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  • Restaurant Review - The Table

    Restaurant Review - The Table

    30 April 2013

    Devotees of the popular urban Lennox Café Bistro will be happy to know that the owners have spread their wings and opened The Table Restaurant & Wine Bar in the nearby former Nonna Valentina premises, overlooking the Grand Canal at Portobello.

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  • May Bank Holiday Breaks

    May Bank Holiday Breaks

    29 April 2013

    After the extraordinary unseasonal weather we've 'enjoyed' this spring, there is a longing in all of our hearts for an escape – however brief. Check out some May Bank Holiday breaks and get going!

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  • Go Vintage in Borris, Co. Carlow, for Tractor Nuts Festival 2013

    Go Vintage in Borris, Co. Carlow, for Tractor Nuts Festival 2013

    29 April 2013

    The nation is going VINTAGE mad with HUNDREDS of tractor nuts from all over Ireland and abroad descending on the quaint village of Borris in Co. Carlow on May 11th and 12th for the 10th annual Tractor Nuts Festival.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Morilles Bistro

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Morilles Bistro

    24 April 2013

    Today, situated above the Yellow House Pub, you will find Morilles Bistro and the moment you walk through it’s doors you’ll know you’ve come to the right place.

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  • Kate Browne - BeU Beauty Clinic

    Kate Browne - BeU Beauty Clinic

    23 April 2013

    As we all know, retail and other small businesses have been decimated over the past few years through high rents and the drop in spend. In February 2011, Kate Browne of BeU Beauty Clinic in the Dublin suburb of Kimmage was also battling hard to keep her

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  • Restaurant Review - Tropica Chinese Restaurant

    Restaurant Review - Tropica Chinese Restaurant

    23 April 2013

    Many years ago I remember a popular Chinese Takeaway to which everyone flocked after the rugby hops. We downed large quantities of mustard yellow Chinese curries with chunks of woolly chicken and chewy onion in the name of exotic food. Chinese restaura

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  • BLOOMING BURREN - GLORIOUS FOOD AND WALKS

    BLOOMING BURREN - GLORIOUS FOOD AND WALKS

    21 April 2013

    The weekend break takes place from Friday May 10th to 12th.
 Aidan and Kate McGrath provide superb food and stylish accommodation at the multi-award winning Wild Honey Inn located in Lisdoonvarna.

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  • BURREN SLOW FOOD FESTIVAL

    BURREN SLOW FOOD FESTIVAL

    21 April 2013

    The seventh annual Burren Slow Food Festival takes place in Lisdoonvarna on the weekend of 17th, 18th and 19th of May. This year’s special guest is Irish native, UK based Chef Richard Corrigan.

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  • Restaurant Review - Browne's Brasserie

    Restaurant Review - Browne's Brasserie

    16 April 2013

    ‘Hello’ said the tall man, dressed in a casual outdoor jacket and scarf, resting his elbow on the top of our booth as he looked down on us. ‘Hello’, we replied, a tad bemused as we had never seen him before. There was that awkward pause before he said “

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  • Putting bread on our tables is a labour of love

    Putting bread on our tables is a labour of love

    15 April 2013

    'I did corporate law in Galway before becoming a baker. It's a natural progression really," said Patrick Ryan with a laugh. Patrick, 27, set up the Firehouse, a bakery and bread school on Heir Island, west Cork, last year, and is about to embark on a new

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  • 'FOLLOW ME DOWN TO CARLOW LADS.....'

    'FOLLOW ME DOWN TO CARLOW LADS.....'

    15 April 2013

    Grandmothers Day - Forgotten Skills Slow Food International Grandmothers Day. “A celebration of Food Heritage and Forgotten Skills” Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April 2013 Sandbrook House, Co. Carlow

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  • KELLY'S HOTEL ROSSLARE - SPECIAL MAY GOLF BREAK

    KELLY'S HOTEL ROSSLARE - SPECIAL MAY GOLF BREAK

    14 April 2013

    With so many great golf courses in the sunny South-East, the ever popular Kelly’s Hotel in Rosslare, Co.Wexford provides the ideal base for that spring golfing break, and all...

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  • All Ireland Chowder Cook off Kinsale 21st April, 2013

    All Ireland Chowder Cook off Kinsale 21st April, 2013

    13 April 2013

    It certainly won’t be a case of “too many cooks may spoil the broth” in Kinsale on Sunday 21st April, as chefs from all over Ireland compete in the All Ireland Chowder Cook off.

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  • South American Wine Tasting Dinner at Roly's on 16th April

    South American Wine Tasting Dinner at Roly's on 16th April

    12 April 2013

    On Tuesday the 16th of April Roly's will be hosting a dinner with a wine maker from South America......

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  • Pop Up Dinner at Dublin Cookery School

    Pop Up Dinner at Dublin Cookery School

    09 April 2013

    I recently had one of the best meals of the year so far – not as one might expect in a posh restaurant, but at a pop-up event of graduating students at the Dublin Cookery School in Blackrock, Co Dublin.

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  • Restaurant Review - That's Amore

    Restaurant Review - That's Amore

    09 April 2013

    “When the moon hits your eye, like a big pizza pie, that’s amore, When the world seems to shine, like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore.”

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Dylan Restaurant

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Dylan Restaurant

    05 April 2013

    Since first opening its doors, tucked away on the exclusive Eastmoreland Place in Dublin’s D4, the Dylan Hotel has been one of Dublin’s hottest destinations.

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  • Restaurant Review - VM Restaurant

    Restaurant Review - VM Restaurant

    03 April 2013

    When chefs have reached a certain level of skill and proficiency you know, provided they are on the bridge during your visit, that you are unlikely to receive a less than perfect plate. So it was on our recent trip to VM restaurant in Longford where Chef

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  • The Hills are Alive with the Smell of Chocolate

    The Hills are Alive with the Smell of Chocolate

    01 April 2013

    AS WE wake up this Easter Sunday morning, the hills may not be alive with the sound of music, but at Kylemore Abbey in Letterfrack, Co Galway, the kitchens are alive with the sound of industry – and the aroma of chocolate.

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