27 Elliott’s Where Annabelle’s used to trade – and I once infamously stole their sign in youthfully exurberant days – 27 Elliott’s has recently taken over. Given it was very near at hand from my temporary Bruntsfield residence I popped in for breakfast to start a bright day. The fabric of the place is much …

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Empire Cafe During my brief stay in Bruntsfield, it seemed silly not to give several of the nearby eating options a try. In this spirit, I popped along the road for a breakfast snack at the Empire Cafe on the corner of Strathearn Road and Marchmont Road. A bright spot with large windows bathing the …

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Wokness In terms of the best restaurant name in the city, I’ve long been of the opinion that Wokness takes a lot of beating, particularly with its outstanding Nessie logo incorporating a wok. Having moved to just around the corner, I couldn’t not give them a visit. In a break from recent laziness I popped …

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Salt n Pepper I’m enjoying the delights of Bruntsfield so far. It’s great to have Castello so near at hand, the flat where I’m staying has a particularly comfy chair, and there are some eateries nearby that I’d not previously tried. One such place was Salt n Pepper on Roseneath Street. I popped in on …

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The Falafel Prophecy Falafel Quest was a lot fun. It showed the excellent range on offer across the country, but the winner – the North East’s finest Papa Ganoush – won by some margin, which was very much to their credit but in some ways a shame to see the competition so comprehensively bested.Signage Since …

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