Chef Florin Vasilache of Asador restaurant in Dublin 4, which has just launched a seafood barbecue meal kit.

Asador, Prado and Niall Sabongi's Klaw will dispatch orders ready for the long weekend

€90,000 wedding prize: Richard Corrigan will host up to 160 guests for a frontline healthcare worker in Ireland

Restaurateur to host up to 160 guests at Co Cavan estate for winner of charity fundraiser

Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Social distancing is ‘non-viable for 90% of restaurants’, but some will reopen in June

Take part in a discussion on the future of food, from the comfort of home. Photograph: iStock

Five-day think tank goes online and offers free attendance

Ronan Greaney, co-owner of Dough Bros in Galway, making pizza in the back garden at his home in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

From specialist ovens to frying pans ... how to get a crisp base and bubbling top

Tara Gartlan’s New York Cheesecake

Baked cheesecake, blueberry-lemon yoghurt cake, strawberry gateau and raspberry sablé

Fired up: grilling the steak for Gaz Smith's T-bone with mushroom and tarragon vinaigrette. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Recipes, tips and suggestions for a sizzling barbecue from some of Ireland’s top chefs

Ryan’s Rhubarb: some of the preserving jars that Cúán Greene has filled with surplus crop from the Co Dublin growers

Bastible chef Cúán Greene shares some easy ways to preserve fruit and vegetables at home

A delivery of charcuterie, cheese and pork, from Gubbeen Farmhouse Products.

We put deliveries from small producers to the test and found these exceptional deals

Vanessa Greenwood’s chocolate banana bread.

All you have to decide is whether to go for the chocolate, pepper or peanut butter version

Allta restaurant’s cook-at-home delivery box.

Allta wine bar is the latest in a string of restaurants to offer dishes from their menu to prepare or finish at home

Fish pie with  shellfish and   Parmesan crust. Photograph: iStock

A luxurious fish and shellfish pie and decadent arancini fishcakes with mozzarella

Michelin meals: Mickael Viljanen (right) and Mark Moriarty (left) of the Greenhouse

Greenhouse, Aimsir and Cliff House teams ‘just wanted to help out where we can’

Hand painted chocolate Easter eggs from Koko of Kinsale

Chocolate egg sales are reaching record levels this year, according to specialist shops

A Friday night treat: Crisp fried fish and chips. Photograph: iStock

These fakeaway recipes will help if you're craving a Friday takeaway hit at home

How Liath’s takeaway looks when Damien Grey cooks it. You might not be able to achieve such a perfect result

You get two lovely courses, and a cookery lesson, but don’t order it if you’re in a hurry to eat

Chicken wings, whether you like them hot and spicy, or sweet and sticky, are a perennial favourite. Photograph: Alex Tihonov/Getty images

Wing it with these indulgent fakeaway recipes for a feelgood dinner-time treat

Liath: Damien Grey, chef-proprietor of the Michelin-starred Dublin restaurant, plans to cook 30 two-course meals a day on his own, for takeaway. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Liath chef Damien Grey: ‘I just want to pay the bills. It’s about goddamned survival’

Flooded with calls: ‘By yesterday we had it nailed, and feedback on the food was great. But people were getting frustrated that they couldn’t get through on the phone,’ says Gaz Smith of Michael’s of Mount Merrion. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some have been overwhelmed with calls; others have struggled with social distancing

Stefan Griesbach of Gannet Fishmongers in Galway runs the new online shop, which delivers across Ireland for €8.50 per order or free of charge of you spend €100. Photograph: Declan Colohan

Food File: Food podcast by singer Jessie Ware's cookery launches a cook book

Chef Gaz Smith says his Instant Pot “has saved me from ordering countless take-aways after a hard day in recent months”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chef Gaz Smith puts the Instant Pot, Tom Hanks’s top kitchen gadget, through its paces

Nightmarket in Ranelagh are offering a takeaway and delivery service for its patrons. From left: Emma Geoghegan, deliveries with Conor Sexton and Jutarat R Suwankeeree. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Local deliveries, within a 5km radius, being done by erstwhile restaurant’s part-time staff

If you haven't already made it, now's the time to try Keelan Higgs' Michelin-starred spaghetti Alfredo, made with five everyday ingredients.

Food can comfort us in troubled times – so what do we need in the days and weeks ahead?

Now serving takeaways: Nightmarket, in Dublin, one of Ireland’s innovating restaurants. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Restaurateurs in Dublin, Cork and around the State respond to coronavirus shutdown

Forest Avenue restaurant in Dublin 4, which has temporarily closed and re-opened as a food shop. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Food businesses are innovating to stay open, from takeaways to complete rethinks

The Gravity bar at the Guinness Storehouse

Food File: How to bag a Friday table at Allta, and Slane food producer tours get under way

Margaret Molloy

Celebrating the men and women flying flags for Ireland from Auckland to Rockland, Paris to Belgrade

Home delivery: Bombay Pantry will drop food to customers’ homes ‘to limit unnecessary contact but still get food to our customers’.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some also offer free or cut-price meals to health workers and those in at-risk groups

Richie Corrigan

Annual Murphia List expands to reflect significant Irish success in hospitality sector

Dan Guerin, head chef at Cush restaurant in Ballycotton

Food File: Ballycotton food scene hots up; take time for a tea class on Sundays, and a new low-sugar range of Irish cakes

Peter Hogan and Jumoke Akintola Hogan, at Beach House, in Tramore, Co Waterford. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Tramore, Co Waterford gets a new restaurant next week when Peter Hogan and Jumoke Akintola Hogan begin serving lunch at their late(...)

Liath in Dublin’s Blackrock Market did not sell out its tables in a single day, for the first time in more than four years. At time of publishing it still had some tables of six for April. Photograph: Alan Betson

There is no official advice against eating out. Please don't desert us, owners plead

Irish Food Writers’ Guild: steamed brill with Hederman Hot Smoked Salmon, asparagus and seaweed, at the guild’s awards. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Irish Food Writers’ Guild name their food heroes for 2020 at Dublin awards ceremony

Pugliese-style pizza at Stone, a  Stoneybatter newcomer

Food File: Darina Allen brings culinary cachet to Dún Laoghaire book festival

Shamzuri Hanifa

Shamzuri Hanifa of The Cottage in Jamestown, Co Leitrim, showcases Irish ingredients

Canteen Celbridge: James Sheridan at the Co Kildare restaurant that he ran for five years with his wife, Soizic Humbert. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One team relocate to Dublin's Marlin hotel; another bring their offshoot into the fold

Patrick Ryan of Firehouse Bakery wants to get everyone baking bread at home. Photograph: Eric Luke

Baking bread can be fuss-free. Here's how to make it at home, from starter to loaf

Is this how you will be eating your pancakes today? Photograph: iStock

Top tips for perfect pancakes every time, with sweet and savoury toppings and fillings

Paul Flynn, The Tannery, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Food File: Have a break at the Tannery or pay tribute to Maura Laverty in Ballymaloe

Derry and Sallyanne Clarke will close the Michelin-starred restaurant L’Ecrivain at the end of July. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Chef to open ‘simpler’ bar and restaurant in Temple Bar

New wine bar, Amy Austin, which opens on Thursday on Dublin’s Drury Street. Photographs: Crispin Rodwell

Amy Austin is the latest venture from serial restaurateur John Farrell

Ireland’s best breakfasts and brunches 2020 have been announced. Photograph: iStock

Georgina Campbell says ‘marked improvements’ being made in Irish breakfasts

Bobby’s on Baggot Street has launched new soup and a sandwich lunch menu

Food File: Bobby’s new lunch offering, Ireland’s top taco, and chefs collaborate in Cork and Kerry

Recipes by Jenny Flynn, Lilly Higgins, Domini Kemp, Donal Skehan, Vanessa Greenwood

Joanne Faulkner ... taking sex from the kitchen table to the bedroom

New cookbook has 100 ways to improve your life by eating well

Brendan Smith

Cavan-Monaghan – Elected 11th count

The Chancery Grill: a hotel restaurant that’s genuinely interesting.

Food File: Thrilling grilling at Radisson Blu Royal, Irish coffee competition and raising a glass for charity

Learn how to make dumplings at the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

Food File: Magnus Nilsson returns to Galway; extra date for ichigo ichie’s kaiseki menu

Lamb is on the menu at the Merrion hotel as part of the collaboration with Ballyfin

Food File: Big House cooking, new food and drink tours in Belfast, and zero-waste shopping

Conor Dempsey  in his restaurant Amuse on Dawson Street, Dublin which recently closed. Photograph: Laura Hutton

In the early days of January, restaurants have been shutting at the rate of one a day

Lunchtime ‘mince’ burritos

‘There is a huge drive for plant-based eating,’ says the the model turned food writer

Mews restaurant head chef Ahmet Dede and owner Robert Collender. Photographs: Rohan Reilly

VAT and other costs, plus staff shortages, contribute to unprecedented shutdown rate

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is concerned about the cost of showing calorie counts. Photograph: iStock

A row over calories on restaurant menus has erupted as legislation looms

Diners can vote for their favourites when  the Irish Restaurant Awards 2020 judging process begins today at noon.

The public vote opens today. Take part and you could win a weekend at a Blue Book hotel

Healthy, simple, quick dishes proved popular with readers in 2019. Photograph: iStock.

Curry remains a favourite with readers, but a citrus dessert was most read on

Donal Skehan’s harissa baked eggs

Cast off the cosy Christmas cocoon and invite a gang over for these tasty meals

Chilli and lemongrass turkey curry with jasmine rice

Give your turkey and ham a cheesy lid, or spike the bird with Asian spices

’Tis the season . . . to eat Brussels sprouts

Salad, soup, mash, Mornay, and as a love token. Here’s how to make the most of the little green globes

Our list includes a hatbox of champagne and a coffee subscription. Photograph: Getty

Don't panic - we've got you covered with this list of thoughtful gift ideas for every budget

Donal Skehan, Neven Magure, Lilly Higgins and more plan the festive feast

Eunice Power’s choux snowmen, filled with cream

Christmas Dinner part IV: Trifles, roulades, meringues, iced soufflé – and a tart to die for

Nearly there . . . just the vegetables and sauces to consider now. Photograph: iStock.

Christmas Dinner Part III: All you need to know to put a great meal on the table

Herb butter stuffed turkey crown, with legs cooked separately with pork, apricot and bacon stuffing. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Christmas Dinner Part II: All you need to know to put a great meal on the table

Christmas turkey, carved at the table. Photograph: iStock

Christmas Dinner Part I: Neven Maguire and Darina Allen's top tips for putting a great dinner on the table

Hen’s Teeth Diner in Dublin 8: the diner’s lunchtime offering of soup, salads and sandwiches is more exciting than it sounds. Photograph: Starick

Food File: Hen’s Teeth Diner brings its lunchtime offering to foodie-friendly Dublin 8

The Cooking Experiences competition is being organised by Airbnb and there are more than 3,000 cooking experiences to choose from

Food File: A competition for food lovers and a visual feast for children in the form of a book

The Glass Curtain restaurant which opens today on MacCurtain Street in Cork

A mile of Swiss roll a day was baked and packed in former bakery that now houses a 36-seat restaurant

Port House Cava, Camden St, Dublin

Food File: Cava on Dublin’s Camden Street has a weekly changing selection of Iberian cheeses and meats, five types of cava by the (...)

Taste of Dublin: Festive Edition, is at the RDS in Dublin 4 from Thursday to Sunday

Taste of Dublin Festive Edition: what is it, where is it on, how to get tickets, how much does it cost

Gary Rhodes outside Rhodes D7 in Capel Street, Dublin, days prior to the official opening in 2006. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The TV chef’s massive Dublin restaurant opened to great fanfare, but things did not go to plan

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin.

Ireland features in new global online restaurant and bar guide from World’s 50 Best group

Luttrellstown Castle: This year the tea has a Victorian theme, in honour of Queen Victoria who made two visits to the estate.

At this time of year, hotels and restaurants up their game in the afternoon tea ritual

Nicolas Fagundes Galindo (second from left), from Chapter One in Dublin, accepting his San Pellegrino award alongside Pippa Lovell and Timothée Martin-Nadaud and overall winner Jerome Calayag (third from left).

Food File: Ireland has an enviable record in the San Pellegrino Young Chef competition for the industry’s high-fliers

Paris Texas in Kilkenny has been named  Irish pub of the year 2019.

Kilkenny bar named best pub and best food title claimed by gastro bar in Co Cavan

Ethically-sourced Dutch brand Tony’s Chocolonely is now available in Ireland

Food File: Irish restaurants offering Thanksgiving turkey with all the trimmings

Liath chef and owner Damien Grey on his way into the Michelin star awards for 2020, held in October in London. Photograph: Another Avenue

Chef Damien Grey put his and his wife’s life savings – and a €160,000 loan – on the line to run his own Michelin-starred restauran(...)

The 48-seat wine bar features a central Irish elm table for communal dining. Photographs: Ed Schofield

Allta aims high with “super serious food”, and a diverse and well priced wine list

Winning chef Gráinne Mullins, centre, with (l. to r.) judges Margot Janse, Gareth Mullins, Michel Roux junior and Paul Flynn

Irish gastronomy is in safe hands says guest judge Michel Roux junior at Euro-Toques young chef 2019 final

Work in progress: Chefs Niall Davidson, Christine Walsh and Hugh Higgins will open Allta on November 19th

Food File: A bone broth too good to be left unattended and Cork strikes gold with new fish restaurant

Nigel Slater: ‘Little can compare with making someone something nice to eat.’ Photograph: Jenny Zarins/4th Estate

Shy but chatty and warm, the food writer talks gardening, cooking and Marian Keyes

The Irish Times Food & Drink Club  Meet the Chef dinner with Garry Hughes in the Constitution Suite at the Shelbourne hotel. Photographs: Tom Honan

Join up to Meet the Chefs making the headlines at Irish Times Food & Drink Club events

Fruit jellies and crystallised ginger join Hadji Bey’s Turkish Delight

Food File: Samhain food fest in Kells; Burren seafood; game menu at Knockranny House

Gerry Godley, at home with his cookbooks, in Rialto, Dublin. ‘In a world full of fads, blow-ins and opportunists, my fondness for Rick Stein remains undimmed.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

These cookbook lovers just keep adding to their culinary collections

Martijn Kajuiter, executive chef at House restaurant at the Cliff House hotel

Restaurant will keep its one-star status as chef moves to business development role

Beo Wine Bar and Kitchen in Dublin 7.

You won’t miss meat today at these restaurants, cafes and market stalls that specialise in plant-based food

The top 100 places in Ireland to eat lunch will feature in our Winter Food & Drink Guide to be published on Friday

Dairíne and Deirdre McCafferty of Cornucopia are among the contributors to Cornucopia: The Green Cookbook, a meticulous, thoughtful and generous book, much like the business itself. Photograph: Leo Byrne

Food File: Brunch ideas in style, L’Ecrivain goes west, two new Blackrock restaurants

We are looking for your quick, easy recipes for meals that can be pulled together in minutes using fridge and larder staples

Aimsir: Jordan Bailey and Majken Bech-Bailey.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish restaurant won its stars months after opening. But the project was a long time coming

Executive chef Karl Whelan with Hang Dai’s  speciality Skeaghanore Irish duck cooked Peking-style in an applewood-fired oven. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

London, Berlin and Paris each have three restaurants included in the list

Homemade tart with blackberries and caster cugar

In season: You’ve filled bucket after bucket with plump blackberries, now what to do with them?

Michelin-starred Liath, in Blackrock, will open for dinner on Sunday, November 3rd, for an Irish Times Food & Drink Club event. Photograph: Alan Betson

Chef patron Damien Grey and three other top chefs are cooking for members of the Irish Times Food & Drink Club

Aimsir: head chef Jordan Bailey and wife and general manager Majken Bech Bailey in the Co Kildare restaurant, which won two Michelin stars. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aimsir, which opened this year, joined by Dublin's the Greenhouse, which got a second star

Bastible, on South Circular Road, Dublin, lost out on a Bib Gourmand – a Michelin star may be on its way

There are several factors in play in awarding a Bib Gourmand: price, standards – and the possibility of a Michelin star

Uno Mas, Dublin 2, has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand, but sister restaurant Etto, also in Dublin 2, does not appear on the 2020 line-up of Bibs

There are five new additions, in Dublin, Dingle, Athlone and Killinchy, in the 2020 Bib Gourmand listings

Chameleon, an Asian food restaurant in Temple Bar in Dublin 2, will close this weekend

VAT increase and staff shortages behind decision, and owner warns of more to come

Jonny Boyle and his Sticks omakase pop-up menu

Food File: Two chances for sake tasting and one of Dublin’s most original pop-up menus

Chorizo, goat’s cheese and tomato frittata from Darina Allen’s latest book, One Pot Feeds All

One Pot Feeds All, her 19th book, is all about getting good food on the table with little fuss

Adam Fleetwood and Eve Whitaker in their new cafe, Greenville, on Tara Street in Dublin 2

Food File: Dukkah in Galway, whiskey breaks in the Shelbourne and vegan events in Sligo

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