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Red Alert: Early Bird Ticket Rate for Food On The Edge 2017 Closing Soon

Less than 2 weeks to go for purchasing the Early Bird tickets for Food On The Edge 2017, with the special, reduced-priced offer due to end on the 31st of July. A 2-day Early Bird ticket costs €350, which includes access to all talks plus lunches and entry to the infamous wrap party. Organisers say tickets are selling fast, with a sell-out show last year and the year before. Food On The Edge director JP McMahon said, “I would encourage people to get their ticket early. We have an View More »

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New ‘Damn Fine’ Burger Joint The Burgatory Opens in Galway

Galway’s Spanish Arch welcomed the eagerly awaited opening of new ‘burgers, birds & shakes’ restaurant The Burgatory on Saturday the 15th of July. The Burgatory is a fine-casual, American diner-inspired restaurant serving real burgers, fried chicken, and ‘hard’ and ‘soft’  gelato shakes. The menu makes extensive use of high-end Irish and locally produced West of Ireland ingredients, including McCarthy’s of Kanturk black pudding in the signature ‘Damnation Burger’ and View More »

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Esquires Coffee switches solely to ethical ‘One’ bottled water in new partnership with One Brand Ireland

‘One’ bottled water is now the sole bottled water brand for sale in Esquires Coffee’s stores throughout its network in Ireland, in a partnership that aligns with the ethical and community values at the core of Esquires Coffee. ‘One’ bottled water is by One Brand Ireland, a not-for-profit organisation that donates all profits to water-based causes in Africa. When people buy ‘One’ water, One Brand Ireland donates 100% of the profits to funding water projects in developing View More »

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Galway Simon Community Launches #SupperForSimon

A new initiative by Galway Simon Community called “Supper For Simon” is inviting people to host a Come Dine With Me-style dinner party to raise vital funds for their services. The idea is simple; gather your friends, get cooking and ask guests to donate what they would have spent on a meal out in support of those experiencing homelessness in our community. The meal can be whatever you make it - a candle-lit evening in the comfort of your own home with a few close friends; a potluck View More »

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Action: Reaction – The Theme for Food On The Edge 2017 Is Launched

The principal theme of this year’s Food On The Edge symposium was announced as Action: Reaction at the official Irish launch held on the 19th of June in Hatch & Sons, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Food On The Edge is an annual two-day symposium held in the city of Galway on the west coast of Ireland. The symposium’s aim is to generate debate, discussion and thought leadership on the future of food both in the industry and on the planet. The 2017 dates are the 9th and 10th of View More »

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Expand Your Spanish Wine Horizons at Cava Bodega

A month-long fiesta of Spanish wines is taking place at multi-award-winning Cava Bodega restaurant in Galway city throughout May 2017 when the event A Celebration of Spanish Wines - Not The Usual Suspects is offering diners the opportunity to indulge their interest in and passion for Spanish wines. The team behind the Best Casual Dining Restaurant in Galway (Irish Restaurant Awards 2017) has created two flight plans consisting of either a red or white wines flight plan with no sign of a Rioja View More »

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Line-Up of Speakers Announced at Food On The Edge Launch 2017

The official launch of Food On The Edge 2017 took place on Monday the 8th of May in Robin Gill’s Paradise Garage in London. Food On The Edge is an annual two-day symposium held in the city of Galway on the west coast of Ireland. The symposium’s aim is to generate debate, discussion and thought leadership on the future of food both in the industry and on the planet. The 2017 dates are the 9th and 10th of October. JP McMahon, Food On The Edge symposium director said, “We are delighted View More »

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Expand Your Spanish Wine Horizons at Cava Bodega

A month-long fiesta of Spanish wines is taking place at multi-award-winning Cava Bodega restaurant in Galway city starting on the 23rd of April when the event A Celebration of Spanish Wines - Not The Usual Suspects is offering diners the opportunity to indulge their interest in and passion for Spanish wines. The team behind the Best Casual Dining Restaurant in Galway (Irish Restaurant Awards 2017) has created two flight plans consisting of either a red or white wines flight plan with no sign View More »

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Innovation and flavour top new PoppySeed spring-summer menu

The team at PoppySeed Gourmet Cafés is passionate about making creative homemade food and its new spring-summer menu is its best yet. The new daytime menu is designed to satisfy the contemporary appetite for nutritious, flavoursome and innovative food, with a focus, too, on locally produced ingredients. Take the following new menu items for example. The PoppySeed “Bene” (shorthand for Benedict) is a new breakfast-brunch dish of crushed avocado, Loughnane’s of Galway bacon and View More »

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Fourth Boyne Valley Food Series Takes Flight

Family-friendly events are key highlights of this year’s Boyne Valley Food Series programme which sees a jam-packed year of special festivals and food events in the birthplace of Ireland’s Ancient East. The 2017 Boyne Valley Food Series, which runs from April and throughout the summer until the end of the year, was launched on the 23rd of March in Listoke Distillery & Gin School in Co Louth. Now in its fourth year, the Louth-Meath food and heritage festival is kicking off with a View More »

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