Eat & Drink

The Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is back for another round of food and drink, street performances and great music in the heart of Dublin’s historic foodie district.   The second annual Smithfield & Stoneybatter Food In the City Festival is set to take place on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday...

  North of the border, Armagh is the only place to be from the 5th to the 9th of October when Northern Ireland’s only food and cider festival returns for its second year. Sound promising? Then read on….   Fun fact of the day: it takes approximately 9 kg of apples to make 5 litres of cider. Given the amount of cider...

By Charlotte Okonji The success of the recent celebration of all things veggie at Dublin’s VegFest, shows that not only are more and more people embracing a vegan lifestyle, but that choosing the veggie path doesn’t have to mean a strict diet of watercress and boiled spuds. Confirmed vegans, the newly converted, and...

  Fancy a dining experience like no other? From the 6th to the 13th November, The National Council for the Blind and the Restaurants Association of Ireland will play host to an estimated 8,000 blindfolded diners in more than 200 restaurants across the country. With all funds raised going to the NCB, this promises to...

Irish soccer legends Phil Babb and Jason McAteer cut the ribbon and welcomed guests in to Dublin’s newest interactive sports bar, with General Manager Patrick Kenny. By Charlotte Okonji Temple Bar’s old reliable Buskers is back with a unique new look: sophisticated man cave, taking the Boys Night Out from sloppy to...

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 Ranelagh has a bit of everything going for it these days. From gastropubs to fine dining all the way to sushi, there is something for everybody no matter what day of the week you visit.     An Bhialann Everybody loves a bit of surf and turf, it’s a pretty harmonious combination, especially when you’re...

 By Mark Keane Gorse flowers, rowanberries and hawthorn, chances are you wont be familiar with these ingredients unless you really love foraging. However, that is set to change with the official launch of Dingle Distillery’s Four Seasons Gin. Undoubtedly, gin is currently going through a renaissance. More and more...

By Des Doyle We’ve compiled a list of the women who are at the forefront of Ireland’s culinary scene.   Aoife Barker Head Chef at L’ Gueuleton All rights reserved L’Gueuleton on Fade Street has been serving up classic French bistro food since opening its doors in October 2004. Head Chef Aoife Barker has long been amazing...

By Mark Keane The fine folks at Teeling Whiskey Distillery have something special planned for March 19th to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day. They will be hosting an even bigger version of their previous and hugely successful Christmas craft fair. It will showcase the best and brightest Irish artisan producers,...