then, the hype surrounding these prized Montreal-style bagels has grown even bigger ensuring their arrival at new premises on Leith Walk has been a queued-out-the-door success.Exterior On the site previously occupied by Douglas’s Bakery, the …

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Greek Artisan Pastries The joy of En Route, En Croute is that when I spot a place new to me I can just hop off the bus and investigate, confident in the knowledge that a fresh adventure awaits when I hop back on.Exterior One such sighting led me to debus in search of Greek artisan …

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Mason’s Bakery I’d walked past the venerable baking institution that is Mason’s Bakery on a number of occasions, but I’d never previously found it open. This speaks solely of my forays in this neck of the woods being exclusively on a Sunday, though, as they’re open long hours besides that.Exterior I was in between larger …

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Bross

Bross I had been hearing enthusiastic reports about Bross, the new bagel place on Portobello High Street. It had been lingering on my list of places to visit for a few weeks. On a quiet Monday I took a trip down to Porty to check it out. Exterior It has quite a striking look inside …

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