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To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

The secret history of Irish whiskey

The secret history of Irish whiskey

Back in 1984, Irish whiskey was in the doldrums. Then Irish Distillers suddenly pulled a rabbit out of the hat

A dinner to put stars in your eyes

A dinner to put stars in your eyes

I think I made a little bit of Irish culinary history last week by becoming the first person to pay for a two-Michelin-starred meal at The Greenhouse on Dawson Street in Dublin

To try, buy  and put by

To try, buy and put by

Mapping the wine world

Mapping the wine world

A classic guide from the 1970s changed the way we think about wine

Chef's table: All together now for the best batch

Chef's table: All together now for the best batch

Susan Jane Murray’s latest tome, Clever Batch, is a love song to batch cooking. Here she shares three of her favourite recipes to whip up now, and enjoy all week

Bite size

Bite size

Food and drink news from the desk of Gillian Nelis

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Irresistible Italian brightens up a familiar old spot in Bray

Irresistible Italian brightens up a familiar old spot in Bray

At Ripasso the service was great, the room had several Italians eating in it (always a good sign), and there were several things on the menu I was sorry I hadn’t ordered.

Blue Book: Be our guest, taste our best

Blue Book: Be our guest, taste our best

By now, you’ll probably have read or heard about Taste the Island, the Fáilte Ireland campaign that aims to raise the profile of all the wonderful ingredients, events and places in Ireland for food lovers. Taste the Island will comprise a series of events over the autumn months which focus on local Irish food and drink. We’ve picked out some of the best

Blue Book: Keeping it casual

Blue Book: Keeping it casual

While we all love fine dining, silver service and occasionally going all out with a Michelin-starred tasting menu, sometimes we just want good food with no fuss. That could be somewhere to sip a pint of Guinness or a craft beer alongside a pizza, or somewhere to share a charcuterie board with friends

Blue Book: Going private

Blue Book: Going private

For those of you seeking a memorable dining experience, here are the most beautiful private dining rooms in Dublin. Whether it’s for a celebration, a quiet business meeting or simply a chance to indulge in great food, these luxurious venues provide the perfect setting

Blue Book: Perfect pumpkins

Blue Book: Perfect pumpkins

While we mainly associate pumpkins with Halloween – carving faces into them, and turning them into ghoulish lanterns – they are also a delicious and versatile ingredient. Here are three recipes to try

Blue Book: The warming glass

Blue Book: The warming glass

Long walks are one of the great pleasures of autumn, but you’ll need to warm up afterwards. Try these tipples from two Blue Book properties

Blue Book: Season’s eatings

Blue Book: Season’s eatings

It’s hard to beat autumn when it comes to great ingredients. We asked some of Ireland’s best chefs to tell us about their favourites