ExteriorI’d heard good things about the Greenshoots Cafe, just off the main drag of Gorgie Road, but I’m rarely in this part of town so hadn’t had an opportunity to visit before now. I was pleased to rectify that, today. Part cafe, part gift shop, the premises have a welcoming family feel to them and …

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ExteriorJust next to Gorgie City Farm in the location that has been various pubs serving the needs of Hearts supporters – Tynecastle stadium is just over the road – Entwine has recently opened, taking the location in rather a different direction. A smart Italian bar/bistro, I popped in to see how it was getting on. …

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Domino’s

We have a bonus guest post, today, from new quester Erin who had a little adventure with the folks at the Corstorphine branch of Domino’s. Erin’s Verdict The typical Tuesday late night “what will I have to eat tonight?” sort of thing happened to me the other night and I wish I had chosen my …

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Akva

Lunch tableI’d been to Akva for drinks, for Scran Salon, and for a Mornings Reinvented workshop, but I’d not eaten there, so when my friend Colin suggested lunch in that neighbourhood it seemed like the time had come. It traded rather ignominiously as Cargo for a number of years and is a big barn of …

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Exterior signChef Annette Sprague had come along to tell Scran Salon all about her new venture, Redwood Bistro, way back in August 2014. Following a couple of near misses, I finally took a trip to the west of the city to visit her Californian restaurant on a clear and crisp Tuesday night. Corstorphine is a …

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