Eat & Drink

Clontarf’s Vikings Steakhouse have just announced the launch of their exciting new dining concept, and it’s a one-way ticket to a meat lover’s paradise. The Viking Meat Feast is a carnivore’s dream, in which parties of 12 – 18 will feast on more meat than the average Norseman could shake his spear at: think thick and...

From the 18th– 20th November, over 20,000 food and drink lovers will have the chance to sample some of Irelands finest artisan produce, at Bite 2016. Bite 2016, the 2nd annual food and drink fair, will see some of Irelands most renowned artisan food and drink producers showcasing their wares at the RDS later this...

By Charlotte Okonji Rustic Stone, the Georges Street restaurant which manages to make healthy, nutritious food as visually appealing as it is mouth-wateringly delicious, is also the site of Bar Rustic: Dublin’s newest late night lounge bar, serving classy cocktails with a side of live music.  Last night, the...

Drop Dead Twice, the Francis Street venue which recently introduced the BYOC (Bring Your Own Cocktail) concept to Dublin, are about to up their game with the launch of their Drop Dead Brunch this November.   Although they threw open their doors just 2 weeks ago, Drop Dead Twice is fast becoming the hottest ticket in...

The Zombie Apocalyse has reached Dublin, and it’s terrifyingly tasty.  The Exchequer D2 and Wine Bar have created a cocktail that could even tempt the undead away from feasting on “braaains” this Halloween. Available for a limited time only, “The Zombie Apocalyse” includes a 4 rum blend, maraschino liqueur, absinthe...

To celebrate the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl, Platform 61 will be hosting a brunch in honour of the Welsh born author, in the intimate surroundings of one of Dublin’s best kept secrets. Saturday 5th of November will see the South William street restaurant mark the famed author’s birthday with a brunch inspired by...

By Charlotte Okonji Last Wednesday, 28th of September, saw Guinness’s Open Gate Brewery throw open its doors to announce a 2-day celebration in honour of Oktoberfest. I was lucky enough to be there to get taste of what’s on offer. Located on Thomas Street, the Open Gate Brewery opened last year to rave reviews,...

Discover that there’s more to the Burren than just rocks and school trips at the 2016 Burren Food Fayre. The October bank holiday weekend will see the 5th annual Burren Food Fayre, set against the stunning backdrop of the County Clare countryside, showcasing the culinary heritage of the region. Long renowned for its...

  Have you been staring in confusion at the hordes of youngsters in Lederhosen who seem to have descended on our fair city in recent days? Before you put it down to the latest incarnation of the hipster, let me remind you that the greatest festival known to humanity, Oktoberfest, the organised worship of beer and...

Do you know your Disco from your Doo-Wop? How about your Rap from your Ragtime? Or do you think that Bluegrass is interchangeable with lemongrass? Either way, if you want to explore the musical peaks and valleys of the good ‘ol US of A, then Leeson Streets East Side Tavern is just the place to do that. Starting...