My Top 10 Dishes of 2021 #5

#5 Korean Pork Pizza at Dough Brothers in Galway- The weirdly wonderful “Pork Ji Sung” pizza at Dough Brothers Pizzeria in Galway is topped with Korean-style hot & sour pork, roasted soy & sesame kale, pickled ginger, and Japanese togarashi chiles and is best eaten with a cold lager. I’m guessing…

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My Top 10 Irish Dishes of 2019 #3

Rare Dexter striploin with nori and elderberries at Aniar, Galway Every dish comes with a story at Aniar, J.P. McMahon’s Michelin-starred restaurant in Galway. J.P. McMahon is both an award-winning chef and a food columnist for the Irish Times. Ever the Texan, I was curious about the tender and extremely rare steak…

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My Top 10 Irish Dishes of 2019 #6

Cod, wild mushrooms and verbena at LOAM in Galway The cod was perfectly cooked and the mushrooms were intriguing, but it was the tart verbena sauce (it’s the green puddle under the fish) that made this dish remarkable. Lemon verbena is common in Irish gardens, it’s popular for tea and as…

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