Edinburgh Sandwich Society – SADLY NOW CLOSED Exterior menuWhen I visited the rather smart new premises on West Register Street housing the Edinburgh Haggis Society during the Festival, I had little clue that the place was soon to be closed (indeed it was shut before our review posted) and repurposed as the Edinburgh Sandwich Society. …

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ExteriorWe’d visited Amarone right at the start of both our and its existence, back in 2011. While the score total didn’t really speak of thrills, it’s a place we rather enjoyed and indeed visited quite a number of times in the following months. I recently noticed they offered breakfast, so when I was passing and …

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Exterior of Three CoinsFollowing on from our list of disappointing experiences, for the sake of balance I felt the need to celebrate the places that turned our expectations on their head. The seven that most readily sprung to mind were: 1. Three Coins Three Coins looks like a rather ordinary little Tollcross takeaway, which is …

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I really enjoyed Jemma Eat World’s post from last week on her 7 most disappointing foodie experiences. She had some really corkers in there, so do give it a read. While we’ve certainly encountered some total pish over the course of our quests, I think real “disappointment” only occurs when expectations are set at a …

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InteriorI’ve been failing massively at the whole “give peeps a chance to settle in” thing, of late, with very early visits to TriBeCa, Seb and Mili, and the Whistle Stop Barber Shop, which apart for the first one have proved pretty successful. By mistake, I continued this run with a visit to Copper Blossom, the …

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