Cazador Having had a slightly mixed time with some of Auckland’s most lauded restaurants, I felt compelled to give a couple of places that were praised but not quite to such high levels a try. First of these was Cazador, a one-hat restaurant on Dominion Road specialising in local game. Dominion Road is more generally …

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Seriously Good Venison The Edinburgh Food Social’s monthly indoor market is now firmly on my regular cycle. This was my first visit to their Saturday session having previously visited on the Sundays of their weekend show.Menu board It was good to see a good blend of new and regular people both in terms of traders …

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Canon’s Gait Blythe’s Verdict Fish stewWhen the Canon’s Gait rebranded as a “craft beer bar & kitchen” we popped in to give it a look, but aside from a refit and paint job it didn’t look markedly different. I recently got wind of the arrival of one of our favourite chefs, David Scott previously of …

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ExteriorWhere Toast had traded for a good while, Wild Wood has recently taken over. Looking to plough much the same furrow, with cafe options during the day and more brunchy and restaurant fare at weekends, I thought I’d give it a go on a blustery Sunday evening. Having had a very brisk Sunday, they had …

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PheasantAs rain threatened to turn the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market in to a soggy place for the second consecutive week, I stopped by to see how things were getting along, clad in my increasingly rain-spotted camel coat. After stopping for a quick chat with both Hammond Charcuterie and Fresh Revolution, I alighted upon the delights of …

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