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The sweetest thing There are times, particularly in the depths of winter, when the body cries out for a carbohydrate-rich sugar rush. From breakfast doughnuts to desserts, here’s our pick of where to find the city’s sweetest treats… Is it wrong to start the day with a sugar-laden doughnut still warm from the fryer? Belmont…

Chef Focus

Meet Patteo Parenti Head Chef at Da Vinci Restaurant My love story with Da Vinci started two years ago, when I moved to Aberdeen from my beloved Pisa. I was looking for a restaurant where I could grow professionally and creatively. Da Vinci’s approach to serving fresh, authentic Italian food, sourced locally or from Italy,…

Food

Spice it up! At this time of year, it’s tempting to retreat into comfort foods. Warming stews and mountains of mashed potatoes and king-sized portions of sticky toffee pudding have their merits, but maybe it’s time to expand your palette with a visit to one of the city and shire’s amazing Asian or Indian groceries…

Aberdeen Whisky Shop

The spirit of the city If you’ve never been to the Aberdeen Whisky Shop on Union Street near Holburn Junction, you’ve missed out on something very special. The shop is incredibly well stocked with spirits from around the world. You’ll find everything from local gins to limited edition whiskies from niche distilleries and independent bottlers. …

Resident-X

Resident-X: Shaking up the city’s cocktail scene Cool, classic or just a little crazy, when it comes to cocktails, the team at Resident X are shaking up the city’s cocktail scene. You’ll find delicious classics with a twist in the Oval Bar. Try the Bittersweet Symphony – a tantalising combination of Whitley’s Artisanal Vodka, Pomelle,…

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