Award Winning Food, Drink & Travel Magazine

TheTaste.ie

Month: February 2016

Turning Up The Heat – Fahrenheit at Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle Hotel has recently been given a makeover. The 12th century castle, nestled in a leafy northside suburb of Dublin, has been sensitively refurbished with contemporary, boutique style interiors. They have managed a modern twist on contemporary elegance while managing to retain the classical and historical ambience of this 12th century residence. It is …

Turning Up The Heat – Fahrenheit at Clontarf Castle Read More »

Truffle Treats at the Chef’s Table in Sika Restaurant

Powerscourt was awarded Hotel of the Year at the 2015 AA Hospitality Awards last October and is considered one of Ireland’s premier five-star hotels. Housed in a stunning Palladian-style building in the grounds of the Powerscourt Estate, the hotel is renowned for its luxurious surroundings and exemplary service. The hotel’s Sika Restaurant currently holds two …

Truffle Treats at the Chef’s Table in Sika Restaurant Read More »

A Piece of Paris in Dalkey – DeVille’s Restaurant Review

The charming heritage town of Dalkey seems to be the perfect location for a charming little Parisian bistro. DeVille’s has been a neighbourhood staple since owners Kim and David O’Driscoll opened their doors in 2012. In a post recession South County Dublin suburb, you can expect to find great food, great value and a strong …

A Piece of Paris in Dalkey – DeVille’s Restaurant Review Read More »

BANG Restaurant

Moving with the Seasons – Chef Niall O’Sullivan of BANG Restaurant

In last month’s TheTaste our intrepid taster Niamh Mannion dined at BANG restaurant. She closed her review with a strong statement, “the food was outstanding and the whole experience was one that I will not forget quickly”. Understandably this remark piqued my interest, and to get to the bottom of this enduring impression I went to …

Moving with the Seasons – Chef Niall O’Sullivan of BANG Restaurant Read More »

Ross Lewis Launches the 5th Galway Food Festival this Easter 24th – 28th March

It’s not all about the Rebellion of 1916 this Easter as Galway’s food revolution continues at the 5th Galway Food Festival taking place from Thursday 24th to Monday 28th March. Michelin Star chef Ross Lewis hosted the food tribes of Galway in Chapter One Restaurant this week as he launched an eclectic programme of events. …

Ross Lewis Launches the 5th Galway Food Festival this Easter 24th – 28th March Read More »

Cultured Kitchen Kimchi

Add Some Culture to Your Kitchen – A Guide to Fermented Foods

2016 has seen an increased awareness and the rapidly growing interest in the human microbiome. The microbiome consists of ten trillion bacteria which make up our gut. They outnumber our cells ten to one! Recent studies, such as those published in the scientific journal Science Daily and conducted by the Washington University in St. Louis, have …

Add Some Culture to Your Kitchen – A Guide to Fermented Foods Read More »