Food & Drink

Are we really in Love with Local?

Eoghan Conway looks at the relationship between imported produce and local more sustainable options

Go on, take a look at your cupboards. Depending on what day of the week it is and your individual budgeting skills you could be faced with one of two options.  It could either be a sad sparse reflection of

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Are faraway hills greener?

Eoghan Conway reviews the vegan and vegetarian dining institution that is Glas

I’ve always been somewhat of a carnivore. Vegetables were reserved as a side dish, the supporting acts to the main feast. If I was to condense my culinary caveats down to two words, they would be carveries and cream. My

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Perks of Pret?

Java Reviewz and Eoghan Conway ponder whether or not the arrival of Pret is positive news for the Irish coffee scene


Coffee. It plays a different role in everyone’s lives. For some, that shot of espresso is merely a kick-start to the day, a medicine they cannot function without. For others, it’s part of their routine, grabbing a latte or cappuccino …

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When did sauce become saucy?

Eoghan Conway examines the sexually charged language that troubles food

Food is fundamental. Food writing, however, is not. It’s lavish, embellished and ostentatious. Eating is essential. Reading notes about the umami taste of mushrooms on the other hand, is not so essential. Regardless, food writing sells. The dusty cookbooks and

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What’s brewing in Tapped?

Join Eoghan Conway as he checks out the newly reopened bar, Tapped, on Nassau Street

An ever-popular haunt for Trinity students, The Porterhouse Central Bar recently reopened under the new name Tapped. The revamped bar makes its return with a new interior, facade, ethos and exhaustive drinks list. Tapped is situated a mere 90 metres

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Continental Cuisine: Discover the Traditional Taste of Europe this Summer

Whether you’re searching for a siesta snack in Spain, a bratwurst in Bavaria or a Portuguese pastry on your interrailing trails — our guide has a dish for you to try.

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The return of idyllic interrailing travels over the summer break has been welcomed by everyone, especially adventurous foodies. If you’re planning a trip away to indulge your wanderlust and taste buds, this list of our favourite authentic meals and hotspots