A corkingly sunny day, a seat outside a lively Leith boozer doing a fine line in pub grub, the excellent company of an Awesommelier, and a matchingly entertaining bottle of white rioja. These are some of the finest ingredients our fair city affords us, for lunchtime entertainment, so I was very pleased to find myself …

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Over the past few months, we’ve started to gain an appreciation of what Edinburgh has to offer in terms of Chinese cuisine, with a number of highly enjoyable meals. My visit to Kweilin, this evening, was another one to add to that growing list.Exterior Kweilin is one of those classic New Town places where you …

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Dello’s Kitchen, on Cockburn Street, had a very fresh feel to it, when I visited, the other day. Tables, in the brick, stone and wood interior, had that freshly sanded feel to them, and the whole place was bright and new.Exterior Until recently, the premises was occupied by the Sultan’s Kitchen. I’m not sure whether …

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It has been a busy old time, recently, what with the launch of Issue 2 of The Istanbul Review, and a busy programme of dining. I was starting to feel the need for a break, so I was delighted to check my calendar and see that MJ and I were due for a little roadtrip …

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I remember it being a really big deal when Harry Ramsden’s opened a place in Edinburgh. Clearly the appeal waned, somewhat, as they no longer inhabit their previous large Leith premises, instead slumming it in Princes Mall.Counter The Princes Mall food court is not bonnie. It made Gary sad on today’s visit. The low ceiling …

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