Posts Tagged ‘Dublin’

By Mark Keane With the days being counted down to St. Patrick’s Day, Roz Purcell and The Marker Hotel on Grand Canal Square started the celebrations by turning the hotels iconic chalkboard-style building into a sea of green. The lights were officially turned on today, turning the renowned hotel into a beacon for St....

By Mark Keane Fancy trying some new tasty restaurants this weekend? Are you a kitchen gadget geek? We’ve got all your needs covered with this weeks Bite-Sized news!   New tasty restaurant Pickle on Camden Street All rights reserved No longer do you need to trek to Ananda restaurant in Dundrum Town Centre to get your...

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Harry Bookless, musician for the band Carriages, to talk about his favourite restaurants, guilty pleasure meal, and what food he just cannot stomach!    My first food memory? All rights reserved Kellogg’s Frosties are my first food memory. I remember living on them for the first...

By Mark Keane You have to admire Conor McGregor’s chutzpah, like Icarus, he flew too high only to come crashing back down to earth. When you’re knocking everybody out in 1 round and then defeating the former pound-for-pound king in 13 seconds, it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that you’re meteoric rise will...

By Mark Keane 2016 is to be a seminal year for Ireland with the celebration of “Ireland 2016”, a centenary programme to remember and reflect on 1916, as well as re-imagining our future. The St. Patrick’s Festival from 17th-20th of March is an official partner for the event, and will be showcasing all that is great...

By Mark Keane Conor McGregor, the kingpin of the UFC’s 145lb division, was set to make history on March 5th as he prepared to fight the 155lb Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an attempt to become the first dual-weight UFC champion. A recurring theme for The Notorious is the fact that his opponents have had to...

By Mark Keane Mr. T pity’s the fool that doesn’t treat his/her mother right. He put into words what exactly Mother’s Day is about. Mr. T wanted people to know there is no other, like mother, so treat her right. Always love and take care of her as you only get one. This Mother’s Day we’ve come up with a selection of...

By Mark Keane Another week another Bite Sized news!   Conor McGregor 13 Seconds Porter All rights reserved As you’re no doubt aware, Conor McGregor is fighting this weekend at UFC 196 in Las Vegas against Stockton native Nate Diaz. The fight promises to be special, filled with trash talking and non-stop action. For UFC...

By Mark Keane Georgina O’Neill has always had a variety of pets in her life from a very young age. She loves animals, but has always found herself drawn to cats, finding them full of character. If asked, she would no doubt say a cat is her spirit animal, that’s how deep her affinity and affection for them goes. They...

Mussels cooked in chilli, garlic, tomato & white wine Ingredients 1 kg of Mussels 1 Chilli (seeds removed) 2 Cloves of Garlic 1 Medium Onion 300g Chopped Tomatoes (tinned are fine to use) 1 Teaspoon of chopped tarragon 1 Teaspoon chopped thyme 1 Teaspoon of smoked paprika 1 Teaspoon of sugar 1 Teaspoon sherry...