Category Archives: Food

Chapter 3. In which nothing happens… more than twice.

So having successfully navigated the autostrada of death we finally arrived in our Trullo del Ulivo nestled deep in the ancient olive groves just outside Locorotundo. We’re home. Basking in the gentle embrace of a Puglian summer evening on our … Continue reading

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Delahunt’s Restaurant – Camden Street

We’ve been meaning to visit Delahunt’s for some time now. From the outside it looks like an unassuming traditional bistro, with quaint net curtains and a long, narrow dining room. It occupies the building that used to be home to … Continue reading

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Bin there, done that

This is what we came home to last night having popped next door for a short while…  

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Puppy dog eyes

How could you say no???

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Gripe of the Day #3

When they ask your name in Starbucks (I don’t want to be your friend I just want my damn coffee) and still manage to get it wrong… (my name doesn’t sound anything like Lucy)…

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The Dean Hotel, Harcourt Street Dublin

The newest hipster kid on the block in Dublin is the recently opened Dean Hotel on Harcourt Street, sharing the strip with established institutions like Krystle, Coppers and Dicey’s Garden. It’s altogether a classier proposition, however, and its best feature … Continue reading

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Dog friendly Dublin

We like to take Delaney & Bonnie into town with us. They love all the new smells, meeting people and getting lots of attention. But compared to many other countries in Europe our city is deeply unwelcoming to our four … Continue reading

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Il Primo Restaurant – Dublin’s best kept secret

  Tucked away down Montague Street, sheltered from the bustle of Harcourt and Wexford Streets, you’ll find a cosy, candlelit haven. Il Primo has been quietly and unassumingly delivering top class food in a lovely environment for the past 20 years … Continue reading

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Hipster Restaurant Rules

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Caffe Italiano – Dublin’s Best Italian Restaurant

One of our favourite places for a quick mid-week bite is Caffe Italiano on Crow Street. It’s probably one of these most authentic Italians in the city, all laid-back and understated. Its owner, Luca, started off with a small coffee … Continue reading

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