InteriorRather strangely, I’ve never written a review of Artisan Roast, previously, mainly because I only ever drink coffee there rather than eating. I should rectify that at some stage, not least because they do stock Union of Genius soup. When the world of social media alerted me to the arrival of their Holy Garage pop-up …

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Stag 2 at Dancebase – SADLY NOW CLOSED Banana breadThe pop-up escapades continued today with a visit to Stag 2 in their new temporary home at Dancebase. They’d previously spent a few months at the Warburton Gallery before C-Nova took over the space and Soul Sushi in turn popped up. It’s just a short way …

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InteriorWhere Filament popped-up for the 2014 Festival on Victoria Street, Machina Espresso have taken things over for August, this year. I made an early morning visit to sample their wares. The interior has a really smart and welcomingly informal feel to it. The coffee bar has been constructed out of scaffolding and is very neat. …

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CocktailFilament is quite a small and compact coffee shop so it is to their considerable credit that they’ve managed to find room for two pop-up events as part of their August offering. Having started life as an August pop-up themselves, in the venue where Machina Espresso have in turn popped-up this year on Victoria Street, …

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Interior We haven’t written a questude for a while, but given we were accompanied on this quest by Eleanor, who has recently joined the ranks of Edinburgh City of Literature, we thought we’d dust off our 62 word quills to celebrate… Eleanor’s Questude Verdict On a sunny Wednesday afternoon I headed to Clerk Street to …

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