Posts Tagged ‘wine’

By Mark Keane No resting on our laurels here at Menupages. This St. Patrick’s Bite-Sized news of the week has beer and cocktail recommendations and gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “Don’t piss in my cornflakes”!   Porterhouse Chocolate Truffle Stout All rights reserved Chocolate lovers can rejoice as Porterhouse has...

By Mark Keane Ragnar Lothbrok returns with his fellow Vikings tonight on RTE2. Scandinavian cuisine has been strongly influencing world cuisine for the past few years and doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Everybody’s heard of Noma, known for pushing boundaries with dishes like raw squid with kelp and raw...

By Mark Keane What exactly is the fate of Jon Snow? We are getting one step closer to finding out. Earlier this week HBO launched a teaser trailer for the upcoming season 6 of Game of Thrones, and unlike Kim Kardashian, it’s likely to break the internet! The sheer excitement and epic feel from 100 seconds of footage...

By Mark Keane You have to admire Conor McGregor’s chutzpah, like Icarus, he flew too high only to come crashing back down to earth. When you’re knocking everybody out in 1 round and then defeating the former pound-for-pound king in 13 seconds, it’s easy to believe you’re invincible and that you’re meteoric rise will...

By Mark Keane Conor McGregor, the kingpin of the UFC’s 145lb division, was set to make history on March 5th as he prepared to fight the 155lb Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an attempt to become the first dual-weight UFC champion. A recurring theme for The Notorious is the fact that his opponents have had to...

By Mark Keane Mr. T pity’s the fool that doesn’t treat his/her mother right. He put into words what exactly Mother’s Day is about. Mr. T wanted people to know there is no other, like mother, so treat her right. Always love and take care of her as you only get one. This Mother’s Day we’ve come up with a selection of...

By Mark Keane How are you celebrating Easter this year? If you’re first thought was that you were going to take it easy, pick up an Easter egg from your local Tesco, and sit yourself in front of the TV with your other half, then we’re here to tell you to step your game up! Carton House in Kildare is one of Ireland’s...

By Mark Keane The Oscars is known for its opulence. You have the crème de la crème of Hollywood attending each year, one big sexy famous get together. Oscar nominees get goodie bags worth $200,000 which consists of plastic surgery, a luxury trip to Japan with private security, and strangely enough an electric bicycle....

By Mark Keane Valentine’s Day is approaching, you’ve booked a nice restaurant but you want to make the night truly unforgettable by opening up a bottle of something fancy. With the extent of your wine knowledge coming from the film “Sideways”, you aren’t sure what to order. There’s no need to lose your cool as we have...

By Mark Keane Back in 2013 the inaugural “Kerrygold Ballymaloe Litfest of Food and Wine” brought 8,000 people onto the Cork grounds. It soon became known as one of the world’s top food festivals, getting coverage from the likes of the New York Times, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. As you would expect,...