QUICK BITES life

RON MACKENNA’S RE­CENT RE­VIEWS CON­DENSED

The Herald Magazine - - etc RON MACKENNA EATING OUT -

ON­DINE 2 George IV Bridge, Ed­in­burgh (0131 226 1888) Food: Fish High point: Skilled cook­ing of sim­ple dishes Low point: A bit pricey for lunch Score: 25/30 EAT­ING IN EAT­ING OUT Joanna Blyth­man’s restau­rant re­view Scot­tish

and taste­less sauce that once again is rem­i­nis­cent of the generic dishes found in the off-piste sec­tion of Bri­tish-Chi­nese restau­rant menus through­out the ages.

Hey, you can’t have ev­ery­thing. A meal of two halves, says Gor­don. And how of­ten is life a long gen­tle down­hill af­ter some in­vig­o­rat­ing starters, we laugh. We’ll not hold it against them. As the packed ta­bles show, Non Viet’s fresh and vi­brant flavours are a buzz, even if they can fade a bit too early.

If you know a restau­rant Ron should re­view, email ron­mackenna@fast­mail.fm

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