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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Eating Out

All time
# summer dining
Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year
Draft regulations would also remove a planning permission requirement to bring in awnings and coverings for outdoor dining.
# lunch crunch
Poll: How much should you tip on a meal?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# i ate spinach
14 tweets that will make every picky eater say 'yep, that's me'
*texts Mam* “I ATE A CARROT!”
# marking the centenary
Fancy having a 1916-themed 'Street Feast'? Thousands will be this weekend...
The 7th annual ‘Street Feast’ takes place tomorrow.
# Fitness
6 of the best restaurants for eating out healthily in Dublin
Ireland hockey international and owner of SMART Training, Jonny Bruton, on where to pick up breakfast, lunch and dinner without falling off the wagon.
# Quiz
How Dirty Are Your Tastebuds, Really?
# morning coffee
Some Dublin cafes are taking poems as payment today for World Poetry Day
# morning coffee
Some Dublin cafes are taking poems as payment today for World Poetry Day
# Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Irish Delicacies?
You got this.
# local cuisine
The rissole is Wexford's amazing hidden chipper treasure
Wexford’s pride.
# Eating Out
11 exciting new places to eat in Dublin in 2016
They all opened last year, and they all want you to eat in them.
# kimichi
6 places to stuff your face with Korean food in Dublin
Gimme dat bibimbap…!
# can't talk - eating
Glorious food - 32 Irish pubs just made it onto Michelin's list of the best ones to eat in
15 counties are represented. And Down appears to be the pub grub capital of the island.
# you vs food
Around Ireland in 13 epic food challenges
Open your mind, and your gut.
# hipster nonsense
13 times restaurants were almost unbearably hipster
# veggie friendly
13 places to take your vegetarian friends to eat in Dublin
Get eating.
# meat-eaters
7 vegetarian spots to take your carnivore friends in Dublin
No, it doesn’t need a bit of meat to be a meal…
# nice to meat you
10 steaks in Ireland you have to try before you die
We’ve got the meat sweats already.
# way out west
9 unbeatable brunch spots in Galway
Feeling peckish?
# Neighbours
Thousands and thousands of us will be having a 'Street Feast' today. Are you going?
The event has surged in popularity in recent years. 200 local breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners are happening later.
# cheap date
10 great meals for a tenner in Dublin
You don’t need loads of money to eat well. Here’s proof.
# be our guest
11 important things all waiters want you to know
Put our service (and our patience) to the test.
# carve it up
12 of the best carveries in Ireland
Get your meat and two veg.
# cheeky nando's
11 very real problems all Nando's addicts will understand
You’re a slave to spicy chicken.
# Take me Out
10 reasons why takeaways trump eating out every time
Every damn time.
# meh-ee-co
12 of the best Mexican restaurants to eat in in Ireland
Burritos, tacos, chimichangas, get in our bellies.
# Eating Out
Here are all the psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more
Just a few things to look out for during your romantic meals tonight…
# bill please
These are ten tricks restaurants use to make you spend more
Have you noticed the kind of music they play? Or that menus sometimes lack euro signs?
# Dilemma
The Burning Question*: Gas or charcoal BBQ?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# 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
# ribsticker
This burger joint claims that it can give customers a heart attack
Here’s what it’s like to eat at the Heart Attack Grill. Yes, it’s in Las Vegas.
# notions
7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger
Our pre and post Celtic Tiger diets.
# nom nom
Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork
Thirty-four Irish pubs were included in the ‘Michelin Eating-Out In Pubs Guide’ with counties Down and Cork leading the way.
# Inflation
Cost of alcohol, eating out and going to school pushes inflation to 0.2 per cent
Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent higher in August compared to the same time last year.
# Culture Shock
Wealthy Chinese fork out for high-class etiquette
Clients are mostly women in their 40s whose wealth rose with economy’s growth in recent decades.
9 reasons why eating out is a social minefield
What can go wrong, does go wrong. Pass the bread.
# hard to swallow
You can eat in every 3-Michelin starred restaurant in the world... for €209,000
That’s the cost per couple of a new elite foodie tour. Per couple? Bargain, so.
# tripadvisor
Two top Irish chefs encourage others to ‘tear up’ TripAdvisor award certs
Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain and Oliver Dunne of Bon Appétit dumped their certs of ‘excellence’, criticising the anonymous nature of posters on the ratings site.
Open thread: Are you a big tipper?
How much to tip and when? The internet is making us wonder.