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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    01 July 2020

    Lucinda talks to the brave and talented foodie entrepreneurs who're taking first steps on the road to recovery.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    24 June 2020

    Lucinda talks to a pair of hotshot bakers, an egg-producing clan, a Canny restaurateur and the latest link in Seaview's family chain.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    18 June 2020

    This week I found myself talking to a food retailer with a hotline to the man above, some intrepid food producers in West Cork, a chef with a love of baking, and the owners of a five-star boutique hotel in Dingle.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    10 June 2020

    This week I have talked to a food retailer, an adventurous food producer, a hot chef and the owner of one of Ireland's best-loved hotels, who have all adapted to new ways of doing business.

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  • Takeaway News - Kites

    Takeaway News - Kites

    05 June 2020

    For exceptional Chinese and Asian Fusion food, check out the delicious takeaway menu at Kites in Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin. Collection/Delivery.

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  • Takeaway News - Ananda

    Takeaway News - Ananda

    04 June 2020

    Looking for a fab takeout to brighten your day? Then check out the superb Ananda Indian restaurant in Dundrum, Co. Dublin, who are offering an Order and Collect service from Wednesday-Monday.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    03 June 2020

    Today I'm talking to two veterans of the food and hospitality business and two relative newbies, all of whom have been extremely resourceful in these uncertain times.

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  •  Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    27 May 2020

    Chefs, food producers and hoteliers tend to be more than a tad theatrical. Now, they're using their 'show must go on' mindset to fight for their businesses.

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  • Takeaway News - Crave

    Takeaway News - Crave

    26 May 2020

    Crave Restaurant in Navan is now dishing out its fab fresh food for collection or delivery.

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  • Takeaway News - The Hungry Bear

    Takeaway News - The Hungry Bear

    21 May 2020

    Ken Reddin’s fab Hungry Bear restaurant in Gorey, Co.Wexford specialises in great breakfasts and lunches and, to everyone’s delight, it has now reopened for takeouts.

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  • Tabletalk - Lucinda's Top Takeouts For Our Times

    Tabletalk - Lucinda's Top Takeouts For Our Times

    21 May 2020

    People-watching and Prosecco with the girls may be off the table for now, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, but, all over the country, you can still treat yourself to a fabulous meal, as more restaurants offer contactless takeaway fare.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    20 May 2020

    Today I'm talking to four incredibly focused people across the food and hospitality industry who've taken action, grabbing a tough situation by the scruff of the neck.

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  • Takeaway News - Dela

    Takeaway News - Dela

    18 May 2020

    Located at 51 Lower Dominick Street in Galway’s West End, Dela is currently offering a Curbside Collection service on Saturdays & Sundays from 10am-3pm.

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  • Takeaway News - Osteria Lucio

    Takeaway News - Osteria Lucio

    15 May 2020

    Looking for a fab contemporary Italian restaurant-quality takeaway this weekend? Check out Michelin-starred chefs Ross Lewis and Luciano Tona's Osteria Lucio.

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  • Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    Foodies Fight Back with Lucinda

    13 May 2020

    Our artisan food industry has really stepped up to the plate in this current emergency, deploying their creativity to get their food to those who need it. They too are front-line heroes. Rally around them. Buy Irish, buy local.

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  • Takeaway News - Vermilion

    Takeaway News - Vermilion

    01 May 2020

    Looking for a delicious at-home meal this weekend? Check out Vermilion Indian Restaurant in Terenure, Dublin 6W. Delivery and Collection from Thursday to Sunday from 5:30pm-9:30pm.

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  • Takeaway News - Rasam

    Takeaway News - Rasam

    29 April 2020

    Nisheeth Tak's spectacular Rasam Indian Restaurant in Sandycove, Co. Dublin is currently offering its superb cuisine via takeaway from Tuesday to Sunday from 4pm to 9pm.

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  • Takeaway News - 3 Leaves

    Takeaway News - 3 Leaves

    28 April 2020

    Santosh & Millie Thomas' fab and flavour packed 3 Leaves Indian Restaurant in the Blackrock Market, Co. Dublin, is currently offering a pre-order via website and collect service from Thursday to Saturday 5pm to 8pm.

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  • Takeaway News - Riba

    Takeaway News - Riba

    24 April 2020

    You may not be able to book a table, right now, but if you’re after some top level Italian food then check out Riba in Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, who are operating a contactless at home delivery service.

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  • Takeaway News - Guinea Pig

    Takeaway News - Guinea Pig

    23 April 2020

    If you're looking to chow down at home on some truly fabulous restaurant-quality food, then check out French Chef Jerome Fernandes' brand new call and collect service, running Wednesday-Saturday from 5.30pm-7.30pm.

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  • 20 Fantastic Feasts and where Lucinda found them

    20 Fantastic Feasts and where Lucinda found them

    22 April 2020

    Let's spare a thought for our fabulous food industry, which needs our full support, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who today is looking back at some of the best lunches and dinners she's had in recent times.

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  • Takeaway News - Pickle

    Takeaway News - Pickle

    22 April 2020

    Star chef Sunil Ghai’s fab pickle restaurant, on Camden Street, Dublin 2, has introduced its new Pickle@Home service with food being available for collection from 5pm-10pm Tuesday to Thursday and 4pm-10pm Friday to Sunday.

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  • Takeaway News - Whelehan's Wines

    Takeaway News - Whelehan's Wines

    21 April 2020

    David Whelehan's fab winebar and wine emporium in Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin, is launching a brand new restaurant drive-through from April 22nd, once again allowing relieved regulars to chow down on Chef Nick Clapham's delightful stylish casual fare.

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  • Takeaway News - Chakra by Jaipur

    Takeaway News - Chakra by Jaipur

    17 April 2020

    Part of the fantastic Jaipur Group, known widely for their delicious authentic Indian food, Chakra in Greystones, Co. Wicklow is offering a special order & collect service from 5pm-9pm Thursday-Sunday & bank holiday Mondays.

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  • Restaurant Review - 11 Top Takeaways

    Restaurant Review - 11 Top Takeaways

    15 April 2020

    We may not be able to dine out in style right now, but that's no reason to be missing out on delicious upscale fare, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who has compiled her picks for the 11 best takeaways for high-end home dining.

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  • Takeaway News - Saba

    Takeaway News - Saba

    15 April 2020

    Paul Cadden's delightful Saba Takeaways in Rathmines and Baggot Street in Dublin offer some of the very best restaurant quality Thai & Vietnamese food.

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  • Takeaway News - Randaddy's

    Takeaway News - Randaddy's

    14 April 2020

    Chef/Proprietor Randy Lewis' fun fab Randaddy's restaurant on the seafront in Lahinch, Co. Mayo, is currently offering great takeaway meals from pizza and burgers to curries, fish and veg dishes too.

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  • Restaurant Review - Cush

    Restaurant Review - Cush

    08 April 2020

    Billionaire techie Pearse Flynn is investing in his home village of Ballycotton, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, transforming the former Pier 26 restaurant into the fabulous new Cush; definitely one to try in the future.

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  • Restaurant Review - Amy Austin

    Restaurant Review - Amy Austin

    01 April 2020

    When restaurateur John Farrell gets a new idea, everyone else gets excited, says Lucinda O’Sullivan. However, having already had two restaurants falter at this Drury Street spot, here’s hoping that it's third time lucky.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Gallagher's Boxty House

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Gallagher's Boxty House

    27 March 2020

    I’d been hearing all sorts of great things about the long-standing Gallagher’s Boxty House in Temple Bar, and so, at a loose end one evening, friend Bayveen and I headed for the city in search of what were rumoured to be the best boxty around.

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  • Restaurant Review - Vegging out

    Restaurant Review - Vegging out

    25 March 2020

    Vegetarians and vegans are finally having their day in the sun, as plant-based eating begins to take centre-stage, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who visits two of Dublin's latest meat-free venues.

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  • Restaurant Review - 9 Asian Lunches

    Restaurant Review - 9 Asian Lunches

    18 March 2020

    From simple food trucks or stalls, to designated dumpling houses and even posh restaurants, Lucinda O'Sullivan gives her verdict on an eclectic array of Dublin's Asian eateries.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Hungry Bear

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Hungry Bear

    13 March 2020

    We were laden with bags and utterly famished when we chanced upon The Hungry Bear in Gorey, Co Wexford, with its bright attractive exterior. “We certainly have the appetite”, laughed I...

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  • Restaurant Review - Liath

    Restaurant Review - Liath

    11 March 2020

    Damien Grey's Liath, set in Dublin's Blackrock Market, has gone from strength to strength since it first opened, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, and now, with a Michelin star to its name, it's the hottest ticket in town.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Crave

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Crave

    06 March 2020

    At the tail end of a day trip with pal Bayveen, we decided that, having shopped so hard, we deserved a treat! And so, our cravings led us to Crave, which had been on my hit list for some time.

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  • Restaurant Review - Rasam

    Restaurant Review - Rasam

    04 March 2020

    Restaurateur Nisheeth Tak is a pioneer who, over the last two decades, has changed the face of Indian dining in Ireland, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who couldn't wait to try the new menu at his SoCoDu restaurant, Rasam

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Le Perroquet

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Le Perroquet

    03 March 2020

    Le Perroquet bar and restaurant on Upper Leeson Street, which has TV celeb Nick Munier to the fore, and hot young chef and co-owner Chris Fullam at the stove, is one of the hottest restaurants in Dublin.

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  • Restaurant Review - Six Bites About Town

    Restaurant Review - Six Bites About Town

    26 February 2020

    With an ever-increasing number of diverse eateries opening around Dublin City and its surrounding regions, today's foodie is utterly spoiled for choice, says Lucinda O'Sullivan.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Murph's Gastro Pub

    Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Murph's Gastro Pub

    21 February 2020

    The family run Murph’s Gastro Pub at the Derragarra Inn in the pretty country locale of Butlersbridge, Co. Cavan, has a great reputation for serving high quality gastro fare at a reasonable cost.

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  • Restaurant Review - 20 Most Romantic Spots

    Restaurant Review - 20 Most Romantic Spots

    19 February 2020

    Lucinda's 20 Most Romantic Spots in 2020 for wining, dining and popping the question.

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  • Restaurant Review - Into The West

    Restaurant Review - Into The West

    12 February 2020

    With the days getting brighter and the winter chill beginning to abate a little, there are some fabulous hotel and restaurant deals to be had around the country, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who hit the road for a mini-tour out west.

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  • Restaurant Review - allta

    Restaurant Review - allta

    29 January 2020

    With a tasting menu and some 100 wines, the new allta wine bar seemed an exciting prospect, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, but with no bottled water, sparse dishes and overly familiar staff, she was less than impressed.

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  • Restaurant Review - Volpe Nera

    Restaurant Review - Volpe Nera

    22 January 2020

    With all the city premises being grabbed up by big groups, entrepreneurial restaurateurs have headed for the suburbs, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, who enjoyed a fantastic meal at a new restaurant in Blackrock, Co Dublin.

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  • Restaurant Review - The Lake Room

    Restaurant Review - The Lake Room

    15 January 2020

    Having only recently enjoyed a delicious meal at the Aghadoe Heights Hotel in Killarney, news of the imminent arrival of an exciting new chef to the hotel saw Lucinda O'Sullivan back on the motorway a couple of weeks later.

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  • Our Latest Great Place To Stay & Eat - The Shelbourne

    Our Latest Great Place To Stay & Eat - The Shelbourne

    09 January 2020

    Arguably Ireland’s most famous hotel, The fabulous five star Shelbourne is regarded as a national treasure and very much part of the fabric of Dublin social life.

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  • Lucinda's Lookback 2019

    Lucinda's Lookback 2019

    08 January 2020

    The best and the worst of 2019, with new Michelin stars and Michelin strippings, and plenty of gourmet gossip, including the very surprising closure of one fashionable Dublin restaurant.

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