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Month: October 2023

Pigs Lane

Killarney’s First Underground Bar, Pig’s Lane, Has Plenty of Surprises In Store

A unique new bar has just opened beneath the well-trodden streets of Killarney. Pig’s Lane on College Street, is the town’s first underground drinks spot offering hand-crafted cocktails designed by a world champion mixologist; sustainably selected natural, regenerative and vegan wines; locally sourced snacks and small plates; a whiskey parlour; and live music from both …

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Diwali at Doolally

Diwali at Doolally – Celebrate The Festival of Light From 6th-12th November

From Monday 6th November to Sunday 12th November, Doolally will celebrate the traditional festival of Diwali with a series of culinary specials created by Head Chef Vipin Kishore. Diwali, also known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, is one of the most important religious celebrations in Hinduism. It marks the start of the Hindu New Year and is a joyous occasion that …

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Week of Italian Cuisine in the World

A Week of Italian Cuisine in the World Comes to Ireland For Its Eighth Year

The eighth edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, Settimana della Cucina italiana nel  Mondo, takes place in Ireland from Monday, 13th November to Sunday, 19th November, 2023. Presented by the Embassy of Italy in Ireland, the Italian Trade and Investment Agency (ITA), and the Italian Irish  Chamber of Commerce (IIC), and …

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Achill Oysters

A Chat with Hugh O’Malley, Founder of Achill Oysters

If you’re an oyster lover, you’ll certainly have heard of Achill Oysters. They are some of the most popular Irish producers for oysters in Ireland, served in an abundance of restaurants across the nation, and winning countless awards. We had a chat with the founder of Achill Oysters, Hugh O’Malley, all about the business, their …

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Grá Christmas Range

Grá Chocolates Launch Their Exquisite Grá Christmas Range

With their usual exquisite artistry and attention to detail, the new Grá Christmas chocolates include a range of chocolate trees and Christmas crackers, as well as the return of their Christmas favourites, available to order now. Luxurious and decadent, Grá Chocolates are artisan confections created and crafted in small batches by award-winning pastry chef, Gráinne …

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College Green Hotel Dublin, Autograph Collection

Wrap Yourself in Luxury This Christmas at the College Green Hotel Dublin, Autograph Collection

Swap festive stress for a luxurious two-night Christmas stay at Dublin’s newly re-imagined five-Star retreat, The College Green Hotel Dublin, Autograph Collection where they have curated an enchanting programme to ensure you and your nearest and dearest are treated royally from the moment you arrive on Christmas Eve 24th December and departing on the 26th December. Christmas time in …

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Irish Food Writing Awards 2023

The Winners of the Irish Food Writing Awards 2023 Have Been Announced

The prestigious Irish Food Writing Awards 2023 were held last night at the RDS. Founders Paul O’Connor and Suzanne Campbell note that the number of submissions this year was unprecedented, with a number of new categories added, including a new Award for Writing on Irish Seafood. With over 90 finalists attending the awards at the RDS, …

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christmas party venues in dublin

Christmas Party Venues in Dublin For The Festive Season

Although it may seem like it’s too early to be thinking of Christmas, we’re not asking you to buy gifts quite just yet. However, it is the season to start thinking about Christmas parties, and at the risk of these delightful spots booking up too quickly, we’ve got you sorted early this year. Here’s a …

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Pandolce Christmas Cake Recipe by Eileen Dunne-Crescenzi

Pandolce (sweet bread) is a homely alternative to the traditional shop-bought panettone cake. I have adjusted this pandolce recipe a little to make it more orange, sweet and, dare I say it, delicious. Serves 12 Ingredients: – 250g butter, softened – 250g caster sugar – 2 free-range or organic eggs, beaten – zest and juice …

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Jameson Remixed Carribean Beats

Introducing Jameson Remixed Caribbean Beats, Fully Aged for 21 Years in Rum Casks

Jameson, the world’s bestselling and most awarded Irish whiskey is delighted to present Jameson Remixed Caribbean Beats, an extraordinary 21 year old Irish whiskey aged entirely in rum seasoned casks. Jameson Remixed Caribbean Beats is the newest addition to The Jameson Anthology, and it explores brand new flavours from Jameson for an altogether different take …

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Barmbrack recipe pepperazz

Earl Grey, Orange & Honey Barmbrack Recipe by Pepperazzi

Get your spooky season bakes on with this delicious take on a classic Barmbrack recipe – the addition of earl grey, orange and honey elevate this recipe by Pepperazzi! Ingredients: 375g of fruit mix (sultanas raisins, currants, orange candied peel) A mug (250ml) of cold Earl Grey tea Zest of 1 orange 225g plain flour …

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masarap

Masarap, The Final Release in the Blasta Books 2023 Series, Has Just Been Announced

#8 MASARAP, By Richie Castillo & Alex O’Neill of Bahay Chef Richie Castillo and partner Alex O’Neill are the owners of Bahay, a pop-up restaurant introducing people to Filipino cooking using the very best Irish ingredients. Their debut cookbook MASARAP – meaning tasty in Tagalog, the Filipino language – is a showcase of Richie’s culinary heritage and …

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Fallon & Byrne Hugh higgins

“Food brings people together” – A Chat with Hugh Higgins, Development Chef at Fallon & Byrne

I walk into the hustle and bustle of Fallon & Byrne and head upstairs to The Dining Room, noticing the shift in noise as the staff are all behind the scenes, preparing to open in an hour. I’m offered a coffee before Hugh Higgins walks out in his chef uniform, seeming slightly nervous. “Don’t worry, …

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Bucatini Recipe yiayia

‘Skordomakarona’ Garlic and Tomato Bucatini Recipe from Yiayia – A Collection of Recipes from Greece’s Grandmothers

Dogs, cats, horses and chickens watch on as Margarita serves a punchy pasta in the garden of her secluded house on the southern coast of santorini. Skordomakarona brings together bucatini pasta, tomatoes that taste like sunshine and salty capers in one plate – a santorini signature best enjoyed when the sun is out. An entire …

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Gourmet Food Parlour

Gourmet Food Parlour Opens Three New Offerings in Arnotts

Gourmet Food Parlour, leading independent Irish restaurant and catering group, opens its doors in Arnotts. The landmark deal will annually generate €2.5M in revenue for the homegrown business. With not one, not two but three separate dining options now available from Gourmet Food Parlour in Arnotts, the beloved local restaurant is now open in the …

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bahay

Bahay To Take Over WareHouse Food Market Until December

Beginning November 3rd, Bahay will begin their new residency at the Warehouse Food Market. Their residency will switch up their usual offering at food festivals across the nation, giving diners a chance to sit down and tuck into the exclusive new menu. Offering small and large plates, dishes will include recipes from Bahay’s new cookbook …

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Lillian Barton

Lillian Barton Wine Dinner at The K Club

The K Club’s rich history is inextricably linked to wine, it is therefore inevitable that the pièce de resistance of the drinks event series culminates with an incredibly special wine experience.  The ‘lord of wine’ Hugh Barton of the famous 2nd Grand Cru Classé classified estate Château Léoville Barton, became one of the resort’s original renegades in the 1800s when …

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powerscourt christmas

Enjoy a Magical Powerscourt Christmas This Festive Season

Leave the stresses at home and escape to the luxurious comfort of the 5* Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa this Christmas where you can enjoy a two- or three-night programme.  A Classic Powerscourt Christmas Experience encompasses two days and nights of the best of sumptuous accommodation, dining & entertainment. Let the exceptionally festive backdrop and ambiance of Powerscourt Hotel …

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