There’s an air of mystery about Checkpoint and their website doesn’t give a lot away, other than their menu and that ‘it’s a place to eat . . . a place for a coffee . . . a place to drink . . . a place for all of it
Ever since the I read about it at the Christmas menu taster evening in October I’ve had my eye on Café Rouge’s snail ragout: mushrooms and snails in a creamy sauce, scented with truffle oil, tucked in under a blanket of flaky pastry. So when C and I went to
I recently was fortunate enough to be invited to an opening event at The Kilted Lobster, a new restaurant specialising in seasonal Scottish produce in Stockbridge. Not only was the food delicious and interesting, but the owners have a strong sense of social responsibility and have demonstrated this through their
Michael Neave’s Kitchen and Whisky Bar is hidden at the bottom of Old Fishmarket Close, one of the historical streets that run from the Royal Mile to the Cowgate, in a bright, modern space that was a Thai restaurant the last time I was there (a few years ago now). It
Mussel shells. I eat too quickly to photograph my dinner sometimes.
I was reminded of how much