Al Fresco

Al Fresco I was cream crackered after another long day at the salt mines so couldn’t face anything more than flopping in the corner of a restaurant and ordering food that I’d likely spill down my front due to sheer fatigue.Meatballs Embracing the likely splatter fest, I headed for the nearest Italian and spun the …

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The Gold Sea I misspent many nights of my youth in the Trinity and North Leith area. Consequently, I was all too familiar with the popular nearby chippy The Gold Sea, on Ferry Road.Exterior I suspect it’s had a refit or two since my teenage years, but I was amused to note the menu aimed …

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Leith Express Star Best Kebab Pizza House There seems to be something of a competitive situation going on with the naming of some local kebab shops. Exterior Adding to the Kurdish Best Kebab House and the Original Best Kebab House we have now been joined by somewhere that appears to be called the Leith Express …

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Poldino’s Before the train clickety-clacked me southward, I had time for a quickish lunch in the heart of Aberdeen’s city centre. I had it in mind that I hadn’t eaten enough pizza of late, which is almost always patently untrue, but I went with the impulse so headed to Poldino’s on Little Belmont Street.Exterior The …

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Pizza Posto

Pizza Posto I got in a bit of brouhaha online with the chaps at Brewhemia a while back when I expressed views about businesses opening in July to capitalise on Festival business. In my experience, these places tend to have major staffing issues which usually manifest in hopelessly poor service or sloppy kitchen practice. I …

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