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Month: July 2016

Brooklyn's Rooftop Vineyard Challenges the Concept of Terroir

Brooklyn’s Rooftop Vineyard Challenges the Concept of Terroir

With a superhero supply shop, knitting cafés, babyccinos and kombucha on tap, Brooklyn has done more than the bare minimum to earn the unofficial honour of being the hipster capital of the world. Now they can toast to that achievement with a glass of Rooftop Red, the world’s first commercial rooftop vineyard, which opened this …

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Peruke & Periwing New Cocktail Menu Launched with an Evening of Sensory Intrigue

Peruke & Periwing New Cocktail Menu Launched with an Evening of Sensory Intrigue

Peruke & Periwig, a unique dining and drinking experience on Dublin’s Dawson St., launched it’s new cocktail menu and Pre-Theatre menu with a couple of “Sensory Intrigue” evenings yesterday and today (27th and 28th of July) in which we had the opportunity to try their drinks along with selected attendees from the fashion, media and food scenes …

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Ireland is Full of Stars as The Great Taste Awards are Announced

Today the Guild of Fine Food have announced the winners of the coveted Great Taste Awards. With 10,000 products to be judged, the process took several months across Ireland and the UK with a judging roadshow taking place in Tipperary. A staggering 3,539 products were awarded the prestigious Great Taste accolade and of those, 430 …

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Yang's Chinese Restaurant, Clontarf

Yang’s Chinese Restaurant, Clontarf, Dublin 3

Yang’s Chinese Restaurant is located on the Clontarf road, a stones throw from St. Anne’s Park, and on a perfect spot to enjoy the lovely sea view. They focus on fine Chinese food prepared fresh daily, free of MSG and cooked to order. Yang’s traditional oriental setting enhances their an authentic Chinese dining experience and their friendly staff is keen to offer a …

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Win Dinner and an Overnight Stay at the Cavan Crystal Hotel with Two Tickets to Taste of Cavan – Closed

Taste of Cavan is back, bigger and better than ever in the Cavan Equestrian Centre on August 12th and 13th. With a record breaking attendance last year, visitors to this event can expect over 120 producers and suppliers displaying their wares and appearances by Ireland’s tops chefs. The Ulster Bank Chefs’ Kitchen will host demonstrations …

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PROPERCORN Twisted Honeycomb

UCD Graduate Wins PROPERCORN Flavour Competition

A UCD graduate from Shankill in Dublin has won PROPERCORN‘s Institute of Flavour competition, fighting off fierce competition from more than 12,000 entrants across the UK and Ireland. Ashling O’Carroll, a 21 year old corporate sales executive, will now see her signature seasoning hit supermarket shelves as a limited edition PROPERCORN flavour from October 2016. …

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Ireland’s First Sherry Festival Coming this September at Cava Bodega

Ireland’s First Sherry Festival Coming this September at Cava Bodega

Cava Bodega, award-winning Spanish restaurant in Galway is hosting a “Sherry Fiesta’ this September, just in time to toast to the harvest season. Food and Sherry pairing will be part of the celebration, and guests will be presented with different styles of Sherry wines to try, such as Manzanilla, Fino from DO Jerez and Barbadillo. Four …

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JUST EAT and Peter McVerry Trust to Collaborate at Electric Picnic

JUST EAT and Peter McVerry Trust to Collaborate at Electric Picnic

JUST EAT will use its prominent presence at Electric Picnic to help drive awareness on the issue of homelessness. They will strengthen their partnership with Peter McVerry Trust, JUST EAT’s official charity partner, focusing their efforts specifically around the Housing First initiative. Working with Peter McVerry Trust, one of the ‘Tent Talks’ will focus on this growing social issue. A representative …

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France: Season Three of Chef’s Table Premieres on Netflix September 2nd

The eagerly anticipated third season of hit TV show Chef’s Table will be premiering on Netflix this September. Available from Friday the 2nd, this series is called France and will be dedicated to four of the world’s most renowned chefs, each of whom has had a serious impact on modern cooking in France. Featured in …

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POPS at Balfes

Balfes Brings the ‘POPS’ Phenomenom to Dublin with Champagne and Bellini Popsicles

Balfes, one of Dublin’s most popular all-day dining destinations, located in the heart of Dublin’s Creative Quarter, is serving up an exclusive treat this summer. Guests of the chic social hub, hugely popular for its sharing plates, can now complement their dish with the arrival of POPS, premium ice popsicles in Champagne, Bellini, Strawberry & …

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eurotoques

Euro-toques 30th Anniversary Dinner Series Ends on a High Note at the Woollen Mills

Monday night saw the Euro-toques Dinner Series draw to a close with an aptly themed ‘Bacon and Cabbage Dinner’ to mark three decades of the organisation in Ireland. After two successful dinners at Luna and the former home of Le Coq Hardi, the Woollen Mills played host to the celebration of Ireland’s classic dish by …

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Twitter Food Council

Join Top Chefs and Foodies from Across the World in the Twitter Food Council #FoodFlock

As the old saying goes, the family that tweets together, stays together, and now thanks to a group of Twitter-active chefs you can really bond with your global foodie family using the hashtag #FoodFlock. Last week, Twitter announced last week that it created the Twitter Food Council (@TwitterFood), bringing together leading culinary Twitter addicts who …

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Chablis Vineyards Devastated by Disastrous Weather Conditions

Chablis Vineyards Devastated by Disastrous Weather Conditions

You might want to stock up on Chablis as this year the region’s vineyards have been decimated by weather deemed “catastrophic” by the French Farmers Federation. It started during April, with unusually heavy rain and frosts -excessive rain makes the grapes soak up to much water and therefore the sugars in the fruit become diluted-. Then last …

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Wine Wednesday pick from O’Briens: Pazo Barrantes 2014

Wine Wednesday pick from O’Briens: Pazo Barrantes 2014

Summer and Spain are two words that simply work well together… Long evenings sharing tapas and conversation by a Mediterranean beach, glasses of wine to accompany the occasion and the promise of an unforgettable holiday. It’s no surprise that the country is one of Ireland’s favourite destinations during the season. Rias Baixas is different and …

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The Food and Drink Conference Citywest 2016

Ireland’s Premier Trade Event for The Food and Drink Processing, Ingredients and Logistics Industries Now Under New Irish Ownership

Premier Publishing & Events have announced that they have recently added The Food and Drink Conference to the list of high-quality conferences and exhibitions that they coordinate. The Food and Drink Conference, established in 2014, was originally ran by Toby Wand of ‘Fresh Montgomery’ who said; “We have enjoyed running the Irish show for several …

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Bodegas Torres Reintroduces Ancestral Grape Variety Thought Gone in the 19th Century

Bodegas Torres Reintroduces Ancestral Grape Variety Thought Gone in the 19th Century

Bodegas Torres, one of Catalonia’s largest wine companies, will reintroduce Moneu, a grape variety that was virtually destroyed by phylloxera two hundred years ago. The pre-phylloxera variety was discovered near Querol about two decades ago as part of a project to revive ancestral varieties. Moneu is the second ancestral grape that Bodegas Torres brings back …

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