Food & Wine

A good recipe for friendship

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Food & Wine

Foodies and friends, Bridget Healy (co-founder of Café Paradiso) and Caitlin Ruth (Head Chef at Deasy’s Restaurant in Ring) chat to Mary O’Brien about making food and a life for themselves in West Cork. Bridget Healy and Caitlin Ruth have...

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In the kitchen with Clodagh McKenna

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Food & Wine

Chef, restaurateur, television personality and food writer, Clodagh McKenna has journeyed a long way since she first started out on a stall at the farmer’s markets in West Cork, which incidentally she looks back on as being one of the...

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A little gem

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Food & Wine

Already lauded by John and Sally McKenna, who described Pilgrim’s as being “the talk of West Cork” in their guide ‘10 Holiday Secrets’, the innovative menu at Pilgrim’s also made quite an impression on Ballymaloe’s Darina Allen, who featured it...

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Food writer sees dining experience transformed in last 25 years

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 in Food & Wine

In 1991 John and Sally McKenna began their research into Irish food, giving up their Dublin flat, and splurging on a broken-down Renault 4. They set off around Ireland to discover what they hoped would be an exciting food culture...

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An organic and artisan ‘Taste’ of Beara

Posted on: 6th July, 2015 in Food & Wine

If you are visiting Castletownbere, or are lucky enough to be a local, make it your business this summer to pop into Taste, located at Bank Place, to sample the shop’s fantastic range of savoury and sweet treats, organic wines...

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Bantry ‘Love Your Local Market’ celebration

Posted on: 8th June, 2015 in Food & Wine

On Friday May 22, Bantry market joined over 2,000 markets from 16 different countries to celebrate the ‘Love Your Local Market’ campaign 2015. This event is a public celebration and an opportunity for people from all ages and walks of...

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A cosy hideway with continental style

Posted on: 5th May, 2015 in Food & Wine

Molly’s Cafe and Wine Bar is “a calm oasis in a world gone mad” where it’s bright sunny location on Recorder’s Alley opposite the infamous An Teach Beag is ideal for casual dining, indoors or ‘al fresco’. With its cosy...

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Monk’s Lane makes McKennas’ ‘100 Best Restaurants in Ireland’

Posted on: 7th April, 2015 in Food & Wine

Monk’s Lane, in the heart of Timoleague, West Cork has become the newest establishment in the country to ever make it on to the prestigious McKennas’ Guides ‘100 Best Restaurants in Ireland’ list. Run by couple Michelle O’Mahony and Gavin...

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