Reviews

La Barantine Victoria Review

For many, the words ‘French café’ conjure up a romantic tableau of a quintessential Parisian scene; possibly the Eiffel tower made out of baguettes, baskets laden with buttery pastries and the smell of rich coffee coupled with the noise of...

Review: Lupe Pintos

I remember eyeing it the first couple times, but being on the way to something I did not step in. Though it advertises craft beers, Lupe Pintos has much more on offer. As someone from California who was fortunate enough to grow up surrounded by...

Review: Union of Genius

Despite the façade of sunshine out the window, there lacks a persuasion of warmth to admit winter is over just yet. With this mantra I made my way to Forrest road’s Union of Genius to taste its promise of a plethora of steamy soups.  From the...

Review: Melon Bay Smoothie Bar

Nestled in the midst of Clerk Street is Edinburgh’s latest addition to the smoothie scene. Having opened to the public on Monday 26 November, Melon Bay is a fresh new face on one of Edinburgh’s busiest streets. Only a short walk from Appleton...

Restaurant Review: The Urban Fox

Entering under an outstretched purple canopy into the small cafe area, which doubles as a welcome hall, we were encountered by an ambiance that would provide an atmospheric backdrop to any evening meal. The decor falls between country pub and urban...

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