David Vann’s writing operates within a tradition of rural American writing notable in its refusal to po-facedly romanticise the rites and customs associated with the land.
Highlights Food and Drink
Food and Drink
There is a certain satisfaction in being part of the grand local tradition of doing shady shit tucked away in the low-lit hindquarters The Swan.
November’s Bitesize features Beaujolais Nouveau 2015, Peacock Café, To the Last Bite from Foodcloud, Day and Night at the Morrison and A Glass Apart
Nothing quite beats the atmosphere of Dublin’s crowded streets at Christmas. The sing-song of canny street traders. Twinkling lights. A hint of the old Switzer’s magic… Though a dig too many from razor sharp elbows and excess of ‘Anyone for the last of the Elsa dolls?’ can leave your seasonal goodwill in tatters. Our advice? Make like the young European you are and ward off your inner Scrooge with a brief pause here and there for a bit of pudding, cake or something more substantial to set you up merrily for the task in hand…
The simple fact of the matter is that Porndog does not go far enough.
“The air of the place is one of calmness, only punctured by a repeated bursts of elation from the three-card poker table next door”. We try our hand at the Fitzwilliam Casino and Card Club
The Middle Eastern Feast is the latest in Brother Hubbard’s expansion, and it’s an addition that immediately makes sense. The menu, available after 6pm from Wednesday to Saturday, promises excitement for the tastebuds, and the team at Brother Hubbard deliver it.
“Within six months of eating 100% raw I got rid of my arthritis”. Erika Rosati is a strong advocate of the healing power of raw food. Here, she tells us more.
‘The menu is enticingly simple and the prices are purposefully democratic’. Aoife McElwaine pays a visit to Featherblade on Dawson Street.
October’s Bitesize features gorgeous newcomer Cloonconra Cheese, The Fumbally’s Autumn Series, FEED, Japanese Food Made Easy and Christmas at the Dylan.