The Bailie The Bailie, on the corner of St Stephen’s Street and North West Circus Place, has been a place I’ve visited regularly down the years. I had a birthday party here when I was thirtysomething. Whatever the case, I’m in the place every couple of months for a beer or two but until a …

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Smith & Gertrude I’m starting to feel that I’ve reached a comfortable level of beer ignorance, particularly as I build my lack of knowledge about cocktails. But when it comes to wine I have little frame of reference with which to mark my lack of familiarity. With study I’ll become a dunce; for now I’m …

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Kim’s Bulgogi After largely being confined to Buccleuch Street previously, we have had a fresh little outcropping of Korean restaurants of late. Joining well establised Ong Gie in Tollcross is another Korean barbecue place called…Korean BBQ. Exterior In Stockbridge we have Kim’s Bulgogi, which as far as I can discern is not related to Kim’s …

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Burns Night at The Pantry I’m a big fan of The Pantry and have been since it first opened. In recent times they’ve expanded their operation to include the Tuck Truck – a converted horsebox street food kitchen for events and markets – and have been more regularly opening in the evenings. Although I’ve been …

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The Luckiest Word in Braemble Liquers I’ve written a bit about how much I enjoy cocktails, with the bars of Jason Scott and Mike Aikman – Bramble, the Last Word Saloon, and Lucky Liquor – featuring prominently in my appreciation.Mike Aikman at the Seawolf Launch Over the past couple of months they’ve entered a brave …

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