A Visit to Cork City

A friend of mine wrote to say she would be visiting Cork City with her family (herself, her husband, her two lovely daughters). Yay! I've not seen her in years! Of course, I instantly wanted to tell her about all the great things to do and places to eat so I jotted down my favorites... Continue Reading →


Fresco Bistro & Eaterie is Keeping It Real at the Glucksman Gallery

It all started with a recommendation by Greg Higgins in response to my post listing spots serving Brunch in Cork City. He Tweeted: "@FreckledPast You should add Fresco's in @glucksman ('s) basement to that list." Fresco's? The name rang a tiny bell in the back of my brain, dust stirred. You know when you miss a television show or... Continue Reading →

Brunch in Cork City

Brunch, part breakfast part lunch, all delicious. Like weekend mornings in a sun-filled kitchen with family and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Sausage or bacon sizzling in a pan on the stove and the family dog sniffing around everyone’s feet to try and get a sliver of the scents in the air. That is what I think.... Continue Reading →

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