Archive for: 2015

By Des Doyle Simply put Susan Jane White’s latest book ‘The Extra Virgin Kitchen’ will make you glow!  Her contagious enthusiasm jumps from each page with recipes that are both simple and exciting, including the aptly named ‘F*ck me salad’.  Born out of personal illness at the hands of poor diet, Susan Jane now stands at...

By Katie Gannon With the dreaded January finally at an end, we are celebrating the first pay day since Christmas! It’s time to emerge from the post-Christmas funk, and what better way than with a group of your pals at one of Dublin’s finest restaurants this February. We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Restaurants...

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 large garlic clove, sliced 200g bag kale 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp oyster sauce Instructions Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan, then tip in the garlic and cook for a few secs. Throw in the kale and toss around the pan to coat in the garlicky oil. Pour over 100ml boiling...

Ingredients 1 large fennel bulb, base trimmed 1 tbsp butter, plus a knob 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 140g risotto rice 175ml white wine 550ml hot vegetable stock zest 1 lemon 25g parmesan or vegetarian alternative, grated small handful cooked, peeled prawns per...

Recently opened on Wellington Quay, The Liquor Rooms is a haven for classic cocktail lovers boasting a selection of some of Dublin’s finest libations. Open seven nights a week ‘til very late. Whether you’re in the mood for getting giddy, looking for a cure-all concoction or simply a lazy tipple, the cocktail menu...

By James Albert  El Celler de Can Roca was crowned the best in the world in London last night at the prestigious annual World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards.They may not be the dominant force of World football and Rafael Nadal is struggling to keep pace in the World of tennis but the Girona-based restaurant reclaimed the...

By Des Doyle Andrew Rudd, TV3 Chef and life-long foodie, has teamed up with Houseworks Chef Ruth Wassel, from Dublin’s leading kitchen showroom, to create a series of bespoke cookery evenings. Informative and fun, the classes, titled ‘Take the fear out of cooking’ are suitable for anyone who enjoys to cook. “Whether...

By Sorcha Tyndall Restaurateur, Businessman, Innovator. Marco Giannantonio is a jack-of-all-trades, having conquered the restaurant industry here in Dublin. The native Italian began studying law in Rome before making the move to Dublin to improve his English. Taken with the idea of bringing Italian food to Irish...

By James Albert The stress of being in the kitchen is something we all encounter at some time in our lives, for many it is burning the veg or overcooking a steak. These instances are when we learn that we wouldn’t be capable of hacking the heat at a more professional level. To succeed in this industry requires...

A hen party is a very important time in a lady’s life; it’s important to get everything right on the night in question, including the restaurant of choice. It’s usually a long day of fun and frolics, including plenty of cocktails or vino, so choose one of these hen party-friendly restaurants to line your stomachs in...