Archive for: November, 2017

With Dublin being such a hive of activity with offerings of everything from the weird to wonderful, it can be difficult to plan the perfect date with so much to choose from so we’ve put together a few ideas that might take the pressure off!   Take a cookery class Why not spice things up, pardon the pun by bringing your...

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy an exquisite 5 course tasting menu in one of Dublin’s most famous restuarants. BANG has consistently been listed as one of Dublin’s top rated restaurants with 2017 recommendations from The Michelin Guide, 2 AA Rossettes, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and more. Nominated in Irish...

The Jameson Caskmates story all began when Jameson’s head distiller  and Franciscan Well’s head brewer met in the local pub. A swapping of barrels between friends soon after resulted in Jameson Caskmates Stout Edition – triple distilled, blended Irish whiskey finished in craft stout seasoned barrels. After Jameson...

You’ll Need Vegan margarine, for greasing 300g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 300g granulated sugar 375 ml soya milk 125 ml vegetable oil 7 tbsp seedless raspberry jam 1 tsp vanilla extract For the icing 40ml soya milk 85gvegan dark chocolate (broken into small...

You can’t escape a menu, chef or fellow foodie that isn’t talking about the importance of seasonality in food. Seasonality of food refers to the times of year when the harvest or the flavour of a given type food is at it’s very best. This is usually the time when the item is the cheapest and freshest on the market....

Breakfast recipe: Scrambled ‘egg’ on toast A delicious start to the day, great with veganized full English breakfasts or in breakfast burritos! The possibilities are endless.  Ingredients •    10 oz (285g) plain tofu (found in supermarkets as well as health and Asian food stores) •    2 tbsp vegetable oil •    1 tsp...

How many times have we bought something, forgotten about, remembered it’s sitting in the fridge only to find out that it expired two days ago? Not only is it disheartening, it’s a waste of resources and money. Well, a young Masters student in Capetown’s UCT has developed a mobile app that could have massive positive...

The Irish Curry Awards, in association with Cobra Beer, UTIS Holdings and BJ Productions, took place this week at the Crowne Plaza, Shaw’s Bridge, and celebrated the best restaurants and curries on the island of Ireland, for a second year. Twelve Dublin eateries took home gold awards on the night including; Indie...

During the month of November, restaurants across Ireland challenge their guests to dine in the dark to raise awareness and vital funds for life changing sight loss services in Ireland. This immersive experience allows people to challenge their thinking around sight loss and the people affected by it. NCBI’s wonderful...

The new lifestyle restaurant provides dining options throughout the day, along with take-out from the deli. Customers can dine at the stunning 1950s style countertop bar or in the 90-seater restaurant, while exclusive event hire is also available.  Well-known restaurateurs Harold Lynch and Beth Haughton have designed...