ExteriorI had a tip from a long-time reader that the previously rather lacklustre (both Cake Quest and I delivered lukewarm verdicts) Richmond Cafe Bistro had changed hands and transformed into something quite spectacular. I toddled up the road to investigate. The look of the place is much the same, but it has been stripped back …

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ExteriorQupi is a fair schlep from my office, but I was in the mood for a decent stroll on what was a very sunny and bright day so toddled down the road. The understated shop front reveals little of the considerable delights that lurk within the interior. The back room in particular is a little …

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Edinburgh isn’t overly blessed with Greek food places. My Big Fat Greek Kitchen is decent, but a little expensive. The Steamie does an excellent line in informal Greek food, served in a pub setting. That’s pretty much all she wrote, though.Exterior In Glasgow’s city centre, Athena Greek Taverna does a good line in hearty, inexpensive …

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Following on from our visit to the Steamie, recently, we popped along to try their new venture, Pitta, on Rose Street, to see whether souvlaki will grip Edinburgh in a frenzy of Greek street food.Exterior In a well-placed police box, on the stretch of Rose Street between and Hanover Street and St Andrew Square, Pitta …

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It’s always rather nice to be invited to a tasting for the start of a new venture. The folks, Steve and Panos, behind The Steamie, invited us to sample some dishes from the new menu for their new place, a police box on Rose Street, which will showcase Greek street food.Lovely pitta MJ has a …

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