Aviemore is a thriving wee town, and no wonder. It is the gateway to the magnificent Cairngorm mountains so is a draw for skiers and climbers. But even if you are no fan of outdoor sports, it still offers a lot for visitors.
food and drink
The organisers of a popular north-east beer festival have revealed the details of the 10th anniversary event.
A number of food processing companies in the north and north-east have received their share of funding from the Scottish Government.
Airport hotels live in a peculiar world which revolves around flight timetables and guests arriving or leaving at speed and possibly without much expectation about the cuisine, such is the basic functionality of it all – a bed for the night and then off again on your travels.
Anyone who has woken up with a fuzzy head, a dry mouth and a stomach-lining that appears to be yelling at you, will have attempted to soothe the alcohol-induced pain in some way.
The last time I was in the village of Strathpeffer it was with a friend from Austria.
It is easy for those of us who are passionate about whisky to become over enthusiastic when it comes to talking to others about drams.
The owner of a popular Aberdeen takeaway has hit out after a member of staff was kicked by a customer.
Brexit has already had a negative effect on just under a fifth of Scotland’s hospitality sector, a new survey suggests.
Renowned Scottish chef Andrew Fairlie has died following his battle with a long-term illness.
When faced with redundancy amid the oil downturn, an Aberdeen couple got the chance to pursue their passion to bring soul food to north-east Scotland.
A diet that can avoid premature death and safeguard the Earth at the same time sounds too good to be true – but that’s exactly what experts are saying is possible with the ‘planetary health diet’.
Leading figures in the Scottish farming, food and drink industries have warned that a no deal Brexit would cost the sector £2billion in lost sales each year.
It’s January, so chances are you’re taking a long hard look at your diet and trying to make it as healthy as possible. However, there’s one thing you’re probably not paying enough attention to – and that’s fibre.
A national pub chain with six bars in Aberdeen and two in Inverness is toasting buoyant festive season sales.
For me, steakhouses can be a hit-or-miss affair.
It is estimated that consumers in the UK munch their way through six billion packets of crisps every year.
The north-east food and drink sector is bracing itself for a hit in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Award-winning chef Michael Smith introduces a couple of surprisingly simple showstopper recipes that will dazzle your guests over the holidays
It’s fun to be able to pull together a couple of showstopping dishes that can be served at a celebration dinner, whether that’s a birthday, Christmas or New Year celebration.
French drinks giant La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has swooped to buy one of Scotland’s most iconic whisky brands.
Aberdeen restaurant Rye and Soda has closed its doors for the final time.
Isn’t it strange how you can sometimes get completely the wrong impression about a place.
This first-class restaurant in the heart of Aberdeen has a name that isn’t easy to pronounce and everyone seems to pronounce it differently. On its website it even spells out Chow-pry-a, named after the main river in Thailand, Chao Phrya.
A colleague was coming up to Aberdeen from Dundee and suggested some food and cocktails after work. Never one to miss an opportunity for an evening out, I suggested a fairly new bar in town, The Spiritualist.
By Derek Mair, partner and head of food and drink at Anderson Anderson & Brown
Regular customers may already have been in the know, but now Low’s Traditional Fish and Chip Shop in Westhill is officially the maker of Scotland’s finest fish supper.
Aviemore is a holiday destination that truly has something for everyone, whether that be nightlife, exploring the great outdoors or treating yourself to a bit of pampering. But what about eating out? Sure, there are plenty of little eateries dotted throughout the main thoroughfare, but where should the discerning YL restaurant reviewer head to carry out an undercover critique?
"How do you fancy going out for lunch?” Words which are sure to raise my spirits. As soon as my other half had uttered them I was imagining a nice cosy bistro or perhaps one of those trendy minimalist modern establishments. I was salivating at the prospect.
Megan Markle and Prince Harry opted for a non-traditional rich fruity wedding cake and instead had a light, organic lemon and elderflower cake, reflecting the couple’s interest in seasonal ingredients, sustainability, provenance and flavour.
Standing on the white, sandy beach, the water gently lapping the shoreline was a beautiful shade of turquoise blue. The sun was beating down from a cloudless sky and the only sound to be heard was the occasional twang of a mast halyard of a wee yacht moored in the harbour.
Since they first hit our TV screens back in 2006, Si King and Dave Myers, better known as The Hairy Bikers, have become two of our best-loved chefs.
Scientists from the north-east have found proof that eating fat is the only cause of weight gain.