Checking out the competition is one of the reasons a North-east hotel has entered into the Evening Express Retailer Awards.
Promsing Aberdeen a hot and spicy fiesta, Revolucion de Cuba believes it has all the ingredients to win a title at the Evening Express Retailer Awards.
The finest cuisine and strong local support were winning ingredients for an Italian restaurant at the Evening Express Retailer Awards.
It was second time lucky for an Aberdeen wedding shop when it was hailed a winner at last year's Evening Express Retailer Awards.
When an Aberdeen hair salon scooped an award at the Evening Express Retailer Awards it proved it was a cut above the rest.
Eighteen months in the planning (and panicking) and finally - last Saturday - my quine's wedding.
Home to some outstanding coffee shops, hair salons, florists, food and fashion stores, the North-east isn't short of talent within its retail sector.
Persuading Pittodrie to sell hot rather than cold pies may not strike most as the height of journalistic endeavour.
Three lucky finalists are gearing up for this weekend's Taste of Grampian after being shortlisted in an Evening Express competition.
A lucky Aberdeen grandmother is set to celebrate with a trip to the zoo after winning £1,000 on the Evening Express Crackin' Codes giveaway.
After weeks of voting, the finalists for the Evening Express' Home Delivery Awards have been revealed.
Instant Neighbour has been chosen as this year's charity partner for the Trades Awards.
Every day we post a new image on Facebook direct from our archives.
With just a week to go until the nominations deadline for the Evening Express Home Delivery Awards, entries keep rolling in for readers' favourite delivery boys and girls.
Judges for this year's Trades Awards have said the standard of entries has been "particularly high".
On his own admission, the world of newspapers is in Dennis Benzie's blood and he oversees the delivery of more than 6,000 papers every week.
The Evening Express is once again gearing up to celebrate the hard work of the boys and girls across the North-east delivering newspapers.
A row has broken out over Frank Gilfeather's latest column in the Evening Express in which it's claimed he jokes about violence.
An Evening Express bingo winner has split her winnings with her mum.
The hunt is on again this year to find the North-east's most talented tradespeople.
As Valentine's Day nears, couples everywhere are preparing to proclaim their love - and one pair in particular have plenty to celebrate.
An Evening Express bingo player has struck it lucky for the first time since she won an angry rooster more than 70 years ago.
An Aberdeen pensioner is celebrating today after being visited TWICE by Lady Luck.
Celebrations were taking place for three more groups today as the second round of winners in the Evening Express CommunitEE Chest giveaway was announced.
An Aberdeen paperboy who saved the life of an pensioner at her doorstep has asked the public to make sure they know how to perform CPR.
Yule be full of Christmas cheer in no time as tickets for the widely anticipated annual Evening Express Carol Concert have gone on sale.
Despite only launching two years ago, this Aberdeen freestyle group is no stranger to a bit of competition.
Next year will be the biggest yet for the Portlethen and District Men's Shed, with members hard at work to upgrade their Cookston Road premises.
This North-east netball club will be jumping for joy if they manage to scoop a cash award in the £10,000 CommunitEE Chest giveaway.
The Evening Express CommunitEE Chest giveaway is today officially under way.