This week's must do, see and buy

Elbow Lane is open just over a year and from the day they opened, they’ve sold their Smoke House sauce at the door. 

Add a kick to chicken and make it a marinade or use it as a dip or relish.

It’ll transform a dish in an instant. Now, at long last, it’s on sale outside the restaurant - from November 23, it will be in 10 Supervalu stores in Cork, yours for just €3.50. One for the supermarket basket.



Our little love affair with Bobbi Brown’s art sticks has been written about on these pages before, all tangy oranges and hot or dusty pinks. Now though comes the one we are most excited about: The Nude. 

Perfect for daywear, or lay on the layers for night time depth, it’s a rich matte look for the lips. It’s liner meets lippie - without the cost of a brush.


Beyonce’s favourite bartender (could you ask for a better endorsement) has a new cocktail book - and just in time for the party season.

The “King of Cocktail Making” has written Good Things To Drink With Mr Lyan And Friends - 60 cocktails from sunny day drinks to Manhattan nights. The party season has begun. 


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