Archive for: December, 2015

By Katy McGuinness Las Tapas de Lola “We all understand the economic factors that require restaurants to get the most out of their tables, but that has to be balanced with the need to convey a sense of hospitality. In any event, it did not make for much of a welcome, despite the complimentary inch each of tinto...

By Mark Keane Looking for something new to drink this Christmas, put aside the wine and grab yourself a glass of port instead. We have compiled a list of the best places for port in Dublin. However, a glass of port would not be complete without munching on a mince pie or two. We’ve braved the pastry shops of Dublin to...

By Manon Gustave What an incredible December! We are buried by work here at Menupages as the Irish food scene is so active. We always find the time to pick you the tastiest morsels of weekly news. Here are our Bite-sized news of the week!  A few restaurants closed this November for a lack of property! All rights...

By Mark Keane What would you do if you knew you had less than one minute to recreate an iconic movie? That’s the challenge Jameson and Empire are offering film lovers and aspiring directors. Time is of the essence in this competition, you will have just enough seconds to save the world from a megalomaniac villain,...

By Mark Keane Ruth Lappin, the 2015 winner of Euro-Toques Young Chef of the year, sat down with MenuPages and discussed the Euro-Toque competition, Irish cuisine, and her budding career. From Laois to New York, this exciting new Irish Chef has honed her skills at the likes of WD~50, and is currently working in the...

By Mark Keane On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, a partridge in a pear tree…Wait a second, you can hold onto your partridges, turtle doves, and French hens this Christmas. Your loved ones are going to want beers instead. We’ve compiled a list of the 12 must have Christmas beers that are being...

By Manon Gustave Christmas is coming… And with it so much exciting news! This week has been very busy again, difficult to read everything especially the weather. Fortunately Menupages has an eye everywhere and found you a few news stories that you should have a look at. Enjoy!  Towards the end of free water? For...

Photos by Manon Gustave Menupages are delighted to announce that Dublin’s finest boutique hotel is offering you the chance to dine at their critically acclaimed Asian fusion restaurant East this January to March (full details below). The restaurant is neatly tucked away in the IFSC along the banks of the river Liffey...

By Manon Gustave For all beer lovers, The Porterhouse Brewing Company is a staple favourite offering a large range of beers made in the same factory. Here, no Carlsberg, Guinness or Heineken, all the products are signed “Porterhouse”, which has been the crowning success of the brand. However, it would be a mistake to...

 By James Albert Well there doesn’t seem to be any respite from the wild wind and misty mornings. So if there is any comfort to be had it is in the warmth of home at the weekends. Tucked up under the duvet on the sofa and enjoying a few home cooked treats. Once the soul is suitably warmed we put on our finest shirts,...