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Food news with bite
Edinburgh's legendary chip shop L’Alba D'ore is Currently provmg that crocodiles do indeed rock, with the success of its latest offering. Forget tame fare like fish and chips, instead tiy its crocodile supper A snip tor should that be a snap?) at a fiver a portion and six quid Wlth ChlpS. L’A/ba D’ore, 5 Henderson Row, 0737 557 2580
The Sarti name, synonymous With the best produce that Glasgow’s Italian community has to offer, is gomg to become even more prominent from this month With the opening of two brand new ventures. In Renfield Street, it has opened Gran Caffe, a rather fine restaurant specialismg in fish With an extenswe wme list. And in a more informal venue on Sauchiehall Street,
L'Alba D'oe: nd make it snappy.
there’s an opportunity to choose from more than 50 types of bruschetta, the grilled bread that traditionally comes With tomato and basil, but offered here With a huge variety of toppings. Gran Caffe, 42 Renfi'e/d Street, Glasgow 0747 572 7000
Bruschetten’a Sarti, Glasgow, 0747 572 3360
The Caledonian Brewery in Edinburgh is once more ensuring that Summer starts in a frenzy of beer guzzling and ceilidh bands. The annual beer festival \Vl” take place June 1—3 with guest ales including the aptly named Fiddler's Elbow and Summer Lightning.
Think Global The food map is getting bigger and bigger in Scotland as new eateries push back the geographic bOundaries. Now yOu can try Lebanese fare in Edinburgh at Ramez Daher's Cafe Beirut. Cafe BerUit, 79 Co/i‘nton Road, Edinburgh, 0737 452 8453.
Cuba Norte 192 Morrison Street.
Bienvenidos! Welcome to the authentic premier palador. Dance, Wine and
dine in Cuba Norte sunshine.
88 Lothian Road. F'LMHOUSE 229 5932.
cafe bar, servmg great value snacks, salads, speCials and brilliant cappuccmos — 10am till late.
10 Eyre Place ii 4A Forest Road
556 2754/557 5101
30 different tapas
10 of fish,
10 of veggie,
10 of meat.
Live mUSIC, parties welcome.
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26-30 Potterow 0131 667 8594 Freshly cooked, combining flav0urs of the Far East, including the tastiest dishes from Thailand, Japan, China and MalaySia and the best range of Asian beers.
20 George Street, Edinburgh. EH2 2PF
FOOD &. DRINK
111 Hope Street.
Back soon, Ad Lib
gourmet burgers, classic cocktails. 10 Mitchell Lane
Live music & Dis. 572 1448 E
Contemporary food, wide range of vegetarian dishes. Live jazz Sundays afternoons. DJs and drinks promotions.
Brel bar : restaurant
39 Ashton Lane.
Unpretentious relaxed continental bar restaurant offering Belgian cuisine
+ vast selection of Belgian beers, draught & bottled.
Mao Cafe Bar
84 BrunSWick Street Merchant City
Simple, quick and healthy Far Eastern cuisine. Eating out made easy.
CAFE * BAR
Maclachlans Brew Bar 57 West Register Street 332 0595. Quality out of the ordinary with beer brewed on the premises, 100% organic food and live music.
Pancho Villas 26 Bell Street, Merchant City. 552 7737 Mexican born owner of Pancho Villas Mayra Nunez hopes to bring some of the real Mexico to Scotland. Buen provecho.
Why not come along on Sunday with the family for
Open 7 days a week 12 till midnight
25 May—8 Jun 2000 THE lIST125