Andrew McMahon
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In the last four years, Andrew McMahon, aka Mackie, along with business partner Jakub, has opened four bars in the Westport area of Dundee - The West House, The D’Arcy Thompson, the...
Dundee / Andrew McMahon / interview
West House
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There’s an army of Eggs Benedict aficionados whose eyes light up at the sight of those two words on a breakfast menu. Martel Maxwell highlights her pick of the bunch in Dundee . Bruach,...
Eggs Benedict / Breakfast / Dundee
Lunch at Jushi
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Nestled between trendy independent bars, florists and hairdressers in the ‘cultural quarter’ of Westport, Jushi is where juice meets sushi in Dundee . It’s also where dreams come true for...
Jushi / review / sushi
A shopper’s guide to Swankie Jo’s
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On Dundee 's increasingly buzzy Exchange Street you’ll find Swankie Jo’s , a concept fashion and gift store. Kara Swankie designs much of her products - from art to go on T-shirts to quirky jewellery. Skull and crossbones are a theme, though unlike anything you may have seen - often beautifully feminine, encrusted with black diamond like stones. Look out for Swankie’s Banksy inspired collection of prints and unusual statement...
Swankie Jo's / fashion / jewellery
Spotlight on Jessie’s Kitchen
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Life is a balancing act and so I reasoned the saintly (healthy Jushi) must be balanced with a little bad (well, naughty) and where better to try than the Dundee cafe place awarded Scottish...
Jessie's Kitchen / cakes / cafe
Hayley Scanlan : My Dundee
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Young Scottish Designer of the Year, Hayley Scanlan, burst onto the scene in 2009 when her Duncan of Jordanstone Textile Design Degree Show New Frontiers caught the eye of supermodel Erin O...
Hayley Scanlan / Dundee / interview
Dundee’s best coffee shops
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Like every city, Dundee has its own string of independent coffee shops thriving in a competitive market. Here are three of our favourites. Pacamara pacamara.jpg Pacamara on Perth Road draws...
coffee shops / Dundee / coffee houses
Follow the Oor Wullie Bucket Trail
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Trying to think of ways to keep the kids occupied this summer? Follow the brilliant Oor Wullie Bucket Trail in Dundee . Over 50 sculptures of the famous DC Thomson comic character have been...
Oor Wullie Bucket Trail / kids and families / sculptures
The Speedwell Bar, AKA Mennie’s
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Fancy a pint in Mennie’s? An oft-asked question in Dundee . The Speedwell Bar (or Mennie’s as it’s known in honour of landlady, Mrs Mennie, who owned and ran the property for over half a...
The Speedwell Bar / Mennie's / dundee bar
The Ron Bonnar Beer Festival at The Fisherman’s Tavern
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Snuggled within three pretty seaside cottages painted pink, lime and yellow, The Fisherman’s Tavern , or The Fish as we Dundee locals know it, has been offering a warm escape from the sea...
Ron Bonnar Beer Festival / The Fisherman's Tavern / Dundee events
Spotlight on The Tayberry Restaurant
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While in the Ferry, you won’t beat the lunchtime view from the recently opened Tayberry Restaurant . Overlooking the stunning Esplanade, with its rolling sand dunes and Silvery Tay across to Fife, Dundee locals might remember previous incarnations as Frasers and even L’Auberge - and hurray such a gem of a premise is no longer empty. I’d heard chef Adam Newth took pride in incorporating his local roots from nearby...
The tayberry restaurant / review / Lunch
City insider: Chris Van Der Kuyl
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Dundee is the birthplace of the Scottish games industry, with some of the world’s biggest titles starting here - including Lemmings and Grand Theft Auto . Within the industry, Chris Van Der...
Gaming / interview / Chris Van Der Kuyl
Broughty Ferry calling
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As a child, I would cry if our family holiday coincided with the Broughty Ferry Gala, a week long annual festival in the old fishing town on the outskirts of Dundee which is nothing short...
Broughty Ferry / Gala Week / fete
Sarah Millican is coming our way
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She might not be in town until next month but we thought you’d appreciate the heads-up as demand is bound to be fierce. The brilliant comic Sarah Millican will be at Caird Hall, Dundee ,...
Sarah Millican / Comedy / stand up
Get active in Dundee this month
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Need some inspiration for things to do in Dundee this month? Here’s our pick of what's on... Start a hobby Learn a new skill at Dundee Contemporary Arts. From workshops on video editing to...
What's on / Dundee / events