Interviews

Takashi Miyazaki – The chef-owner of Miyazaki in Cork makes a succession of extraordinary dishes for lunch, recalls his days as a teppanyaki chef to the stars, and explains why Japanese food is like a treasure box

Gwen McGrath & Ken Doherty – In the calm before a hurricane, the owners of Assassination Custard invite us over for lunch and talk about their travels, the joys of tripe, and why the best food is always the simplest

Tim Hayward – The energetic food writer and broadcaster makes us a hearty lunch of salsiccia and lentils, professes his great love of American diners and explains how an English spy novelist got him into cooking

Rory O’Connell – The co-founder of Ballymaloe Cookery School whips up an effortless three-course lunch, defends the use of recipes, and recalls how his mother made the best plum pudding bar none


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Recipes


Journal

The Complexities of Soviet Food & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: the allure of military rations, understanding food deserts and in praise of the all-you-can-eat buffet

The Gannet Q&A: Noah Rothbaum – The New York drinks writer on his favourite Manhattan diner, the sour formula and a drink that goes with (almost) everything

The Comfort of Tamales & Other News – In our first food writing round-up of 2018: when your childhood food becomes trendy, odd kitchen gadgets, and a problematic take on sexual harassment in restaurants

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Places

Takashi Miyazaki’s Cork & Galway Address Book – The chef-owner of Miyazaki in Cork recommends a restaurant for special occasions, an otherworldly mushroom farm and a world-class food market

Gwen McGrath & Ken Doherty’s Dublin Address Book – The owners of Assassination Custard recommend an unorthodox pizza restaurant, the place to go in Dublin for prawn toast and late-night cocktails, and two of their favourite Irish farms

Tim Hayward’s Cambridge & London Address Book – The author and broadcaster on a burger obsessive in Cambridge, a Jewish-style deli in Hoxton and a "phenomenal" Chinese supermarket

Rory O’Connell’s Cork Address Book – The Ballymaloe chef on a pioneering vegetarian restaurant, his local pub and the farmers' market that's "probably the best in the country"


Things

Inside Takashi Miyazaki’s Kitchen – The chef-owner of Miyazaki in Cork picks out a clay barbecue, a surrealist cookbook and the craziest mushroom we've ever seen

Inside Gwen McGrath & Ken Doherty’s Kitchen – The couple behind Assassination Custard pick out veal bacon, a selection of their favourite vermouths, and eight indispensable cookbooks

Inside Tim Hayward’s Kitchen – The author and broadcaster on a "consistently fantastic" coffee blend, a "brilliantly useful" knife from his collection, and the comic strip cookbook he values above all others