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Are you a bit of a Culture Vulture? Would your friends describe you as a Boozehound? Are you, to quote Duran Duran, “Hungry like the Wolf”? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you can’t afford to miss Culture Night, which is back again tonight, Friday the 16th. After a succession of phenomenally...

By Mark Keane How would you feel if your daily meals consisted of bacon squares with freeze dried scrambled eggs, rehydratable mac ’n’ cheese, and rehydratable chocolate pudding? This isn’t the menu of some new restaurant faffing around with molecular cuisine, but what astronauts have had to eat from the Apolla era to...

By Mark Keane You have to admire Conor McGregor’s chutzpah, like Icarus, he flew too high only to come crashing back down to earth. When you’re knocking everybody out in 1 round and then defeating the former pound-for-pound king in 13 seconds, it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that you’re meteoric rise will...

By Mark Keane For their 100th anniversary Cadbury decided to do something special, something really special, and rather odd. They wanted to keep up with the foodie trends of the past year and release flavours that would reflect how they have kept their finger on the food world pulse. As a result, all you health nuts...

By Mark Keane Christian Bale, star of the Batman movies, and known for his willingness to lose and gain weight for film roles, has turned down the role of Enzo Ferrari in Michael Mann’s biopic after feeling he couldn’t gain the required weight in a healthy way before filming began. Bale, having previously suffered for...

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...

By Mark Keane When you think of Christmas time, you think of Santa, reindeer, roast turkey, presents, and of course chocolate, lots of chocolate. The original purveyors of happiness, Butlers Chocolate, have all your chocolate needs covered this Christmas. It’s easy to get lost in dreams of cocoa beans, Bailey’s...

By Manon Gustave November is a month of innovation at The Meeting House Dublin, as they launch a unique new Burmese Brunch and add some exciting new plates to their evening menu. Burmese Brunch is set to launch with a bang at The Meeting House. The new menu will include brunch classics with a twist, such as smoked...

  By Ernie Whalley  Renvyle House Hotel ‘Tim O’Sullivan’s food is mega-tasty and his presentation is tidy, although he is not of the “paintings on plates” school.  Produce wherever possible is sourced locally and suppliers credited on the menu’.    4/5 By Katy McGuinness Loam ‘Fine dining is a horribly...