Tasting Menu at Forest Avenue, Dublin 4

Booking Forest Avenue for dinner recently, I was delighted to be finally going somewhere that has been on my list a long time. We love their sister restaurant, Forest & Marcy, which made us all the more excited for this one. We made our way to Sussex Terrace after work on a Thursday evening. Inside,…

Tasting Menu at One Pico

One Pico is a restaurant we return to time and again, for the food, service and setting, all of which are consistently excellent. There’s a review of One Pico already on Gin & Griddle here so this post is all about the Tasting Menu, in pictures. One Pico offers a 5 Course Surprise Menu at…

Tasting Menu at Mulberry Garden

It had been a while since our last visit to Mulberry Garden, so we booked in for a Friday evening in January. We hadn’t intended to have the tasting menu but when we got there, liking everything on it, we decided to go for it and settled in for an evening of delightful food and…

Seven Course Tasting Menu at the Lady Helen, Mount Juliet

We spent a lovely few days in Mount Juliet recently. One of the real reasons for going was to finally return to the Lady Helen, we hadn’t been back since it was awarded a Michelin star. We were staying in Mount Juliet on a package that included a seven course tasting menu on one evening. We…

A Snapshot of July on Gin & Griddle – Top 5!

In no particular order… 1. The return of The Friday Gin Review with 2 new Gin reviews… Williams Chase & South… lots more to come in the coming weeks including Sipsmiths, Tanqueray Rangpur, Bombay Sapphire East … 2. The Shellfish Platter at Super Miss Sue… a thing of beauty and a bargainous €45 on Monday /…

Tasting Menu at Ananda, Dundrum

The best tasting menu in Dublin? Take a visit to Ananda in Dundrum and see for yourself…It’s a bold statement I know but one I’m more than happy to stand by. The combination of amazing food, paired with great wines, is hard to beat. Ananda has a somewhat quirky location in Dundrum Town Centre, you…