Posts Tagged ‘Passion for food’

By Mark Keane Ranelagh has a bit of everything going for it these days. From gastropubs to fine dining all the way to sushi, there is something for everybody no matter what day of the week you visit.     An Bhialann Everybody loves a bit of surf and turf, it’s a pretty harmonious combination, especially when you’re...

Our friends at Fade St Social are giving you the chance to WIN a €100 gift voucher by answering the easy question below. Fade Street Social is an ambitious project incorporating two restaurants under one roof; The Gastro Bar and The Restaurant, along with a relaxed Winter Garden and Cocktail Bar. Fade Street Social...

By Des Doyle We’ve compiled a list of the women who are at the forefront of Ireland’s culinary scene.   Aoife Barker Head Chef at L’ Gueuleton All rights reserved L’Gueuleton on Fade Street has been serving up classic French bistro food since opening its doors in October 2004. Head Chef Aoife Barker has long been amazing...

By Mark Keane and Manon Gustave Pedro Ferraz, the Head Chef of Wigwam on Abbey Street, sat down with MenuPages to discuss setting up a restaurant in Twisted Pepper’s former home, South American style, and why we should all be eating delicious chicken hearts!   Wigwam has been open for a few months now, how have you...

By Mark Keane Fancy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in true Irish style, then you need to pay a visit to The Irish Beer and Whiskey Village in the RDS. Its doors open at Wednesday 5pm and close on Saturday at 11:30pm, giving the hordes of overseas visitors a chance to partake in the best of Irish beer, distilling, cider...

By Mark Keane Ragnar Lothbrok returns with his fellow Vikings tonight on RTE2. Scandinavian cuisine has been strongly influencing world cuisine for the past few years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Everybody’s heard of Noma, known for pushing boundaries with dishes like raw squid with kelp and raw...

By Mark Keane How would you feel if your daily meals consisted of bacon squares with freeze dried scrambled eggs, rehydratable mac ’n’ cheese, and rehydratable chocolate pudding? This isn’t the menu of some new restaurant faffing around with molecular cuisine, but what astronauts have had to eat from the Apolla era to...

By Mark Keane What exactly is the fate of Jon Snow? We are getting one step closer to finding out. Earlier this week HBO launched a teaser trailer for the upcoming season 6 of Game of Thrones, and unlike Kim Kardashian, it’s likely to break the internet! The sheer excitement and epic feel from 100 seconds of footage...

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 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...