Restaurant Profile September 2016: Cuffs Bar & Grill, Crumlin Road Gaol

Restaurant Profile September 2016: Cuffs Bar & Grill, Crumlin Road Gaol

Damien Blaney, head chef at Cuffs Bar & Grill, talks to HRNI WHEN DID THE RESTAURANT OPEN? Cuffs Bar & Grill opened to the public at the beginning of July, following a £350,000 investment from the award-winning Belfast Tourist Attraction & Conference Centre, Crumlin Road Gaol. We wanted to expand the facilities and bring something... View Article

Restaurant Profile August 2016: Bull & Ram, Ballynahinch

Restaurant Profile August 2016: Bull & Ram, Ballynahinch

Kelan McMichael, co-owner of the new restaurant, talks to Alyson Magee WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO OPEN BULL & RAM? We opened on May 31. I’ve been working now for 16 years, in the States, France, London, Dublin and here, and I think it takes you at least 15 years to... View Article

Restaurant Profile Summer 2016: Northern Whig, Belfast

Restaurant Profile Summer 2016: Northern Whig, Belfast

Head chef Rick Orr tells HRNI about a new food focus at the popular bar. WHEN DID YOUR RESTAURANT OPEN? I joined the Horatio Group six years ago. I wanted to join a reputable company with big ideas. Within a year, I had been given the position of head chef... View Article

Restaurant Profile May 2016: Caffe Spice, Larne

Restaurant Profile May 2016: Caffe Spice, Larne

In this month’s Flogas Restaurant Profile, we speak to Mariann Casagrande, manager of Caffe Spice in Larne. WHEN DID YOUR RESTAURANT OPEN? We first opened on Dunluce Street in 1999, and moved to Upper Cross Street when we needed more space. I had already opened Loafers in Larne, which was... View Article