Restaurants have always been fixated with wine. Perhaps they should be. There’s a healthy mark-up, almost everyone appreciates it, and it provides a comfortable match with food. But here’s the thing – increasingly, people don’t want comfortable. They want something unique.
‘The industry is on its knees, really.’ If you’re more used to his infectious smile and genial persona, as often broadcast on the BAFTA award-winning Channel 4 show First Dates, the ominousness in Fred Sirieix’s words is even more perturbing.
The summer months are almost here and that means it’s time for cocktails on outdoor patios. Guests at bars and restaurants are looking for drinks that are refreshing and feature summer fruits or other seasonal items. Harry Nikolaou, bar manager at GNH Bar and Plum + Spilt Milk in London is responsible for ensuring that […]
One of the latest additions to OpenTable Dublin is Piglet Wine Bar in Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Piglet was born in June 2016 in the location where La Dolce Vita, an Italian trattoria, previously resided. Cow’s Lane is a great location, tucked away from the more bustling streets of Temple Bar, with jewelers, […]
Nothing says spring like bright, beautiful flowers topping a plated dish. With Easter on the horizon, there’s no better time to incorporate edible flowers into a special menu to surprise and delight eyes and palates alike. Moira Kuhn owns Marin Roots Farm with her husband Jesse in Marin County, California with a single vision in […]