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A little bit of Italy – in Enniskerry

A little bit of Italy – in Enniskerry

Emilia’s, Main Street, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow. Tel: 01-2761834. Web: emilias.ie. Chef: Pasquale D’Ambrosio

Bite size: Smokehouses, fish, cheese and Connemara meat

Bite size: Smokehouses, fish, cheese and Connemara meat

Smokehouse owners rise from the ashes

Chef's table: It’s time to grasp the nettle

Chef's table: It’s time to grasp the nettle

This week, Gearóid Lynch from the Olde Post Inn in Cloverhill, Co Cavan (theoldepostinn.com) presents two recipes featuring wild Irish nettles.

The old guard’s last stand

The old guard’s last stand

Champagne Bollinger’s headquarters houses one of the world’s most precious wine sites – and a taste of history

Chef’s table: Raw power

Chef’s table: Raw power

This week, Sean Smith of the Cliff Townhouse on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin, presents two dishes from the new ‘raw’ section on his menu.

A shout out for the best of the west

A shout out for the best of the west

The Ardilaun Bistro. Ardilaun Hotel, Taylor’s Hill, Galway. Tel: 091-521433. Web: theardilaunhotel.ie. Chef: David O’Donnell.

Reeves wreaks revenge in taut action thriller

Reeves wreaks revenge in taut action thriller

Cinema: John Wick. Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. Nationwide, cert 16. Rating: ****. Force Majeure. Directed by Ruben Östlund. Selected, cert 15a. Rating: ****

On Song: Bennie Reilly, vocalist with Little Xs For Eyes

On Song: Bennie Reilly, vocalist with Little Xs For Eyes

Class war in Bordeaux

Class war in Bordeaux

Hard-working and professional, the French meaning of ‘bourgeois’ is reflected in a group of high-quality, good-value wines from south-west France

Albums

Albums

Rock/Soul: Alabama Shakes. Sound & Color (Rough Trade)

The great en primeur dilemma

The great en primeur dilemma

After last year’s wet summer in Bordeaux, is it worth splashing out on the region’s en primeur this year? Smart investors will weigh up the options

Bite size: Head to Howth for a prawn extravaganza

Bite size: Head to Howth for a prawn extravaganza

Head to Howth for a prawn extravaganza

A fresh beginning

A fresh beginning

THIS week, Taweesak Trakoolwattana from Saba in Dublin has a fresh, healthy dish to celebrate Songkran, the Thai new year

A busy city pub serving up serious grub

A busy city pub serving up serious grub

East Side Tavern, 104-105 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. Tel:: 01-6789529. Web: eastsidetavern.ie. Chef: Niall O’Sullivan.

Bite size

Bite size

Let in the lite