Standing the heat: young chefs work long hours in demanding conditions. Photograph: E+/Getty

Roisin Gillen had a heartstopping moment in a kitchen in Chicago this summer when she bumped into a waiter who was carrying a tray of tiny fine china (...)

 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(...)

Japanese chef Takashi Miyazaki  at his restaurant Ichigo Ichie in Cork city. Photogaph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

There are three new Irish restaurants, all of them in Cork, included in the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland, which was la(...)

Nowhere gets on this list of Ireland’s best occasion restaurants – part of our 100 best restaurants, cafes and places to eat in Ireland 2018 – through(...)

Best restaurant meal of the year was eaten at Ox in Belfast

So long 2013, the Year of the Pig in Irish restaurants. There was more pork belly and pulled pork on menus this year than there was flesh in a Miley C(...)

The Greenhouse: now the best un-starred restaurant in Ireland. Photograh: David Sleator

The Michelin Guide may have awarded 10 Irish stars for 2014 but it was the star they didn’t award that was the biggest head-scratcher of the list. If (...)

I spent a lovely morning with Maura Laverty recently, nose-deep in her 1946 cookbook, Kind Cooking (...)