As a kid, I sneered obnoxiously at other people’s Christmas dinners. “We,” I lorded in the boastful voice of a nine-year-old boy, “have turkey, ham, and roast beef.” Surprisingly, my face went relatively unpunched. Even though my folks would have been far from flathulaich, the rules of reason went out the door for the Christmas [...]
I was hoping to head along to the Food & Wine Magazine Christmas Show this weekend but some last-minute work prevented me from going. So I asked my lovely friend and previous Cheapeats contributor Ruth to go along and send us her thoughts on the event. Here’s what she had to say: ‘I’ll be an [...]
The annual Food & Wine Magazine Christmas Show takes place this weekend in Dublin’s RDS. It’s aimed at foodies, funnily enough, with the main highlights of the show being the cookery demonstrations and masterclasses. This year has some added drama in the form of a Masterchef cook-off so it should be fun. There’s also restaurants [...]
M&S’s wonderful dine in for two for €12.50 – wine, main, side, and dessert for two – runs until next Tuesday. Full menu on the M&S website.
I’d heard some pretty awful things about Buenos Aires Grill, the Argentinian restaurant off Aungier Street beside the Radisson Hotel. Multiple bad reports, including from people who’d eat pretty much anything and never complain, put me off ever going. When a friend chose it for his birthday dinner, I figured it couldn’t be as bad [...]