Vintage vanguardCheck out Ralph Lauren’s RL Vintage website. Throw nothing away
Preston House, Hatch & Sons, AsadorThis week’s new restaurants
Table TennisIt’s the new snooker but requires cat-like reflexes. More Red Bull, anyone?
Roast on the runThe gigantic hearth in Bank of Ireland on College Green is fired up for the winter. At least something’s still roaring
Eat, Love, CraveThe mantra for Crave, Aungier Street’s new gourmet pitta cafe; delightful fare and eclectic interiors
Swiftly does itTaylor swept the boards at the MTV European Music Awards
Gorgeous BettyBéatrice Dalle, star of 1980s classic movie Betty Blue, is in town for the French film festival. Ooh la la!
Boiler maintenanceBetter to be safe than frozen. A service charge worth paying
Scaled-back SantaFirst letter of the season has a postscript: “Is three presents the limit? Please, Santa, write Yes or No below”
Premier seatingCinema, once a great equaliser, now a class divider. Down in front, plebs!
Lost propertyWinter’s here and there’s more to leave behind: brollies, hats, gloves, hi-viz everything. Infuriating stuff
Convergence chaosBike lanes in bus lanes. Seriously, how’s that for planning?
Gangnam StyleJumped the shark when Susan Boyle and Donny Osmond got involved