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By Mark Keane Charlemont Place is welcoming a brand new addition to its neighbourhood, with The Charlemont Bar and Bistro, located inside the Hilton Hotel. However, it will stand alone from the hotel, offering guests and non-guests a separate bar and bistro experience. There will also be the option of dining on an...

By Mark Keane The former home of Twisted Pepper, has undergone a new stylish renovation and has reopened as Wigwam. It is the brainchild of the people responsible for The Bernard Shaw, and last summers Big Grill Festival in Herbert Park. There will still be favourites like The Boxcutter Barbershop and Vice Coffee, but...

By Mark Keane Dame Street was the home to a massive food change and a sprinkling of magic on Thursday afternoon. Abrakebabra, along with world renowned illusionist, brain hacker and new celebrity ambassador Keith Barry, showcased a brand new direction with their food. Although Keith Barry is used to astounding guests...

By Manon Gustave Here’s our second edition of Bite-sized news! And with Christmas nearly upon us this week wasn’t a quiet affair. Fortunately, Menupages is here to pick some highlights you may have missed…  KNORR is looking for its new Top Student Chef Picture: Maura Hickey. Knorr will no longer be synonymous with Marco...

By Manon Gustave Guinness opened to the public today its first experimental Brewery called “Open Gate Brewery”. Professionals will reveal a selection of new Guinness beers from around the World, organise tasting of the great classics of the brand, and add a few comments and some advice too… An interesting programme that...

“To help you understand more about Le Petit Breton I will explain my own background. I was born and grew up in Brittany, France. My father was a chef & restaurateur and my mother grew all the fresh vegetables for the restaurant in the garden of our family home, in a sleepy fishing village in Finistère (‘end of the...

By Manon Gustave These last weeks were full of events and twists. That’s why we decided to recap a few news stories that may have passed you by! Here is our Crisp news to take away:  A new recipe for a Cadbury’s chocolate bar of 90 years old The famous sweets brand decided to change its famous Fruit & Nuts’...

By Ernie Whalley Pacino’s, 18 Suffolk St, Dublin 2 “We spend 119.00, including wine and cocktails. It would have been reasonable value had my main and dessert been up to snuff.  I don’t want to be too disparaging though.  The electric athmosphere alone makes Pacino’s an enjoyable place to dine.  But there’s a...

By Manon Gustave Avoca is a paradise for food lovers, people looking for an original present or simply to offer themselves a tiny pleasure. A prosperity that just caught the attention of bigger company, seeing in Avoca a real potential and a necessity to expand it. The winner is Aramark, an american firm that employ...