Wahaca When a new place opens and is immediately subject to a norovirus scare, you have to feel a good bit of sympathy for them as there’s nothing like a spot of disease to derail brand momentum. When this happened across a number of their outlets last year, including the newly opened Edinburgh branch, the …

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Ronaq I’d visited the Craigleith branch of popular local Indian restaurant Ronaq in late 2016 in preparation for the imminent arrival of their second branch on East Market Street. It took until early February for the new place to open its doors so after giving it a little time to bed in I thought I …

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Cafe Andaluz My experience of the restaurants in the DRG stable has been fairly mixed over the years. I’ve enjoyed several good trips to Amarone but I was very unimpressed with Cadiz, for example. After a spot of silent reading at Lucky Liquor, we were in the mood for tapas so headed to one of …

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Gourmet Burger Kitchen With the upcoming arrival of Five Guys in Edinburgh’s city centre, it occurred to me that I should perhaps get in some early practice for that eagerly anticipated visit. Regular readers will remember that we did a little featurette on all of the Glasgow “burger corner” places back at the start of …

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Grubcrawl feat. Hush Hour and Pub Quiz What a fabulous night for a grubcrawl, as the old song goes. We took to the trail in extremely inclement conditions, but our pioneering spirits were undiminished.Pakora The party this evening comprised returning crawlers Graham, Joanna and Tim along with first time questers Liz and Andrew. Our first …

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