Monday 23 April 2018

South of the Border

Bodkins Bar,

57 Bolton Street,

Dublin 1

Tel: (01) 873-0128

bodkinsbar.com

Style

A refurbished bar and restaurant, serving ceviche, jerk chicken, smokey pork-ribs and margaritas galore. Bar food also. Good for vegetarians, as they offer soya-mince and plantain options, which can be substituted for meat

Price

Mains €12.95-€21.95

Try

Chicken Mole - chicken in traditional spiced sauce with roasted sesame seeds, peanuts and a hint of chocolate, €12.95

Wine

From €20. Cocktails also

Picaderos

Desmond House,

Main Street,

Maynooth,

Co Kildare

Tel: (01) 629-2806

picaderos.ie

Style

A colourful restaurant featuring atmospheric guitarists. Argentinian, Mexican and Spanish food; burgers, steaks, and paellas

Price

Mains €14-€29

Try

Churrasco BBQ Meat Platter - Brazilian-style steak with chicken skewers, morcilla, chorizo and Spanish rustic chips

Wine

From €21.25

Taste of Brazil

32 Parliament Street,

Dublin 2

Tel: (01) 675-9973

tasteofbrazil.ie

Style

An authentic Brazilian eatery in the shadows of City Hall, offering steaks, stews and seafood

Price

Mains €9.95-€17.95

Try

Feijoada Nobre - Black bean stew with smoked pork, rice, farofa, orange, braised cabbage, bacon and breaded banana

Wine

From €16. Brazilian cocktails available

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