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New Food Offering in ‘Massimo Gastropub’

The original gastropub in the West End of Galway, Massimo, has introduced enticing, bang up-to-date daily and weekend brunch menus, designed by new head chef Andrew O’Halloran. The new daily and weekend brunch menus at newly branded Massimo Gastropub offer an appetising mix of fresh, contemporary takes on classics and exciting global influenced dishes. Andrew’s cheffing career has taken him to many far-flung parts of the world, including to southern Africa where he oversaw the opening of View More »

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Dylan McGrath Unveils New Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Lounge Bonsai Bar

Bonsai Bar - a new venture by chef and restaurateur Dylan McGrath - has opened on the corner of South Great George’s Street and Exchequer Street in the heart of Dublin, introducing a new concept in high-end Japanese-influenced food and drinks to the capital. Bonsai Bar carries an unrivalled list of luxury Japanese whiskeys, authentic Japanese beers and world-renowned saké. However, it’s the sophistication of the Japanese-inspired bespoke cocktails and exquisite, gourmet bar bites, as View More »


Aniar Chef de Partie Killian Crowley Wins at Semi-Finals of International San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Competition

Killian Crowley, chef de partie at Michelin star Aniar Restaurant in Galway, won the UK & Ireland regional final of the prestigious international San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 competition, held in London on Monday the 20th of November. Killian will represent Ireland at the grand final of the global talent search in Milan next June. Aniar chef-patron JP McMahon said, “I'm super-thrilled for Killian. He's a chef of the highest caliber with a passion for Irish produce. He has the skill, View More »


The Universal Shakes Up Galway’s Cocktail Scene With Takeover Party

The Universal Bar + Kitchen in Galway is plugging into Ireland’s buoyant cocktail event circuit by hosting a takeover party in association with Teeling Whiskey on Thursday the 23rd of November. An exclusive cocktail list featuring twists on classics will be available on the night designed by Teeling Global Brand Ambassador Kevin Hurley. Kevin, who has worked in and managed a number of venerable Dublin cocktail lounges including The Liquor Rooms, will guest shift behind the bar at The View More »


Aniar Chef de Partie Reaches Semi-Final of International San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Competition

Killian Crowley, Chef de Partie at Michelin star Aniar Restaurant in Galway, has reached the semi-final of the prestigious San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 international competition, which has attracted thousands of applications from young chefs from more than 90 different countries. Aniar chef-patron JP McMahon said, “"Our focus in Aniar is to produce the next generation of young Irish chefs. Killian represents the best of what is happening in Ireland at the moment.” The philosophy at View More »


Celebrate Rhône Valley Wine Week with Seasonal Food from Greenes Restaurant and Wines from the Rhône Valley

Multi-award-winning Greenes Restaurant, Cork, in association with Tindal Wines, is hosting a special evening on Wednesday the 8th of November to celebrate Rhône Valley Wine Week. Greenes Restaurant will be offering diners an eight-course tasting dinner of the very finest local, seasonal produce. The food will be prepared by award-winning executive head chef Bryan McCarthy, paired with some of the very finest wines from the Château Pesquié winery in the world-renowned Rhône Valley wine View More »


Dock 1 Wins Best Seafood Restaurant in Connacht Award

Dock 1 Seafood Bar & Restaurant, Galway, was declared Best Seafood Restaurant in Connacht at the YesChef Ireland Awards announced on the 24th of October in the Strand Hotel, Limerick. Dock 1, which is is co-owned by Aoife Buckley and Bríd Reddan, has a waterside location on the Docks. This provides the perfect setting for diners to enjoy local seafood and shellfish dishes expertly cooked by award-winning head chef Brian McMonagle, who has already achieved multiple awards, for his seafood View More »


Less Than Two Weeks to Food On The Edge 2017

With less than two weeks to go until a gathering of world-class international chefs, food leaders and experts converges in Galway, Ireland, for Food On The Edge 2017 on the 9th and 10th of October, the anticipation is building in the lead up to the award-winning two-day global food symposium, whose founder and director is chef and restaurateur JP McMahon.   The two-day programme features talks and panel discussions involving more than 50 international and Irish participants, who will View More »


Food On The Edge 2017 Programme Launch Reveals Final Line-Up

The programme for Food On The Edge 2017 was unveiled at a gathering in the Radisson BLU Hotel & Spa on the 8th of September. Here is a gallery of photo highlights from the event. Food PR & Marketing is proud to be Communications Partner for Food On The Edge. Photos: Boyd Challenger. View More »


Dock 1 to Host ‘Autumn Taster’ Dinner & Wine Event for Galway Hospice

A very special dinner and wine event with all proceeds going to Galway Hospice is taking place at Dock 1 Seafood Bar & Restaurant on Thursday the 14th of September. The seven-course, Autumn Taster-inspired menu is a showcase of the best local ingredients from the land and sea, beginning with Native Oysters, West Coast Monkfish and Crab & Lobster Bisque, followed by Native Scallop & Irish Black Pudding as well as Wild Irish Venison dishes, and finishing with a seasonal Spiced Plum View More »


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