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I am prone to an oriental lunch; and never prone afterwards. There’s something about this aspect of Asian culture which appeals to this particular palate. Perhaps. with spices laid temporarin on one side. it is the ease with which I can devote

poor second. To counter this. the place was full of every sort of contented eater. I am since told by an unamed source. that ifone winks and makes a secret gesture. the waiter nods approvingly and

my main attentions to Lucullus rather than to Bacchus. who so often usurps the leading role at the European table. ‘Strong brother in God and last companion. Wine‘ is

discreetly hands over the ‘special menu‘. But how does one learn the gesture? Practising it might be dangerous.

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inscribed om my christening mug: no mention of Dhansak or Dim Sum.

In need of fuel and other stimulus l nipped into an old Edinburgh watering hole (water only. although the admirable Stewart’s Bar next door is happy to provide jugs ofbeer to carry oot). This is Tl IE LOTHIAN RESTAURANT. lo Drummond Street. Edinburgh. the Khushi’s ofyesteryear. and not to be confused with that Punjabi mecca on Broughton Street. about which more another day. An unashamed Indian canteen atmosphere: no frills; sauce spills; low bills. And above all the Amazing Margaret of the Memory. who will not write your order down.

lunch at £2.50. It's three courses but i what really matters. if I can combine ! candour with approval. is that for first course is offered a good fresh pakora with a spicy. heady sauce. The normal thing in these places is fruit juice ‘fresh' from can or packet. and although that may be had here for the asking it is not for me.

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transpired. no opposition at all. as no reasonable comparision can be made anywhere in Scotland. This was genuinely a novel experience for me; atmosphere. decoration. service. music. sense of theatre. all were unfamiliar and all struck a perfect note although there wasn’t a fork in the house. I had heard rumours of how much money one needs to eat here. These are partly but unfairly true. Indeed it is possible to spend a sheik's son‘s ransom here; however I believe it would be money gladly given by eager hands for the sake of happy healthier tums.

On this occasion we spent £8 each for an unfaultable lunch leaving and this must be the true test feeling better than before and planning to return. This is praise: this is unrepentant; this is AYE. Scotland's first Japanese restaurant in Queen Street. Edinburgh. ,.

made lemon pickle and onion chutney are not at any time. for the lily-livered.

On those days I find myselfin Glasgow. rarely a million miles from a well-known educational establishment in Renfrew Street. my choice for a lunch-time retreat - dare I sayescape - is narrow. Bravely. blithely I tried the set lunch at the NEW FAR EAST RESTAURANT. on the corner of Sauchiehall and Pitt Streets. Now. although it might be unfairto describe this as junk food. it was certainly enough to sink one. It is a noteworthy feature of Glasgow restaurants that their portions normally exceed those of her Eastern sister by an enormous factor. The three course meal was too much: too much cornflour in the soup; and too much rice in the rice. Full marks for quantity: quality was a

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