Tuesday, 23 July 2013

A NEW TWIST @FadeStSocial " Craft Beers , Cocktails & Flatbreads " from Dylan McGrath

Fade St Social by Dylan McGrath opened last October to great acclaim with a Gastro Bar , Restaurant as well as The Bar & Wintergarden . The Bar & Wintergarden has moved on a bit since then , offering nowadays a pretty impressive Beer & Cider Menu with well over 40 Craft Beers . Choose a beer that has been aged in Oak Whiskey Barrel to a foamy Franziskanner or blow your socks off with a sup of Ginger Beard , fiery stuff !!!

And don't forget to grab a bite to eat as well . Wood fired Flatbreads , some familiar and European flavours are assembled in an uncomplicated way  in delivering that perfect mouthful on a very crisp base , Heaven ...... HOLD ON ..... where 's my beer to wash all this down .

Thursday, 18 July 2013

" From Dubai to Dublin " McGettigan's Cookhouse & Bar . Dublin. @mcgettigansdub

McGettigan have brought their successful Award Winning concept to Dublin with the opening of  McGettigan's Cookhouse & Bar . The restaurant and bar is located in the famous North Star Hotel, close to the IFSC , which has recently been  fully refurbished to a deluxe 4 * and given an overall contemporary new look , with a range of luxury Premier Club rooms and suites , meeting and conference facilities , fully equipped gym & Scandinavian sauna.
The Cookhouse & Bar is a relaxed eatery with an open Kitchen in an American Cookhouse style . With Executive Chef  Craig Higgins at the helm , committed to using the finest Irish quality meat , fish , fruit and vegetables , which are sourced locally and from producers within a 20 km radius , to create dishes that are fresh and in season .From Ray Collier Butchers... Brendan Guinan amazing vegetables... Iona Fruit farm... ,  The menu caters for all tastes and includes " Specials of the day " which are updated every morning .

Monday, 15 July 2013

" SHAKEN " A Classic Millionaire..@MintBarDublin..at the WESTIN. Dublin & " STIRRED" A twist with Rhubarb

Mad about Cocktails , these days and I enjoyed a delicious and very addictive " Millionaire " cocktail, the other day in THE MINT BAR  at the WESTIN HOTEL on college green . Shaken and not stirred by the Master Mixologist himself. Mr Karl Byrne . A great Classic that transported me back to the sandy beaches of St James in  Barbados . An exotic blend of  Myers Jamaican rum , sloe gin , apricot brandy , grenadine pomegranate syrup and fresh lime juice . Heaven ......

" The Mint Bar " @ The Westin , college street , Dublin . Tel : 01-6451322 . www.themintbar.ie

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

RTE FOOD...... Best of Irish .... July 2013... www.Rte food .ie

RTE FOOD ..... Best of Irish ... learn how to perfect the Afternoon Tea Taste by Patrick Hanlon

Robert Jacob , The CookerySchool@Donnybrook fair.