Holy Crêpe – We’re flipping out over Pancake Tuesday

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Pancakes aren’t just for Tuesdays, but this one is special – so we’re going all out! We have rounded up some of the best Dublin locations where you can get your Pancake Tuesday Fix.   STELLA DINER Last year, the good folk at Stella Diner spread Pancake cheer by dishing out hundred of free pancakes… Read more »

The revival of a cocktail heritage.

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A brief history lesson While we were in the process of opening The Mayson, the East Wall historical society got in touch with us and shared a wealth of information regarding the the heritage of the docklands area. With their help we began a deep dive into the history of No.81 North Wall Quay. In... Read more »

Thirty years of Elephant & Castle

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Dublin’s original purveyor of wings celebrates 30 years in business! How it all began.. George Schwartz, a German boy who escaped Nazi Germany, was studying medicine in London when he came across a tube station with a fairytale name - Elephant & Castle. Little did he know how important this name would become in his... Read more »

Stella: The reinvention of a cinema

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Few places are as ingrained on the psyche of Dubliners as the Stella Cinema. Since it first opened in 1923, it has provided the backdrop to thousands of first dates; it’s kept generations of students warm when they nipped in to catch the late showing, and provided many of us with our first experience of... Read more »

Doolally, a love letter from India to you.

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The origin of the word Doolally comes from the town of Deolali, in Nasik District, situated about 150 kilometres from Mumbai. The hill station was established in 1869 and was used as a transit camp for nearly all troops proceeding to and from Bombay and Britain. It was here that troops, from all over the... Read more »

Love is in the air ♡ Valentine’s in Dublin.

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Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loved one, Galentine’s or Palentine’s with your besties or you just fancy a treat this February – then we at Press Up have you covered! Share the love this Valentine’s Day with a special stay-cation in Dublin or enjoy a romantic delicious meal right in the City. We... Read more »

Licence to grill 🔥 Cooking with fire.

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On the 6th floor of The Mayson, above Dublin's bustling docklands, sits Ryleigh's rooftop grill. It's just past lunchtime and the last few stragglers from the lunch rush are lounging around enjoying the sunshine beaming through the floor to ceiling windows. We've come here to talk steaks with Felipe Pancas, head chef of Ryleigh's rooftop... Read more »

Meet the artist. Domino Whisker.

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An Irish artist by way of Los Angeles, Domino spent her childhood in the Golden State watching sunsets & reading books in the back of her father’s ‘67 Chevy Impala. A home girl at heart she returned from whence she came and has settled back in Dublin. With her Mum Mariad a fashion designer and... Read more »

2020 cocktail trends from our bartenders.

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Every year sees new trends born, some will stick while others are destined for the dust bin. Last year, low and no alcohol continued its incessant spread. Meanwhile, clarified cocktails and a more simplistic style of drinking shows no sign of slowing.  Here, we’ve polled a number of drinks professionals on the movements that have... Read more »

The Pastry Team 🍰

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A day in the life of Press Up's pastry team. Our content team joined head chef Ivan Lyubchev at 5am to document the process behind the pastries. Dublin's demand for pastries and sweet treats has soared and the cities appetite for good times and great food shows no sign of slowing down. The Pastry team based... Read more »

The Grillmaster 🥩 Kamil Pekar

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To find Tomahawk Steakhouse, step off the  bustling cobblestone streets of Temple Bar and follow the stairs down to this intimate and unique dining setting where the steaks are the star of the show... The ethos is for people to enjoy their beef like they would wines, whiskeys or cheeses, experiencing the different flavour notes... Read more »