6 May 2020

Life in lockdown continues, and while it won’t change what we celebrate, it has changed how we do it. We suggest it’s time to swap your slippers for your second most comfy pair of footwear, wash your hair properly (not just the front so it looks passable on work Zoom c...

*Updated - 6th May '20*

The last few weeks can only be described as a roller-coaster, especially when it comes to the hospitality industry. One minute somewhere's open, then they're closed. Then they're doing takeaway, then they feel forced into stopping because of some...

6 May 2020

*Updated - 6th May '20*

It's been the strangest few weeks most of us have ever known. We've watched the restaurants we love evaporate, the majority of hospitality staff in the city (and country) let go, and chances are you yourself have been affected whatever industry y...

We're all aware of the importance of decent coffee, and one of the most challenging factors of the Covid crisis has been trying to fill the gap that has been left by the closure of our favourite coffee shops. However, slowly but surely there does appear to be some ligh...

6 May 2020

While things aren’t back to normal yet (and won’t be for a looong time), the easing of certain social-distancing restrictions this week mean that some of us will have more access to the places we love and miss. Here are five things we want to eat this week to make life...

11 Apr 2020

Allta, Niall Davidson's city centre wine bar and restaurant, barely had four months of trading pre-lockdown, but the buzz was showing no sign of slowing down, so we're sure a lot of people will be very excited to hear that from midday today you can order an 'Allta box'...

8 Apr 2020

One of the few things that's made us optimistic in the middle of Ireland’s COVID-19 crisis is seeing the ingenuity and adaptability from so many restaurants, producers and suppliers. While we know it’s not possible for everyone to turn themselves into an artisan Amazon...

8 Apr 2020

There was some dismay last week with the release of what appeared to be a government statement announcing that alcohol was to be banned for the foreseeable in an effort to preserve our covidly-challenged immune systems. Luckily it turned out to be an April fools gag an...

8 Apr 2020

You can take the chef out of the kitchen, but you can fully expect them to start a #covidcooking series on Instagram, where you will be notified every 10 minutes that someone else is "going live". You may or may not be into this, but either way we've picked some of the...

10 Mar 2020

Another week, another opening, and they seem to be getting more inventive by the month. Here's what's appeared over the last few weeks...

Kakilang


Dublin has a new place for bubble tea and it's already out the door. Kakilang has opened on Batchelor's Walk serving Taiwan...

10 Mar 2020

Not even the Coronavirus can slow down Dublin openings, and these are three we're particularly looking forward to visiting once the doors are open.

Fasta Pasta

As if getting one pasta bar where every dish is under a tenner wasn't exciting enough, now there's another one...

10 Mar 2020

There’s nothing to be alarmed about. Everything is perfectly fine and there’s zero happening in the world that should make you feel in any way anxious or scared, no sirree. But on the off chance you are feeling a little delicate and in need of some comfort, cookies mak...

10 Mar 2020

For a while there we almost thought Sunday Roasts were going to be the new Brunch but nope, the weekend staple reigns supreme in Dublin. In the 11 months since we created our original 'Ultimate Guide to Brunch', a lot has changed - new openings, new menus, and new oppo...

10 Mar 2020

As part of our research in to where to eat the best pancakes on Pancake Tuesday, I took one for the team and headed to Laine My Love for their salted caramel and Nutella special. They were really good, and the only problem is having to wait a year for the next opportun...

10 Mar 2020

Residential tenants aren't the only ones being affected by the soaring prices in Dublin, budding restaurateurs are also having a tough time finding an affordable forever home. Enter, the pop-up, the obvious choice for the commercially savvy restaurateur looking to ease...

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