In a single, 500 page volume, The Bridgestone Irish Food Guide describes and reveals Ireland's artisan and specialist food culture in a way that is unequalled by any other food guide. Ranging from farmers's markets to country house hotels, this is the most expansive and critical examination of who produces great food in Ireland, where they do it and how they do it. With twenty year's of travel and analysis informing the content, this is regarded as the definitive guide to Irish food. The Bridgestone Irish Food Guide was the first winner of the Andre Simon Special Award, and was awarded the first Slow Food Media Prize in Ireland. John McKenna has won four Glenfiddich Awards for food writing.The New York Times has described John McKenna as "Ireland's leading food critic" .