Posts Tagged ‘Dublin’

We had the pleasure of of recently sitting down with Brendan Sheehan, star of ‘Shoebox Memories’ an Irish film produced by Plain Sailing Films and one of only ten films being shown at this year’s 10th Dingle Film Festival. My first food memory? One of my first food memories is my grandmothers cooking on the farm where...

By Mark Keane The Oscars return this Sunday but sadly it’s another year mired in controversy as black actors are once again snubbed for nominations. If you’re going to join the likes of Spike Lee, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith by snubbing the event, then you won’t see host Chris Rock lambasting The Academy and its...

By Mark Keane Another week of a bizarre Bite Size news!   Look gorgeous while supporting an important cause All rights reserved Although Father Ted only lasted for 3 seasons, it became a part of the Irish lexicon. Everybody loves it, and still 20 years later people will be glued to the TV watching it with a cup of tea...

By Mark Keane With Ireland celebrating the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, Jameson has plans to make this year’s St. Patrick’s Day truly special. They will be launching their #BeOriginal campaign and to mark the launch they will be unveiling a limited edition bottle of Jameson with the artwork done by renowned...

Words by Mark Keane / Photos by Manon Gustave We sat down with Galway Bay Brewery Operations Manager Andy Byrne to discuss the opening of their new bar Beer Traders in Dun Laoghaire, the launch of their 10% Teeling Whiskey barrel aged Imperial Stout on March 3rd in The Gasworks, and the breweries future.   What made...

By Mark Keane The Paleo Diet, otherwise known as the Caveman or Stone Age diet, is based on what our ancestors used to eat way back when. It tries to keep things as simple as possible by eating meat, fish, vegetables, nuts and seeds while avoiding processed foods, legumes, and grains. It also incorporates principles...

By Mark Keane Shane Bonner, founder of Newmarket Kitchen, met with us recently to discuss his one stop shop for food businesses, and how to turn your innovative food idea into a successful business.    Why did you think Newmarket Kitchen could work, was there a particular moment or experience that made you realise...

By Mark Keane Another week of a bizarre Bite Size news!   Bad Bobs crazy hot wings All rights reserved Bad Bobs in Temple Bar have spiced up their food menu by adding chicken wings served with a Devil’s Blood hot sauce. The chilli extract weighs in at a hefty 800,000 Scoville units, and is so hot that the Chef needs to...

By Mark Keane “Make mine a Rumbera please”, that’s what Will Lynch, Head Bartender of The Exchequer Dublin is hoping people will start saying should he win the Bacardi Legacy competition. He is currently competing against 2 other Irish representatives for a spot in the finals of the cocktail world’s biggest...

By Mark Keane From gourmet hot dogs to fermented skate, here’ your Bite-size news of the week!   Valentine’s Day market fair All rights reserved You no doubt have restaurant plans on Valentine’s night thanks to our article, if not you’ve really dropped the ball! The Generator Hostel in Smithfield will be hosting a...