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Afternoon tea with Social Bee

Take a leaf out of this Cookbook

Take a leaf out of this Cookbook

The Cookbook Café, 57a Glasthule Road, Glasthule, Co Dublin. Tel: 01-5597999. Web: cookbookcafe.ie. Chef: Audrey McDonald.

The flip season has begun

The flip season has begun

How many pancakes did you eat this week? On Pancake Tuesday, when I was schoolgirl, all I could think about was how many pancakes I would manage to fill my belly with. My poor mum would stand over the stove cooking and flipping them over and over.

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Waterford latest to the table with EAT

Champagne challengers

Champagne challengers

New routes for exploration in wine are revealed in Champagne, if you look beyond the dazzling Grandes Marques and the stories of Épernay and Reims.

Italian eatery makes its Marco

Italian eatery makes its Marco

Campo de Fiori 1 Albert Avenue, Bray, Co Wicklow 01-2764257 campodefiori.ie Chef: Marco Roccasalvo

Firstperson: Allison Abernethy

Firstperson: Allison Abernethy

Allison Abernethy: butter-maker, Co Down.

Another fine meal, Stanley

Another fine meal, Stanley

Stanley’s 7 St Andrew’s Street, Dublin 4 01-4853273 stanleysrestaurant.ie Chef: Stephen McArdle

The name’s Latour, Louis Latour

The name’s Latour, Louis Latour

After conquering the world with its diverse selection of fine wines, the president of Maison Louis Latour has returned to his roots in Burgundy, a region which he believes holds the key to the future of wine

Fearon’s favourites

Fearon’s favourites

At Deanes at Queens in Belfast, head chef Chris Fearon – a former finalist on the BBC series Great British Menu – serves up hearty, comforting food with bags of flavour. Here, he shares the recipes for three of his favourite dishes.

Star turn

Star turn

Floods and recession cost Michael Deane his Michelin star. Now he wants it back. Words: Gillian Nelis

Belfast bound

Belfast bound

Planning a foodie trip to Belfast? Gillian Nelis reveals some of the best places to visit in the city

Salt of the earth

Salt of the earth

Peter Hannan knows all there is to know about the meat business, and that includes finding the exact spot in the Himalayas to source the perfect salt for his award-winning salt-aged beef. Words: Gillian Nelis

Shack attack by the sea

Shack attack by the sea

Harry’s Shack, which opened on the beach in Portstewart, Co Derry last year, has been attracting diners from all over Ireland – and beyond – ever since. Owned by Donal Doherty, who also runs Harry’s in Bridgend in Donegal, the Shack’s menu is the dom

A natural wonder of the Lagan

A natural wonder of the Lagan

Simplicity is the watchword at Ox in Belfast, where a local chef and a French maitre d’ have created the country’s most talked-about restaurant – with not a foraged ingredient in sight. Words: Alex Meehan