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Food news fresh or frozen SOME OF US may feel that the commercial centre of Edinburgh’s New Town needs another wine bar like it needs a hoie in the head, but it seems the market for clean-lined female-friendly watering holes has not yet been sated. That's probably no bad thing when one considers the high street options available before the likes of All Bar One stormed into the market place. Next in line is Grape with wines and champagnes from around the world you know the deal. Grape, 13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, 0131557 4522.

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THE HOWlES RESTAURANT group has pulled off a bit of a coup in securing the marvellous premises in Edinburgh. The Georgian building has had a bit of a mixed history but has been restored to clean and crisp splendour. The usual Howies formula of good value Franco- Scottish cooking is available with both fixed price and a la carte menus. Snackers are welcome in the bar during the day where pastries and platters are on offer. Howies, 29 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, 0131 556 5766.

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