Exterior signThe World’s End is a characterful little pub in the corner of the High Street and St Mary’s Street. I’ve visited for drinks at various points down the years, but I don’t think I’d previously eaten there until today. Having just collected my mother, Anne, from Waverley train station we were both in need …

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StarterThe Year of Food & Drink is in full flow, with barely a week going by without an event, a launch or a social media happening. Having been at the Treasured Tastes launch earlier in the week, it was lovely to note that an invitation that had been in the diary for a little while …

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ExteriorA little piece of my nostalgic heart broke with the news that Bar Kohl was closing to re-brand as the Slighhouse. I’d visited for food fairly recently and not been massively impressed, but so many nights from my exuberant youth involved a brush with this place and its dubious drinks menu. Farewell Turktini, my old …

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Starter platterOn a joyously bright evening, the Lunchquest beer team thought we’d take ourselves on a little tour of Old Town boozers to see what was new. This turned into something of a Grubcrawl Mark II. Our beer exploring started at the Canon’s Gait where Our Beer Man and I started proceedings with some Grozet, …

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ExteriorValue Over Replacement Player or VORP is a somewhat involved term from baseball that rates a player’s impact over a fictitious “replacement”. This replacement doesn’t really represent the “average” but usually somewhat below that, for reasons that are far too dull to explain. Anyhoo, VORP sprang to mind today when I noticed that the truly …

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