The Irish Food Awards 2017 – Blas na hÉireann – took place recently in Dingle, County Kerry. Celebrating their 10th year, the awards are the biggest event of its type in the country. Dee Laffan highlights the top products and winners from this year’s awards.
Dee Laffan spoke to American chef Andy Ricker during his recent trip to Dublin for The Big Grill Festival about his love for Thai cuisine and the challenges of introducing a new cuisine to diners in Portland.
Last month saw the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe festival, an event which brings thousands of visitors to the historic city. We look at the restaurants in the city and the strengths and challenges of being in the centre of an event of this magnitude.
Dee Laffan speaks to Josh Katz, the chef behind critically-acclaimed and immensely popular restaurants: Berber & Q Grill House and Berber & Q Shawarma Bar, London.
Dee Laffan chats to Nathan Outlaw about his recent Catey award and how he balances life as a chef as well as a restaurateur.