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From Jamie Oliver’s Protégé to Ireland’s King of Fire and Smoke – Chef John Relihan

If you are going to be set straight on a long-held misunderstanding then who better to educate you than the foremost expert on the subject in the country. “There’s a difference between grilling and barbecuing,” explains John Relihan, the chef who sparked a trend for fire and smoke cooking in Ireland when he opened Holy Smoke …

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24 Hours in Cork City – The Best Places to Eat, Drink and Sleep

Cork City is Ireland’s second city, though residents of the rebel county have been known to refer to it as the “real capital of Ireland”. The bustling city is bursting with independent coffee shops, artisan produce, live music and an impressive dining scene. Keep reading to find out some of the best places to eat, …

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Limerick City Gets Fired Up to Host The World BBQ Championships this Weekend

With a bustling food scene emerging having played host to the International Food Truck Festival over the summer, the Treaty city is proud to welcome the WBQA World BBQ Championships this weekend, from the 13th to 15th of October. Promising fun, food, music and international BBQ flavours to tantalise the taste buds, Limerick will host …

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Taste Cork Week Announce a Delicious Schedule for You to Get Your Teeth Into

Back for its second year, Taste Cork Week, October 16th- 22nd, will be a countywide culinary celebration with restaurants, pubs and cafes creating their very own ‘Taste Cork’ experience. Organised by Festival Cork, for the first time this year Taste Cork will also feature “Taste Jazz”, extending the foodie festivities from 23rd-26th October in the …

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This Cork Restaurant Has Just Launched a Flaming Delicious Steak Menu

Is there anything more tempting than a flame-kissed, blushingly rare steak? Surely the death row meal of many, it is hard to deny the appeal of such carnivorous delights. Meat lovers will rejoice at the launch of Holy Smoke’s brand new dedicated steak menu, which sounds tempting enough to warrant a trip to Cork. The …

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Midweek Plans Sorted – This Meaty Extravaganza Paired with Irish Craft Beers is Unmissable

Festivals can be such unique experiences and there’s one barbecue feast in Cork that’s truly unmissable, complete with Irish craft beers and local whiskey. Holy Smoke presents Taste of Cork will take place on October 17 from 7pm-9pm, hosting a six-course evening of slowly cooked, pit-smoked BBQ with a distinctive twist. With local meat from around the Rebel County, expect Holy …

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Holy Smoke Restaurant, Cork City

Holy Smoke is an award winning BBQ restaurant located on Sheares Street in Cork. They specialise in pit-smoked barbecue and they serve 100% Irish meat slowly cooked at low temperatures for up to 16 hours. All of their meat is smoked in-house daily, dry-rubbed with a signature blend of herbs and spices, and cooked using quality woods and 100% …

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Master of Fire and Smoke Offers Up Communion for the Hungry at Holy Smoke Cork

Ireland, the land of the shortest barbecuing season in the world, thanks to our less than blue-sky perfect summers. I quip, with only the smallest hint of irony, that you would be as well to light the BBQ in mid-winter as you are in mid-summer. I know this by painful personal experience as I recall …

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Become a BBQ Master with Chef John Relihan’s Pitmaster Masterclass this August

Master the art of low and slow cooking over smoke and fire this August chef John Relihan’s Pitmaster Masterclass at The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery. The Pitmaster event is the last of the Flavour.ie Summer Showcase, a series of specially curated events for food lovers that brought together a unique selection of experts, chefs and …

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