@pizza – lunch in 90 seconds

Yes, I put everything I could think of - apart from olives, because that would be overkill - on my pizza. Christopher showed more restraint.

Yes, I put everything I could think of – apart from olives, because that would be overkill – on my pizza. Christopher showed more restraint.

I’m exaggerating. It takes more than 90 seconds from start to finish to order and prepare the pizza, but the cooking process only takes a minute and a half. I think it took us five minutes from setting foot in the restaurant to sitting down, pizzas in hand.

What? Let me start from the beginning.

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Diablo Loco rises on the Day of the Dead

An enticing 'Day of the Dead' cupcake and tequila set the scene for the launch of a new Mexican bar, Diablo Loco in Edinburgh

An enticing ‘Day of the Dead’ cupcake and tequila set the scene for the launch of a new Mexican bar, Diablo Loco in Edinburgh

On the Day of the Dead, also known as All Saints Day, I went along to the launch of a new Mexican bar, Diablo Loco, on South Clerk Street for a tequila soaked journey into the hottest fiesta this side of Tijuana.

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