Author: orla

Dublin, Eating Out, Review

147 Deli Breakfast

If you’ve never been to 147 Deli on Parnell St. you’ve been missing out. They do some of the best sandwiches in Dublin. They do specials every week and some of them are so unbelievably tasty that I’ve gone back the next day to get another. When they announced they’d […]

Dinner, Recipes

Air Fryer Buttermilk Chicken

Like everyone else in January, I’m making a conscious effort to eat a bit better. The ole lad bought a Philips Air Fryer before Christmas and I was interested in trying it out. I was a bit sceptical about the air fryer. The only thing I ever fry in a significant […]

Eating Out, New York, Uncategorized

What I ate in NYC

A few people have asked me what I ate in NYC. I’ve talked about Eleven Madison Park in another post. This post is just about all the other food I ate while in New York. I’ve been to New York about 10-12 times. It’s a family tradition of ours to […]

Brunch, Burgers, Dublin, Eating Out, Lunch

The White Moose Cafe

I don’t think there’s a dog on the street who hasn’t heard about The White Moose Cafe. The owner, Paul Stenson, has had social media buzzing with his war on vegans, breastfeeding mothers and the gluten intolerant. Even news channels across the Atlantic have been talking about him. He’s the guy […]

Dublin, Eating Out, Review

Hang Dai Chinese

There’s a lot of hype lately about Camden’s street latest edition, Hang Dai Chinese. It’s a collaboration between chef Karl Whelan and Will Dempsey. Hang Dai serves Chinese dishes in a unique setting as it’s designed to look like a subway carriage which gives it a bit an edge. It’s dark lighting […]

Eating Out, New York, Review

Eleven Madison Park

If you follow me on Twitter you’ll know I went to Eleven Madison Park when I was in New York last week. I started planning where I’d go for my “fancy” meal during the summer and I had my heart set on EMP. It wasn’t easy to get a table. The tables for November/December […]

Breakfast, Brunch, Recipes, Vegetarian

Shakshuka

Shakshuka is one of my favourite brunch dishes to make at home. It’s a baked egg dish with tomato and spices that originated in North Africa. I first had it in Fumbally a few years ago and their version had minced beef added to it. I ate around the eggs […]