Kaki Fruit – In Season Now

Kaki Fruit (Persimmon) are in their prime right now if you fancy trying something different. They are usually only available for a 4 week period only in this prime state but due to excellent weather, the crop is due to carry on for 8 weeks so get in while the going is good. To introduce Kaki fruit if it is unfamiliar to you, it is an amazing, fleshy, tasty fruit that has a lot of health benefits. Kaki fruit can […]

Introducing our new Harvest Select Salad Mix

Richardsons are delighted to launch our new premium Harvest Select Salad Mix, which will be available from all year-round from our partnered grower in Kinsale, Co Cork. This sensational new mix contains a mixture of  Green & Red Mizuna, Mibuna, Purslane, 4 types of Mustard Leaves and Pakchoi – this contents change from season to season but the amazing taste remains the same Our grower cuts and packs these leaves fresh daily for us and it arrives into our warehouse the same […]

Irish chef Mike Tweedie reaches semi-final of global talent search

Thousands entered the S. Pellegrino talent search for young chefs and Mike Tweedie, Head Chef at The Oak Room in the newly refurbished Adare Manor has qualified as one of 21 global semi-finalists. Mike is presenting Duncannon Lobster, ravioli of scallop, lobster and basil with lightly spiced lobster bisque. From now until December, all the semi-finalists will complete in local challenges. Each region will have a jury composed of independent chefs who will judge each signature dish. The UK and […]

Bord Bia’s “Just Ask” restaurant of the month for September goes to Hotel Doolin, Co. Clare

Proud Food partner to some of Munster’s favourite Hotels. Congratulations to Hotel Doolin on scooping the “Just Ask restaurant of the Month” Richardsons are a proud food partner to some of Munster’s favourite hotels and having worked with the team at Hotel Doolin for a number of years, it gives us great pride to see them getting recognised for the fantastic food and service they provide. Below is the hotel’s statement after accepting the award “At Hotel Doolin we have […]

Redefining Superb Italian Cuisine in Limerick for 26 Years – Hugh & Caroline tell their story.

Bella Italia – Opens 2nd Restaurant in Limerick   Fratello & Sorella translated means brother and sister in Italian. We are a successful brother and sister run business for over 26 years. Bella Italia’s early inspiration came from our father Hugh senior. Over many years our father collected a treasure trove of favourite, secret Italian recipes that were eagerly tried and appreciated at home. This in turn inspired Hugh seniors daughter Caroline, to go on to classically train as a chef […]

Richardsons Customers Acknowledged in McKennas’ Guide 2017

Armada Hotel The Burke family’s Armada Hotel sits hard against the beautiful bay at Spanish Point, only yards from the shoreline, with views of the sea and sky that change with the ebb and flow of the tide. It’s a magical location, and you can simply sit in a comfy chair in your room, mesmerised by the extraordinary sights, for hours, on end. But there is even more to this hotel than the view, and it’s these other attractions that […]

All-Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards

The All-Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the The Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin on Monday 8th May 2017 and named the top restaurants in Ireland for 2017. Over 900 restaurateurs and staff attended the sold out, black tie event which celebrated the hard work and achievements within the industry over the last 12 months. Speaking at the awards, Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins commented, “This is the ninth and most successful year of the Irish Restaurant Awards to date. These Awards are […]

Richardsons Customers Acknowledged as Best Restaurants – McKennas’ Guide 2017

Canteen, Limerick Paul Williams has moved his restaurant, Canteen, around the corner from its original home on Mallow Street, in Limerick city. Many of us will miss the little shoebox space in which Mr Williams first weaved his magic, for the disconnect between the fantastic food, served in a box on a plastic tray, and the bedsit-land chic of the wee room, was one of the most fun experiences in Irish food. But what won’t change is Mr Williams’ self-critical […]