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Tempura batter is exceedingly light, which is why it needs to be made just just before frying. Photograph: iStock

The art of tempura is alive and well in Ireland, due not only to our love of all things deep-fried, but also due to our connections with Japan. There (...)

JP McMahon in his Aniar restaurant in Galway. Typically it is Americans who make up the bulk of his  customers at the restaurant. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

I never thought I’d see the day where I would be in the position, as a chef and restauranteur, to consider refusing Americans, or other foreigners, en(...)

Chef and restaurant owner JP McMahon in his Michelin-starred Aniar Restaurant in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Social distancing rules will make it impossible to open most Irish restaurants after Covid-19, according to one of Ireland’s top Michelin-starred chef(...)

 Takashi Miyazaki in  Ichigo Ichie restaurant in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

They will be insufferable, those Cork folk. But who’d begrudge them? Today’s trio of new Michelin stars for Cork will do nothing to alleviate the coun(...)

Left, from top: Shop Street in Galway; Laundromat Cafe in Reykjavik. Middle: a model wears a Chouchou Couture hood-scarf combo; right, from top: shoppers on Laugavegur, one of the oldest shopping streets in Reykjavik; Princes Square in Glasgow; Aniar in Galway

GLASGOWLay your head in the Grasshoppers Hotel (, a boutique hotel on Union Street in the centre of the city, tucked away on t(...)