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November 2016

Lunchtime Favourite Poulet Bonne Femme Opens in Dundrum Town Centre

Fans of Ireland’s first rotisserie Poulet Bonne Femme will welcome the news that the purveyors of the delicious Rotisserie Chicken sandwich have now opened at Dundrum Town Centre, located in the new Food Hall on Level 3. The news comes as part of a recently agreed five-year partnership with Aramark which will see a number

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Five Rias Baixas Albariños to Try Now and Party Food Pairings to Match

Five Rias Baixas Albariños to Try Now and Party-Perfect Food Pairings to Match

Albariño has had a great year. With a solid presence in the Spanish Wine Fair last October; a series of trails, tasting and activities through the summer and a seven-day celebration during the Rias Baixas Week, Irish wine lovers have certainly had many wonderful opportunities to discover and enjoy Rias Baixas Albariño. Now we have

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Banquet and Hospitality Awards 2016 Winners Announced

Banquet and Hospitality Awards 2016 Winners Announced

The Irish Hospitality Institutes Founder’s Banquet and Hospitality Awards 2016 took place recently at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road. The prestigious event counted with the presence of over 500 industry leaders, master of ceremonies Mr Michael Vaughan and Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Patrick O’Donovan TD. Attendees included many IHI’s past Presidents, gathered to celebrate

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Knocking it Out of the Park – Chef Heiko Reibandt of the Killarney Park Hotel

From Relais & Chateaux gems to one of the Leading Hotels of the World, chef Heiko Riebandt is no stranger to opulent surroundings and being tasked with creating food worthy of being served there. Soft spoken Germanic tones tell of a decorated career throughout the highest of the high end properties in Europe, including the

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Welcome 2017 in Style: Dean Dublin #NYExperience - Access All Areas!

Welcome 2017 in Style: Dean Dublin #NYExperience – Access All Areas!

Welcome the new year in style at Dean Dublin, Harcourt Street, where three floors of the best beats and drinks Dublin City has to offer will give you the ultimate #NYExperience. The party starts at 8:00 pm with a glass of Prosecco on arrival and after that, guests can party through all three floors or choose their favourite spot to

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GIY and Energia Announce ‘Get Ireland Growing’ €70,000 Fund

GIY, in partnership with Energia, have today announced ‘Energia Get Ireland Growing’ a €70,000 pool of funding available to community and voluntary organisations. This fund allows these organisations from today until January 20th 2017 to apply for grants, which will enable them to start or further develop a community food-growing project in their area. The

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Newly Opened and Booming with Regulars: Brú House Fairview - Bar Review

Newly Opened and Booming with Regulars: Brú House Fairview – Bar Review

Craft culture has well and truly seeped its way down every meandering lane and side street between the canals of Dublin city centre. With the exception of some true traditionalists, it’s hard to find a pub or bar that doesn’t stock what would be considered an Irish craft beer. This trend is reflected in much

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Exciting New Bagots Hutton Venue Opens on Ormonde Quay

Building on the success of the South William Street location, Giovanni Viscardi and Brian Deery are creating a new and exciting destination for Dubliners. The beautifully finished new Bagots Hutton opens this month and comprises of a 120-seater cafe wine bar occupying the entire basement and first-floor space at 6 Ormond Quay Upper. The open plan

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Award-Winning Manager Nicky Logue Appointed as InterContinental Dublin's GM

Award-Winning Manager Nicky Logue Appointed as InterContinental Dublin’s GM

Nicky Logue has been appointed as InterContinental Dublin’s new general manager. A number of innovations will be implemented in the following months under his watch. “I’m delighted to be taking up the reigns of InterContinental Dublin. With visitor numbers to Ireland predicted to continue to grow into 2017 it’s an exciting time to work in

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Eurotoques Young Chef of the Year 2016 Maeve Walsh and Nathan Outlaw

Female Chef Wins Young Chef of the Year Title for the Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row a female chef has out-cooked her male competitiors to scoop the pretigious Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year title. At a gala banquet event in Dublin’s five star InterContinental Hotel, Ballsbridge, 23 year old Maeve Walsh from Dungarvan, Co Waterford was awarded the much sought after Euro-Toques Young

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Bugle Babes

Five Star Festivities at The Merrion’s Festive Lunch and Dinner Series

The five star The Merrion Hotel has long been one of the most special places in Dublin city, but for the month of December the luxury hotel is about to become a little bit more magical. From December 1st, The Merrion are offering their Festive Christmas Lunch and Dinner menus in the award winning Cellar Restaurant.

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Photo Gallery from SuperValu's Spectacular Christmas Celebration at Charlotte Quay

Photo Gallery from SuperValu’s Spectacular Christmas Celebration at Charlotte Quay

SuperValu kicked off the festive season with a spectacular showcase of mouth-watering local and Irish produce expertly prepared by SuperValu Good Food Karma Project ambassadors TV Chef Kevin Dundon and Martin Shanahan. With everything from locally sourced brussel sprouts, Hampshire ham, festive turkeys, potatoes, an array of handmade cheeses and dazzling Christmas cakes, guests were

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Maltings Red Ale by Sullivan’s Brewing Company Now Available in Dublin

Maltings Red Ale by Sullivan’s Brewing Company Now Available in Dublin

Sullivan’s Brewing Company was first established in 1702, and was resurrected by the legendary Smithwick brewing family earlier this year. Their first beer, Maltings Red Ale (4% abv) is a refreshingly balanced classic Irish ale with plenty of rich biscuit and gentle caramel notes. Sullivan’s acclaimed master brewer Ian Hamilton speaks about the beer: “The beer we craft is

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Powers The Long Hall Single Cask Release Launched to Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of The Long Hall

Powers The Long Hall Single Cask Release Launched to Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of The Long Hall

This year, The Long Hall on South Great George’s St. celebrated its 250th anniversary. The place is of Dublin’s oldest and most loved pubs, famous for its well-preserved iconic Victorian interiors with opulent mahogany and mirror details. The pub has been in the Houlihan family for the last 44 years, nowadays owned and operated by Marcus Houlihan. In 1791,

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