ExteriorWest Nicolson Street is home to a rich and varied array of eateries. Aside from the splendid Field, there’s a number of differing dining options, including Usher’s and Marhaba Kitchen. I visited, today, with a simple lunchtime takeaway foremost in my thoughts. I alighted upon Cafe Arabicana, which looked a likely spot. CounterHaving opened just …

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InteriorWith the season of festive socialising in full swing, the odd trip to the late night takeaway is inevitable, either when early evening dining has been eschewed in favour of, say, four and a half hours of karaoke, or indeed when a gut load of beer is likely best offset by some late night stodge …

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ExteriorAfter a hard day of poetry, community empowering photo projects and cake, I finally had to leave the glorious confines of Dundee. My sadness found amelioration in Istanbul, a little kebab shop on the way to the station. I was clear on my requirement, which was food to be delivered quickly so I could make …

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Our Beer Woman’s Verdict CurryToday we introduce Our Beer Woman, who has recently joined the Lunchquest team to bring her own take on the joys of beer, working closely with Our Beer Man. Today, she samples a takeaway curry, but adds in a handy little beer recommendation for you. Thanks to the folks at Hungry …

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With our recent review of Dario’s still fresh in my mind, I thought I’d finally put pen to paper on a topic that has been nagging away at me for years and one of the few remaining areas where I think the Edinburgh food scene is quite weak – late night dining. For one reason …

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