The Menu: The new eating out - How our restaurants will look post-lockdown

The Menu: The new eating out - How our restaurants will look post-lockdown

Those business that serve food on their premises to seated customers, mostly restaurants and cafes, are now wrestling with the conundrum of re-opening a month from ...

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Joe McNamee's Menu: Serving up the latest food news

Joe McNamee's Menu: Serving up the latest food news

There have been many mixed blessings during lockdown for the small and medium-sized producers of finest Irish fare and while many suddenly found their route to market ...

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Darina Allen: How to grown your own veg, use leftovers and live sustainably

Darina Allen: How to grown your own veg, use leftovers and live sustainably

From growing your own, to cooking with leftovers, Darina Allen has been advocating a sustainable approach to food for decades now. We are finally listening, writes ...

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The Menu: care packages, fresh bread and Turkish dining

The Menu: care packages, fresh bread and Turkish dining

Two of the doughtiest women in Irish food, sisters Hannah and Rachel Dare, of the very splendid Organico shop, cafe, bakery and health food store, in Bantry, have ...

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The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

Serving up the latest food news

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The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu is delighted to continue to bring glad tidings of innovations from the Irish food world as businesses seek alternative routes to market during these challenging ...

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The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

For the duration of the Covid-19 crisis, The Menu continues to offer his weekly column as a community bulletin board for the Irish food world.

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The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu: A bulletin board for Irish foodies

For the duration of the Covid-19 crisis, The Menu’s weekly column is a community bulletin board for the Irish food world.

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Documentary explores the magic of mushrooms

Documentary explores the magic of mushrooms

With documentary film ‘Fantastic Fungi’ set to take the world by storm, Joe McNamee looks at the fabulous world of mushrooms

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The Menu: Everybody needs good neighbourfood

The Menu: Everybody needs good neighbourfood

For the duration of the Covid-19 crisis, The Menu continues to bring you details of all the wonderfully innovative efforts ongoing in the Irish food world

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The Menu: a bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu: a bulletin board for Irish foodies

The Menu continues to offer his weekly column as an Irish food community bulletin board to, where possible, enable the evolution of alternative safe-selling business ...

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NeighbourFood: Cork's Rocketman bringing virtual farmer’s markets to consumers

NeighbourFood: Cork's Rocketman bringing virtual farmer’s markets to consumers

These are extraordinary times for us all and the first to experience the dimming of the light has been the magnificent Irish hospitality sector, where thousands ...

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The Menu: Feed the Heroes; Support local producers

The Menu: Feed the Heroes; Support local producers

The Menu takes huge solace in the truly inspirational response of the Irish food world and the Irish public at large, all rallying to support one another.

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Restuarant Review: This Crosshaven old flame still flickers

Restuarant Review: This Crosshaven old flame still flickers

In another life, decades ago, I was very partial to Cronin’s for it is a pretty special pub, uniquely Irish yet possessed of an intriguing otherness.

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A taste of tradition: JP McMahon's food bible

A taste of tradition: JP McMahon's food bible

Head chef at Michelin-starred Aniar, JP McMahon’s new cookbook is a celebration — and a historical dispatch — of Irish food, writes Joe McNamee.

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The Menu: Serving up the latest food news

The Menu: Serving up the latest food news

Joe McNamee shares some upcoming food events

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Keeping it in the family: Meet four sets of sisters making waves in the food industry

Keeping it in the family: Meet four sets of sisters making waves in the food industry

Joe McNamee meets the women making waves in the male-dominated food industry — who also just so happen to be sisters.

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The Menu: Culinary revolution as students take over

The Menu: Culinary revolution as students take over

One of The Menu’s great comrades, the wonderful Waterford chef-turned-teacher Michael Quinn, is taking his charges, final-year BA (Hons) culinary arts students ...

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Restaurant review: A taste of the future

Restaurant review: A taste of the future

Joe McNamee travels to Tipp for lunch at an old favourite, reimagined

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The Menu: Quick nibbles; International Women's Day; The People's Choice

The Menu: Quick nibbles; International Women's Day; The People's Choice

This week's food news with Joe McNammee.

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The Menu: Serving up the latest food news

The Menu: Serving up the latest food news

Congrats to winners at the recent Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards.

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Restaurant Review: Waterford gem with a lot of heart and sole

Restaurant Review: Waterford gem with a lot of heart and sole

And Chips, Unit 3 Castle House, Davitts Quay, Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

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The Menu: serving up the latest food news

The Menu: serving up the latest food news

Galway’s ever-splendid Kai restaurant and cafe returns with its Cookbook Club (February 25), this time focussing on London restaurant Dishoom’s From ...

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Total gridlock: US and Irish holidaymakers crossing the Atlantic to see how the other half lives

Total gridlock: US and Irish holidaymakers crossing the Atlantic to see how the other half lives

Joe McNamee talks to industry leaders about the steady rise in US-Irish tourism

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The Menu: Love is on the menu this Valentine's Day

The Menu: Love is on the menu this Valentine's Day

Serving up the latest food news.

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The Menu: Upcoming food highlights

The Menu: Upcoming food highlights

Food news with Joe McNamee

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Restaurant review: The Thatch and Thyme, Kildorrery, Co Cork

Restaurant review: The Thatch and Thyme, Kildorrery, Co Cork

Lower the volume on regular crawthumping lipservice emanating from much of the body politic to instead focus on specific actions and strategies of real substance ...

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The Menu: Upcoming food highlights include exclusive sake dinner and a cooking competition

The Menu: Upcoming food highlights include exclusive sake dinner and a cooking competition

Having adopted a ‘low profile’ for the month of January, The Menu will be kicking out the jams in fine fashion at what promises to be one of the culinary ...

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Restaurant Review: The Bookshelf at the Elysian

Restaurant Review: The Bookshelf at the Elysian

IT is a bleak, grey December morning when we arrive at Bookshelf at The Elysian (BATE), in a ground-floor corner of the Celtic Tiger Elysian Tower, but plentiful ...

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The Menu with Joe McNamee

The Menu with Joe McNamee

Once again, Mystic Menu delivers the ‘All-Menu-nac’, predicting the year ahead in food.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

Welcome to Part I of The Munchies 2019, in which The Menu salutes some of the heroes and achievements of 2019. (Next week, Part II.)

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Restaurant Review: Goldie in Cork city's Oliver Plunkett Street

Restaurant Review: Goldie in Cork city's Oliver Plunkett Street

Ironically, as the world’s oceans increasingly bear the brunt of our environmental rampaging, seafood grows ever more popular and current trend du jour, ‘seacuterie’,nose-to-tail ...

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Behind the scenes at Bastion, Kinsale’s Michelin star attraction

Behind the scenes at Bastion, Kinsale’s Michelin star attraction

Joe McNamee visits Paul McDonald and Helen Noonan at Bastion, as they enjoy their first Christmas with a Michelin star

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Making the perfect hamper full of the very best local produce

Making the perfect hamper full of the very best local produce

Looking to give the gift of food this year?

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Want to give local this Christmas? Joe McNamee rounds up the the country's very best food produce

Want to give local this Christmas? Joe McNamee rounds up the the country's very best food produce

Sating the festive appetite is what Christmas is all about, here Joe McNamee takes us through the best culinary delights that are produced right here on our doorstep. ...

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Restaurant review: St Francis Provisions in Cork 'is a little cracker'

Restaurant review: St Francis Provisions in Cork 'is a little cracker'

Joe McNamee's latest food find in Cork.

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Restaurant review: Gregan's Castle Hotel, Ballyvaughan

Restaurant review: Gregan's Castle Hotel, Ballyvaughan

€79 per person for the tasting menu (drinks, wine, etc not included).

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

On foot of the huge success of the inaugural Eatyard Wine & Cheese Festival last summer, Eatyard’s Winter Wine & Cheese Festival, kicks off this weekend.

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

All your food news.

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Restaurant review: Cork's Pigalle right on the mark

Restaurant review: Cork's Pigalle right on the mark

The rebirth of ‘Barracka’, or Barrack St, as a local hospitality hotspot on the narrow, vertiginous, cobble-stoned street began with the late, lamented ...

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

Some time back, The Menu eagerly took delivery of what purported to be a definitive tome on vegan cuisine from one of the world’s premier cookbook publishers. ...

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Restaurant Review: Land to Sea, Dingle

Restaurant Review: Land to Sea, Dingle

Go pack your bib and tucker

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The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu: Food news with Joe McNamee

The Menu is very much looking forward to the mingling with the 10,000 or so expected at Cork City Hall for the 2019 Cork and Kerry Food Market (November 1-2), a ...

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The Menu's Made in Munster four course dinner - One from each county

The Menu's Made in Munster four course dinner - One from each county

In honour of our Made in Munster special edition, Joe McNamee creates a four-course meal showcasing the best produce from the province. And there’s a lot to ...

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The Menu: All the food news of the week

The Menu: All the food news of the week

Food news with Joe McNamee.

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Restaurant Review: Mallarkey, Killarney

Restaurant Review: Mallarkey, Killarney

Though the Killarney tourism sector has been at it for the bones of 150 years or more, operating with an innate skill and efficiency that is compelling to observe, ...

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Say cheese, as food producers gather for food Oscars

Say cheese, as food producers gather for food Oscars

A family-run business that mixes the traditional with the ultra-modern has been crowned champion at this year’s food Oscars.

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Restaurant Review: Green Room Cafe

Restaurant Review: Green Room Cafe

I IMAGINED I knew something of west Limerick — that tourist honeypot, Adare, and its two great restaurants, The Oak Room at Adare Manor and Adare 1826; the ...

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