Month: March 2017

Cheese Recipes Feat

These Tempting Cheese Recipes Could Win You a Trip to Tuscany

Is there anything more tempting than bubbling, melting cheese, slathered on just about anything? Mouth watering mozzarella, gooey Gruyere and crave-worthy cheddar are the cream of the crop and the crowning glory on so many dishes we all know and love. But cheese, in all it’s guises, has potential far beyond being a final adornment. …

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No More Wine Tears! Scientist Invents Drip-Free Wine Bottle

Scientist Has Just Invented the First Drip-Free Wine Bottle

You’ve been there, pouring a glass of wine and seeing precious drops of it sticking to the bottle and clumsily falling outside the glass. Not only they are wasted, they can taint your tablecloth or slowly ruin your table. But there’s hope! Physicist Daniel Perlman has developed a drip-free wine bottle that promises to end the awful …

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Spanish Wine Week in Ireland Returns from April 23rd to 30th

Spanish Wine Week in Ireland Returns from April 23rd to 30th

After last year’s success, the Spanish Wine Week in Ireland is back, from Sunday 23rd to Sunday 30th April. Organised by Wines from Spain, the week will give food and wine lovers across the country an opportunity to experience the passion and learn more about Spanish wines in a series of events including tastings, talks, special restaurant …

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Boyne Valley Food Series

Line-up of Food Events for the Fourth Boyne Valley Food Series Announced

The schedule of festivals and food events for the fourth annual Boyne Valley Food Series programme was launched on the 23rd of March in Listoke Distillery & Gin School in Co Louth. The jam-packed line-up for the 2017 series, which has a particular focus on family-friendly events, will run from April and throughout the summer …

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The Different Genres of Spanish Wine: 7 Regions, 7 Styles to Try this Summer

The Different Genres of Spanish Wine: 7 Regions, 7 Styles to Try this Season

Spanish film has a thing in common with Spanish wines: while they have an impressively wide array of expressions, they manage to be unmistakably Spanish. From Luis Buñuel’s delirious black and white surrealist An Andalusian Dog to Pedro Almodóvar’s thought provoking The Skin I Live In and Alejandro Aménabar’s chilling thriller The Others; there is a certain intensity and vibrancy that you …

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Clerys

Plans to Develop Clerys into a Boutique Hotel and Rooftop Dining Destination To Go Ahead

Plans to redevelop Clerys department store into a boutique hotel and rooftop dining destination will finally go ahead after a financial settlement for former Clerys workers was announced this week. After buying the iconic O’Connell Street premises for €29m in 2015 the plans proposed by Natrium Consortium’ will see it become a ‘rooftop destination’ of …

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Drinking Out Loud: Ed Sheeran Buys Italian Vineyard

Drinking Out Loud: Ed Sheeran Just Bought an Italian Vineyard

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran buys Italian Vineyard in the central province of Umbria. As the artist was scouting the area last October, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck, but that didn’t deter him from acquiring the property, which has its own vineyard, reportedly the hook that convinced Sheeran to buy. As the told British newspaper The Sun, he “didn’t …

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New Bill on Brewery Tourism Praised by the Irish Brewers Association

New Bill on Brewery Tourism Praised by the Irish Brewers Association

Last Thursday night, The Irish Brewers Association (IBA) praised the Breweries and Distilleries Bill, put down by the Labour Party and introduced in November 2016 by TD Allan Kelly. This bill has the potential of significantly reducing the barriers for craft breweries as well as cider makers and distillers as it would enable them to sell their products …

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Eden Bar & Grill Brunch and Dinner Menus for Mothers' Day

Mothers’ Day at Eden Bar & Grill: Special Brunch and Dinner Menus and Complimentary Prosecco for Moms

This Mothers’ Day, Eden Bar & Grill brunch and dinner menus are ideal to celebrate the moms in your life. Located in South William Street, in the heart of Dublin’s creative quarter, Eden Bar & Grill offers a menu that combines many continental favourites, freshly made with top quality ingredients. Their cocktail menu, topically named The Eden Book …

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Mother's Day Brunch or Lunch in Dublin: Ten of the Best Places to Celebrate her

Mother’s Day Brunch or Lunch in Dublin: Ten of the Best Places to Celebrate her

While any day of the year is good to show appreciation to mothers, this Sunday 26th of March they deserve a special celebration. There are many alternatives for Mothers’ Day brunch in Dublin and we have compiled a list with ten of the best places that have great food and service. From elegant five star …

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Food Emojis New Emoji Update

13 New Food Emoji Including Steak and Pretzels Planned for New Emoji Update

Emoji 5.0 has landed and the new emoji update from Emojipedia, the official emoji site and search engine, suggests our smartphones may finally be graced with the likes of a juicy steak and a New York style pretzel. Unicode, the group responsible for choosing the new emojis, sent over the 69 new proposed emoji to …

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Michel Lynch Organic White Bordeaux – Wine of the Week from O’Briens

Michel Lynch Organic White Bordeaux – Wine of the Week from O’Briens

Last year, Irish fans stole the show at the Euro 2016. They traveled to the French cities hosting matches, including Bordeaux, and their charming and cheerful antics were frequently trending and hashtagged: they were caught tidying up their surroundings, helping fix an old couple’s car and serenading multiple locals. They even sang and bonded with fans from …

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mothers day suesey street

Ladies Who Lunch – Treat Your Mum to a Mother’s Day Lunch at Suesey Street

Candles, bath salts and floral bouquets are all well and good, but if you really want to create a memorable Mother’s Day why not treat your mum to lunch at Suesey Street, Fitzwilliam Place. Head chef Gareth Naughton has created a delicious Mother’s Day Lunch Menu to treat you and your mum. This 3 course lunch …

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Historic Crumlin Road Courthouse in Belfast to Become Luxury Hotel

Historic Crumlin Road Courthouse in Belfast to Become Luxury Hotel

Crumlin Road Courthouse was sold to developer Signature Living who expects to dedicate a £25 million investment to turn the derelict building into a luxury hotel. It has been reported that the courthouse, built in 1850 and designed by Charles Lanyon, was sold for £500,000 and that the deal was agreed in Liverpool recently. Lawrence Kenwright, Signature Living …

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Breakfast eggs benedict recipe

The Perfect Eggs Benedict Recipe by Neven Maguire for Simply Better

Looking for a perfect Eggs Benedict Recipe? Top Irish Chef Neven Maguire has perfected his version, and now he’s sharing it with you. In this recipe video, watch how Neven makes mastering this breakfast and brunch classic look simple using Simply Better Corn Fed Eggs, Brioche Burger Buns, Smoked Salmon and more ingredients from the …

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