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Month: December 2015

Ring in the New Year 2016 in Style at the Athenaeum House Hotel

Experience the fun and frivolity of the Roaring Twenties at the Athenaeum House Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Gatsby Gala Ball, featuring live entertainment by the dazzling Bobbie and Soul. Slip into sumptuous satins, voluptuous velvets, or get your gangster on. Tickets now on sale Call 051 833999 Over night packages also available for the biggest party …

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World Class Christmas Cocktail Experience in Rustic Stone

World Class Christmas Cocktail Experience in Rustic Stone

The Diageo Reserve Christmas Cocktail Experience took place at Rustic Stone on Monday, 14th December 2015. Guests were treated to an interactive cocktail experience, hosted by Reserve Ambassadors, where each guest was treated to a personalised cocktail prepared specifically to match their flavour profiles and paired with dishes to complement the cocktails. It was a …

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Siucra Star Cookies

Christmas Star Cookies Recipe by Siúcra

Light up your Christmas and your cookie jar with these star shaped cookies. Makes approx 30 Ingredients: – 115g Siúcra Caster Sugar – Siúcra Rollout Icing Sugar – Siúcra Icing sugar – 100g butter, at room temperature – 1 medium egg – 2tsp vanilla extract – 250g plain white flour To Ice – Red icing colour To Decorate – Silver balls Method: 1. Preheat …

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Wine of the Week Bougrier Sauvignon Blanc Now €9.99 by Suzi Redmond

Wine of the Week Bougrier Sauvignon Blanc Now €9.99 by Suzi Redmond

This week’s wine from O’Briens is Bougrier Sauvignon Blanc 100% Sauvignon Blanc Bougrier is a family owned vineyard this is a superb example of a classical sauvignon blanc from the Loire and a real steal at €9.99. It has a beautiful nose, with notes of apple, grapes and minerality with a delicate floral tone. The …

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Win a Spectacular New Year’s Eve at Suesey Street including a 9 Course Tasting Menu and a Bottle of Wine – Closed

Since making its debut on the Dublin dining scene, Suesey Street has carved out a niche for itself as a go-to destination for great food and good times. New Year’s Eve will be no exception and this year Suesey Street is hosting an extra special evening of culinary delight and live entertainment. Head chef Lumir …

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Bertha’s Revenge Gin from Ballyvolane House Spirits Company is launched in Dublin

The first Irish distillery to produce small batch Irish Milk Gin from whey alcohol, the Ballyvolane House Spirits Company, launched their new gin, Bertha’s Revenge, in Dublin last night in the impressive surroundings of the Octagon Room of the City Assembly House on South William Street in Dublin 2. With a guest list including author …

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Win Dinner for 4 in Balfes Restaurant & Bar – CLOSED

Fusing the casual elegance of a Parisian brasserie with the dynamism of a New York eatery, Balfes is Dublin’s newest all-day dining destination. Located on Balfe Street, where Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter meet, Balfes features a 20 seater outdoor terrace, zinc covered bar and open kitchen serving steak, prawns and whole fish roasted …

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Unilever and Catherine Fulvio Launch Festive Gingerbread Challenge

Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) has launched a Christmas challenge for nursing homes around the country to help spice up the festive season. The competition, launched at the Nursing Homes of Ireland conference, is a search for the best gingerbread house. To take part, nursing and care homes and their residents must submit a photograph of …

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Karyn Ryan Espresso Chocolate Fudge Cake

Espresso Chocolate Fudge Cake Recipe by Karyn Ryan

If you want to finish off your Christmas dinner in style than this Espresso Chocolate Fudge Cake with Amaretto Biscuits and Chocolate Ganache fits the bill. With a hint of Espresso and some Amaretto biscuits, there will be no need for coffee! Ingredients: – 50g best-quality cocoa powder, sifted – 100g dark brown muscovado sugar – 250ml boiling …

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Win an Exclusive Rías Baixas Hamper from Wines of Spain – CLOSED

WIN 3 BOTTLES OF ALBARIÑO WINE & SHERIDAN’S CHEESEMONGERS HAMPER Rías Baixas is a region in Galicia, located in northwest Spain. It is a gorgeous, lush and green area along the Atlantic seacoast, directly above Portugal. Rías Baixas is also the name of the most important wine Denomination of Origin (DO) in Galicia. The word …

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Arun Kapil Pineapple Breakfast Slice

Pineapple ‘Pa-Rum-Pa-Pum-Pum’ Breakfast Slice Recipe by Arun Kapil

Pineapple ‘Pa-Rum-Pa-Pum-Pum’ Breakfast Slice Recipe with chilli pineapple, prosciutto crisp, cottage curd, avocado, crab apple and clementine. This is a beautifully light, healthy and quick start to Christmas morning; something to sate morning hunger and prepare you for the day’s feasting ahead. Spiced, chilli sweet pineapple, earthy fragrant, soft textured avocado, cottage cheese for gentle …

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First Global Winemaker to Provide Calorie Information on Wine Labels

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), one of the world’s largest winemakers, today announced a commitment to provide information on the calorie content of its wines, to help consumers to make more informed choices. The move will affect the Wolf Blass, Penfolds, Beringer and Matua brands in Ireland. In a voluntary move that is a first for …

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Wine of the Week – La Rosca Cava €17.99 now €14.99 by Suzi Redmond

La Rosca Cava Macabeo, Parellada, Xarel-lo Made by top cava producer Codorniu this a delightful example of a well-made but not over worked cava. It has a lovely clean, fresh nose with subtle notes of bramble fruit, yellow fruits, nuttiness with a lovely minerality. On the palate this wine is lively with flavours of fresh …

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Suesey St Xmas

Suesey Street offering its lunch customers the chance to take part in the 12 Days of Christmas

From Friday 11th December each lunch customer who drops their business card or fills out the entry form will be entered into a daily draw to be in with a chance to win one of the 12 prizes. The event runs every lunchtime until Wednesday 23rd, with the restaurant open for lunch Mon-Fri in the …

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