Another day, another lunch, another soaking. Isn’t Edinburgh grand at this time of year?! ExteriorTo be fair, I’d merely been gently drizzled upon for a couple of hours, when I arrived at Urban Angel on Forth Street, today. The wind was suspiciously quiet, too, presumably preparing to roar in the New Year. I was joined …

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Another wind fest in Edinburgh blew me to the West Room, on Queensferry Street. There has been a pub of some sort on this location for as long as I can remember, but it’s never been a place that’s captured my attention, previously. Upon entering, it became clear that this is a smart, airy place, …

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There’s always a bit of pressure when you’re asked to organise the work Christmas Lunch, usually because you’re dealing with a range of people with very different ideas of what constitutes an enjoyable lunch experience. I needn’t have worried, though, as in the Whiski Rooms I feel I’ve found a really reliable all-round crowd-pleaser. I …

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Newly opened at the top of Leith, Khushi’s has been a purveyor of Punjabi-style Indian food for over half a century, in various Edinburgh locations.Frontage The owners are the legends behind the magnificent Mithas, still clearly the best place we’ve eaten on our questing journeys, so they definitely know their onions. On this occasion, we …

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After the roaring success of our pan-continental reviews of McDonald’s and Burger King with our friends at Lunch Quest: Hong Kong, they threw down a further two challenges for us to attempt. In honour of the Hong Kong bureau chiefs’ honeymoon, which started yesterday, today I popped along to popular sandwich-grab emporium, Pret a Manger, …

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