Dee Laffan reports from the final of the 2017 Euro-Toques Young Chef of the Year. Seen as the most competitive culinary competition in Ireland for young chefs, the Euro-Toques Ireland Young Chef of the Year, presented by La Rousse Foods, is a highly sought after accolade to take home. Open to professional chefs under the age […]
Slow Food Dublin’s inaugural food festival, Slow in the City, took place recently in one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods – The Liberties. Dee Laffan reports on the highlights from the festival and the ethos at the heart of it.
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.