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Dee Laffan

Dee Laffan is a freelance food journalist and editor. She has edited magazines such as YesChef and Easy Food and written for The Sunday Times, The Irish Times and Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide, among others. She's a member of the Irish Food Writers' Guild and Chairperson of Slow Food Dublin.
Posts by Dee Laffan
Restaurant food waste needs to be reduced; how can you make it happen

Restaurant food waste needs to be reduced; how can you make it happen

Food waste has come into question regularly recently, Dee Laffan takes a look at how the restaurant industry is also…
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Emerging Irish Cuisine – Interview with Ciaran Sweeney

Emerging Irish Cuisine – Interview with Ciaran Sweeney

The number of restaurants in Dublin is at an all time high, with new openings weekly, adding to the plethora…
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Hospitality Expo & Food and Bev Live: Showcasing the best and newest for 2018

Hospitality Expo & Food and Bev Live: Showcasing the best and newest for 2018

In Dublin last month, we saw two of the largest industry exhibitions take place giving hoteliers, restaurateurs, chefs, and all…
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Unlocking the secrets of spice with Arun Kapil

Unlocking the secrets of spice with Arun Kapil

A spice as frequently-used as black pepper is proof of how successful spices can become. This subtle spice accompanies salt…
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Is there a shift towards earlier dining hours?

Is there a shift towards earlier dining hours?

There has been a noticeable change in restaurant reservation times in recent years. Dee Laffan chats to Denise McBrien, General…
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2018 Food Trends in Ireland

2018 Food Trends in Ireland

Out with the old and in with the new, writes Dee Laffan, as we take a look at what’s on…
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Hello 2018, it’s time for a 2017 Dublin round-up

Hello 2018, it’s time for a 2017 Dublin round-up

Dee Laffan reflects on the restaurant and foodie highlights from across the year in Dublin. There is no doubt that…
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What New Year resolutions are chefs making for 2018?

What New Year resolutions are chefs making for 2018?

It’s inevitable at this time of year to reflect on the past 12 months, to re-evaluate ideas and create new…
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Mike Reid on why M is the magic letter

Mike Reid on why M is the magic letter

Mike, as he likes to be called, is the type of chef whose passion for food exudes every discussion. A…
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