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Temple Garner, chef and owner of San Lorenzo’s: ‘I want to make something really special for people and give them a good reason to come in.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

When the dust settles on the pandemic, the restaurant scene in Dublin is likely to look very different. For Temple Garner, the 52-year-old chef and owner of San Lorenzo’s on South Great George’s Street, the future will be about providing a better overall restaurant experience.

Garner opened his restaurant in 2011, and when he gets to open his doors again later this year, he anticipates making major changes to his business model. Gone will be ...