200 Words: Ha Noi Ha Noi on Capel Street

The rain poured down so hard that I almost slipped off the footpath – I needed something hot, and fast. Hanoi Hanoi on Dublin’s Capel Street is one of the latest Vietnamese restaurants to crop up in the city and being one who’s obsessed with noodle soup, I had to give it a lash. Unassuming…

200 Words: East Side Tavern on Leeson Street

East Side Tavern on Leeson Street, though decorated with dark tones, manages to pull off a homely feel. The downstairs bar has a magnificent display of liquors stacked high on its shelves and the upstairs hosts a restaurant with a modern twist. Spaghetti marinara made its way to my table and despite my request to…

200 Words: Ranelagh’s TriBeCa

When you bite in, the taste of charred meat comes flooding into your mouth. Mixed with a zing of rocket and nutty Parmesan, it was heaven. Finally, a burger I was able to hold in both hands. TriBeCa has been on my list for a while now. Full but not at all claustrophobic, mirrors in…