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Month: February 2019

Making Waves in The Irish Food Industry – Food And Drink Aficionados to Follow For Some Serious Inspiration

Every few years, a new wave of movers and shakers catch our attention. Whether it be in the world of politics, travel, world issues or indeed, food and drink. These chefs, sommeliers, writers and hospitality pros are providing a major source of inspiration for aspiring foodies, wine lovers and more. So, sit back, relax, sip …

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New Store

This New Store Open in Ballsbridge is a Food Lovers Dream

AVOCA has opened its thirteenth store in the bustling area of Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. AVOCA Ballsbridge is a 700m space devoted entirely to food, taking visitors on an experiential gastronomic and sensory journey. The new AVOCA Ballsbridge is the ultimate food experience exuding a premium feel, with an extensive offering, boasting a neighbourhood deli-style counter, a coffee bar …

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Wine Evening

Adare Manor Hosts Collaborative Wine Evening with World Renowned Wine Houses

The 5* Adare Manor, voted ‘Hotel of the Year 2018’ at the world-renowned global Virtuoso ‘Best of the Best Awards’ in Las Vegas hosted a unique evening on Thursday, 21st February 2019. The evening was jointly hosted by Jurica Gojevic – Head Sommelier at Adare Manor, Matthieu Bordes – General Manager and wine-maker at Château …

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KNORR Student Chef

Dubliner Lee McDonagh is Named KNORR Student Chef of the Year 2019

After a fierce two-hour cook-off Lee McDonagh, representing Technological University Dublin – Tallaght Campus has been crowned the KNORR Student Chef of the Year 2019, making the Tallaght campus the reigning champions for two years running. Lee went up against seven other young student chefs from across the island of Ireland to cook up a …

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Georgina Campbell

Wineport Lodge Wins Big at the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards

Wineport Lodge has added another accolade to a long list this week, beating off strong competition to win Best Guest House Breakfast at the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards, in association with Fáilte Ireland. The luxury bolthole, located on the stunning shores of Lough Ree, has long been renowned for its exceptional dining experience, having …

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Shattering the Wine Glass Ceiling – Women in the Irish Drinks Industry

Every industry has its way to rationalise the status quo of the women that participate on it and the reasons behind the proportion of them in positions of leadership. Science, technology, finance, politics and pretty much any field that makes the world go around will have its own narrative, but the result is always an strengthening …

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Calling all Gin Lovers! This Year’s Gin Experience is Going to be Gintastic!

Looking to spice up the drinks cabinet? Well, there are few of us that don’t enjoy a good G&T and even fewer of us that aren’t aware that the gin phenomenon in Ireland is showing no sign of slowing down. Choosing which gin to have, what garnishes to try and what fancy tonic waters to …

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Win Sunday Lunch for 4 People in the Linden Tree Restaurant at Carton House – CLOSED

Nestled in the heart of County Kildare, just 25 minutes from Dublin, escape to Carton House, one of Ireland’s most historic resorts, for a delicious 3 course Sunday Lunch for just €28 per person. A Sunday well spent brings a week of content so why not gather family and friends and enjoy a hearty lunch …

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Wine Club

This Galway Restaurant is Bringing Back its Popular Wine Club

Galway wine lovers rejoice! This hugely popular Wine Club series is back in one of the cities most beloved restaurants. It’s no secret the award winning Brasserie on the Corner restaurant, located in the heart of Galway city, love good food and fine wine. They have combined two of our favourite things to host a …

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Two Irish Restaurants Win Big at The World Restaurant Awards

At a prestigious award ceremony held in Paris on 18th February, two Cork restaurants won accolades at The World Restaurant Awards. The World Restaurant Awards were created by IMG in partnership with Joe Warwick and Andrea Petrini to celebrate restaurants as a culture, similar to music, art and theatre. The Collaboration of the Year award …

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Après Ski

Indulge in a Little Après Ski with This Week’s Best Travel Deals

Perfectly groomed pistes and mouth-watering Italian cuisine make Italy the ideal ski destination. From family-friendly ski resorts, incredible views, terrific tipples at après ski, and amazing skiing opportunities, Italy really has it all. Family comes first in Italy, and that mantra stays strong on the ski slopes. So, don’t be shocked when you see the …

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Vegan Dishes

This Five Star Hotel Serves up Vegan Dishes in the Perfect Pear-ing

Druids Glen Hotel & Gold Resort has teamed up with their neighbours, The Happy Pear to add delicious new vegan dishes to their menus in the Garden Rooms and Bar. Executive chef Anthony Duggan and his culinary team have been working with Stephen and David Flynn to develop a selection of plant-based dishes for guests. …

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Cask Cocktail Bar

Cask Cocktail Bar Hosts Top London Drinks Lab for One Night Only

For one night only award-winning Cork cocktail bar, Cask, will play host to a special takeover by the visionary team behind Crucible, a London-based creative hub for the drinks and flavour industry. On Wednesday, 20th February, the Crucible takeover will take place at Cask. The event is sponsored by Irish Distillers Pernod-Ricard’s Affinity Brand Company. …

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New Vegan Menu

This Stylish City Centre Restaurant has Just Launched a New Vegan Menu

While Veganuary may be officially over that doesn’t mean your vegan food adventures need to end. 10 Fleet Street Restaurant has just launched a delicious new vegan menu that even the carnivores will love. Head Chef Brian E. Meehan, who has travelled extensively throughout Asia, Africa and Europe to expand his culinary passion, has created …

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Sip, Swirl and Socialise – We’ve Found the Perfect Wine Tasting Event

Looking for an alternative night out with your friends? Are you a passionate wine lover who wants to learn more about this fascinating tipple? If so, we have the perfect event for you! Wine Tasting Ireland has two brilliant wine tastings coming up, ideal for novices and enthusiasts alike. Sip your way through 8 different …

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Food Tourism & Creativity Award

TheTaste Launch Food Tourism and Creativity Award with University of Ulster

TheTaste.ie are excited to announce the launch of a new award opportunity in partnership with Ulster University. On 5th of February Dr Peter Bolan, Director of International Travel & Tourism Management (ITTM) at Ulster University, invited Managing Director of TheTaste, Keith Mahon and ITTM Course Ambassador Denise Flynn, to the Coleraine campus to meet with …

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Bacardi Legacy

Dublin Bartender Competes in Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition

The Irish finals of the Global Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition are taking place in Amsterdam this Spring, and head bartender of 9 Below, Stevie Wynne is one of the competing hopefuls. Over 40 people entered the competition back in November, with just the top 3 competing for first place. Each entrant must create a cocktail …

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Balfe's BodyByrne

Celebrate in Style with an Exclusive Offer From TheTaste and Balfes

TheTaste and Balfes have teamed up this year to bring readers of TheTaste an exclusive offer. When you buy a voucher for the value of €70 or more you will receive two complimentary glasses of bubbles, perfect to kick start your Valentine’s Day celebrations. Located on Balfe Street, where Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter …

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Clayton Hotel Charlemont

Dublin’s Newest Venue Clayton Hotel Charlemont is Open for Business

It has just been announced that Dublin’s newest hotel is set to open its doors on the banks of Dublin’s Grand Canal. Clayton Hotel Charlemont is housed within three 18th century Georgian buildings and great care has been taken to keep the stunning original features intact while blending these with modern architecture The stylish new …

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Valentine's Menu

Indulge in a Special Valentine’s Menu at Tartare Café & Wine Bar, Galway

One of Galway’s most popular restaurants is celebrating Valentine’s Day in style this year, with a specially designed menu. Tartare Café + Wine Bar is offering a fantastic Valentine’s Day Menu for just €39 per person and will be available from the 14th to the 16th of February. The cosy and intimate setting of Tartare is the …

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