Habaneros There will likely be an upswing in my trips to the Royal Mail sorting office at Telferton given it’s nearing the festive season. My first trip there for a while was to pick up my new wine decanter. Fancy.Exterior Anyhoo, whilst in the Portobello neighbourhood it seemed a good plan to try one of …

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Jolly Bandito My indifference to Mexican food is widely documented but I remain of the mind that it’s because I haven’t found stuff that has really switched me on to it.Van It was in that spirit that I approached the Jolly Bandito at the Off the Walk street food market. Serving tacos filled with pulled …

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Wahaca When a new place opens and is immediately subject to a norovirus scare, you have to feel a good bit of sympathy for them as there’s nothing like a spot of disease to derail brand momentum. When this happened across a number of their outlets last year, including the newly opened Edinburgh branch, the …

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Express Burrito OK, OK – my name’s Blythe and I’m addicted to writing about mediocre burritos. There, I’ve said it.Exterior The arrival of a new burrito place – or I think more accurately an old wrap place called Cafe Arabicana rebranded as a burrito place – had me rushing to West Nicolson Street to check …

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Burrito n Shake Another burrito place. I should probably just give up, but I’m an eternal optimist and I have no idea when and where my road to burrito Damascus moment is going to take place. I can now confirm that it’s unlikely to take place on South Bridge.Exterior Having opened in the middle of …

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