This year's three-day Food and Wine
extravaganza kicks off at 4pm tomorrow, Friday 30th
November and rolls right through until 7pm Sunday 2nd
It promises to be a heck of a way to start the merry season of eating and drinking (my favourite pastimes!), with everything...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
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
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
The wings. Oh, the wings. That’s what had me in Temple Bar on a chilly Sunday afternoon, weaving my way through street performers on stilts and camera-bearing tourists, trying to push through the throng and into this famous Dublin restaurant, both boyfriend and mother-in-law in tow.
Apparently, they do fantastic...Read More
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, Dublin 2
was a treat indeed. It’s one of Ireland’s very few Michelin-starred restaurants and usually features a veritable who’s-who of any of Dublin’s ‘society’ still remaining post-NAMA. Now, before you faint, recover and denounce me as a charlatan recessionista, let...Read More
As a ridiculously amateur cook, I’m always on the look-out for affordable cooking classes, as I couldn’t really justify a mortgage payment on learning how to do something which will always be just a hobby. I came across the ‘Flavour of Italy
’ cookery...Read More