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 »


Grass-to-Glass Cask in Cork Scores Hat-Trick at Three Prestigious Awards Events

It’s only been open since February this year, however already Cask Bar & Kitchen in Cork’s Victorian Quarter on MacCurtain Street has racked up a number of leading industry awards and distinctions, not least winning Cocktail Bar of the Year at the 2017 Sky Bar of the Year Awards announced on the 21st of August. The Sky Bar Awards are the premier licensed industry awards and Cask triumphed against eight other shortlisted finalists in the same award category. Reacting to the 2017 Sky View More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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