ExteriorIn my youth, the great challenge in life, both for locals and tourists, was to sample as many of the drinking establishments on Rose Street as could be stomached in a single sitting. George Street was home to bars in the single figure scale: I recall Styx, Madogs, the hotel bars and that was about …

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Menu boardGiven the fabulous summer we’ve had to date, it seemed only fair for some mean weather tricks to be played on us before the season was out. To this end, it was no surprise to see the opening Saturday of the Festival beset by wind and rain. I figured it was still worth braving …

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ExteriorThere are probably quite a few Mexican places in the city that I haven’t tried, as I’m just not much of a particular fan of the cuisine, but I did find myself wandering down Victoria Street on a sunny evening with a strange hankering to give Mariachi a try. It’s a place that I’ve heard …

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Sometimes I catch something out of the corner of my eye that takes just a little while to register with my brain’s central processor. This was the case with Pancho Villa’s £3.95 takeaway burrito lunch deal. When lunchtime came around, today, I headed in that direction to give it a try.Exterior Situated on the Canongate, …

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When I noticed the signs for Taquito, a couple of months back, when lunching at No1 Sushi, which is just across the road from it, I made a mental note to come back for a visit, soonish.Exterior With a menu comprising Mexican classics at very reasonable prices, I was quickly hooked in by mention of …

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