Word of Mouth: Belfast

Cocktails, coffee, cuisine and contemporary art in this vibrant and historic city

In Belfast, Northern Ireland, evidence of the capital city’s history of struggle can be seen on the walls that still separate some of the neighborhoods. Murals depict battles and pay tribute to those who fought or perished in The Troubles—a violent political and nationalistic conflict that the city’s population endured for almost three decades. Belfast celebrates artistic expression beyond those murals, and various organizations prove …

Crisps Only, Belfast

Irish snack-time staple, the crisp sandwich, is making a comeback thanks to an online joke turned real-life venture. That Wee Café in Belfast opened a pop-up serving only the potato chip-filled sammies after reading a viral online post. Diners at the Simply Crispy pop-up can choose from 35 different crisp flavors and three different types of bread. Although it was initially meant to end after …