Double Down at KFC I like responding to challenges but some of them are more appealing than others. When a regular reader asked whether I’d tried a new creation from KFC that replaced a burger bun with two pieces of the Colonel’s signature chicken I wasn’t massively inclined to even answer, but curiosity got the …

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Support Your Local Gunfighters If you’re looking to change career and have no particular regard for pay and conditions, let me recommend the hospitality industry right now. Edinburgh is dying on its arse for chefs, baristas, mixolosophers and other hospitabologists. Edinburgh is not alone in experiencing this. We want to be more welcoming than we …

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The Salvation of Leith – SADLY NOW CLOSED I’ve been working a fair bit in Leith, of late. I worked here for several years about a decade ago so it’s very familiar territory. After a day that involved rather more thinking than was strictly necessary, I felt the need for a substantial feed so popped …

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Urban Grill Shack Having accounted for the day’s coronation chicken needs at Chillipeppers, I wandered for a lunchtime amble around Newcastle’s Grainger Market.Shack I had no fixed destination in mind but when I caught sight of the Urban Grill Shack my decision was settled. Serving bashed burgers prepared to order on an open grill plate, …

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Snak Shak

Snak Shak I’m always keen to find interesting nooks wherever I land. Accordingly after a decent walk up and down the mean streets of Wishaw I alighted upon the Snak Shak at the top of Hill Street. I popped in to check it out.Exterior With a hugely broad menu, I had quite a lot to …

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