Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

By Manon Gustave For all beer lovers, The Porterhouse Brewing Company is a staple favourite offering a large range of beers made in the same factory. Here, no Carlsberg, Guinness or Heineken, all the products are signed “Porterhouse”, which has been the crowning success of the brand. However, it would be a mistake to...

By Mark Keane Those looking for must have kitchen gadgets for this Christmas, should look no further. We have compiled a list for those in need of some Christmas shopping inspiration. 1. Polyscience smoking gun For those who would like to add a bit of style when cooking at home, the Polyscience smoking gun, costing 70...

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 Mark Keane From the former premises of the Yes Equality Dun Laoghaire headquarters, comes an aspiring new cafe serving organic and fair-trade coffee, called Curious Monkey Coffee Co. It’s the brainchild of Evan and Carai, two food loving baristas who felt George’s Street in Dun Laoghaire could do with some of...

“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...

My first food memory? I remember very vividly eating porridge every morning for essentially my entire childhood. EVERY morning… I must have enjoyed it because it was my first word after the usual “mama” and “dada.” I probably rebelled at some point but I enjoy a trip down memory lane with a bowl of Flahavans from...

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...

By Manon Gustave South Circular Road has always been a very active and attractive area for those who are looking for cosy and charming houses with a dynamic neighborhood. It is why Barry Fitzgerald and his girlfriend Claremarie Thomas decided to established their bistro soberly titled Bastible, on Leonard’s corner. All...