Like a Local presents: Dessert Club


My most recent trip home was something of a food-filled affair and what better way to catch up with the girls than at Northern Ireland’s one and only, (for now), licensed Patisserie?  Can there be a better combination than cocktails and dessert?

We headed to the Lisburn Road’s newly opened Miel et Moi on Friday night and it was bustling.  You can’t book – for dessert, at least- but we didn’t have to wait long before a table came free.  We had a lovely evening catching up on what everyone’s been up to from wedding planning to job changes while deliberating over which patisserie to pair with our cocktails.

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Established Coffee: The best brunch in Belfast


When the 2011 MTV European Music Awards rolled into town Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody excitedly remarked “Walking about Belfast at the moment – it doesn’t know itself”.  (If you missed it, check out this video of Snow Patrol’s performance of ‘Run’ at Belfast City Hall – he looks pleased as punch to be performing to the home crowd and so do the thousands of people singing along with him.  I love it!)

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