Lunch at The Ivy at Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland

“It’s a lavish experience that adds a pop of color to your life,” said my daughter when she insisted we go.  “It’s a trendy place.” A new restaurant, the Ivy at Dawson Street is the first Irish brasserie from its father company, The Ivy, West Street, London. The Ivy Collection, well-known in England for its…

The Kitchen Cafe at the Galway City Museum, Ireland

Museum dining can truly be an expression of art and culture, adding to the tourism experience. The Kitchen Café at the Galway City Museum in Ireland offers fresh, local, quality food prepared with a variety of international flavors. Coinciding with museum hours, the restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch, and on…

Long Dock Pub: Savoring Seafood on the Loophead Peninsula, Ireland

A drive along the Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland’s western coast would not be complete without a stop at The Long Dock Pub in the charming fishing village of Carrigaholt, . Originally built in the 1820’s, this public house has multi-tasked over the years as a pub, grocery, drapery, and hardware shop.  Today it is a…

Brunch at Brother Hubbard, Dublin, Ireland

For many Dubliners, brunch has become a tradition. A possibility to combine sweet and savory with a great cup of coffee or even a mimosa. However, with a city that is constantly evolving when it comes to food, it can be hard to find that perfect spot for a meal. If you find yourself lost…