Search Results for: Conor Stevens

Gastro: Big Fun at Big Fan

“Bring a group and shout words across the table, pound a few cocktails and enjoy yourself. You’ll be a long time dead.” – Conor Stevens

Restaurant Review: Up The Yard – Lennan’s Yard

“This place right now feels like an investment opportunity with food upstairs, rather than a restaurant that takes pleasure in feeding people well. Dawson Street is the perfect place for it.” – Conor Stevens 

Gastro: (Medium) Rare Aul Times – Hen’s Teeth

“Kudos to chef Killian Walsh and his crew. Hen’s Teeth really is that rarest of things, an interesting, ambitious and affordable restaurant in the world’s seventh best city’s fifteenth coolest neighbourhood. What an age we live in.” – Conor Stevens 

Gastro: Siamese Dream – Full Moon

“The food makes few concessions to infantilsed western palates and that’s a good thing.” – Conor Stevens checks out Full Moon, in the space occupied for many years by The Larder on a stretch of what is known mid-week as Parliament Street.

Gastro: Three Way – Los Chicanos | Cluck Chicken | Hanger Steak 

“I’ll forego the foreplay and just get stuck in. We are here to talk about food trucks.” Conor Stevens with some takes about three (relative) newcomers on the outdoor scene that are referred to as ‘food trucks’, although one is a trailer and another a shipping container…

Easy Confidence – Canteen at The Marlin Hotel

“This is a serious restaurant with a talented brigade, it deserves to develop its own clientele and not merely cater to the dirty weekenders and mini-breakers. Canteen is very much a destination in its own right.” – Conor Stevens

Blow-Out Lunch – Mamó

“This quite simply is why we go to restaurants, to have the front and back of house delight us with what they can do, whether we sit inside or out.” – Conor Stevens

Virtually There – Back To Dine

“Although I must admit to a little meal-kit fatigue (not quite Strumpet City hardship), I very much hope that this one carries on and finds a place of its own, it’s a neat concept.” – Conor Stevens

Restaurant Review: Come Together – Uno Mas

“Owners Simon Barrett and Liz Matthews would seem to know what you want, and Chef Paul McNamara knows how to cook, so after some eight months of rough trade on Aungier Street, is the desire to please still there?” – Conor Stevens

Restaurant Review: Luna

“You will struggle to find a finer car park-based restaurant here, or indeed anywhere”. – Conor Stevens


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