Union Cafe Bistro With the breeze blowing the rain towards the horizontal, the Aberdonian welcome was characteristically to the point as I stepped off the train on a dreich Thursday morning. With a little time in hand before my first meeting of the day I toddled along Union Street looking for a suitable breakfast spot. …

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Pomodoro

Pomodoro After discovering Pomodoro – I dare say it has existed for some time, but I’d not spotted it before – on a recent breakfast visit to Derrick’s, I took note to visit soon. I made good on that a matter of days later. A bright and airy space, particularly by the standards of other …

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Mitchell’s

Mitchell’s I had a busy day of thinking ahead of me so a hearty breakfast seemed in order. I was spending the day near the Shore so decided that Mitchell’s on Henderson Street might be just the spot.Exterior I’d never previously visited but their self-saucing hotdog man out front is something of a neighbourhood icon …

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Derrick’s

Derrick’s On a bright morning, I was headed for my Leith office when I became distracted by the pursuit of coronation chicken. Exterior After a brief but ultimately unsuccessful reconnaissance mission, I found myself approaching from an angle that passed by Derrick’s on Portland Place. I stopped in to check it out. A compact and …

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Bus’y Bite Cafe With a busy day ahead, I was keen for a fortifying breakfast when I stepped off the train in Perth. Exterior Last time I’d been in these parts was a couple of years back for their Restaurant Day which was a slightly mixed affair. I know Perth fairly well from the considerable …

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