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Month: October 2016

Michelin Starred Food Experiences in Northern Ireland

With not one but two Michelin starred Belfast restaurants, and numerous award winning eateries and producers, Northern Ireland’s food experiences are most firmly on the gastronomic map. This autumn, tantalise the taste buds with a foodie-inspired short break to Northern Ireland and whet the appetite with some award-winning food and drink. Earning its Michelin Star in 2015, …

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Win 5 Course Dinner for Two and a Bottle of Wine at Yang's of Clontarf

Win 5 Course Dinner for Two and a Bottle of Wine at Yang’s of Clontarf – Closed

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. At Yang’s of Clontarf, their goal is to deliver great Chinese food with an authentic Chinese dining experience. All food is prepared fresh daily with the finest ingredients …

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Dinner for 2 with a Bottle of Rhône Wine at The Wyatt Hotel

To Celebrate Rhône Wine Week Win Dinner for 2 and a Bottle of Rhône Wine at The Wyatt Hotel – Closed

The Wyatt Hotel in the heart of glorious Westport is delighted to announce the opening of their brand new Park Terrace Wine Bar featuring bespoke furnishings, gourmet food and exceptional wine selection as well as a range of Whiskey & Gin tasting trays, cocktails and the best selection of craft beers in town! If in …

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Five Reasons to Visit Savour Kilkenny this Bank Holiday Weekend

Five Reasons to Visit Savour Kilkenny this Bank Holiday Weekend

The 10th edition of Savour Kilkenny is the place to be for food lovers in Ireland this Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend. With food stalls, artisan stands and numerous cookery demonstrations, the festival promises plenty of family-friendly fun and tasty treats for everyone. With everything that’s going around, it’s not easy to pick highlights, but here are …

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Thirty-two Irish pubs retained their listings in the 2017 Michelin 'Eating Out In Pubs' Guide

Thirty-two Irish Pubs retained their Listings in the 2017 Michelin Eating Out In Pubs Guide

Thirty-two Irish pubs located across fifteen counties retained their listings in the 2017 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. Twenty-five of them are in the Republic of Ireland and the other seven in Northern Ireland. The counties with the most listingsare Co. Down (6) followed by Cork (5), Clare (4) and Kildare (3). Dublin, Galway and …

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Spooktacular Offers from O'Briens Wines this Bank Holiday Weekend!

Spooktacular Offers from O’Briens Wines this Bank Holiday Weekend!

The Halloween Bank Holiday is sorted thanks to these offers from O’Briens Wines! They are giving 10% back on your loyalty card with wine purchases until Monday and including some brand new wine offers just in time for the weekend. One of the of our top picks from the wine sale is Porta Nova Ripasso (2 for €25 – In …

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Chester Osborn: “Some people refer to this as Willy Wonka’s wine factory, and in a way it is”

Chester Osborn: “Some people refer to this as Willy Wonka’s wine factory, and in a way it is”

Leading Australian winemaker d’Arenberg will soon open a cellar door with a stunning five-storey Rubik’s Cube inspired design. For d’Arenberg Winery’s Chief Winemaker, Chester Osborn, the building represents the realisation of a dream as well as a AUD $14 million investment. Osborn is a well known art enthusiast as well as the proud owner of an eclectic …

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Instituto Cervantes Dublin to Host a Comprehensive Spanish Cuisine Cookery Workshop from 8th November – 6th December

When celebrity chef Jamie Oliver recently set the culinary world on fire by including chorizo in his own take of the Valencian paella, he not only opened a fascinating debate about one of our most iconic dishes, he also reminded us that Spanish cuisine is very much alive, constantly changing and evolving. By the way, …

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The Restaurant by Johnnie Cooke

The Restaurant by Johnnie Cooke, Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin 2

The Restaurant by Johnnie Cooke is located on the third floor of Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, and offers customers a unique blend of contemporary elegance and innovative food – all in the most enviable location in Dublin. Using the finest locally sourced fresh ingredients, Johnnie’s philosophy is all about simple food bursting with flavour and …

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BORD BIA - EGGS FUEL FOR A BUSY LIFE

Watch: Brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan Launch Bord Bia’s ‘Eggs: Fuel for a Busy Life Campaign’

Yesterday saw the launch of Bord Bia‘s Eggs: Fuel for a Busy Life. At the launch of the campaign were Silver Olympic medalists and ‘EggsOARdinary Rowers’ Paul and Gary O’Donovan, who have teamed up with Bord Bia to promote Ireland’s latest egg campaign. Watch the brother go head to head in the Bord Bia Eggs: …

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PROPERCORN Launches Crowd-Seasoned Limited Edition Flavour

The guilt-free snack range PROPERCORN has launched the latest addition to its colourful collection of award-winning, gluten-free popcorn: Limited Edition Twisted Honeycomb. Created as part of PROPERCORN’s Institute of Flavour initiative, Twisted Honeycomb is the brainchild of 21 year old UCD graduate, Ashling O’Carroll from Dublin, who went up against regional finalists from across the UK and …

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Spice Devils Wins Its Fifth Accolade this Year at the first South Dublin County Business Awards

Spice Devils Wins Its Fifth Accolade this Year at the first South Dublin County Business Awards

Irish company Spice Devils has won its fifth award for the year in the Start-up/New Business Category of the inaugural South Dublin County Business Awards 2016 held at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin on the 21st of October hosted by South Dublin Chamber. The company produces 100% natural, salt/sugar and  gluten free spice blends inspired …

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Wine Agenda: Red Nose Wine Attracts Exciting Winemakers for Charity Wine Tasting in Tipperary

Wine Agenda: Red Nose Wine Attracts Exciting Winemakers for Charity Wine Tasting in Tipperary

Red Nose Wine will host an exciting charity wine tasting on Thursday, 24th of November at Raheen House Hotel in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Winemakers from Bodegas Sommos, Northern Spain, Chateau Viranel in Southern France and Champagne Duval-Leroy will be showcasing some of their vineyards’ finest and sharing their stories. A representative from Liberty Wines, Red Nose Wine’s …

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Our Table

New Not-for-Profit Cafe in Temple Bar Will Serve Meals with a Message

Following the success of two-day pop-up café last April in support of the Irish Refugee Council, Our Table is opening a permanent cafe in the Projects Art Theatre in Temple Bar this October that aims “to create a nurturing and emphatic space where people can gain skills, are paid a wage and can gain knowledge of …

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Zozimus’ Bartender to Represent Ireland at the Diplomatico Rum World Tournament in Venezuela

Dublin bartender Pat Thomas from Zozimus Bar will represent Ireland at the prestigious Diplomático Rum World Tournament in Venezuela in 2017. The national competition was held last night in The Sidecar Bar in Dublin’s luxury hotel, The Westbury. Bartenders from eleven leading Irish bars created their own bespoke cocktails to impress the judges. The panel of …

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Wine of the Week from O'Briens: Porta Nova Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2013

Wine of the Week from O’Briens: Porta Nova Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2013

In the pages of horror stories there are many types of villains and evil creatures with plenty of unnerving feeding habits. Vampires, werewolves and zombies… They all could be consider humanitarians, but among them, one of the most scary and legendary characters is actually a man, and in fact, a doctor. This Halloween Bank Holiday Weekend calls …

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Leek, Mushroom and Ham Omelette Recipe from Bord Bia

Leek, Mushroom and Ham Omelette Recipe from Bord Bia

This leek, mushroom and ham omelette recipe is a great way to use up whatever vegetables or herbs you have in the fridge. Another great combination is bacon, spinach and blue cheese. Serves 4 Ingredients: – 8 eggs – 2 tbsp olive oil – A knob of butter – 3 leeks, cleaned and thinly sliced – 1 small onion, finely …

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