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Food

Where comics find their Edinburgh comfort food

Mum’s has a faintly political manifesto on its menu, which could have been written by Mr Greedy from the Mr Men, with help from Noam Chomsky

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

Mum’s, or to use its full title, Mum’s Great Comfort Food, is a restaurant in Edinburgh designed to soothe itinerant performance artists. For, in the fag days of August, as the Fringe dies — it will be reanimated next year by the blood of Citizen Puppet and Nicholas Parsons — assorted actors and comics and cabaret artists and mime artists and circus artists and ballet dancers and tap dancers and flute players and face painters and sketch performers and one-woman-show specialists (expiating rejection by standing in bins) and the guy who dresses up as Darth Vader are more ulcer than...

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Mum’s, Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN; tel: 0131 260 9806.

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