Archive for: January, 2016

By Mark Keane While those Christmas memories of indulging in roast turkey, fancy wine, mince pies and being sprawled on a couch watching Die Hard and Bad Santa are slowly disappearing, that doesn’t mean you can’t already start planning your next break. The Galway Food Festival is returning for its 5th year this Easter...

By Manon Gustave After Frank, another storm will hit the country but this one wont leave a bad taste in your mouth. “The Juicery” is a London based brand, founded by the well respected Cindy Palusamy. Following the success in the Queen’s Kingdom, the brand has decided to cross the waters to Ireland , offering the...

By Mark Keane One of Dublin’s best kept secrets, Jinny Joe’s ice cream parlour in Crumlin, has set up a new shop in The Bull Ring Market at Meath Street. The ice cream tubs come in a few different sizes, which you can then pimp out with three toppings and syrup. You can of course go wild and add more toppings at 50...

By Mark Keane You’ve finally accepted that Christmas is over but after taking a good hard look in the mirror you’ve realised that you have over indulged a lot! The Adonis that used to smile back at you is gone and you aren’t 100% sure if you can get him back! Your friends are talking about how much detoxes and juice...

Pizza price set by the time of the order? It exists! All rights reserved. You thought about it and they finally did it. Oscars is a popular restaurant of the Christchurch area, proposing simple but successful dishes. Like numerous other spots, they have a list of pizza’s but decided to push the concept further by...

By Manon Gustave Officially, the ‘modern Italian Flag’ has been used since 7th of January 1797. Later, the ‘modern pizza’  was invented in the city of Naples around 1889 by the baker Raffaele Esposito, becoming a symbol almost as important as its flag. Since then his recipes has become one of the world’s...

By Mark Keane The team behind “Brews We Plate”, Eric Heilig and Floriane Loup, have set up “North East”. Its idea is to run a series of dinners inspired by Eric’s Pomeranian heritage and to use only local, organic and wild produce. Beer lovers will be well aware of the former “Brews We Plate” as it often worked with...

By Mark Keane RTE have launched a new five-part show to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising. “Rebellion” is a big budget period drama with an eye for proper production values. It’s interesting seeing old authentic rifles and military uniforms being used, but will they show the nitty gritty of what food people had to...