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Month: October 2015

International Sherry Week

INTERNATIONAL SHERRY WEEK, THE WORLD’S LARGEST CELEBRATION TO SHOWCASE SHERRY WINE 2 – 8 NOVEMBER 2015 With just one weeks to go before the second edition of International Sherry Week kicks off, on 2 November, the Sherry world is gearing up for an even bigger and better celebration than last year. International Sherry Week is a …

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Le Pain Quotidien Opens First Irish Restaurant at Kildare Village

Global restaurant and boulangerie Le Pain Quotidien is now open to Irish customers for the first time. The arrival at Kildare Village represents the beginning of a wider expansion in to Ireland with further restaurants planned for Dublin over the course of the next two years. Le Pain Quotidien has gone from humble beginnings as …

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Enjoy a Frightening Feast at the Fitzwilliam Hotel this Halloween

You are in for a scare at the Fitzwilliam Hotel this Halloween! Experience the best of Dublin this Halloween from the most central of locations as the team have created a frighteningly fun feast for you in the Citron Restaurant. Spooky decorations, gruesome dishes and eyeball cocktails await you… if you are brave enough! Keep …

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Howth Cookery School

Michelin-starred Chef on the Menu at Howth Castle

It’s an exciting time ahead for Howth Castle Cookery School, as it launches its new Winter schedule. Michelin-starred chef, Cormac Rowe, is joining the school’s highly-skilled team, presenting an exclusive cooking demonstration followed by a special hands-on Master Class in November. From Wexford, Cormac was awarded a coveted Michelin star in 2013, at the age of …

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Boutique Bake Halloween Carrot Cupcakes

Halloween Carrot Cake Cupcakes Recipe by Boutique Bake

It’s time to get in the Halloween spirit and whip up some spooky carrot cake cupcakes for some lucky ‘trick or treaters’!! The ‘two-tone’ icing technique used in this recipe can be used for different occasions, think green and red for Christmas or different shades of pink for Valentine’s Day. This effect is really easy …

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Sheen Falls Champagne Weekend November 13th & 14th

Raise a glass and toast the launch of Sheen Falls Lodge’s new house champagne, Lanson Pere et Fils, with this celebratory weekend package, in association with Tindal Wine Merchants and the world-renowned Lanson. As well as being the new house champagne of Sheen Falls Lodge, the beautiful Lanson Pere et Fils is the latest additional …

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Christmas All Wrapped Up: The Christmas Gift Shopping List for Food and Drink Lovers

The Christmas countdown is on, and each day that brings us closer us bring with it a wave of present panic. No matter how much you love the tradition of giving and receiving, the festive season can induce a sense of dread when the thought of heading to the shops thronged with people comes to …

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Raise a glass to unique Belfast Martini at Belfast International with Rubyblue Vodka!

Hughes Craft Distillery, the Lisburn-based craft distiller, announce the launch of the unique Belfast Martini in association with Fed & Watered restaurant and cocktail bar, part of the Mount Charles catering group that uses RubyBlue Premium Potato Vodka. ‘The Belfast Martini’ has been launched for passengers using the Departures Lounge at Belfast International Airport and …

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The Twelve Hotel continues their Wine Dinner series with Yann Schÿler of The House of Schröder & Schÿler

The next dinner in the ongoing Wine Dinner series at The Twelve Hotel showcases the famous wines of The House of Schröder & Schÿler and takes place in the presence of Yann Schÿler on Wednesday 11th November at 7.30pm. The dinner starts at 7.30pm in West Restaurant at The Twelve Hotel, with five courses including …

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Photo Gallery from the launch of the NEW Gourmet Food Parlour in Dun Laoghaire

This week we saw the Gourmet Food Parlour brand grow, as they opened their brand new restaurant in Dun Laoghaire. Location and look of the restaurant are fantastic coupled with the delicious GFP food, it looks like the owners Lorraine Heskin and Lorraine Byrne have continued their winning formula. Guests attending the launch night were …

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Rinuccini’s Kilkenny launches new Food and Wine Pairing Event

Ristorante Rinuccini is presenting a new dining experience with Verona’s San Rustico winery, pairing exclusive artisan wines with a special menu created by Head Chef/Owner Antonio Cavaliere. For one evening only – Tuesday, November 10th – this special wine pairing event is being held as part of Rinucinni’s 25th anniversary celebrations. Early booking is essential. …

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Get Ready to Crumble! ‘The Great Irish Bake Off’ returns to TV3

Watch The Great Irish Bake Off as 12 new determined bakers bake their way through challenges that will confuse, enlighten and certainly push their baking skills to the limit. Presented by Anna Nolan alongside judges Paul Kelly (Executive Pastry Chef at The Merrion Hotel) and new judge, Lilly Higgins (Food writer, blogger and Irish Times …

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Is Three the Magic Number? Triple Distillation Tasting - October 29th 2015

Is Three the Magic Number? Triple Distillation Tasting – October 29th 2015

Irish Whiskey Society Presents – Is Three the Magic Number? Triple Distillation in Ireland, Scotland and the USA While triple distillation has long been associated with Irish whiskey, it’s also a tradition in the Scottish Lowlands, and newer distilleries in Kentucky and Canada have decided three’s a charm.  For our October tasting, Society member Liam …

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Tourism Ireland co-hosts launch of Trish Deseine’s latest cookbook – Mon Irlande

No place like ‘Home’ for top Northern Ireland-born food writer ~ Tourism Ireland co-hosts launch of Trish Deseine’s latest cookbook ~ 21st October 2015 –  Some 60 leading French food and lifestyle journalists gathered in Paris, to join Northern Ireland-born and internationally-acclaimed food writer, Trish Deseine, for the launch of her latest cookbook Mon Irlande (or ‘Home – Recipes from …

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