Cappadocia I was sad when Cappadocia closed down on Forrest Road as it had served me well down the years and at times had been my go-to late night takeaway. Kebab roll I was intrigued to note the arrival of a similarly named place on one of the food delivery apps so made a note …

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The White Lady My brother Grant is a big fan of Spoons so when he suggested a cheap and cheerful pie n pint I thought I’d oblige by suggesting the White Lady. This is a Spoons at the heart of Corstorphine, on St John’s Road, and not too far from Grant’s abode.Exterior Corstorphine has a …

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Ransacked Black Oven I had heard some mixed reports about Ransacked Black Oven – most notably from Gaby Soutar in the Scotsman – but decided to give it a look as it was very close by and I was hobbling significantly following a drunken stair slip the night before.Exterior Taking over where Wildmanwood lost direction …

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Giovanni’s The return from holiday to an abode stripped of fresh produce seemed likely to result in a takeaway something or other before a long and restful sleep. I popped up Easter Road to Giovanni’s to pick up something hearty.Fish Not to be confused with the Giovanni’s on Northfield Broadway, this shop is one that …

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St Andrew’s Takeaway The day after (temporarily) retiring from the day job was never going to be one full of productivity. I thought I was doing fairly well making it to the kitchen to refill my water glass.Mac I still hadn’t emerged from my pit of hungover doom by the time it reached late afternoon …

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