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# restaurants

All time
# Poignant
This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time
A haunting tale.
# nice to meat you
10 steaks in Ireland you have to try before you die
We’ve got the meat sweats already.
10 of Dublin’s most interesting new restaurants for 2015
The last 12 months in restaurant openings: a selective edit.
# new dinners
10 of Dublin's most interesting new restaurants for 2015
The last 12 months in restaurant openings: a selective edit.
# attention foodies
Taste of Dublin celebrates 10 years as capital sees restaurant come back
The restaurant market in Dublin is the most competitive it’s been in years. The rest of the country aren’t seeing the same.
# shut down
All of these restaurants were ordered to close last month - was your favourite one of them?
The FSAI ordered 14 businesses to close in May.
Popular food critic and writer Paolo Tullio has died, aged 65
“One of life’s true gentlemen.”
# what's for dinner
Want to visit one of the world's 50 best restaurants? ... You'll need to catch a plane
Take a peek at what’s on offer at some of the best restaurants on the planet…
# deliffeyous
26 things you must eat in Dublin before you die
You’ve eaten in Dublin. But have you REALLY eaten?
# Waco
Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker's foot
Nine people were killed in the brawl and 170 people have since been charged.
# be our guest
11 important things all waiters want you to know
Put our service (and our patience) to the test.
# Take me Out
10 reasons why takeaways trump eating out every time
Every damn time.
# we want plates
11 times restaurants took the absolute mickey serving food
# In Numbers
Sex, Smirnoff and the Six Nations: The week in numbers
Plus: How much does it cost to replace the lightbulb at the top of the Spire?
# Your Say
Poll: Children in restaurants ... we're okay with that, are we?
“More ketchup for your nuggets, young… No, no, it’s fine, sir, I’ll pick it up.”
# jobs watch
Eddie Rocket's to create 50 new jobs with new fast-food franchise
Two new restaurants will offer more of a fast-food experience and will be named simply ‘Rocket’s’.
# Hitting back
The contentious Dublin Christmas Market has a 100 per cent approval rate
According to a survey from the group that set it up … The Restaurants Association of Ireland have criticised it for an over-reliance on fast food operators.
# Food Safety
Was your favourite restaurant shut down last month? Fifteen food businesses were
Ireland’s food safety watchdog was busy in October.
# what a trip
These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office
The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.
# Picky Eaters
Restaurant owner goes on rant about picky customers
This lot “don’t” believe in organic food.
# pinot in yo' prada
Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?
Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.
# rage at the races
Here's how one Galway restaurateur reacted to no-shows at his business (NSFW language)
JP McMahon tore up the rulebook for customer service.
# Food Safety
Seven closure orders served on restaurants and a food stall in Ireland last month
“While most food businesses are committed to high standards for the health of their customers, this is not always the case,” said the FSAI’s chief executive.
# too cool for school
This accurately describes every 'trendy' restaurant in Ireland
Everything’s covered, from the mismatched armchairs to the exposed electrics.
Column: 6 things I hate about restaurants
Restaurant critic Ross Golden-Bannon reveals his pet hates cultivated as a restaurant critic and food writer
# Food Safety
Have you eaten in any of these places served with closure orders last month?
The FSAI was particularly critical of businesses with improper storage or poor cleaning standards.
# Hospitality
66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse
The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.
# nom nom noma
Denmark's Noma named as world's best restaurant (for the fourth time)
The restaurant’s head chef Rene Redzepi told the awards room, “I know I’m not always the easiest person to be around.”
Website for restaurants to calculate calories launched by Food Safety Authority
This information could appear on menus in all food outlets.
# food porn
One Irish restaurant has been named in the world's top 100
Can you guess where it is? (It’s not Burdock’s)
# burning question
The Burning Question*: Is it ok to sit at a table in a busy restaurant after you've paid?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# it's fecked
Restaurant makes sincerely Irish apology about broken credit card machine
Only in Ireland.
# waste not want not
One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year
FoodCloud is calling on Irish people to reduce food waste.
# Legislation
Scaremongering or safe? The two sides to banning e-cigarettes in restaurants
The e-cigs have already been banned from DART and train services.
# notions
7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger
Our pre and post Celtic Tiger diets.
# market
Global shrimp crisis is hitting menus across the world
Early Mortality Syndrome in shrimp farms in Thailand is causing havoc to restaurateurs across the world.
A mysterious tipper has left thousands of dollars at restaurants across the US
Nice way to make someone’s day.
# Insolvencies
Hospitality sector at risk of collapse while economy continues to improve
Figures from Vision-net also show an 18 per cent fall from last year in the number of businesses becoming insolvent.
# Food
Closure orders served on nine businesses by Food Safety Authority in October
Three businesses still have outstanding orders against them, the FSAI says.
# cheque please
11 excellent hidden messages on restaurant receipts
Always, ALWAYS check your bill carefully.