If you were to guess what the top ten dishes that are ordered in Ireland could be, then what would you pick? Grab a pen and jot down your answers because I think you will be surprised!
The culinary influences on our island of Ireland are a true representation of the wonderful and eclectic group of foodies who are either representing their heritage, travels, or passions.
The day for traditional Irish Food will forever be strong and especially in the reimagined and creative dishes that our incredible cooks and chefs dream up and deliver on a daily basis but for the top TEN dishes of Ireland, there aren't many Irish Dishes which would indicate our gra for traditional Irish on this list!
Based on an article in Hospitality Ireland and using the stats from Deliveroo, here are the top ten TRENDING dishes in Ireland:
'Across the island of Ireland, home-grown restaurants came out on top, with 30 of the most popular dishes all coming from indigenous Irish businesses, rather than global fast-food chains. From spice bags to gyros, the Irish embraced cuisines from all corners of the world, with the burrito topping the list.
Burrito Bowl from Boojum, Cork
Chicken Gyros from Yeeros, Dublin
House Bao Buns from Bao Bun, Belfast
Burrito from Tolteca, Dublin
Spice Bag from Xian Street Food, Galway
Kerala Coconut from Kerala Kitchen, Dublin
Wow Cheeseburger from Wowburger, Limerick
Cheeseburger from Bunsen, Dublin
Seed Caesar from Seed, Belfast
Tenders With 2 Dips from Mad Egg, Dublin
Around The World
Here’s a taster of this year’s top ten trending dishes on Deliveroo around the world:
Pita Chawarma from Poulet Mezzencore, Paris, France
Burrito from Chipotle, London, UK
Schiacciata Favolosa (traditional Florentine sandwich) from All’Antico Vinaio, Firenze, Italy
Chicken Sando from Pickl, Dubai, UAE
Make-Your-Own Poke Bowl from Surfside Poké, Liege, Belgium
Pad Thai from Ting Thai Caravan, Edinburgh, UK
Mixian with 1 Topping 米線+一餸 from Tamjai Yunnan Mixian 譚仔雲南米線, Hong Kong
Fish Burger from MOS Burger, Singapore
Iced Café Americano from Starbucks, Kuwait
Burrito Bowl from Boojum, Cork, Ireland
How incredible and insightful this information is.
Have you embraced flavours from other cuisines in your restaurant or cafe?
Knowledge is only power if you utilise it- so, how will you use the above information in your next order or when you write your next menu?
Merry Christmas all you lovely people, only two weeks of magic before Santy arrives :-)
*I wonder if Kerrygold was used in any of the top ten!