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.
‘We’re so involved in the provenance and all aspects of the food we produce,’ says Alphabeta co-founder Simon Anderson. ‘We breed our own pigs, churn our own butter, bake our own bread – we thought it was a nice way of finishing off the whole process.’
When it comes to managing a successful restaurant one of the most important numbers to know is food cost. Any restaurateur worth their salt knows their food cost percentage and how to keep it in check while running a restaurant. David Domzalski, who works with Bar Metrix, a consulting firm with offices in the UK, […]
Simon Lamont is a man whose passion for food, in particular oysters, is causing quite a stir in the UK and Ireland. Dee Laffan speaks to the Dublin-born chef and entrepreneur about his latest projects in London, Irish oysters and what all the fuss is about?