Behind The Pass: Chris Maguire – Frank’s


Posted 1 month ago in Food & Drink Features

Taphouse september 2019

In this month’s edition of Behind The Pass,  Chef Chris Maguire of Frank’s on Camden Street shares his favourite trick of the trade and lets us in on the best meal he ever had.

 

Favourite ingredient

Sherry vinegar

 

Favourite recipe

Artichoke barigoule

 

Trick of the trade

Sharp knives

 

Food Hero

Jack French

 

Food memory

My mom Anna Maguire’s butter chicken

 

Overrated

Fermentation

 

Trend worth noting 

Wine bars

 

Best meal

Le Chique in Cancun. We had a 28-course meal based on the ecosystems in Mexico. It was an amazing experience.

 

Indulgence

Margaritas

 

Food Bible

Larousse Gastronomique

 

Wish I’d known…

I’ve worked in three different countries and a lot of different restaurants. I’ve realized that people have a different opinion everywhere you go, there’s no right answer.

 

Fav. instagram account

Epic Plate Up

 

Unlikely pairing 

Chicory and strawberries

 

Utensil of choice 

Spoon

 

Table for two

Wild Cat Cafe in Yellowknife. It’s set in a log cabin and only open three months of the year because it freezes in the winter.

It’s one of the oldest restaurants in Canada and has a lot of history.

Frank’s, 22 Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2

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