Our review in this month's Food & Wine magazine was of the delectable and uber-popular Canteen
, a funky, lively pop-up eatery on one of Limerick's many beautiful Georgian streets.
Early last month, despite the snowy weather, we spent an enjoyable morning there sampling its many brunch options, with...Read More
Yep, there’s one half of the Gastronomics.ie duo in the fabulous Food and Wine magazine again, this time at the Lady Helen Restaurant, Mount Juliet, Kilkenny.
It was a real treat indeed to review the Lady Helen – both in terms of the food and service (both of which were...Read More
I don't normally blog about my private life, as to be frank, it's not nearly as interesting as the food I eat.
However, just this once I thought I'd make an exception.
I’ve been a little quiet of late. So? I hear you say. Aren’t you always? Well yes,...Read More
has good taste. This extends to style
, interior design
, and, it appears, restaurants.
Like White Friar Grill
, for example, which she chose as the location for a most overdue catch-up a little while ago. Ranked at a very impressive #11 of...Read More
Ok so Bloom’s over, Taste is nearly over, but if you live in Limerick you have a couple of days left to enjoy Love Gourmet Week, a great initiative dreamt up by Limerick restaurateurs to allow diners to taste the best their establishments have to offer, at a fraction...Read More
The last thing I can ever remember winning was a bag of coal when I was four. Yep, I was the pint-sized, pig-tailed envy of Junior Infants as you can imagine. However, I am happy to declare that the calibre of prizes has improved over the last twenty-two years...Read More
Yup, it’s that time of the year again, the briefest of twenty-four hours in which we get to
thank our Mums for everything from wiping our snotty noses to organising our tax returns. If you’ve decided to treat your Mum to an afternoon out we’ve put together a small sample...Read More
We needed someplace quiet, peaceful & relaxing to make some major decisions before
Christmas. I read the great reviews and rang Reception at Waterford Castle
, asking for good views and a four poster bed. I wanted dizzy heights. However I soon discovered that there is not a...Read More
Among the great Christmas presents we got this year was a voucher for Fire Restaurant, at Mansion House, Dublin 2
. And a bloody good job we did too, as this place is not cheap.
Luckily, it’s also very good. We went on a Friday evening after a long...Read More
Hubby just in the door, “how about breakfast in Savoy”? I grab the bag in lightning speed and am seated within minutes in his favourite car, his wee “Panda”, putting on the make up in the rear-view mirror so as not to delay.
Going up the stairs, we can hear...Read More