ExteriorFollowing a very enjoyable evening at the New York Steam Packet, with the Total Food Geeks, I had a brutal hangover, so following my usual pattern, I headed for restorative vegetarian treats. I alighted upon Cafe Turquaz, a Turkish place, with thoughts of borek dancing in my head. The welcome at Turquaz was warm and …

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Hanedan

Hanedan, the Turkish restaurant on West Preston Street, is somewhere I’ve been meaning to visit for quite some time. It should come as no secret to regular readers that I’m a big fan of Turkish food, so the fact that I hadn’t made it along here before now was rather remiss of me.Exterior The place …

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I’ve walked past Cherry’s Café, a few times, but it was only when I actually read the sign outside their place, the other day, that I was intrigued enough to visit. Signage Previously, judging the book by its cover, I’d assumed that Cherry’s was a little greasy spoon, serving breakfasts and builders tea. That’s not …

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Blythe’s Verdict It was with considerable joy that we crossed the threshold of Café Nemrut, on Leith Walk. Not only were we glad to be able to sit down, after several hours of walking around the streets of Edinburgh (we’re training for another long walk in September), but we were in celebratory mood, as our …

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Outside on Hanover St. MJ’s Verdict I am rather fond of cuisine from the Middle East and Mediterranean and was quite excited about our trip to Nargile on a beautiful Monday afternoon. When I arrived, B was already there and the place was nicely set out with a modern décor that utlised the front windows …

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