Dublin, 22 November 2019— Hen’s Teeth has opened its new Diner on Blackpitts, Dublin 8. Serving a menu concepted by Karl Whelan (executive chef & owner of Hang Dai Chinese) and Hen’s Teeth Diner manager Rich Lewis (formerly Grano, The Night Hare).
The lunch menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches and tartines (open-faced sandwiches) with a focus on delicious, fresh Irish ingredients. Signature dishes include a salad of Black Pudding, Sprout Slaw, Apple, Little Gem & Mustard; Roast Chicken, Butter Head, Cranberry Mayonnaise on Sage and Onion Brioche; Celeriac Crushed and Raw, Toasted Hazlenut, Aioli on Granary; and, Crab, Fennel Salad with Lemon Mayonnaise on Brown Soda Bread.
Speaking about opening a Diner, Greg Spring, founder of Hen’s Teeth, said: “Karl and Rich have nailed the menu – bringing to life what we do at Hen’s Teeth through food. The addition of a full kitchen, café and wine bar allows us to do so much more in the space from pop-up dinners to cookbook signings with renowned chefs from around the globe.”
Hen’s Teeth Diner is open from 8am-12pm for coffee and pastries; 12pm-4pm for lunch; and, until 10pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for a selection of wines, wine-based cocktails and bites.
The fit out of the new Hen’s Teeth 2,600sq-ft premises was made possible through a successful Kickstarter campaign which saw 600 people contribute more than €47,000. The design and build was completed by Dublin architecture and interiors firm AB Projects.
About Hen’s Teeth
Hen’s Teeth is a diner, gallery, store and studio that aims to make art fun, approachable and accessible by working with artists from around the world to create and curate artworks, exhibitions and cultural experiences.
Hen’s Teeth, Blackpitts, Dublin 8, Ireland