Jess Murphy, chef proprietor of Kai in Galway, and now the new resident chef for Meadows & Byrne. Photograph: Martina Regan

New resident chef for Meadows & Byrne Jess Murphy, chef proprietor at Kai in Galway, has been appointed resident chef for the Meadows & B(...)

Alain Ducasse (right),  with sous chef Romain Meder at the Plaza Athénée, is one of 37 top chefs swapping their restaurant for a mystery one where they will cook dinner tomorrow evening. Photograph: Pierre Monette

Alain Ducasse won’t be cooking in the rarified crystal and silverware surroundings of his restaurant at the Plaza Athénée in Paris tomorrow. You could(...)

Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena is one of six chefs filmed in their restaurant kitchens for a new docu-series made by David Gelb, who also made Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Chefs’ kitchens aren’t places the public usually gets access to, though the trend for “open kitchens”, where at least some of the prep and cooking (...)

The stars weren’t just shining in the sky over the Dolomites this ski season; they were hurtling down black runs, boogieing in apres-ski bars (...)

Söder+Ko is an all-day cafe bar and restaurant on South Great George’s Street in Dublin that mixes Asian food with a Scandinavian influenced drinks list, in a very chilled environment

Original fusion True originals aren’t that common in the restaurant world, but the arrival in Dublin of a Scandin-Asian fusion restaurant is de(...)

A man I’ve never met has written me a 3,000 word email. It’s a love letter to what he feels has been lost from the “Food Valley” around the northern I(...)

  Tim Anderson will be in the Electrolux Secret Ingredient demo kitchen at Taste of Dublin next week

Kitchen kit for ambitious home cooks Visitors to Taste of Dublin next week might like to visit the Electrolux Secret Ingredient area, where Tim (...)

Chef Rene Redzepi  in his Noma restaurant in Copenhagen. Photograph: Christian Charisius/Reuters

Danish restaurant Noma was tonight named the finest place to dine on the planet at the restaurant industry’s most prestigious awards held in Lo(...)

The El Cellar de Can Roca restaurant in Girona, northeast Spain, has won  the Best Restaurant in the World award. Above are head chef Joan Roca (left), at the 50 Best Restaurants 2013 awards held at the Guildhall in London last night. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

A restaurant that started life as a small family business in a working class neighbourhood in Catalonia, and is still run by three brothers, was ha(...)