Posts Tagged ‘Bon appétit’

By Charlotte Okonji. Bon Appetit, the first of Oliver Dunne’s acclaimed trio of restaurants, recently launched their new Tapas and Cocktail menu just in time for the party season, and I was lucky enough to sample a taste on what’s offer… Located in a classically beautiful Georgian Townhouse in Malahide, Bon Appetit...

Roast Fillet of Clare Island Salmon, Poached Organic Hens Egg, Spring Pea and Citrus Cured Salmon Broth, Colcannon Gnocchi Ingredients Gnocchi 700g Dry Mashed Potatoes 150g Flour ½ tsp Salt 1 Small Beaten Egg 2 Spring Onions 100g Shredded Cooked Cabbage Sauce 400ml Fish Stock 50g Butter 50nl Cream Juice of Half a...

By Katy McGuinness Las Tapas de Lola “We all understand the economic factors that require restaurants to get the most out of their tables, but that has to be balanced with the need to convey a sense of hospitality. In any event, it did not make for much of a welcome, despite the complimentary inch each of tinto...

“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 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...

From being the youngest ever Irish chef to earn a Michelin star (and hand it back!) to improving hospital food, or even making world headlines with his spat with a restaurant critic, Oliver Dunne is not one to shy away from controversy.  Here’s some facts you probably didn’t know about the man behind two of...

 By Lynn Kuehner Thursday, 22nd October, is World Tapas Day! That should not only be celebrated in Spain, where the little delights comes from, but also in Ireland. No matter if you prefer simple, cold tapas such as olives, Allioli and cheese or warm and rather special versions such as Chorizo al vino or Empanadillas...

By Ciara Warnock With a picturesque marina, a charming village and it’s very own fairy tale castle, Malahide is a very special place indeed. Throw in an array of charming restaurants and the residents of this suburban bijoux paradise appear to have it all.    To many, Malahide is best known as the home to the...