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Month: July 2017

Rock Down to Enniscorthy this Weekend for This Year’s Rockin’ Food Festival

This year’s Wexford Rockin’ Food Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever, including everything from Free Live Music, Artisan Food, Craft Beer, Beer Markets, Tapas Trails and much more. Taking place in Enniscorthy this August Bank Holiday weekend, there will also be a live cookery demo for food lovers to enjoy. There’s also …

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Irish People

New Research from Bord Bia Finds that Irish People are Becoming More Health Conscious

Irish people have a great desire to improve their health, but many are struggling to find a way to eat healthily without going off track, according to a new study from Bord Bia. Research from Bord Bia‘s Insight Centre, The Thinking House, has found that 7 in 10 Irish people want help eating more healthy …

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Tipperary Boutique Distillery Unveils First Distillation of Their Barley

Tipperary Boutique Distillery has announced the first distillation of the barley grown on their farm at Ballindoney. The successful distillation took place at an established Irish distillery keen to encourage boutique brands, which will only ever produce small quantities of home-grown barley and subsequent whiskey yields. Under the keen eye of Master Distiller Stuart Nickerson, …

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Check Out the Latest Artwork Commissioned by Chapter One’s Michelin Starred Chef

‘Scattering Light’ by Jane Rainey is the latest piece of artwork commissioned by Michelin starred chef Ross Lewis for his restaurant Chapter One, which was recently named Best Restaurant in Ireland by the Restaurant Association of Ireland. The painting graces the hard back covers of Chapter One’s menus, and is the latest collaboration in the …

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Stefan Matz Announces Exciting New Project For Irish Hospitality Sector

Stefan Matz has launched an exciting new project, Stefan Matz Catering Consultancy, in a bid to alleviate some of the recruitment and training pressure on the Irish Hospitality sector. Matz is the multi-award winning ex-Executive Chef at Ashford Castle and previous owner of the Michelin starred restaurant and hotel Erriseask House in Ballyconneely in Co. …

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Findlater Wine

Findlater Wine and Spirits Announces Merger with These Well Known Food and Drink Brands

Findlater Wine and Spirits Group has teamed up with Robert Roberts, Batchelors Coffee Company, and Odlums Ingredients to form a new specialist food and beverage business. Findlater & Co will manufacture and distribute coffee, wines and spirits, along with professional bakery and culinary ingredients. Based in Tallaght, the new company will include brands such as Lavazza, …

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Dubai-Based Design Firm

Prestigious Irish Design Firm Begins Work on the New Clontarf Baths This Month

Serendipity By Design, an Irish Dubai-based design firm, has been awarded a contract for the redevelopment of Dublin’s Clontarf Baths. The Irish company will be returning to Dublin in order to kick-start their presence in Ireland with this high-exposure project. Owned and managed by Dublin born and UCD graduate, Rebecca Gernon, the firm has made its …

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Pichet Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, Dublin – #TasteCocktailFest

Is there anything better than sipping on an expertly crafted cocktail on a summer’s evening? We think not. With that in mind, TheTaste Summer Cocktail Festival takes the hassle out of the hunt for Ireland’s finest shaken and stirred favourites. With hotspot cocktail bars around the country showcasing their skills with a special cocktail to …

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The Saddle Room The Shelbourne Hotel

This Iconic Dublin Restaurant’s New Summer Menu is an Unmissable Indulgence

The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel is a natural choice when it comes to dining indulgence, and Head Chef Garry Hughes’ new summer menu is a celebration of seasonal Irish produce. Decadence comes as standard at The Shelbourne, and this latest offering reflects this in abundance. It is impossible not to feel like a …

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Neven Maguire's Baked Corn Fed Eggs Recipe with Tomatoes & Vintage Irish Cheddar for Simply Better

Watch: Neven Maguire’s Baked Corn Fed Eggs Recipe with Tomatoes & Vintage Irish Cheddar for Simply Better

Neven Maguire created this Baked Corn Fed Eggs Recipe with Tomatoes & Vintage Irish Cheddar using Free Range Corn Fed Large Eggs and 30 Month Matured Vintage Irish Cheddar from the Simply Better range, sourced exclusively for Dunnes Stores. The recipe features in the first ever edition of the Simply Better COOK with Neven Maguire Magazine, …

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Food Festival

Donegal’s Best Chefs Come Together for Exciting New Food Festival This Weekend

Plan a trip to Donegal this weekend for the first ever Off The Street Food Festival in Letterkenny this Saturday and Sunday, July 29th to 30th. Taking place in the car park behind AIB in Letterkenny, this exciting festival will have a huge variety of amazing exhibitors, tasty food stalls and an a great line-up …

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Cahernane House

Cahernane House Appoints new Head Chef to its Award-Winning Restaurant

Eric Kavanagh has been appointed Head Chef of the two AA Rosette Herbert restaurant at Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry. The award-winning chef began his career as a Commis Chef in 1999, before going on to work in some of Ireland’s leading establishments, including Rathsallagh Country House and Sheen Falls in Kenmare. He …

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Ashford Castle

A Special pop-up Event is Coming to Cullen’s at the Cottage at Ashford Castle

Savour a taste of the Wicklow Way this August with a special pop-up event by Wicklow Way Wines at Cullen’s at the Cottage on the Ashford Estate. This exclusive pop-up and tasting experience will take place on Sunday, August 6th from 1pm to 4pm alongside lunch service at the bistro-style, thatched cottage restaurant. Founded by …

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Indy Power Talks Recipe Inspiration, Future Plans and Being a Lambassador #TastyEasyLamb

Indy Power is a name you can’t fail to recognise if you have even a passing interest in food. Having propelled herself into the industry via her blog The Little Green Spoon, what began as a food lover’s Instagram account showcasing wholesome creations steadily gained traction, appealing to the masses looking to embrace more natural …

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Delicious Lamb Dishes for Dining Al Fresco This Summer #TastyEasyLamb

Is lamb the ideal BBQ meat? You have to admit, there is nothing quite like juicy lamb, which stokes the flames of the grill and chars to perfection. The gamey flavour of lamb can handle the heat and drinks up the smokiness of the BBQ like no other meat – the #TastyEasyLamb initiative offers plenty …

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Breweries and Distilleries Could be Selling Their Products on Site Soon

Wouldn’t it be great if whenever you toured breweries or distilleries that you could actually buy the products you’re tasting on site? Well, you could be able to do just that very soon thanks to new legislation approved by the Cabinet. At the moment, breweries need a pub license before being legally allowed to sell their …

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Pichet Restaurant

Pichet Restaurant & Bar, 15 Trinity Street, Dublin 2

Pichet restaurant & cocktail bar has been under the helm of award winning chef, Stephen Gibson, since 2009. After a recent refurbishment, they offer a unique dining and bar experience that complements their fantastic food. Their menu has hints of French elegance but with a modern Irish twist. Within 6 months of opening, they were …

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