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The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes With Renewed Appeal

The Chef’s Table: Retro Dishes With Renewed Appeal

March 26, 2017 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Mark Doe of ‘Just Cooking’ cookery school in Firies, has some dishes you may be familiar with but are well worth revisiting… Due to the great feedback from the last time we ran these recipes, I thought it would be good to cover it again. I love food memories of […]

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Win A Valentines Dinner For Two With Kirby’s Brogue Inn

Win A Valentines Dinner For Two With Kirby’s Brogue Inn

January 30, 2017 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

VALENTINES weekend is just around the corner and what’s more romantic than a night out at a wonderful restaurant? Well the good folk at Kirbys Brogue Inn recognise that love is in the air and have come up with a delicious menu (see above advert) which will be available from […]

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Up To Ten People To Be Employed At New French Restaurant In Town

Up To Ten People To Be Employed At New French Restaurant In Town

August 2, 2016 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW restaurant will create up to 10 full-time and part-time jobs when it opens in town this Friday. Le Rustique is to serve French cuisine and is located at a premises on Princes Street, where a number of restaurants have operated in the past. The premises has been vacant for […]

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Welcome To ‘The Great Kerry Hurling Cake-Off 2015’

Welcome To ‘The Great Kerry Hurling Cake-Off 2015’

August 5, 2015 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Mike ‘Masterchef’ O’Halloran has been sampling the delights of north Kerry hospitality while covering the county hurling championship for TraleeToday.ie over the past month. So whose buns have impressed him…  SINCE the games in this year’s Garvey’s SuperValu Kerry Senior hurling championship were moved to the five North Kerry clubs of […]

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Three Places To Grab A Post-Match Bite Back In Tralee

Three Places To Grab A Post-Match Bite Back In Tralee

July 5, 2015 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

WHEN the matches in Killarney are over, you’ll probably have worked up a serious appetite (and no doubt a thirst!) after all that shouting. Well there’s no need to grab a fast food burger and chip on the run when you can hop straight back into the car and be back […]

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FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

FOOD FOCUS: Why Yummy Is Always At The Top For Food And Families

July 2, 2015 at 12:18 pm Comments are Disabled

WHEN Yummy Cafe Market opened in Tralee back in 2013, it was a breath of fresh air with its inventive food, cool interiors and a welcoming atmosphere for families. Sometimes a cafe or any business can lose its lustre, take its eye off the ball and slip in standards…but not Yummy! […]

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Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

Out To Lunch: No.4’s Square Meals Are A Hit

June 20, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

No.4 On The Square The Square YOU’VE got to hand it to the people in No.4 On The Square; they know their interiors. There’s been a lot of work going on over the past couple of months at the former Nightjar/Ruairis/Jack’s (remember Jack’s!) and the results are very impressive. Gone […]

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Out To Lunch: Food Fit For A King

Out To Lunch: Food Fit For A King

June 6, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

  Kingdom Food And Wine Store Oakpark Road THIS week’s column is more of an ‘in for lunch’ than ‘out for lunch’ as I took the food home to my own kitchen. You see the Kingdom Food And Wine Store isn’t a restaurant or cafe, rather a place to stop off to […]

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So What Time Are Duran Duran On Stage In Killarney?

So What Time Are Duran Duran On Stage In Killarney?

June 6, 2015 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

  THE stage times have been announced for the ‘Killarney Festival of Music and Food’ at the end of June which promises to be a fantastic weekend. The family-friendly boutique festival will be taking place at the picturesque Killarney House Demesne on the weekend of June 27 and 28. The […]

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The Abbey Is Cleaning ‘House’ For New-Look Business

The Abbey Is Cleaning ‘House’ For New-Look Business

May 30, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S no end to the changes in our bars and restaurants around town and The Abbey Inn is the latest hostelry to revamp their business. The bar on the right hand side is now closed for refurbishment and when it reopens it will be a cafe bar with a ‘funky’ feel […]

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Out To Lunch: Benners Hits The Ground Running

Out To Lunch: Benners Hits The Ground Running

May 30, 2015 at 9:51 am 1 comment

Benners Cafe Castle Street WE’RE going through some sort of food and drink revolution in Tralee at the moment. Let’s recap. In the past two months, two new hotels – The Ashe and Benners – have opened, each with their own gastropub; a new nightclub started with Quarters; the lads […]

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Up To 15 Jobs To Be Created At New Business In The Square

Up To 15 Jobs To Be Created At New Business In The Square

May 20, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW bar and bistro in The Square is to create up to 15 new jobs when it opens in the next few weeks. The business, formerly known as Nightjar, is being extensively renovated at the moment and is set to focus more on food. Continued below… It is hoped the […]

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The Chef’s Table: Barbecue Season Is Coming Again…We Hope!

The Chef’s Table: Barbecue Season Is Coming Again…We Hope!

May 17, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

  Mark Doe from ‘Just Cooking’ Cookery School in Firies has some great tips for barbecuing this summer. All we need now is the weather… Planning your barbecue Firing up the barbecue is often seen as an opportunity for a bit of a party with neighbours or friends, but few […]

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Out To Lunch: A Fine Sandwich In Town Centre

Out To Lunch: A Fine Sandwich In Town Centre

May 16, 2015 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

‘Coffee Start’ The Mall TRALEE people were saddened when Charlie’s on The Mall closed its doors on Christmas Eve. For many over the past 30 years, the cafe/bakery was a place to stop off for a chat and a bite to eat, while many a school romance was kindled there over […]

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Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

Out To Lunch: Make A Dash To The Ashe

May 9, 2015 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Gastro Bar And Restaurant The Ashe Hotel SO we’re back with our lunch reviews. After running out of places to review a couple of months ago, suddenly we have had The Ashe Hotel, Benners Hotel and Coffee Start on The Mall open recently, giving us somewhere new to go. I […]

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Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

Out To Lunch: A New Year’s Trip To Ardfert

January 3, 2015 at 12:27 pm Comments are Disabled

Kate Browne’s Ardfert A NEW year and another meal out. Over the course of the past eight months, I’ve  just about covered every place there is to eat lunch in town, so I decided to venture further afield on the first day of January. This isn’t really a lunch review as […]

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Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

Out To Lunch: Training For Christmas Day In Charlie’s

December 20, 2014 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Charlie’s Bar Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse RIGHT. This week’s review is a tough one because it’s a little too close to home…literally! I live in ‘Narieland’ so the Kerins O’Rahilly’s  clubhouse is a place I go to quite a bit for a pint, to watch a football match and have a […]

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Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

Out To Lunch: A Quiet Bite At The B Bar

December 13, 2014 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

B Bar The Brandon Hotel IF these walls could talk. I’m in the B Bar in The Brandon Hotel on a cold and wet Thursday and I’m remembering the nights of old when Spirals was but a short walk out the double doors from The Fiddler into debauchery (not that […]

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Out To Lunch: Hake Is Worth The Wait

Out To Lunch: Hake Is Worth The Wait

November 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Pikeman Bar Grand Hotel, Denny Street THE grand old dame of Denny Street, eh? If you were to ask anyone in Tralee where they were to go to for an absolute ‘safe’ option for lunch, chances are they’d send you to The Grand. Of course, this is a compliment […]

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Out To Lunch: Chopin’s Strikes The Right Note

Out To Lunch: Chopin’s Strikes The Right Note

October 26, 2014 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

Chopin’s Cafe And Restaurant Ashe Street I’VE already extolled the attractions of an Ashe Street establishment some months ago with a review of Mozarts. Of course it’s not the only cafe which takes its name from a classical composer. O the same side of the street but just on the […]

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Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

Top Honour For The ‘Masterchef’ At Darcy’s

October 17, 2014 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE man, who has been a head chef in restaurants all over the world, has been awarded the top honour of ‘Masterchef’. Ballinorig native, Noel Keane, is head chef in Darcy’s Restaurant in Barrack Lane, Tralee, which has been nominated for numerous awards over the last year. Now […]

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Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

Out To Lunch: A Trip Down Denny Lane

October 11, 2014 at 8:53 am Comments are Disabled

Denny Lane Bistro Denny Street I SEEM to be running out of places to eat in Tralee. I found this out while walking around town one afternoon, searching for an eaterie about which to write a review and finding I’d already covered about 22 places so far. Then I remembered Denny Lane. […]

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Out To Lunch: Nothing Small About Teach Beag Dish

Out To Lunch: Nothing Small About Teach Beag Dish

September 27, 2014 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

An Teach Beag The Mall WALKING around town this week it was plain to see most people had a spring in their step. The All-Ireland has provided us with an unexpected boost going into the late autumn and as the phrase goes, “it’ll shorten the winter”. I decided to head […]

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Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

Out To Lunch: Fallen For A Fels Sandwich

September 22, 2014 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

Claret’s Bar Fels Point Hotel THE Fels Point Hotel was a different place on a sunny Tuesday afternoon compared to when I was last there four weeks before. That was the night Maria Walsh was selected as Rose of Tralee and the hotel was full of revellers, journalists and friends of the Roses […]

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Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

Out To Lunch: All’s Rosy In The Garden Centre

September 13, 2014 at 9:03 am Comments are Disabled

The Cafe @ Ballyseedy Ballyseedy Garden Centre I DECIDED to travel out of town this week for a bite to eat. Not too far out mind you. I’ve been out to Ballyseedy Garden Centre’s Cafe once before and it was only for a coffee, but it really is a nice place to […]

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Out To Lunch: Streat’s Ahead For Nice Bites Out In Manor

Out To Lunch: Streat’s Ahead For Nice Bites Out In Manor

September 6, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

The Streat Manor East I DECIDED to abandon the town centre eateries this week for the bustling Manor area, which has seen an upsurge in the amount of places to grab lunch in recent years. You have the The Style Restaurant in Manor West Retail Park, the bar in Manor West […]

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Out To Lunch: Feeling ‘Appy At The Abbey

Out To Lunch: Feeling ‘Appy At The Abbey

August 30, 2014 at 8:22 am Comments are Disabled

The Abbey Inn Abbey Street GROWING up in Tralee, the Abbey has taken a number of guises over the years. When I was a teenager in the late 80s, it was the place where the bikers and rockers went, so I missed out on going there back then. My impressions […]

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Out To Lunch: Great Value From An Old Favourite

Out To Lunch: Great Value From An Old Favourite

August 23, 2014 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Der O’Sullivan’s/The Mall Tavern WHERE does Der O’Sullivan’s end and The Mall begin? Ah sure they’re all the one anyway. The deli/cafe/bar is a town institution and I’ve been eating their delicious food at home for as long as I can remember. It’s real comfort food from the deli counter; […]

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Out To Lunch: The Festival Food Market

Out To Lunch: The Festival Food Market

August 17, 2014 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

WITH the week that’s in it I decided to give a wander around The Mall and Denny Street to see what the street traders were serving up. I love this aspect of the festival. Many, many years ago, punters engaged in a sort of food roulette when they bought a burger […]

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Rose Ball: Video – The Dome Is Looking Well…And So Is The Menu!

August 15, 2014 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE tables are set, the menus are in place and the Dome is ready to welcome almost 1,200 guests for the social highlight of the year in Tralee. But what exactly goes into making the Rose Ball special. TraleeToday.ie spoke to Ballyseedy native, Sharon O’Donoghue from Brook Catering about what goes into putting […]

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