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Month: April 2016

Hennessy Literary Awards

Winners of the 45th Annual Hennessy Literary Awards Announced

For the last 45 years, the Hennessy Literary Awards has recognised and rewarded emerging Irish writers and poets in the literary sphere. On Thursday, 28th April 2016 Hennessy announced the winners of this year’s Hennessy Literary Awards at a ceremony in the RHA Gallery in Dublin, as Ríona Judge McCormack (First Fiction), Chris Connolly (Emerging …

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Trufflesecco: New London Bar Dedicated to Both Italian Pleasures

Trufflesecco: New London Bar Dedicated to Both Italian Pleasures

Trufflesecco is a portmanteau for Truffles and Prosecco, and it’s also the name of Candem Town’s newly opened specialist ingredient dedicated bar. The place’s philosophy is expressed on their vintage-inspired website: “celebrate everyday life in style with a glass of bubbles and a bite of truffles”. This is not the first ultra specific foodie spot in London, and …

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Taste of Dublin 2016 Festival Launched Last Night at Farrier & Draper

Taste of Dublin 2016 Festival Launched Last Night at Farrier & Draper

The who’s who of Ireland’s food scene gathered yesterday 27th April at the newly opened Farrier & Draper venue on South William Street to celebrate the launch of Taste of Dublin 2016. Avril Bannerton, Managing Director of the festival welcomed the selected attendees and introduced comedian Marcus O’Laoire as the evening’s MC. Guests included comedian Oliver Callan, Red …

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Christian Puglisi, JP McMahon, Matt Orlando, Sasu Laukkonen. Pictured at the launch of Food On Edge 2016 held in Amass Restaurant, Copenhagen April 25th 2016.

Food On The Edge 2016 Launches in Amass Restaurant, Copenhagen

Last Monday night in Amass Restaurant, Copenhagen, Denmark the Irish international food symposium taking place in Galway, Ireland on October 23rd and 24th Food On The Edge was launched. The evening saw three of the most well known nordic chefs collaborate with JP McMahon, Food On The Edge Founder to produce a range of snacks …

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British Bubbles Beat Champagne at Historic Blind Tasting in Paris

British Bubbles Beat Champagne at Historic Blind Tasting in Paris

English winemakers were given a reason to toast last week after the astounding verdict from a historic blind tasting suggested that their sparkling wines are as good or even better than Champagne. The tasting was organised by British wine expert Matthew Jukes along with the UK’s Wine and Spirits Trade Association and it was held at Juvenile restaurant in Paris. …

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Ireland’s leading chefs serve up a Taste of home for the Taste of Dublin 2016 Festival launched today

Dublin’s favourite culinary event, the Taste of Dublin festival, sponsored by Electrolux, returns for another year, flying the flag for the finest chefs and restaurants that bring energy to the city’s dining experiences. Taking place from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th June, this 4-day event will celebrate the vibrant and diverse Dublin culinary scene, as …

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Hennessy Lost Fridays Returns to the RHA This May

The unique Hennessy Lost Fridays series is returning this May with an exclusive event in the Royal Hibernian Academy on Firday May 13th. Combining innovative creative talent from the arts scene with bespoke Hennessy cocktails, the evening promises to be an unforgettable experience of great collaborations. The second of Hennessy’s Lost Fridays series will be …

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Experience the Best of the Boyne Valley with their 3rd Food Series

Over 50 food producers and business owners in the Boyne Valley have come together to create a series of exciting food events that run from April to October. Now in ts third year, the Boyne Valley Food Series celebrates the best produce and talent in the area from restaurants to farmers and everything in between. …

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Coeliac Society of Ireland to Host Awareness Week 9th to 15th May

Coeliac Society of Ireland to Host Awareness Week 9th to 15th May

The Coeliac Society of Ireland will host its annual Coeliac Awareness Week from 9th to 15th May, in association with Knorr. The organisation aims to raise consciousness about the condition that affects approximately 1% of people in Ireland. During the week, the society expects to make a special emphasis on the high rate of misdiagnosis among …

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Chef Peter Clifford Opens New Restaurant Fennel in Drumcondra

Chef Peter Clifford learnt his craft from his father, renowned Michelin star chef Michael Clifford. Peter, now aged 25, wants to own mark on the haute cuisine scene with his new restaurant, Fennel. This April, Peter, with backing of long standing hospitality family McGettigans, opened Fennel Restaurant, on the Swords Road in Drumcondra Looking to …

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Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest 2016 Launches in Drury Buildings

The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine a.k.a. Litfest got underway last week with a star studded launch in Dublin’s Creative Quarter. The Drury Buildings was the venue for the launch of the festival which is taking place May 20th-22nd and was created by culinary duo Darina Allen and Rory O’Connell. Along with Jeanne …

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Marqette Dublin Airport

Marqette at Dublin Airport Launches New Summer Menu

Since opening in September 2015, Marqette has be providing airport passengers with a real fresh food offering, cooked by a team of professional chefs and served by a friendly, committed and a well-trained front of house team to bring you high quality, taste and experience. With the airport’s busiest season fast approaching, Marqette have launched …

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Win a €200 Voucher for Lunch in Fade Street Social – CLOSED

Lunch time just got a whole lot more interesting in Dublin’s Creative Quarter with the launch of Fade Street Social’s Spring/Summer Lunchtime opening hours. Now you can enjoy lunch in the buzzing and vibrant atmosphere of the Gastro Bar from Wednesday to Sunday. Or perhaps enjoy some of the best home grown produce in the …

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Peter Poor From Findlater Wine & Spirit Group Has Sadly Passed Away, Aged 63

Peter Poor From Findlater Wine & Spirit Group Has Sadly Passed Away, Aged 63

Beloved figure in the Irish wine trade Peter Poor, has sadly passed away at the age of 63. The Massachusetts born professional became a valued member of Findlater Wine & Spirit Group, where he performed as Business Development Manager. After moving to Belfast two decades ago -his widow’s hometown- he joined Direct Wine Shipments (DWS) as a …

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