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Sizzling Wok Fine food helps support charitable organisation
Lorraine Neilson, 50, catering assistant, West End Scott Inglis, 32, car valeter, Torry Jaibo Palmer, 35, environmental services worker, city centre
ADDRESS: MY CHILLI shredded beef was crispy yet meaty and packed with fresh veg, and my fiancee’s Szechuan chicken was tasty, if a little dry for her taste. With starters of salt and chilli prawns and smoked corn chicken, the bill came to £22.20.
MY PHILOSOPHY for 2011 when it comes to eating out has been “why wait to have a reason for a special meal?” If you feel like you need a treat you obviously do. Risking being labelled gluttonous and a tad spoiled, I decided to choose a restaurant where I wasn’t only treating my better half and myself but also giving something back. The Foyer Restaurant and Gallery is one of the trading arms of the Aberdeen Foyer charity which ADDRESS: 82A Crown Street, Aberdeen OPENING TIMES: 11am - 11.30pm Tuesday - Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. FOOD:
ATMOSPHERE: set on chive risotto with tomato relish, wilted spinach and saffron sauce appealed to us both. Compromising, we decided to share this dish along with the roast breast of duck with Dauphinoise potatoes, braised red cabbage, roast parsnips and a griottine cherry jus. The relatively small portion of halibut was perfectly cooked – full of delicate flavour and so flaky hardly a chew was required. The rice had the perfect bite, the creaminess of it was just a shade below heavy, while the wilted spinach was deliciously savoury and the other vegetables had just the right crunch. The packed duck plate was the right option for sharing. When I put my knife and fork into the deep chunks of meat I found it was deliciously pink to the point of bloody in places. The carnivores in us both squealed with delight. The meat was well-seared, savoury without being over salted and gave me a warm glow
provides supported accommodation, education and training for young disadvantaged people. So my conscience was clear – and my appetite was huge. Katy opted for a starter while I held out for a dessert. Her seared foie gras and confit chicken presse...
I love the range of dishes at the Ferryhill House Hotel. Their chicken dishes are delicious. I like the bacon and double cheese burger from Archibald Simpson’s on Union Street. I had the halibut at Musa recently. It was fantastic. It has a bohemian...