Wine: Henri de Richemer Marselan, Cotes de Thau, France; €12.99-€13.99

THE sad news of the death of Paddy Keogh of Wines Direct was announced recently and this column would ...

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Restaurant Review: De Ville’s, Dalkey, Co Dublin

WHEN chef Keith McNally opened his restaurant, Pastis, in New York’s rundown Meatpacking area ...

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One list, five meals: Harvest Fruit Salad

2 tbs of olive oil
½ tbsp of white wine vinegar
1 clove of garlic, crushed

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One list, five meals

Buy everything on our shopping list and you have all you need to create five meals. Want ...

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The menu

Food news with Joe McNamee.

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Beer of the week

Red Mist Curiously Red Ale, 4.2% ABV, 500ml — €3.29-3.69

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Weekend food

Back to school is a busy and expensive time for so many families around the country and now ...

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Wine: Picpoul de Pinet 2013, Languedoc — €10 (was €12)

SEPTEMBER has become wine sale season it seems. Last week I wrote about the Lidl French wine ...

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Raise a glass to craft beer

To mark the Irish Craft Beer Festival this weekend, Joe McNamee gets a taste of the local brewing ...

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Restaurant review: Room with a sea view at the Seafood restaurant, Ballycotton

Pier 26 Seafood Restaurant, Ballycotton, Co Cork, 
tel: 021-2061449

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Wine: Chateau Moulin de Citran 2008, Haut-Medoc — €14.99

EVERYONE begins their love affair with fine wine somewhere, I was unlucky enough to have mine start ...

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Restaurant Review: The Snail Box, Ashbourne, Co Meath

THE first things you notice are the baseball caps. 

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Taste of West Cork Food Festival to serve up treats

Time once more for A Taste of West Cork Food Festival (September 5 to 14), celebrating the produce ...

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Pork Ribs with Sweet Potatoes Wedges

Serves 4 
2.5 kg of meaty pork ribs 
a dash of rapeseed oil 

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Honey Carrageen Mousse with Wild Sorrel Juice

THE hottest restaurant ticket this summer wasn’t in Dublin, Cork or even Galway. 

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Katie Sanderson and Jasper O'Connor in front of the converted boat shed used for the 'Dillisk project', a series of dinners held in a converted boat shed in Aughrusbeg, close to Cleggan, Connemara, Galway

Restaurant trends and 'food democracy' have changed the way we dine

From food tourism — holidays that are all about the restaurants — to annual pilgrimages to ...

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Compote of Blackberry and Apples with Sweet Geranium Leaves

WOW, there’s going to be the biggest crop of blackberries this year, so I am gearing myself ...

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Wine: Pontebello Pinot Grigio, Australia — €7.99

BRACE yourselves, the rumours keep coming that wine is going to go up another 50c in the Budget. 

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Dining room at Max's, Kinsale. The restaurant justifies the witticism: "There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction."

Restaurant Review: Max’s, Kinsale, Co Cork

WHEN the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali paraded his pet lobster along the Rue de Rivoli in Paris he ...

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Return to the learning season

Even The Menu himself, a past master of the art of total denial, is clearing last year’s stale ...

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