Archive for: September, 2016

By Charlotte Okonji The success of the recent celebration of all things veggie at Dublin’s VegFest, shows that not only are more and more people embracing a vegan lifestyle, but that choosing the veggie path doesn’t have to mean a strict diet of watercress and boiled spuds. Confirmed vegans, the newly converted, and...

  Fancy a dining experience like no other? From the 6th to the 13th November, The National Council for the Blind and the Restaurants Association of Ireland will play host to an estimated 8,000 blindfolded diners in more than 200 restaurants across the country. With all funds raised going to the NCB, this promises to...

Irish soccer legends Phil Babb and Jason McAteer cut the ribbon and welcomed guests in to Dublin’s newest interactive sports bar, with General Manager Patrick Kenny. By Charlotte Okonji Temple Bar’s old reliable Buskers is back with a unique new look: sophisticated man cave, taking the Boys Night Out from sloppy to...

By Charlotte Okonji In today’s Dublin where poverty, homelessness and hunger are widespread, yet food wastage is rampant, the challenge is to inspire consumers to become more open minded and more creative when it comes to their eating habits. This is precisely what the team at Dundrum’s Airfield Estate got to grips...

Are you a bit of a Culture Vulture? Would your friends describe you as a Boozehound? Are you, to quote Duran Duran, “Hungry like the Wolf”? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you can’t afford to miss Culture Night, which is back again tonight, Friday the 16th. After a succession of phenomenally...

  By Charlotte Okonji The Slow Food movement, which emerged in the 1980’s with the aim of preserving regional culinary traditions, promoting gastronomic pleasure and as a backlash against the proliferation of fast -food eateries, has finally begun to make its mark north of the border. Saturday the 8th of October will...

Savour Kilkenny, one of Ireland’s favourite food festivals, will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with 3 days of foodie workshops, appearances by celebrity chefs, competitions and of course, mountains of fantastic food. Set against the backdrop of the stunning Medieval city of Kilkenny, expect a jam-packed line...

  Giving a whole new meaning to “butterflies in your stomach”. Back in 2013, Rentokil, the global pest control experts, came up with a novel way to celebrate surviving over 85 years at the top of bug busting business. Pestaurant, the world’s first pop-up eatery of its kind was unveiled in London serving…wait for...

Pablo Picante has had enough of Trump’s “small-mindedness and small-handed slights at Méxicanos”! Pledge NOT to vote for Trump and win an invitación to Pablo’s Pledge Party tonight in Clarendon Market for beer, burritos and fiesta. Pledge for Pablo on Facebook to show you’re ready for the fight against ‘El...