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Month: July 2015

Win a bottle of Taittinger Champagne to celebrate Taittinger on the Lawn at InterContinental Dublin - CLOSED | TheTaste.ie

Win a bottle of Taittinger Champagne to celebrate Taittinger on the Lawn at InterContinental Dublin – CLOSED

We have a beautiful bottle of Taittinger Champagne to give to one lucky reader. This prize is from the exclusive InterContinental Dublin Hotel, as they promote their Taittinger on the Lawn for the Dublin Horse Show. To WIN simply share this competition on Twitter by clicking the link below: Share this competition on Twitter Winner picked at 10pm …

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Wine of the Week - Los Vascos Grande Reserve 2010 by Suzi Redmond

Wine of the Week – Los Vascos Grande Reserve 2010 by Suzi Redmond

Los Vascos Grande Reserve 2010 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Carmenère, 10% Syrah, 5 % Malbec This week’s “Wine of the Week” isn’t just any Chilean wine, it is a wine managed by the prestigious Domaine Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) one of the elite houses from Bordeaux. With ungrafted pre-phylloxera Bordeaux rootstock being used and the …

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Tullamore D.E.W. appoints three Irish graduates as US Brand Ambassadors

Tullamore D.E.W. has appointed three Irish graduates as brand ambassadors for key cities in the U.S.A. The three recruits will travel to Fort Lauderdale, Denver and Dallas to act as advocates for Tullamore D.E.W. and Irish whiskey. Gillian Murphy and Emma Oliver, from Cork, and Ailish Egan, from Dublin, were chosen from over 400 applicants …

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I want to Slap the Posh out of Seafood – Niall Sabongi interview on his new venture Klaw

He grins and says the name is ‘snappy’ before pausing for effect… Apparently he has loads of puns lined up to dazzle his customers. The man I am referring to is Niall Sabongi, the chef/entrepreneur behind Rock Lobster, Dundrum’s award winning Seafood and Steakhouse. Niall’s new venture Klaw is Rock Lobster’s ‘baby brother’, a fitting …

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Wine of the Week - Man O'War Dreadnought Syrah 2011 by Suzi Redmond

Wine of the Week – Man O’War Dreadnought Syrah 2011 by Suzi Redmond

Man O’War Dreadnought Syrah: A fantastic winery located at the eastern end of Waiheke Island, this Rhone style Syrah (shiraz) from New Zealand was named after the first in a line of 20th century battleships. It has some age now but it is drinking beautifully. On the nose this wine is packed with aromas of …

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Balfes Launches their Craft Cocktail Collection

Nestled in the heart of Dublin 2’s Creative Quarter, Balfes is an all-day dining brasserie and uptown bar. They have now launched a delicious Craft Cocktail Collection. Perfect for sipping on their heated outdoor terrace, mixologist Naiko has created five unique craft cocktails incorporating fresh produce and premium liquors. Naiko said, “Here at Balfes, we …

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Old Street Restaurant, Malahide, Co. Dublin

One of the most recent additions to the Dublin dining scene, Old Street is a modern neighbourhood restaurant situated in the heart of Malahide village. Husband and wife team, Mark and Adriana Fitzpatrick, lovingly restored two of the oldest buildings in the village to create an impressive contemporary building that offers a casual dining experience, along …

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Dublin’s Newest Destination – Teeling Whiskey Distillery and Visitor Centre

The new Teeling Distillery in Newmarket Square is the perfect destination for tourists from both home and abroad. The first new distillery in Dublin in over 125 years and provides the ultimate experience for whiskey fans. Located in the city centre and minutes from top local attractions like Saint Patricks Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse, …

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Vitality Breakfast Launch with Top Model and Food Blogger Roz Purcell

Vitality Breakfast Launch with Top Model and Food Blogger Roz Purcell

Top Irish Model and Food Blogger, Roz Purcell has created a Signature Power Shot as part of the Clayton Hotels, Vitality Breakfast ahead of Roz Purcell’s impending book launch, Clayton Hotels have teamed up with the vibrant food blogger and model to create a signature Power Shot that will be available in all Clayton Hotels within …

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Lillie’s Bordello Launches Nightclub Micro-Distillery

Lillie’s Bordello has opened the doors of Lillie’s Laboratory, Ireland’s first ever nightclub micro-distillery. The Porterhouse Group have taken their expertise in craft brewing to the next level and into the world of craft distilling. At the launch last Thursday, David Morrissey of the Porterhouse Brewing Company said it is “the best thing to happen …

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Local Mackerel Fillets Ceviche Recipe by Daniel Willimont of Mount Falcon Estate with wine pairing

The dish itself is worthy of any menu in a well-established restaurant in Ireland, but myself and my team at Mount Falcon decided to include it on TheTaste.ie as you can take apart the dish and the methods used so you can create other dishes to develop your skills in simply cooking fish at home. …

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Beetroot, Orange and Fennel Salad Recipe by Gareth Mullins of the Marker Hotel with wine pairing

For me, the sweetness of the beetroot, the saltiness of cheese and the texture of the pine nuts create contrasts made in culinary heaven. Beetroots are also a great source of anti-oxidants so they are always a good ingredient to have on your menu, especially in today’s more health conscious society. I would recommend only …

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Crispy Crubeens Recipe by Derek Brown of Le Bon Crubeen with wine pairing

This is the recipe I use to make our signature dish at Le Bon Crubeen, Crispy Crubeens. We make around one hundred portions at a time so I’ve scaled the recipe down to make around 10 portions. Ingredients – 2 large pigs trotters (with the hock still attached) – 4 shallots – panko breadcrumbs – …

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Häagen-Dazs Summer Party | Real or Nothing | TheTaste.ie

Häagen-Dazs ‘Real or Nothing’ Summer Party

Invited guests were last night treated to a “Daz-ling” feast to celebrate Häagen-Dazs ‘Real or Nothing’ Summer campaign. The glasshouse in House on Leeson Street was transformed into every ice-cream lovers heaven, with an array of gorgeous toppings to accompany vanilla ice cream. With five simple ingredients – real milk, cream, eggs, sugar and vanilla, …

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TV3 & Aldi are Calling out for Diners to take part in ‘The Restaurant’

Exciting times for foodies with news of the return of the hugely popular “The Restaurant” on TV3. This year the show also has a new home Marco Pierre White’s Courtyard Bar & Grill in Donnybrook. The brand new series of ‘The Restaurant’ on TV3 is proudly sponsored by Aldi. ‘The Restaurant’ will go into production …

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