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What’s the catch?

What’s the catch?

Meet two of Ireland’s most exciting restaurateurs, Niall Sabongi and Gaz Smith. The pair are reeling in plenty of hearts, minds and stomachs with their simple but satisfying approach to fish and seafood, writes Gillian Nelis

A rich legacy of female innovation

A rich legacy of female innovation

It is thanks to a young 19th-century French widow that Champagne was developed into the world-class, sparkling drink that it is today

To Try, Buy  And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

Japanese cocktail house is small but perfectly formed

Japanese cocktail house is small but perfectly formed

Summer food: A light touch

Summer food: A light touch

With the days lengthening and the sun shining, it’s time to start thinking about lighter, more colourful food. Here, chefs from around the country share some of their favourite summer dishes

Can we eat ourselves happy?

Can we eat ourselves happy?

Can certain foods and nutrients really boost your mood? Dietician Orla Walsh goes behind the headlines to examine the evidence

To Try, Buy and Put By

To Try, Buy and Put By

A dry white season in Burgundy

A dry white season in Burgundy

It’s easy to find real value in the Côte d’Or’s southern white wines

Summer food: The perfect mix

Summer food: The perfect mix

Earlier this month, a team from the cocktail bar at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast took over the Soho Garden bar in Dubai. Their creations will feature in the hotel’s new cocktail book, which launches soon, but you can get a sneak preview here

Ah, that new Chestnut

Ah, that new Chestnut

Heading to west Cork this summer? Bagging a table at one of the country’s hottest new restaurants, The Chestnut in Ballydehob (restaurantchestnutwestcork.ie), should be a priority. Here, chef and patron Rob Krawczyk gives you a taste of what to expect

Eat, drink and be merry

Eat, drink and be merry

Summer means festivals, and there’s no shortage of foodie events to keep you sated. Jessie Collins lines up some of the best gastronomic happenings from coast to coast

Kitchen kit ideas

Kitchen kit ideas

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but if you’re a keen cook, what should you fill it with? Bob Toal has some advice on how to put together the perfect array of cooking tools

Taste of the sun is marred by a couple of clouds

Taste of the sun is marred by a couple of clouds

I wouldn’t rule out a return to Sol y Sombra, but I’d be hoping for a bit more consistency next time out

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

There’s still no place like Rhône

There’s still no place like Rhône

France’s most egalitarian wine region has a system that allows every humble producer to believe they can crack the big time