Chopstix Exterior Dan’s Verdict My trips with Lunchquest have definitely been a mixed bag. From the highs of the Feast of the First Frost to the lows of the now “sadly” defunct Hot Flame World Buffet. I was not sure a venue in Princes Mall was ever going to end up on my list of …

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InteriorTwo years ago to the very day, 23 December, we visited the Scotsman Hotel’s North Bridge Brasserie. The fare we were served was very mediocre. I wrote a feedback letter to that effect. One month later I wrote a further letter to complain about the lack of response to that feedback. I’m always happy to …

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CounterI seem to be going through a bit of a masochist phase, at the moment, with a number of dubious choices that I’m taking a gamble on not turning out to best advantage. Undeterred, I thought I’d give Stop Take Me Away With You, which forms part of the Princes Mall food court, a go. …

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ExteriorIn terms of proximity to my office, Elliot’s at the Apex Hotel is a close second to Howie’s, on Waterloo Place. I’d visited the hotel on a number of occasions, not least for my friends Mel & Milo’s wedding reception, but it had been a good while since I’d tried the restaurant. With the first …

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Fleur de Sel – SADLY NOW CLOSED InteriorThis was not my first visit to Fleur de Sel, which is located directly above thinking-fortysomething-divorcee’s drinking den of choice, Fingers. I’d visited shortly after it opened, back in 2014, and been slightly bemused by their offering. I thought it was time to give it another go. The …

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