A spice as frequently-used as black pepper is proof of how successful spices can become. This subtle spice accompanies salt in almost every meal and adorns every dining table around the world. However, there was a time when black pepper was to most people what asafoetida is now – a new discovery. Funnily enough, both have […]
There has been a noticeable change in restaurant reservation times in recent years. Dee Laffan chats to Denise McBrien, General Manager of Old Street Restaurant in Malahide, County Dublin about this dining pattern and the reasons behind earlier dining hours.
Out with the old and in with the new, writes Dee Laffan, as we take a look at what’s on the hot, and not, list in Ireland in 2018.
Dee Laffan reflects on the restaurant and foodie highlights from across the year in Dublin. There is no doubt that the restaurant scene in Dublin continued to see a lot of growth in 2017 and there were certainly the tourist numbers to support it during the summer season with Ireland becoming a premier tourist destination. […]
It’s inevitable at this time of year to reflect on the past 12 months, to re-evaluate ideas and create new ambitions. It’s time for New Year resolutions. With their fingers on the pulse, chefs are our food trendsetters, but what are they looking at achieving themselves in 2018? By Dee Laffan.