Bene’s

It had never really occurred to me to visit Bene’s chip shop, on the Canongate, until I heard a couple of respected judges naming its chips amongst the best in the city. After an evening of unexpected delights, I popped there on my way home.Exterior A simple counter place, the interior left little to remark …

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ExteriorAfter the second Scran Salon Glasgow event had concluded, I had just a few minutes to spare before the last train departed for the metropolis. I chose to spend those moments purloining tasty treats from L’Aquila, a nearby chipshop. Given that time was pressing, I was comfortable that my selection was going to be constrained …

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World record!On a balmy Sunday evening, I was in the mood for something quick and reliable. I headed for Cafe Piccante on Broughton Street. Famous for amongst other things having a resident DJ, which is something of an oddity for a chip shop, and for having one of their counter men being the holder of …

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ExteriorAfter a quick visit to the nearby Safari Lounge to book their back room for an upcoming social occasion, I crossed the road to give the Sea Breeze Café a visit. I’m not one to shy away from the odd unhealthy dining experience. I have quite the soft spot for greasy spoons and chip shops. …

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ExteriorI’d heard very good things about Giovanni’s on Northfield Broadway for a good wee while, but given that it’s not really on my regular flight-path I’d not made it along to try for myself. When my mate Arianna added her voice to the place’s praise chorus, we made a plan to visit. As her name …

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