Cafe 52 Springtime snow is always a joy so it was a delight to be engulfed in big flakes on a recent trip to Aberdeen. To avoid the worst of it, we ducked into Cafe 52 on The Green.Cullen skink I was joined today by Cath who was questing for the first time. I recall …

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Sizzlers My word it was cold in Aberdeen when I disembarked the early train from Edinburgh, the other day. I needed breakfast food and refuge so headed for the nearest likely spot which was just over the road.Exterior Called Sizzlers, it’s essentially a counter takeaway but there’s some informal seating in the back where you …

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Rustico To round out my jaunt to the granite city, I took a recommendation from my cabbie and toddled to Rustico on Union Row.Exterior A down-at-heel Sicilian-style Italian, it’s a signature property packed with charm. The extensive front of house team are full of warmth and keep service ticking along accurately and at a good …

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Cafe 100 With ice still running through my veins despite a stop at Foodstory, my Aberdonian adventure could not continue without the immediate ingestion of a fried breakfast. Accordingly, I proceeded directly to Cafe 100 on Holburn Street.Exterior A simple cafe set up, they seem to specialise in all-day breakfasts and various other hearty items. …

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Foodstory A wee jaunt to Aberdeen with a little lecture at the university to squeeze in between breakfast and lunch was a grand way to spend a recent Friday. Exterior Having almost frozen to death on the train journey up – Scotrail had forgotten to pay the electricity bill for the carriage in which I …

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