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  • Article Nick on restaurants

    RIP Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe

    Myrtle Allen, who died yesterday at the age of 94 in the Cork University Hospital surrounded by her family, was an extraordinary woman whose spirit…

    14 Jun 2018 Nick Lander
  • Article Drinks not wine

    Ireland's answer to Normandy

    They come from cork but not from bark. They come from trees, but not from marc. It’s wine of ice; not ice, nor wine. It’s port in spirit; not place…

    12 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Dublin's fair city

    It is perhaps the name, Forest Avenue, which is the most incongruous aspect of, and yet goes to the heart of the ambitions behind, this Dublin…

    11 Jun 2016 Nick Lander
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    For wine lovers in Dublin

    At just after 8 pm on Thursday last week, the basement of the Ely Wine Bar, just off St Stephen’s Green in Dublin, was as crowded as I have come to…

    28 May 2016 Nick Lander
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Food, drink and fun in Ireland

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Food and drink, and not necessarily in that order, have long been two very particular…

    30 May 2015 Nick Lander
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    In praise of the Ballymaloe breakfast

    See here for details of the next book, about menus, that Nick is planning to write, a follow up to The Art of the Restaurateur. Whisper it softly. …

    6 Apr 2015 Nick Lander
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    Apples for dinner - technology corner

    The iPad (which I have yet to even handle) is all set to create a revolution in all sorts of spheres, we are assured - not least in publishing. But…

    1 Sep 2010 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Charmingly Irish

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The O'Brien Chop House, which opened last summer, must now be added to the list of the charms…

    12 Jun 2010 Nick Lander
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Corking cuisine

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The pleasure of being back in Ballymaloe House, 30 miles south-east of Cork in southern…

    25 Oct 2008 Nick Lander