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Dublin’s best Chinese fare

Dublin’s best Chinese fare August 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
Once upon a time, the only ethnic food available in Dublin was Chinese. Thai, Indian and Japanese restaurants have since overtaken Chinese establishments in popularity and prolificacy, but there is still some excellent Chinese fare on offer all over the city, to suit any budget. For the cheapest and...

Alfresco dining in Dublin

Alfresco dining in Dublin August 11, 2011 | Food | Read More
Sunshine in Dublin may be a rare thing, even now in the middle of August, but if the sun decides to make an appearance before the summer comes to an end, there are plenty of places in the city centre where you can choose to dine or enjoy a cup of coffee alfresco. One of the best outdoor dining areas...

Where to catch Dublin’s best seafood

Where to catch Dublin’s best seafood August 10, 2011 | Food | Read More
lobster dish in Aqua, Howth As an island nation, Ireland enjoys access to some of the best and freshest seafood in Europe. Irish Catholic families traditionally ate fish every Friday, and although the convention has largely died out over the last few decades, the fruits of the sea are still associated...

Travel solo in Dublin

Travel solo in Dublin August 1, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Whether you are visiting Dublin on a business trip or passing through as a solo backpacker, Dublin is a safe and fun city to enjoy alone.   Accommodation Many hotels will charge almost the same price for one guest as they would for two people sharing, so budget conscious travellers should consider...

Dublin’s Best Breakfasts

Dublin’s Best Breakfasts February 19, 2011 | Food | Read More
Looking for a great café to try your first bona fide full Irish breakfast? Want to sample the finest smoked crispy bacon, Irish pork sausage or brown bread Dublin has to offer? Start your day with a belly busting breakfast at one of these eateries. Full Irish breakfast Odessa This restaurant turning...

Best spots for a cup of tea in Dublin

Best spots for a cup of tea in Dublin February 18, 2011 | Food | Read More
Tea Garden 1) TEA GARDEN This is arguably one of the most tranquil zen-like places to have a cup of tea in Dublin. Go here for the menu of different speciality teas from around the world, the yummy tea biscuits and the hookahs. The Merrion Hotel 2) MERRION Afternoon tea at the Merrion...

Dublin’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

Dublin’s Top 5 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day February 4, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Valentine’s Day is here again. For some the day will consist of red roses, secret admirers, greeting cards from mum, gifts, chocolates, candles and champagne. Others will want to fast forward the day, avoiding the postman, the mushy love hearts in the window displays and get together with friends to...

Guide to Irish Snacks

Guide to Irish Snacks July 17, 2010 | Food | Read More
When you are on a trip to Dublin you are not going to be amazed by our local snack foods. We can’t really compete with our neighbouring European cities on cuisine delicacies. Dublin dosn’t have the equivalent of the French croissant, the German frankfurter or the Italian pizza to it’s...

A 5 dollar lunch in Dublin?

A 5 dollar lunch in Dublin? June 15, 2010 | Food | Read More
With the recent dip in the Euro, the dollar is now worth around 83 Euro cent.  This is great news for American visitors to Europe who will now get a lot more Euro for their ‘buck’. It was also good news for me as I was recently challenged to see if I could get lunch in Dublin for $5 (€4.13)....

Top 10 ethnic restaurants in Dublin city

Top 10 ethnic restaurants in Dublin city May 3, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Dublin is an increasingly multicultural city and the food on offer reflects this. Ten of my favourite places to sample these fine flavours are listed below in no particular order. 1. Mongolian BBQ – This family run restaurant provides an interactive cooking experience where you select from a buffet...