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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 Tower and George Square and with a range of deliciously healthy flavours to […]

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Small plates and a glass of inspiration

This week as The Student’s Chef, I left the kitchen in search of some inspiration. Edinburgh is blessed with a really exciting restaurant scene, and Slighhouse on George IV Bridge fits right in, sporting bare brick walls, a great cocktail bar and an open kitchen. Slighhouse’s menu is a ‘small plates’ idea where, instead of […]

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Veggie heaven: Saskia’s Review of Henderson’s

Last week my boyfriend came to visit me in Edinburgh and to celebrate the occasion we decided we should go out for lunch. With him being a vegetarian, we often find ourselves testing more unique places to eat. Tempted by a 10 per cent student discount and the convenience of the location, we opted to […]

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Gotta Taste ‘Em All: Bonnie Burrito, Lauriston Place

Mexican food is good, it’s common knowledge, but what about Mexican food with some Scottish hints? Nicholas Forrest did it. He is the owner of Bonnie Burrito, a vivid red food stall strategically situated in front of the Blood Donor Center, near the College of Art. The young Scottish man thought about owning a food […]