Tuesday June 2, 2020

Fine dining comes home as high-end restaurants offer meals to go

Providing takeaway is helping to keep high-quality dining establishments afloat during the pandemic

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

24th May, 2020
Cathal Leonard and Sarah Ryan of Potager restaurant in Skerries. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Squid in a saltwater cream instead of a spice bag, and a beef shortrib with fermented mushrooms rather than a burger. Welcome to the world of the high-end takeaway, a world that is providing a lifeline to some Irish restaurants closed by Covid-19.

Two of the country’s Michelin-starred restaurants – Campagne in Kilkenny and Liath in Dublin – are now offering food to go, as are other fine-dining locations like Potager in Skerries, Gregans Castle...

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