A Michelin Star evening at Aniar Restaurant

Last month the other half and I visited Galway to catch up with some old friends and to dine at Aniar Restaurant, the city’s first Michelin star restaurant.

You might think travelling cross-country from Belfast to Galway for dinner sounds extravagant and ordinarily this food blogger does not live the high life dining in Michelin Star restaurants, but he had received a rather generous work bonus and I had some sway in spending it. Continue reading

The best thing since sliced bread

‘Fred, there’s no bread’ was a familiar slogan anyone as young as myself will recall from the Spar advert that aired during the 1980s.

Growing up in this decade, prior to the newsflash that a carb rich diet produced an expansive waistline, bread figured heavily on the menu from a slice of toast at breakfast to a lunchtime sandwich.

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