Food fusion fizzles then pops
Voujon is a contemporary restaurant in Newington offering a fusion of dishes from Northern India and Bangladesh. I took my dad – a great lover of curry and Indian food – to sample the delights of Voujon, which means “invitation to dine” in Bengali.
One of Edinburgh’s newest restaurants pays homage to a literary giant who briefly lived in the city – the author of Wind in the Willows.
Small Cheque at Checkpoint
It’s not often I have already visited a restaurant I review, and I usually prefer to check out unexplored eateries, however one place I was very happy to be returning to was Checkpoint.
“The best way to guarantee a tasty product is to respect the season of every ingredient,” so says Derek Johnstone, head chef at The Golf Inn in upmarket East Lothian village, Gullane.
Basement raised a level with quirky cantina
Mexican food is my all-time favourite, no doubt about it; from re-fried beans, to salsa sauce and guacamole, I pretty much love it all.
Raw like sushi
Japanese food is not for everyone – it helps if you like your fish raw and your rice cold. However, Harajuku Kitchen in Bruntsfield is worth visiting – even if, like me, a Boots Meal Deal sushi box is the closest you’ve had to Japanese food.