Review of Brick Lane in Cork City

New to the streets of Cork City is Brick Lane at 1–3 North Main Street (beside Wagamama, across from The Raven). Just a few weeks and this place is touted to be a game changer to the Cork restaurant scene. With Phil Ryan and Eamon Walsh at the helm and taking active roles in the... Continue Reading →


So Many Meals So Little Time To Post… Fenn’s Quay

For seven and a half years, my husband and I have been dining at Fenn's Quay. It started out because it was near where we were when we first moved to Cork, then we realised we liked that the menu changed daily and with the seasons, and after several years of this I became friends... Continue Reading →

Best Eats in Cork City

This always comes up over the holidays when I gather with friends and the inevitable debate begins over who has the best Buffalo wings or where whatever food is best in Cork City. So, I kept notes. I compared those notes to a couple very sad partial blog posts drafts from previous attempts to make a... Continue Reading →

Christmas in Cork

I wanted to share some tips and information for spending Christmas in Cork. So, put your tinsel on and slip your feet in some elf slippers so you can browse these great details to make your holiday in the Rebel City a wonderful one. I'll start with my personal favourites then share useful links to... Continue Reading →

Dining Out in December

I love Cork at Christmastime! It is bustling with activity, decorated brightly, and filled with the sparkling promise of a happy holiday season. And it's also the season for my husband's and my birthdays. Yes, we are December babies. Growing up, neither of us encountered the dreaded trauma of having our birthdays take a backseat to Christmas...until... Continue Reading →

Knockout Pizza at Cork Jazz Weekend Market

I'm jet-lagged from the long visit to the States and tiring trip back, so this morning I finally went out in search of sustenance. With the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival this weekend, I had plenty of options. My usual falafel wrap guy wasn't at the Cornmarket Saturday market, so I went browsing for something new. Fortunate for... Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Visiting Cork City

You’d never guess Cork City is the second-largest city in the Republic because the downtown area is close together and very walkable. It has a small town feel with a bit of city hustle and bustle as well as all the main conveniences of urban life. Throughout the city streets you will find shops, restaurants, cafés,... Continue Reading →

Rocket Man on Princes Street

You've probably seen him at markets and festivals, but now Rocket Man has an HQ on Princes Street in Cork City Centre as of late June 2014. As an American, I didn't know what rocket was until I moved here. See, in the States it is called arugula. I've since learned its magical ways and... Continue Reading →

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