Peering through the driving sleet on a freezing Saturday night, we felt like travellers of bygone days scurrying towards a welcoming haven which glinted ahead in the dark.
Work to transform a historic department store into a pub, restaurant and traditional pizzeria is under way - with the £500,000 scheme expected to be completed this summer.
As a fully-laden snowplough drove past outside, I couldn’t help but feel thankful that I was warm and cosy inside and tucking into delicious comforting food.
The “iconic” Skye restaurant The Three Chimneys has changed hands after 34 years.
I had gone to Ullapool to pick up my husband from the Stornoway ferry.
If you were to ask me to eat one food group for the rest of my life, it would have to be seafood.
The last time I was in the village of Strathpeffer it was with a friend from Austria.
Boasting a name like No. 1 Bar & Grill means they have a lot to live up to – after all, a kitchen or service mishap can leave a proud reputation feeling like a deflated souffle or overcooked duck.
Aberdeen restaurant Rye and Soda has closed its doors for the final time.
Aberdeen restaurant boss subjected female colleague to brutal, ‘prolonged’ assault after being challenged for smoking
A former restaurant boss has been ordered to pay £5,000 in compensation to a female employee who he brutally assaulted after being challenged for smoking indoors.
Every weekend, I travel around the north-east of Scotland following the fortunes of my footballing son. Saturday morning is for school matches, and Sunday sees me cheering on his club team.
A popular steak restaurant in an Aberdeenshire town has closed down suddenly.
With the weather making Scotland feel more like Spain at the moment, a trip for some tapas seemed an ideal choice.
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.
At a family gathering in Buckie recently, I happened to discover that my wife’s great, great grannie was formerly the owner of a hotel in Macduff many moons ago.
Ballater, just over an hour’s drive from Aberdeen, is a favourite destination of ours. When our children were younger, we enjoyed camping weekends there and regularly walked our dogs on the scenic paths around Loch Muick.
It’s unsettling to realise it’s more than 40 years since I first went for a curry and a few drinks on a Friday night. Then, of course, I tended to be heading into the restaurant at about half past 11 having spent an evening in the pub with friends.
North-east businesses fear a road closure that will force customers to endure a 20 mile diversion if they wish to visit could leave them facing an uncertain future.
Building work on a long-awaited Italian restaurant in Shetland, half way between the villages of Voe and Brae, finally got underway this week.
A popular Aberdeen restaurant is to close its doors after 15 years, it has been announced.
“Anchors away!” is usually the cry that signals a safe and welcoming haven for ships at sea, but we bumped into not one but two anchors on sentry duty just inside the entrance to The Silver Darling restaurant at Aberdeen Harbour.
A restaurant boss who left a feather on a waitress’s car as code he wanted a date was yesterday banned by a sheriff from the Highlands.
A supermarket worker has unveiled plans to turn a former tourist information centre into a vegan restaurant.
North-east artist Shelagh Swanson is about to transform her local restaurant with special commissioned work as part of its refurbishment.
Being married to a Buckie quine, I have driven through Keith countless times on the road north from Aberdeen to see her family.
Controversial plans for a four-star holiday village and 100-seat restaurant near historic Culloden Battlefield are being opposed.
Plans to finally tackle years of accumulated grime from the front of an historic city centre church have taken a step forward.
Plans have been unveiled to convert a vacant north-east hotel into a restaurant and flats.
An alleged attempted robbery at an Aberdeenshire restaurant is no longer being treated as a crime.
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at an Aberdeenshire restaurant.
Bienevenidos (welcome) to Topolabamba, the newest eatery to open on Union Street in Aberdeen.
A new pub restaurant with a 40-bed lodge is expected to open in Inverness early next year - creating more than 45 jobs.