'Dublin' on Serious Eats

Where to Drink in Dublin: An Irish Bartender's Guide to Pubs and More

The fine editors at Serious Eats asked me, a 15+ year Dublin bartender, to opine on the best ways to imbibe in my city. This guide is intended for newcomers to Dublin and should give you a very rough idea of where to go and what to drink (whilst simultaneously preventing you from coming to harm on your first night). What happens after that is your own business: I take no responsibility for your safety, wellbeing, personal finances, romantic entanglements, hangovers, the stock market or anything else that happens while you're here. If you go home with stories to tell, well, then you've got the idea. More

Another Kind of Irish Breakfast: Queen of Tarts in Dublin

A full Irish breakfast may come with eggs, rashers, and white pudding, but my personal favorite Irish breakfast—and, in truth, one of my favorite breakfasts anywhere—is of a slightly sweeter nature, found at the Queen of Tarts in Dublin. While there's truly nothing bad on the menu (and I've tasted everything), I'm happiest with a massive, buttery raspberry scone, served with a dainty pot of jam, or just a thick, buttered slice of the house-baked brown bread. More

Dear Slice: Pizza in Ireland

Or, 'Irish Pies Are Smiling' I received this intel quite a while back. I'm not even going to say when. Suffice it to say that the gatherer of said intel, science fiction author Diane Duane, emailed me recently to nudge me to publish it. (Apart from sci-fi, fantasy, and TV and film scripts, Diane also writes about food at European Cuisines.) Here it is, Diane, and thanks for the report on one sliver of the Irish pizza scene. —The Mgmt. A red-onion-and-pepperoni pie at Gotham Cafe in Dublin. First, a note from a native (though rather displaced) Manhattanite: Love your... More

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