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  • Our Latest Great Place to Eat - An Sugan

    Our Latest Great Place to Eat - An Sugan

    31 October 2012

    Clonakilty is a fantastic town, full of colour and atmosphere, from its long narrow streets lined with interesting shops and houses all painted in different colours, to its interesting, elegant and historic Georgian squares. It is a very open and welcomi

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  • Slender Choice

    Slender Choice

    30 October 2012

    PEOPLE all over the country have been coming up with wonderful ideas and new businesses over the past couple of years, but 36-year-old Karen Daly and her husband Frank entered a market that is normally reserved for the big boys -- the corporate food world

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  • Restaurant Review - Vie de Chateaux

    Restaurant Review - Vie de Chateaux

    30 October 2012

    We were in the north of France recently where I was struck yet again at how seriously the Frnech take lunch. In fact, everything seems to stop for lunch at noon; shopkeepers drag in their displays and close up shop on the button whilst workers descend on

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  • Restaurant Review - Wasabi

    Restaurant Review - Wasabi

    24 October 2012

    I am never quite sure how I feel about Japanese food. I love sushi and the lightness and crispness of Tempura but, after that, I sometimes flounder around wondering what to have.

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  • Our Latest Great Place to Eat - Eala Bhan

    Our Latest Great Place to Eat - Eala Bhan

    18 October 2012

    Some people just have the knack of getting things right and that can certainly be said of the team behind Eala Bhan. Anthony Gray and Cedric Roussilhe, along with Head Chef Julian Regneres, have long since put Tra Ban in Strandhill, Co. Sligo.....

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  • Greta Garbo at Newbridge Silverware

    Greta Garbo at Newbridge Silverware

    15 October 2012

    Lucinda O'Sullivan grabbed the chance to view items once owned by Greta Garbo on display at Newbridge Silverware.........

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  • Restaurant Review - Jamie's Italian

    Restaurant Review - Jamie's Italian

    15 October 2012

    With his new Dundrum Town Centre eatery, Jamie Oliver follows a list of U.K. based chefs into Dublin, most of whom hightailed it in jig time back to London. There is no point in pretending anymore that any of these guys are going to stir a pot in Dublin,

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  • Restaurant Review - Vino's Greystones

    Restaurant Review - Vino's Greystones

    11 October 2012

    There was almost an air of a Greek Taverna or Parisian Café about Vino’s in Greystones as we arrived in to meet four friends who live locally. The place was abuzz including a couple of big family groups celebrating birthdays, and the décor...

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  • A Booze Cruise to France

    A Booze Cruise to France

    08 October 2012

    With the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness upon us it is time to think like the farmers, harvesting and squirreling away goodies for the dark winter evenings, and the Christmas store cupboard. It is also Booze Cruise time, which, along with...

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  • Enjoy an Indian Feast at Savour Kilkenny Festival

    Enjoy an Indian Feast at Savour Kilkenny Festival

    07 October 2012

    Enjoy A Journey Across India this October Bank Holiday Weekend! As part of the Savour Kilkenny Food Festival, Royal Spice Indian restaurant will be treating its guests to an extensive five-course "Taste of India" dinner.........

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  • Muckross Park Hotel Gourmet Weekend

    Muckross Park Hotel Gourmet Weekend

    05 October 2012

    Celebrity Chef, Martin Shanahan joins awarding Winning Head Chef at Muckross Park Hotel, Mike Hayes for the hotel’s Autumn Gourmet Weekend on Friday 19th October.

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  • October Food Festivals

    October Food Festivals

    01 October 2012

    October promises to be a month of gastro bliss for food and fun-lovers as Lucinda O'Sullivan serves up some highlights THERE are now more food festivals in Ireland than ever before -- from Westport to Donegal, Macroom (which is happening today), to Dun

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  • Restaurant Review - De Ville

    Restaurant Review - De Ville

    01 October 2012

    There is nothing like a discount to disarm and sweeten the punters when you open a new restaurant. This was the tactic taken by the new De Ville’s Restaurant in Dalkey. A good idea perhaps for other restaurateurs who try out their new restaurants...

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