Food & Drink

Terrific Tapas at Cava

Dublin’s new tapas restaurant you won’t stop talking about

Tapas is a classic holiday food favourite, though it can be difficult to find authentic versions outside Spain. With places like Salamanca and Tapas de Lola seen as popular options in Dublin, is there a justification for another restaurant offering

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“Empty pantry” lentil soup

Sara Magid details a classic recipe for a ‘we have nothing in the fridge and I’m starving’ kind of dish


1 large white onion

1 large carrot

2 garlic cloves

3 small tomatoes

1 cup of red lentils

3 cups of water

1 teaspoon cumin

1.5 teaspoons of salt

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon dried coriander (optional)


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Dublin’s ultimate kebabs

From freshly made flatbreads to cheap and cheerful, Seán McElroy investigates what Dublin’s kebab scene can offer

Kebabs have long suffered from a reputation as the 4am feed of the drunk and desperate. This stigma should be not be accepted too hastily. The basis for a kebab, as pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted spit and

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Little Dumpling, big success

For lovers of all things dumplings, this restaurant is for you

Dumplings are a dish belonging to many cultures and tastes. Both Eastern European and many Asian cuisines are famous for their dumpling selections, and with intrigue surrounding the dumpling hype, Little Dumpling on Mary Street seems to be worth closer

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Dublin’s ultimate brunches

Daniel O’Dwyer explores the best brunch spots that the city has to offer

I’ll confess, I’ve never really “got” brunch. I feel this has something to do with the difficult decisions brunch often prompts: Should I have breakfast beforehand? What time, if at all, should I have “dunch”? Shouldn’t I be in my

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Dublin’s ultimate affordable cocktails

Alison Traynor discusses the best places to buy cocktails that don’t cost more than a pint

Cocktails are certainly not a common staple of student nights out. Instead, our bank balances dictate that we must survive on Tesco vodka and the pain-and-misery-in-a-bottle known as Buckfast. Yet, this does not have to be the case any more, …