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Month: May 2017

medierranean-al-fresco

Let’s Take it Outside with 5 Mediterranean Wines to Dine Al Fresco

When we say dining out, we mean really out: treat yourself and your lucky guests to a Mediterranean-inspired al fresco dining experience. Get your cupboard ready with the ingredients that surround this generous sea and prepare a meal meant to be shared on a long table among good friends, music, laughter and great conversation. We’ll share five …

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Darina Coffey Tuna Taco

Seared Tuna and Avocado Taco Recipe by Darina Coffey

Seared tuna is always a treat and it pairs so beautifully with creamy avocado, especially in this Mexican inspired taco recipe. Chickpea flour is a hero ingredient and makes for the perfect naturally gluten-free flour to create all sorts of things, my favourite of which is these tasty tortilla wraps. Trust me, you will want …

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Suesey Street

Enjoy Incredible Wines for Less than Half Price on Wine Wednesdays at Suesey Street

In what we think might be one of the most inspired ways to get over the hump in the week, Simon Keegan, sommelier at Suesey Street and Number 25 Fitzwilliam Place has newly introduced Wine Wednesdays. If you would like to expand your knowledge on wine join Simon and the team at Suesey Street every Wednesday from …

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Vouvray Les Dimes 2015 – Wine of the Week from O'Briens Wine 2

Vouvray Les Dîmes 2015 – Wine of the Week from O’Briens Wine

The ability to solve problems creatively is known as “lateral thinking”. When we look outside the patterns and the obvious answers and make a choice that might be unexpected but works, we’re thinking laterally. This applies to everything, from puzzles to high-risk decisions to the wine we serve. Wine lovers who feel like treating themselves to …

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Burren Storehouse

Something’s Brewing in the Burren – Burren Beer & Street Food Festival Take Places This Weekend

Something brilliant is brewing in the Burren this weekend. Taking place at the Burren Storehouse in Lisdoonvarna on 27th & 28th May, the Burren Beer & Street Food Festival is a unique opportunity to taste 8 different beers all brewed in their in house micro brewery, the Burren Brewery. Master Brewer Peter Curtin will have …

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International Harbour Food Festival Dun Laoghaire on June Bank Holiday

The International Harbour Food Festival Comes to Dun Laoghaire on June Bank Holiday Weekend

On the June Bank Holiday Weekend, The International Harbour Food Festival Dun Laoghaire will take place at the East Pier. The festival will celebrate the Bicentenary of Dun Laoghaire Harbour. This is a unique event that will have food stalls from all over the world. The stalls will offer food from Greece, France, Brazil, USA, Hungary, China, …

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Ireland's Conor Myers Named Grand Finalist at the Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition 2017

Ireland’s Conor Myers Named Grand Finalist at the Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition 2017

Yesterday, May 23rd, Irish bartender Conor Myers participated in the final round of the prestigious bartending tournament Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition 2017. This year the final was held in Berlin and Conor, who is based in Dublin and leads the bar at The Exchequer, was named Grand Finalist. He battled 37 finalists and made it …

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Aoife Recipe House of Peroni

Luna Rocher Recipe by The House of Peroni Master of Dolci Aoife Noonan

The Luna Rocher is a sophisticated take on the Ferrero Rocher, created by The House of Peroni’s Master of Dolci and Luna Executive Pastry Chef Aoife Noonan. The Luna Rocher will be served alongside various pasticinni (small pastries) at The House of Peroni residency from May 25th to June 4th at 1 Dame Lane. Ingredients: …

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5 Show-Stopping Drinks to Wow your Guests when Dining Al Fresco

5 Show-Stopping Drinks to Wow your Guests when Dining Al Fresco

Organising an evening al fresco is one of the simplest ways to get yourself into a summer state of mind. The inspiration can come from many sources: channel the romance of a plentiful dinner under Tuscany’s sunset, share laughter and tapas a la española or dream of Hawaii over a tropical feast, torches are a must! Once you have …

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Bia Fest returns to Ennis Market 3

Bia Fest Returns to Ennis Market to Celebrate Clare’s Artisan Food Producers

Following the success of Bia Fest last month, whereby a host of artisan producers from Clare took over Ennis Market for one day with food stalls, demos and workshops, the initiative is set to return on Saturday 10th June from 10am to 1pm. Local Enterprise Office Clare, which is organising Bia Fest, says the event …

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Promised Land: A Bonac 24 Gin Cocktail by Alan Moore from Lemuel's

This Bonac 24 Irish Gin Cocktail by Lemuel’s Alan Moore is the Ultimate Summer Tipple

Gin is THE drink of this summer and while sipping on a G&T under the sun is the definition of weekend goals, it’s great to try something different. A well made, original gin cocktail that showcases the spirit’s subtle botanicals is a thing of beauty and we simply loved “Promised Land”, a Bonac 24 gin drink …

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Ireland's Julie Dupouy Made it to the Top 10 at the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa Contest 2017

Ireland’s Julie Dupouy Made it to the Top 10 at the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa Contest 2017

Best Sommelier in Ireland Julie Dupouy participated at the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa Contest 2017, held on the 11th May at the Park Hotel Schónbrunn in Vienna, Austria. She was representing the Irish Guild of Sommeliers at the event, in which she managed to secure the seventh place. Last year Julie Dupouy won 3rd place at the World Sommelier Contest …

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Klaw Poke

Dublin’s First Poké Bar Just Opened So You Can Finally Taste 2017’s Hottest Healthy Food Trend

Restaurants in LA, New York, London and Sydney have already brought a taste of island life to their smoggy cities with poké, or ‘Hawaiian Sushi’, and now Dublin is finally catching the wave of one of the fastest rising food trends of recent years with the arrival of Klaw Poke on Capel Street. A cross between …

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Quirky to the Bone: The Dog House Blues Tea Rooms, Howth - Bar Review [June Edition]

Quirky to the Bone: The Dog House Blues Tea Rooms, Howth – Review

The Dog House Blues Tea Rooms in Howth is unapologetically unusual: a sign showing a dog-headed gentleman smoking a cigar and a large statue of the front half of a shark are the first things you see before entering its fairy light lit heated outdoors area where a mix and match of garden furniture, wooden tables and …

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House of Peroni Parma Cocktail

Peroni Parma Cocktail Recipe by House of Peroni Master Mixologist Federico Riezzo

To tie into this year’s theme, Gusto d’Italia, I really wanted to use one of my favourite fruits of all time, the melon. Besides its delicious summery taste, it also reminds me of my Mamma, who always selected the tastiest melon. We would often eat melon with prosciutto as a starter or in a fruit …

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Cono Sur Bicicleta Launches Limited Edition Labels to Celebrate the Tour de France

Cono Sur Bicicleta Launches Limited Edition Labels to Celebrate the Tour de France

Cono Sur will release a limited edition of their iconic Cono Sur Bicicleta labels to celebrate their partnership with the planet: the Tour de France. The new Cono Sur bottles will reach the Irish market this June, each featuring new artwork exclusively commissioned by esteemed British artist Eliza Southwood. Her unique style was chosen as it …

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Food Matters Feat 3

GIY to Take ‘Food Matters’ to Centre Stage at Annual Bloom Festival

The annual Bloom Festival returns this June 1st to 5th and GIY are taking ‘GIY Food Matters’ to the centre stage with a series of expert lead talks, debates and discussions on food in Ireland. GIY has teamed up with Bord Bia, the Irish Food Writers Guild, Cully & Sully, Energia, innocent Drinks and Bloom …

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