Archive for: February, 2016

By Mark Keane Another week of a bizarre Bite Size news!   Bad Bobs crazy hot wings All rights reserved Bad Bobs in Temple Bar have spiced up their food menu by adding chicken wings served with a Devil’s Blood hot sauce. The chilli extract weighs in at a hefty 800,000 Scoville units, and is so hot that the Chef needs to...

Win a pair of tickets to a Cooking Demo from Soder & Ko’s Kwanghi Chan  at Cooks Academy To be in with a chance of winning just answer the following question; What is the Chinese zodiac animal for 2016? Sorry, this competition is now closed.

By Mark Keane “Make mine a Rumbera please”, that’s what Will Lynch, Head Bartender of The Exchequer Dublin is hoping people will start saying should he win the Bacardi Legacy competition. He is currently competing against 2 other Irish representatives for a spot in the finals of the cocktail world’s biggest...

My first food memory? My grandfather trying to force me to eat just one brussels sprout at Christmas when I was about 4 years old. No thank you! Best local area for restaurants? I’m from Cork so for me some of the best restaurants can be found down in Kinsale. Most recent enjoyable dining experience? All right...

By Mark Keane Acclaimed singer/songwriter Hozier has joined forces with 2 time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan to shine a light on the issue of domestic violence. Saoirse, star of films such as Atonement and Brooklyn, portrays a woman dealing with a physically abusive relationship in the video for “Cherry Wine”. While...

 By James Albert If you have been paying attention to your Calendar you might have noticed there were two significant food-centric holidays of note last week. Firstly the annual gluttonous highlight of Pancake Tuesday; in which you are allowed to eat as many “practice” pancakes as you like, before you quit on a perfect...

By Mark Keane It can be easy to put celebrities on a pedestal, but when it comes down to it, they are just like us! They want to eat a hearty shepard’s pie, gorge on hot wings, and drink nice beer. We’ve compiled a list of celebrities favourite foods, prepare to be surprised with some of their choices! David Bowie All...

By Mark Keane The Walking Dead returned on Sunday as Rick Grimes and his gang try their best to survive the Zombie Apocalypse for another year. Watching the show, it’s easy to think that the zombie apocalypse is all fun and games, that you’re travelling around the country, dodging zombies, practising your sword or...

By Mark Keane From gourmet hot dogs to fermented skate, here’ your Bite-size news of the week!   Valentine’s Day market fair All rights reserved You no doubt have restaurant plans on Valentine’s night thanks to our article, if not you’ve really dropped the ball! The Generator Hostel in Smithfield will be hosting a...

By Mark Keane It’s easy to get caught up in the buzz of Valentine’s Day, buying a dozen roses, chocolates, champagne, and an expensive meal out. However, Fire Restaurant and Lounge are leading the appeal to help the city centres homeless alongside Inner City Helping Homeless and the Capuchin Day Centre. Every Monday...