Eamonn O’Reilly (second left), owner of The Greenhouse, and chef Michael Viljanen (third left) celebrate with staff yesterday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Two decades as a Michelin-starred chef ended with a lunchtime tweet for Kevin Thornton on Wednesday. Did anyone contact him before the list hit social(...)

Brunch is everywhere, especially on Sundays. If a plate of huevos rancheros and a bucket-sized Bloody Mary is your thing, you’re spoiled for choice(...)

Who will be crowned best young chef in the world?

San Pellegrino has launched a global talent search to find the best young chef in the world, who will have to prove his or her creativity by working w(...)

Michelin’s announcement that none of its 14 new stars are going to Ireland has gone down like a rates bill in the gossip-loving Irish restaurant world. Photograph: Chef Mikael Viljanen (left), Lady Helen in Mount Juliet (top) and Galway restaurant Aniar.

Chefs Mikael Viljanen and Stephen Toman can take some comfort from the fact that they don’t have to congratulate any other newly starred Irish chefs t(...)

Oliver Dunne: ‘I run to allow me to stuff my face with anything I want, which is a fair trade-off’.

When did you start running and why?My father, Ollie Snr, was a top Irish sprinter and athletics has always been part of my family. He even missed my b(...)

 Bernard and Barry Broderick. Photograph: Alan Betson
Oh brother

What is it about brothers in food? Once you start looking they’re everywhere. Why is chef Oliver Dunne wearing a smart shirt and welcoming people i(...)

In a world of domestic sous vide machines, various bits of restaurant kit have made it into home kitchens. But hands up, who owns a cleaver? Thought n(...)

Rory Carville is leaving Locks Brasserie to set up Cleaver East with Oliver Dunne. Photograph: Alan Betson

What happens when two stars collide? They join forces and open a new restaurant together, or at least that’s what Michelin-starred chefs Rory C(...)