- Lifestyle & Sports
- 14 Feb 17
Caffé Rockers, straight up burgers & tasty Belgian Blondes are all on this fortnight’s menu.
As into Java as you are Jarvis? Well, Graham Hopkins, he of hitting things with The Frames, Therapy? and My Little Funhouse fame, is heading out on a drum clinic tour with a difference this month. Register at commongroundscollective.ie to see him in action at Established Coffee, Belfast (February 21); First Draft Coffee, Dublin (23); Rift Coffee, Limerick (28); Coffeewerk, Galway (March 2); Mocha Beans, Westport (3), and Alchemy Coffee & Books, Cork (9).
Knockranny House Hotel & Spa, a magnificent country pile out Westport way, is running a Pescatarian Weekend on February 17 and 18. Yep, multi-award winning chef Seamus Commons will be celebrating fish in its all myriad forms in their La Fougere restaurant, which overlooks Clew Bray and Croagh Patrick. knockrannyhousehotel.ie/dining.
Having bid a tearful ‘adieu’ to South William Street last year, Bagots Hutton has re-opened on Dublin 2’s Ormond Quay with a Venison & Heirloom Potato Hash, Fried Egg & Capers and Aubergine, Courgette & Goats Cheese Frittata to proverbially die for. We’re hard-hearted bastards when it comes to Valentine’s Day dining out, but their €35 four-course fixed menu does look damn good. Find them on Facebook.