One of Ireland’s Longest Food Trails Planned for Só Sligo Food Festival and Yeats Day 2015

A total of 26 restaurants will take part in one of Ireland’s largest Food Trails taking place as part of the Só Sligo Festival and Yeats Day 2015 celebrations.

The Food Trail will incorporate restaurants in the town centre stretching from Coach Lane Restaurant at Donaghy’s Bar on Lord Edward Street to Cafe Victor on JFK Parade and everything in-between.

The Food Trail will run daily from Wednesday 10th June to Sunday 14th June. Times of service will vary from venue to venue and diners are encouraged to check out the So Sligo website and the Food Trail website to plan their route. The price will be a consistent throughout the trail at €5 per tapa-style dish.

Chairperson of the Food Trail and President of Restaurant Association of Ireland, Anthony Gray said “the enthusiasm from all the restaurateurs involved has been wonderful. We are all so proud of the local produce from Sligo and our surrounding area. The Food Trail gives us the perfect opportunity to showcase this. We would encourage locals and visitors alike to take part in the Food Trail.”

Food Trailers can look forward to tapa-sized eats such as Duo of Duck; hand rolled duck spring roll served on dressed baby organic leaf salad, duck pâté, red onion marmalade drizzle with a rich orange peel infused with oil from Eala Bhan, Natural Smoked Haddock Rissoles with fresh summer salsa from Ósta Café, Chargrilled Asparagus, Crispy Hens Eggs, Broad Beans with truffle mayo and parmesan from Knox, Spicy Chorizo and Chick Peas in spicy tomato and basil sauce from Hardagons, plus a host of others. WB’s Coffee House & Deli will offer diners a Glass of Prosecco with Two Oysters.

Bríd Torrades Chairperson of the Só Sligo Festival and owner of the Osta Cafe & Wine Bar said “This exciting trail showcases Sligo’s fantastic food culture and gives diners an opportunity to visit several venues over the five day festival.”

See www.SoSligo.ie for full details or follow the fun on Twitter: @SoSligoFest and Facebook: So Sligo Food & Cultural Festival.