Friday April 3, 2020

Restaurants, food businesses battle to survive outbreak

Nightmarket in Ranelagh has cut staff and turned to takeaways and home deliveries, while Wexford chocolatier Bean & Goose hopes online sales will mean a happier Easter

22nd March, 2020
Conor Sexton owner of Nightmarke Restaurant in Ranelagh. Picture: Fergal Phillips.

“I‘m up and down. Some days are better than others.”

Like many people running restaurants and food businesses in Ireland, Conor Sexton has spent the past week adjusting to the new reality of life in a time of coronavirus.

With his partner Jutarat Suwankeeree, known as R, he runs Nightmarket, an award-winning Thai restaurant in Ranelagh, Dublin which serves dishes inspired by R‘s childhood in Hua Hin and Chiang Mai....

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