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By Charlotte Okonji Today, 10th of October, is National Angel Food Cake Day. This particular sweet treat, which is more of a Stateside staple than an old Irish favourite, is so-called because being made without butter means it has a light and fluffy texture, said to be reminiscent of the “food of the angels”....

By Charlotte Okonji. Orla Walsh, resident dietician on RTE’s What Are You Eating? sat down with MenuPages to discuss healthy lifestyle changes, fad diets, and how Ireland can avoid becoming the fat man of Europe. What first stirred your interest in health and nutrition? In school I loved studying the sciences. My...

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,...

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...

By Charlotte Okonji In today’s Dublin where poverty, homelessness and hunger are widespread, yet food wastage is rampant, the challenge is to inspire consumers to become more open minded and more creative when it comes to their eating habits. This is precisely what the team at Dundrum’s Airfield Estate got to grips...

  By Charlotte Okonji The Slow Food movement, which emerged in the 1980’s with the aim of preserving regional culinary traditions, promoting gastronomic pleasure and as a backlash against the proliferation of fast -food eateries, has finally begun to make its mark north of the border. Saturday the 8th of October will...

By Mark Keane It’s hard to believe that such a beautiful, picturesque place is only a short DART trip away from Dublin's city centre. With a mix of excellent bars and restaurants, to go along with stunning attractions like Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre, this area has become a must-visit for those wanting great...

By Mark Keane Baggot Street, the perfect place for a drink after watching a game of rugby or football at the Aviva. If you found yourself only visiting Baggot Street whenever the Irish team is in town, you have been missing out. The area is becoming home to a growing number of excellent cafes, restaurants and bars....

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 It’s no surprise that the rise of Dublin’s Silicon Dock has resulted in the area becoming one of Dublin’s most prominent places for great food, a perfectly made espresso, and a refreshing cocktail or craft beer. For the non-techies who don’t know their Airbnb from their Accenture, Silicon Dock refers to...