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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# restaurant

This year
# Courts
Men who stole kilos of chicken, beef and lamb from restaurant store room go free
One of the men climbed up a fire escape into the store room of a restaurant on Grafton Street, where he stole the meat products worth €2,000.
Last year
# Health
Rodent faeces and dead mice among reasons for seven food closure orders last month
Health issues included the presence of flies, rats and mice and the storage of food at unsafe temperatures.
# Dublin Fire
Five fire engines called to blaze at Dame Street restaurant in Dublin
Traffic restrictions were in place as the fire was being put out this evening.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Have you made an outdoor pub/restaurant booking?
Outdoor dining is due to recommence from 7 June.
Number of unregistered food businesses investigated last year more than double 2019 figures
The FSAI said many unregistered businesses use social media platforms like Facebook to advertise their products.
# Milano
Pizza Express eyes restaurant closures in UK, but Milano in Ireland to stay open
Pizza Express operates the Milano restaurants in Ireland.
# Clonsilla
Waitress who cut little finger while polishing glass awarded €50,000
A judge ruled that the waitress did not receive adequate training in how to polish glasses safely.
# Castlepollard
Two men charged over attempted robbery at Westmeath restaurant
The men were arrested a short time after the incident.
# Pints
Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only
All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.
# tractor protest
No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters
David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.
# michelin star
Another record-breaking year for Irish restaurateur Patrick Guilbaud, as his profits soar to €520,000
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is Ireland’s only two-star Michelin restaurant – Guilbaud says he’ll “try” to get a three-star.
# The bill please
Jamie Oliver's UK-based restaurant chain goes into administration
Jamie’s Italian, a restaurant based in Dublin, is unaffected by the announcement, a spokesperson said.
# leon
Fast food giant Leon to open first Irish branch on site of former Temple Bar landmark
The healthy fast food outlet will be located on Crown Alley, in the building of the former Eager Beaver shop.
# the ivy
Protest held outside The Ivy restaurant in Dublin over working conditions and tips
Issues at the restaurant first came to light in November last year.
# Your Say
Poll: Would having to pay a non-refundable deposit put you off booking a restaurant?
Some customers don’t show up or cancel a booking at the last minute.
Consumer watchdog investigating restaurant body over 'no-show' diners campaign
The CCPC said it had launched a civil competition law investigation into the conduct of the RAI.
# Cutthroat Business
Dublin restaurant told to pay manager €10k for firing him over fears he was setting up a rival eatery
The dismissal was deemed “unfair” and “premature” by the WRC.
'The High Court restaurant has been a sanctuary for people left waiting days for a judge, until now'
The restaurant has been a place to take time out and get away from the maelstrom until it closed this week, writes Stuart Gilhooly.
# the red hen
Trump hits out at restaurant that asked press secretary Sarah Sanders to leave
Sanders tweeted over the weekend that she was asked to leave the restaurant by its owner Friday evening.
# Get Out
Restaurant asks Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders to leave
Sanders serves in an “inhumane and unethical” administration, the restaurant’s owner said.
# Pay Up
Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary
The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.
# st andrew's church
A tapas bar says turning this church into a food hall could cause 'a major rat problem'
Restaurant Salamanca has voiced its concern about the plans to redevelop St Andrew’s Church.
# clontarf baths
Seawater swimming pool, bar and restaurant to open in Clontarf next week
A seven-day pub licence was granted today.
# India
Massive fire kills 14 people in Mumbai restaurant
Police said they were investigating the cause of the fire.
# neon
Dunnes to replace 'underperforming' Dublin city centre store with Asian eatery
The retail unit on South Great George’s Street is being sub-divided into two new spaces for restaurants.
# Istanbul
17 people dead after gunmen open fire on restaurant in Burkina Faso
The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed.
# Pay Up
Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'
Almost €5,500 in unpaid Dáil tabs will be wiped after a series of efforts to recoup the amounts owed failed.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Have you ever told a restaurant you have a food allergy when you don't?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# get back here
Pamplona police chase down Italians fleeing a restaurant bill after the bull run
The €620 bill was paid in full, with a tip.
# Chicken Despacito Wrap
Justin Bieber ended up eating in that Maynooth restaurant three times so they named a meal after him
He must love the grub.
# Dublin
Portmarnock restaurant closed and investigation launched into salmonella outbreak
An outbreak control team has been formed and the investigation is ongoing.
# nolita
This Dublin restaurant had an amazing response to a bad review in their first week
If you can’t beat them, add them to your menu.
# eleven madison park
Dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' will set you back $295 per head (and that's just for the food)
Eleven Madison Park was crowned 2017′s winner of the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Domini Kemp: 'Be honest - if your business isn't working, pull the plug'
Entrepreneur and chef Domini Kemp delivers a masterclass in making it in the food industry.
# dine and dash
Spanish police arrest suspect in massive 'eat and run' case
The man is alleged to be the ringleader of the greedy group.
# restaurant
Woman who struggles to play ukulele after injuring finger is awarded €18,500
Her finger was pierced by a sharp piece of metal under a chair in a restaurant.
# all good things
Dishwasher becomes partner at one of world's best restaurants in reward for loyal service
Gambian-born Ali Sonko has worked at Copenhagen’s Noma since 2003.
# Lights out
"It's the future": Restaurants and cafés are cracking down on smoking outside
Two business owners told us why they’ve done it.
# indian tree
The owner of this restaurant in Armagh got a whopping £1000 tip off a generous customer
Just a “small gift” to express his appreciation, he said.
# Scandals
Hillary, pizza and a phony sex scandal: the power of 'fake news'
Conspiracy theorists claim pizza restaurant Comet is not just a purveyor of pizza and beer but a sinister front hiding a politically connected pedophile ring.