Thirsty Pallet I was sad but not surprised to see Filos close its doors after a fairly brief tenure on Elm Row. I liked their stuff but they just didn’t seem to get enough customers through the door.Exterior Taking over the premises comes Thirsty Pallet. Ploughing a fairly similar furrow, I popped in for breakfast …

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Hey Pizza Hey Pizza seems like an excellent name for a pizza shop, along the lines of the distinctive “hey, beer man” calls in the stands at baseball games. The takeaway delivery place by this name has opened on Henderson Street just opposite Harmonium and the newly opened Borough. Having unsuccessfully tried to pop in …

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Golden Ambal I’ve enjoyed having Golden Ambal as my local curry house and have popped in from time-to-time for a spot of lunch or dinner. The folks there are very friendly and dropped me a message to let me know about their thali lunch deal. After several false starts, I eventually made it along to …

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Bross Leith I visited the Portobello branch of Bross shortly after it opened and enjoyed what they were doing. Since then, the hype surrounding these prized Montreal-style bagels has grown even bigger ensuring their arrival at new premises on Leith Walk has been a queued-out-the-door success.Exterior On the site previously occupied by Douglas’s Bakery, the …

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Lido – CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley, to paraphrase the poet Burns. With today’s original lunchtime scheme of a visit to newly arrived pizza purveyor Hey Pizza having been consigned to the aft agley pile, regular guest quester Amy and I headed for Lido, on Commercial …

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