Month: October 2014

Balfes Restaurant Opens - A new social hub in the heart of the city serving the finest Irish ingredients

Balfes Restaurant Opens – A new social hub in the heart of the city serving the finest Irish ingredients

With Parisian and New York influences, Balfes is a new all-day dining brasserie and bar in the heart of Dublin 2’s Creative Quarter. Located on Balfe Street, where Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter meet, Balfes features a 20 seater outdoor terrace, a zinc-covered bar, open kitchen and is open from 8am until late Monday …

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Teeling Whiskey Picks Up Three Accolades at Irish Whiskey Awards

Teeling Whiskey Picks Up Three Accolades at Irish Whiskey Awards

Teeling Whiskey Picks Up Three Accolades at Irish Whiskey Awards Honoured as Best Poitin, Best Single Grain and Best Single Malt (>13Yrs) The Teeling Whiskey Company (TWC) has continued to build on its reputation as the leading independent Irish whiskey company by picking up three top awards for its range of premium Irish whiskeys at …

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The Liquor Rooms

The Liquor Rooms

When you first step inside what’s dubbed as ” a subterranean den of delight” first thing that strikes you is the opulent vintage surroundings. Having just celebrated their first birthday The Liquor Rooms has quickly established itself as a very popular and unique Dublin venue. Set out in four rooms, with lots of little snugs …

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Irish Whiskey Awards - Celebrate Diversity & Quality of Indigenous Irish Industry

Irish Whiskey Awards – Celebrate Diversity & Quality of Indigenous Irish Industry

The diversity and quality of Irish Whiskey were celebrated at the second annual Irish Whiskey Awards, which took place at Kilbeggan Distillery in Co. Westmeath on 23rd October 2014. The event, which was organised by the Celtic Whiskey Shop, showcased and honoured this rapidly growing indigenous Irish Industry over 17 categories. The judging panel consisting …

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Winning traditions in Rasam

Win dinner for 2 plus a bottle of wine at Rasam – Closed

Want to experience Indian fine dining? Rasam has kindly given us a gift voucher, this voucher is for dinner plus a bottle of house wine for 2 people. You can use this voucher Sunday to Thursday and is valid for one year.   Robert Jacob recently reviewed Rasam and said “Rasam in it’s eleventh year, has without doubt remained true …

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Wild Halibut Recipe by Chef James Doyle

Wild Halibut Recipe by Chef James Doyle

Brasserie Le Pont, a very popular French restaurant, is located at the gateway to the Georgian mile, where Fitzwilliam Place meets Leeson Street, and is home for Head Chef, James Doyle. James has worked in some of Ireland’s most prestigious kitchens including The Village at Lyons and the Ritz Carlton, Powerscourt. James packs precision and flavour into each …

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Winning traditions in Rasam

Winning traditions in Rasam

Rasam in it’s eleventh year, has without doubt remained true in offering us the incomparable tastes and regional flavours of India in their authentic forms and diversity. INDIA, one of the World’s most diverse nation, 17 Written languages, birthplace of 4 Religions, 1.2 billion people, with an ancient Culture and long Culinary traditions. Indian Cuisine …

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Kelly's Mountain Brewing Justice & Revolution by @IrishBeerSnob

Kelly’s Mountain Brewing Justice & Revolution by @IrishBeerSnob

Clane, Co Kildare. Not many mountains in Clane, infact, Kildare must be one of the flattest counties in Ireland. So its quite surprising to find a brewery setting up shop there called “Kelly’s Mountain Brewing”. Step forward Ronan Kelly, and his wife Jacqui. Ronan and Jacqui came back to Ireland from the middle east with …

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Sláinte – The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer & Cider by @IrishBeerSnob

In this modern age, the availability of information, is huge. We can all browse the internet now using our smart phones, searching for things through Google, and most of the time be overwhelmed with the amount of information that comes back to us. This is common with any subject. But when the subject is Craft …

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