Foodies unite! It’s time for the first Aberdeen Restaurant Week of 2020! Running from Monday 24 February to Sunday 1 March, we’ve got a record 46 restaurants involved. With the introduction of brand-new city food tours and a selection of cookery classes, you will be spoiled for choice.
Organisers Aberdeen Inspired have teamed up with a brilliant bunch of #ARW2020 Brand Ambassadors. They will bring you exclusive reviews, hot tips and their top recommendations. Make sure to dig out your baggiest trousers and get booking to enjoy everything Aberdeen city has to offer.
Meet our fantastic blogging crew!
Claire Jessiman is a full time Scottish freelance food and travel writer based in Aberdeenshire who has been blogging her Edible Scottish Adventures as Foodie Quine since 2012. A mum of two and wife of one, she is passionate about cooking from scratch, seasonality, food education and family-friendly recipes. She's always keen to seek out food specialties, markets and experiences whilst travelling in the UK and abroad and is eager to champion local farmers, suppliers and producers. Follow the Foodie Quine’s adventures here.
Kirsty Jarvie is a lifestyle blogger and youtuber who relishes in tasting local Aberdeen eateries, wandering the world and delving into fashion while sharing her tips and picks along the way. Having an increased interest in sustainability, Kirsty also enjoys eating mostly meat-free and this has been a common theme on her blog as of late. Find out more about Kirsty here.
Becca Walker - lipstick loving makeup artist by day, vegetarian foodie and gin lover by night. Becca blogs about all things cruelty free beauty, lifestyle and local happenings related with a shot of no-nonsense attitude and a twist of self-deprecation. Find more from Becca here.
Kerry is a food blogger over at documentingmydinner.com and on Instagram, based in Aberdeen. Her passion is cooking and she shares recipes on her blog. Over on Instagram she shares photos of her creations, restaurant reviews and travels. When she’s not blogging she also works as a trainee solicitor. Browse Kerry’s Blog here.
A lifestyle blogger based in Aberdeenshire, Christy says herself, she’s no fancy food critic but she has a passion for food, and she loves to take photos and share stories. What better way to share her passion than through her blog, Dinner Stories? Looking for more dinner stories? Find them here.
Morven and Darren
Wafflingonaboutfood is a Food Instagram page run by Darren and Morven, a local Aberdeenshire couple. They use their instagram page to highlight some of their favourite food spots throughout Aberdeen City and Shire. When they are not scouting out a new place in town, they are off exploring other cities and countries. Some of their recent food-based trips have included Manchester, Belfast, Berlin and Mexico. Their food photos range from street food to tasting menus and everything in between
Check out Morven and Darren’s food photography at Instagram - @wafflingonaboutfood
Whether it's eating out or cooking up a storm in the kitchen, Colin (a.k.a The Food Hoover) is never far away from food. With eating always on his mind, it only seemed right that he turned to the world of blogging to share his love for food on his blog and give his readers content to make sure they never go hungry. From local food news to eatery reviews and recipes to food-fuelled travel inspiration, you’ll find something for your taste on his blog, Instagram and Facebook page. Follow Colin’s culinary adventures here.
Meet Nikki, the face behind the food photos! With a love for all things tasty – from fast food to Michelin star dining – Nikki decided to take her passion for food global in 2018 and has enjoyed sharing her food adventures from as far afield as New York, Boston, Dubai and Queenstown. A bit closer to home she is a keen supporter of ‘eat local’ so you’ll probably find her in one of Aberdeen’s many fantastic foodie spots (and quite possibly with a gin in her hand)!
Check out more from Nikki Eats The World here.
Greg Christie - lover of all things beer, running and pizza. Greg has a passion (some would say unhealthy) for craft beer and pizza, which he likes to justify by running. Fresh from running the New York City Marathon last year, Greg will be taking to the streets of Berlin in September as he attempts marathon number three. Greg's blog/Instagram page features everything from beer reviews, restaurant reviews, running stories and just general everyday life. Find more from Greg here.