Ken Harker

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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(...)

Glovers Alley by Andy McFadden in Dublin 2

Chefs and restaurant managers say it is the worst night of the year to dine out. But their negativity about February 14th may have more to do with the(...)

Don’t be afraid to speak to your butchers, fishmongers and shop assistants

In the restaurant industry, the relationship between the chef and their suppliers is paramount. Constant communication ensures best quality, best pric(...)

Cocktail made with Bumblebee Flower Farm blooms

Flower power When Mags Riordan and her daughter Emma Riordan Davies of Bumblebee Flower Farm in west Cork were asked to make an edible flower posie i(...)

We’ve enlisted Derry Clarke (L’Ecrivain); Ken Harker (Lady Helen); Ross Lewis (Chapter One); Danni Barry (EIPIC) and Aoife Noonan (Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud) to suggest seasonal dishes with a twist for Christmas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What do chefs eat at Christmas? Anything – as long as it’s cooked by someone else. That’s the usual refrain from weary kitchen staff at the busiest t(...)

Kilkenny Design Centre, which is hosting DruidShakespeare's 6.5-hour long cycle of plays in the yard. You can pop inside for a meal during the interval

If there’s one thing Kilkenny does well, it’s food. Although, if we're counting, a second thing Kilkenny does well it’s the arts. So you're in luck(...)

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 (...)