Popeye’s Our Beer Man’s Verdict A jaunt to the seaside at Portobello – on what felt like it might be the last warm day of the year – worked up a lunchtime appetite. The sunshine had clearly lured many others to Edinburgh’s Riviera, as most establishments were pretty busy. So I ended up in Popeye’s, …

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Dream & Season I’ve enjoyed a number of recent trips to Prortobello for a sunny and/or bracing stroll along the promenade. I’ve stopped at the likes of Green Kilt and Susan’s Snacks along the way.Exterior On this visit, once more to collect a stray parcel from the Telferton industrial estate, I popped into newcomer Dream …

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Greek Artisan Pastries The joy of En Route, En Croute is that when I spot a place new to me I can just hop off the bus and investigate, confident in the knowledge that a fresh adventure awaits when I hop back on.Exterior One such sighting led me to debus in search of Greek artisan …

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Susan’s Snacks Regular readers will know that I have a soft spot for burger vans in out-of-the-way locations. Most recently I recall a trip to J&W Catering.Van Today I had the regularly mundane task of collecting a parcel from the Telferton industrial estate branch of Royal Mail’s sorting office network. This is something I usually …

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Crumbs of Portobello Ah, sunshine on Portobello. All of the nostalgia of childhood visits was flooding through my veins as I headed for the first truly warm stroll along the promenade of the season, bathed in sunshine with golden sands looking just splendid.Box I quickly came to Crumbs of Portobello, a long-standing coffee and snack …

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