A bar and a restaurant, O’Neill’s is especially crowded when football is on. It was when we were there and we had a hard time finding a seat until the game ended. You can get food Read More »
We chose Bar Italia for dinner because I wanted a salad. Too many days in Dublin eating fried foods and I was starting to feel bloated. Bar Italia’s entrance is covered with awards and recommendations, so we thought it was a safe bet. The restaurant also has a beautiful location right beside the River Liffey fairly near Temple Bar, but on the other side of the river. Read More »
The sign out front on Parnell St says, ‘Best fish & chips in Dublin’. Truth or myth? I am not a Dublin local, but I have tried my fair share of fish & chips and can say with some authority that Kingfisher does the dish well. Read More »
Located adjacent to the Merrion Hotel in Dublin, Ireland is Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud. You may have heard of it–it’s the only restaurant in all of Ireland that can boast two Michelin stars. If you are a foodie, it’s *the* place to have a meal while you are in town. It’s a splurge–but those who love creative gastronomy will tell you it’s a splurge that’s well worth it.
A friend and I ate at Patrick Guilbaud while we stayed at the Merrion. We had to. It is a rite of passage–and we were compelled to make the journey. And as anything worth doing is worth doing well, we opted to be surprised with the season’s tasting dinner.
We started with a glass of champagne–as all good meals should. We relaxed in the sitting area, sipping on our bubbles, until our table was ready. Once seated, we ordered ourselves a bottle of wine and got ready to do some good eating.