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Guerilla Gourmet Club seasonal treats

I’m looking forward to this coming Friday’s Guerrilla Gourmet Club, described as a “one night only popup autumn harvest dinner”, when I’ll have some of the season’s best ingredients cooked in suitably elaborate style. The dinner takes place in the The Royal College of Surgeons at 7pm, Friday 15 November, when they will serve a menu created by Ross Golden-Bannon (my ex-editor, formerly of FOOD&WINE Magazine) and Temple Garner of San Lorenzo in Dublin’s Georges Street (formerly head chef at The Mermaid Café and head chef/founder of Town Bar and Grill). I love Temple’s cooking. It is full of big generous flavours and executed with subtle skill. Perfect for the generously flavoured ingredients of this time of year… Read the rest of this entry

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Curious Feasting

I went to The Sugar Club for my dinner last night. Not your usual venue for a three course meal, served on white linen with separate cutlery for each course and matching wines. I went because I was curious, which … Read the rest of this entry

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EVENTS: West comes east

WHAT? West restaurant from The Twelve in Bearna, Co Galway, visit Dublin for a pop-up restaurant. Expect some real treats from the west coast of Ireland, including James McGeough’s sublime air-dried lamb, and Galway Bay scallops (diver-caught by the hotel’s GM Fergus O’Halloran) served with sea vegetables picked from the seashore just minutes from the hotel.

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EVENT: The Supper Club Project

WHAT? Ten-course tasting menu Supper Club Project
WHO? John Wyer and Sandy Sabek will be cooking: he’s the ex-head chef at l’Ecrivain and currently one of the lead tutors at Dublin Cookery School; she’s the pastry chef at l’Ecrivain, currently on maternity leave. Yours truly will be moonlighting as a hostess!
CONTACT? Make an enquiry at popuprestaurant.ie@gmail.com Read the rest of this entry

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there’s a Crackbird taken up residence on Crane Lane in Dublin 2. Yes, that’s the shady side street off Dame Street (itself now a shadier place since the lights went out in The Mermaid Café and its lil’ sister Gruel).

But this Crackbird I speak of: the important thing is that she mightn’t be there for very long, maybe just a matter of weeks (12 to be exact) so if you want to check her out you’ll need to make it snappy. Read the rest of this entry

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EVENTS: Clonakilty by Candlelight

WHAT? ‘Clonakilty by Candlelight’, Ireland’s first ‘Flash Restaurant’ brought to you by Clonakilty Blackpudding Co.

WHEN? Thu 3–Sat 5 & Thu 10–Sat 12 February, from 7pm on each night.

WHERE? At a secret location in Dublin city centre. Read the rest of this entry

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