Tapa

ExteriorBlythe’s Verdict In the dim and distant past of 2011, we went on our first Lunchquest, MJ, our friend Tracey and I. That first quest was to Tapa, in its now closed branch on Hanover Street. Already in that first review our now integral fascination with what we were wearing was there. It was lovely …

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ExteriorTapame is a new Greek/Spanish tapas place on Teviot Place. After years of limping along as Favorit, it was something of a mercy to see a change of direction for the premises, as it had become painfully moribund. The interior has been comprehensively changed with a much fresher feel to it. The large front windows …

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Our Beer Man’s Verdict Matching wine with food is, of course, a long-standing tradition – while beer has successfully elbowed its way into the culinary world in recent years.Exterior Whisky, though? Although regularly used in food, it’s less often paired with food in the way those other alcoholic beverages are. But the Scotch Malt Whisky …

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Blythe’s Verdict I was pleased to see Serrano Manchego open, a few weeks ago, after an extensive amount of effort to convert it from the previous pub premises, on the corner of Leith Walk and Dalmeny Street.Exterior I was joined by Jane, a regular guest quester, fluent Spanish speaker, and recent visitor to Spain. Basically, …

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La Sal

9:35pm on a Wednesday night is a dicey prospect, both for diners and restaurateurs. The kitchen is getting ready to close, and everyone would just rather be at home. When I shambled through the doors of La Sal on Howden Street, I was eyed with a slight air of “haven’t you seen the time?”. Thankfully …

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