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“We didn’t used to be frightened of our food, but now people are terrified of food. It’s a total preoccupation,” chef Darina Allen from Ballymaloe (...)

It's Food Month in The Irish Times, and every Friday through November we'll be hosting an online Food Forum to help you with your food, drink and c(...)

You’re going to see food explored from every angle; from how it’s produced, to how we buy it, sell it and consume it. Health issues, and how i(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
  • People
  • September 12, 2015, 11:45

Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh with his son Micheál and grandson Aengus. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

In conversation with Catherine Cleary:  I would say picnics came to the GAA with the coming of motor cars. On the day of a big match there(...)

Is Beeftro the worst name for a restaurant ever? It sounds like a lard-based kitchen ingredient from the 1950s, or a bad joke, like Sharknado. Howeve(...)

Darina Allen at Ballymaloe cookery school, Co Cork: ‘If there’s a warm Sunday without wind, we pack up baskets.’ Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Competition We want to hear your favourite picnic memories, locations, recipes and stories. Email them to itpicnic@irishtimes.com. In no more t(...)

In last week’s Magazine Catherine Cleary gave us her list of the best burger and barbecue joints in the country, leaving us all salivating. Some of(...)

Temple Garner, JP McMahon and John Wyer in Wyer’s Forest Avenue restaurant in Dublin. Photographs: Sean Breithaupt, seanandyvette.com

Temple Garner fell into kitchens as an angry young man and found other angry young men there, all looking for approval from “a big angry head chef”. A(...)

Garrett Byrne, head chef and proprietor of Kilkenny’s Campagne restaurant which has retained its star.

The Michelin Guide has awarded no new stars to Irish restaurants with no change to the nine starred restaurants in the 2015 guide. A list released by (...)