Pig turns up the heat, to mostly good effect

A couple of quibbles aside, we ate some great food at The Guinea Pig

Jérôme Fernandes at The Guinea Pig in Dalkey: there are some tasty options here that should tempt a new generation of customers Pic: Maura Hickey

The Guinea Pig

17 Railway Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin

01-2859055, guineapig.dalkey.info

Chef: Jérôme Fernandes

My mother has one overriding concern when it comes to her food: it must, at all times, be served “piping hot”. So overriding is this concern that I’m fully convinced you could serve her a bowl of Pedigree Chum and – so long as there was steam rising from it – it would probably get eaten.

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