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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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Greenes Restaurant Wins Best Restaurant in Cork at Munster Regional Finals of Irish Restaurant Awards 2017

Multi-award-winning Greenes Restaurant has added another plaque to its collection after winning Best Restaurant in Cork at the Munster finals of the 2017 Irish Restaurant Awards held in Limerick Strand Hotel on the 21st of March.   Greenes’ executive head chef Bryan McCarthy dedicated the award to the late Joanne Costelloe, a member of staff at Greenes Restaurant who passed away in January. “This one’s for you, Joanne Costelloe. We love you and miss you.” Bryan added, “I am so View More »

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Award-Winning Duo Front New Cutting-Edge Drinks, Food & Entertainment Venue Cask in Cork’s Victorian Quarter

Cask has a radical drinks programme that features seasonal farm-to-glass cocktails devised by accomplished mixologist Andy Ferreira and an innovative small plates food menu created by award-winning chef Bryan McCarthy. Cask is located at number 48 MacCurtain Street in Cork’s city centre, Ireland, next door to Hotel Isaacs and Greenes Restaurant. The team has taken a stunning old building in the Victorian Quarter and given it a new lease of life, all the while placing a huge emphasis on View More »

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Greenes’ Bryan McCarthy and Chef JP McMahon of Aniar Restaurant To Host A Four Hands Dinner

Award-winning Greenes Restaurant in Cork is hosting a unique pop-up dinner event on Friday the 24th of February when executive head chef Bryan McCarthy will co-chef with chef JP McMahon of Michelin-star restaurant Aniar. Both chefs are devoted locavores, so diners can expect a modern Irish menu showcasing the very best of local, seasonal, foraged and organic ingredients. JP McMahon said, “I am looking forward to collaborating with Bryan and bringing the best of Galway and Cork together. View More »

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