Archive for: 2015

By Mark Keane The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin hosted a gala banquet to announce the 2015 winner of Euro-Toques Young Chef of the year. Over the course of three months, five finalists battled it out, trying to outdo each other at culinary skill tests, to be crowned Ireland’s hottest, youngest chef. To go along with...

By Mark Keane Those looking for must have kitchen gadgets for this Christmas, should look no further. We have compiled a list for those in need of some Christmas shopping inspiration. 1. Polyscience smoking gun For those who would like to add a bit of style when cooking at home, the Polyscience smoking gun, costing 70...

By Mark Keane Charlemont Place is welcoming a brand new addition to its neighbourhood, with The Charlemont Bar and Bistro, located inside the Hilton Hotel. However, it will stand alone from the hotel, offering guests and non-guests a separate bar and bistro experience. There will also be the option of dining on an...

Photos and text by Manon Gustave Camden and Harcourt Street are easily two of the most popular streets of the city, and it’s no coincidence that there’s a huge array of new pubs and restaurants opening the area.  Montague Street is a tiny alley connecting the two axes. As a place of passage, there is no better spot to...

By Mark Keane The former home of Twisted Pepper, has undergone a new stylish renovation and has reopened as Wigwam. It is the brainchild of the people responsible for The Bernard Shaw, and last summers Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park. There will still be favourites like The Boxcutter Barbershop and Vice Coffee, but...

By Mark Keane This coming weekend, starting at 5pm Friday, The Bernard Shaw in Portobello, will be hosting the Jameson Black Barrel Craft Market in association with Bodytonic. The event will celebrate Irish craft makers, giving them the opportunity to showcase their skills and exhibit their artisan products. There...

By Mark Keane Dame Street was the home to a massive food change and a sprinkling of magic on Thursday afternoon. Abrakebabra, along with world renowned illusionist, brain hacker and new celebrity ambassador Keith Barry, showcased a brand new direction with their food. Although Keith Barry is used to astounding guests...

By Mark Keane During the 1990’s there was one Dublin restaurant that stood head and shoulders above its peers. It was the place to be, the original celebrity hotspot. Tosca on Suffolk Street was known for its food, but more over for its vibrant atmosphere and ability to attract world famous superstars. It would draw...

By Manon Gustave Here’s our second edition of Bite-sized news! And with Christmas nearly upon us this week wasn’t a quiet affair. Fortunately, Menupages is here to pick some highlights you may have missed…  KNORR is looking for its new Top Student Chef Picture: Maura Hickey. Knorr will no longer be synonymous with Marco...

My first food memory? My mother’s tablet; condensed milk, sugar, butter & vanilla essence – hence all my fillings! Best local area for restaurants? Close to our shop in Dawson Street. Most recent enjoyable dining experience? Sollun, Nerja, Spain. Most visited restaurant? Etto. Favourite celebrity chef? JP...