Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

They don’t look quite as good as they did on the salt and vinegar potatoes recipe page but they were easy to make. Unfortunately the potatoes were a taste explosion that my taste buds weren’t ready for. The combination of vinegar, salt and a dash of pepper was too much. […]


Sultan Delight on McCurtain Street

Sultan Delight is a new shop opened on McCurtain Street, Cork, near the Everyman and if this post by Billy Lyons is right, near where the famous Hadji Bey had his shop until the 1970s. The shop sells chocolate, Turkish Delight, teas and coffees, spices, cakes, biscuits and more. The […]


Food fit for a Sultan in Blackrock

There’s a market every Sunday morning/afternoon in Blackrock village, Cork and one of the highlights is the stall run by Taoufik Hamammi, owner of the Sultan restaurant in the city. They specialise in Lebanese and Moroccan food and it is delicious. I’m making myself hungry looking at these photos, brb. […]

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Dinner at Sultan

We had dinner in the Sultan restaurant this evening and it was delicious. This is Meshawi Mix, a mixture of marinated lamb and chicken, Lebanese bread and more. Check out their menu.


The Placebo Effect

Via The Cork Skeptics who showed this video at their last meeting when Rebecca O’Neill talked about being a health food shop worker. (Audio of the talk here, Colm’s going to love all the pingbacks!)


Delicious GrillmarkaĂ°inn

If you ever find yourself in Reykjavik make sure you book a table in GrillmarkaĂ°inn. Every single bite was a taste explosion. So delicious! Monk Fish Beef Sirloin The ice cream dessert was actually a disappointment after the previous tasty dishes. As Lenny says, food in Iceland is damn good.


Boqueria mini review

We had a most delicious meal in Boqueria, Bridge St. Cork this evening. It’s a tapas, wine and cocktail bar that serves delicious food and I’m sure the alcohol tastes nice too but I only had a sip of my wife’s white wine. Staff are super friendly too and even […]



There’s a new restaurant in the location Bullys used to be on Paul Street. It’s Ketchup and we’ve just had delicious burgers there. Yum!


Murphy's Ice Cream

We called into Murphy’s Ice Cream in Dingle this morning. I bought a chocolate and mint ice cream mix. If you’re in the town you really should call in for a scoop or two! Yum! The business is run by brothers Sean and Kieran who I had hoped would be […]

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