Stories

A behind-the-scenes look with some of our favourite chefs and restaurateurs.

M Group Executive Chef Michael Reid on running two kitchens, Ike Jime fishing, and taking beef ageing to the next level

M Group Executive Chef Michael Reid on running two kitchens, Ike Jime fishing, and taking beef ageing to the next level

Michael Reid left Vue De Monde in Australia last September to start work on M restaurants with his old colleague…
Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith
After the Irish Restaurant Awards: Q&A with CoqBull – Best Digital Marketing winner

After the Irish Restaurant Awards: Q&A with CoqBull – Best Digital Marketing winner

At this year’s 8th annual Irish Restaurant Awards, the awards that help showcase the true talent that Ireland’s hospitality industry…
Melinda Monaco
Advice, insight, and inspiration: Restaurant magazine editor Stefan Chomka on staying connected to the industry

Advice, insight, and inspiration: Restaurant magazine editor Stefan Chomka on staying connected to the industry

Designed to be a voice for chefs and restaurateurs, Restaurant magazine was the first publication to reflect the passion within…
Melinda Monaco
Everyone loves to talk about food: Ireland’s FOOD&WINE Magazine deputy editor Orla Murphy on the Irish food and dining scene

Everyone loves to talk about food: Ireland’s FOOD&WINE Magazine deputy editor Orla Murphy on the Irish food and dining scene

FOOD&WINE Magazine has been in circulation for almost 20 years now, and the team behind the publication certainly feel there…
Melinda Monaco
We catch up with Jay Rahman, Director at Prithvi on winning OpenTable’s top ‘Fit for Foodies’ award

We catch up with Jay Rahman, Director at Prithvi on winning OpenTable’s top ‘Fit for Foodies’ award

At the end of June this year, we released our top 100 ‘Fit for Foodies’ restaurant list as rated by…
Dana Stancu
Q&A with Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton

Q&A with Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton

Be determined – never give up. It’s the most important thing Jason Atherton has learned from his mentors. “Every job…
Melinda Monaco
Peaceful Mornings & Motivational Speeches: A Day in the Life of Chef Ian Pengelley

Peaceful Mornings & Motivational Speeches: A Day in the Life of Chef Ian Pengelley

“Chef problems are really universal,” says Ian Pengelley, chef director for London’s House of Ho. The contemporary Vietnamese restaurant opened…
Korsha Wilson
Q&A with Alex Wrethman, Owner of London’s Charlotte’s Group, on Opening His 3rd Place

Q&A with Alex Wrethman, Owner of London’s Charlotte’s Group, on Opening His 3rd Place

Alex Wrethman, owner of Charlotte’s Group, has been working in the restaurant business for 20 years – and he’s only…
Melinda Monaco
International Spotlight: Vegetarian Dining at London’s The Gate

International Spotlight: Vegetarian Dining at London’s The Gate

Throughout October, OpenTable is celebrating Vegetarian Awareness Month by spotlighting chefs, restaurateurs, trends and innovations in the world of plant-based…
Olivia Terenzio