Mention to someone you’re a chef, and they’ll think you’re clever with food. Once, this meant they thought of you as a magician of flavour, an inventor of combinations. Now, it can mean something else, too – a certain thoughtfulness towards provenance, a re-found appreciation for the role of a farmer, and a consideration for […]
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The number of restaurants in Dublin is at an all time high, with new openings weekly, adding to the plethora of dining spots now available. For many diners this means only visiting a restaurant once, maybe twice, in an attempt to try them all or to keep things new and fresh. Favourites therefore emerging are […]
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.
Mike, as he likes to be called, is the type of chef whose passion for food exudes every discussion. A conversation with him is a learning curve and his cheery energy for his work is remarkable. With an appearance on The Great British Menu and the opening of M Bar and Grill in September, the […]
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 […]