I am very excited to bring you this bonus episode of Scran with our partners Johnnie Walker Princes Street to celebrate the launch of an exclusive new collaboration with James and Maria Close of Michelin-starred Raby Hunt.
STIR is a ground-breaking cocktail and cuisine concept for the Explorers’ Bothy Bar which serves up a unique menu of stunningly innovative small-bite plates alongside meticulously curated cocktails from Johnnie Walker, Princes Street Head Bartender, Miran Chauhan.
This collaboration aims to completely redefine the concept of whisky and food pairing and having sampled the menu myself I can say for certain I have not encountered anything like this before in terms of originality, ingenuity and flavour.
You'll hear excerpts from a launch event I went along to earlier this summer, as well as interviews with James and Miran.
Miran has worked with James and Maria in this collaboration pairing whisky from the four corners beautifully with delicate and evocative dishes. I talk to him about where he gets his inspiration from when designing new cocktails and drinks menus and how he works with the team to deliver such singular pairings.
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