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Ask the Chef

Eat on the Green’s Craig Wilson on the perfect end to a meal… A good cheeseboard is the most civilised end to any dinner.  It’s always popular, tastes great and there’s very little effort involved. Choose generous portions of artisan cheeses. Try a soft creamy brie or a gooey baked camembert, then add your favourite…

Meet Malmaison’s Steven Urquhart

We caught up with Mal’s Head Chef, Steven Urquhart, a man who is just a little obsessed with the perfect steak… ‘I’m a Liverpool lad who has worked all over the world. My favourite was a mountain-top hotel in Austria, where I could spend my spare time on the slopes. ‘My wife’s from Stonehaven. Now…

Trend Tries: Quarter House by Hilton

Quarter House Bar and Grill is prominently placed front and centre in the new Hilton Aberdeen TECA hotel. The stylish but comfortable décor makes it equally suitable for a pre-concert dinner or for an evening of drinks with friends. The extensive drinks menu includes many of the old classics alongside some exciting gin cocktails. Three…

Orchid celebrated its 10th birthday

Orchid celebrated its 10th birthday on November 1st by hosting a private party for the people who have helped cement the cocktail bar into not only one of Aberdeen’s top venues but Scotland too. At the start of the birthday week, they released a throwback cocktail menu with 6 iconic cocktails from over the 10…

The Last Word by Peter Mitchell

Jillian Miller Talk about living life in the fast lane and you have to meet Aberdonian Jillian Miller. She has been so busy as sales and marketing director of the fast-expanding McGinty’s pub, hotel and restaurant group, her business card is a tad out of date. Missing from the version she presented me with when…

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