Oliver Dunne, of Bon Appetit in Malahide and Cleaver East and a Michelin starred chef for seven years, opened Beef and Lobster in Dublin city centre with just four items on the menu.
Lemon & Duke opened at the junction of Dublin’s Lemon Street and Duke Lane Upper by the team behind the recently extended Ballsbridge bar The Bridge 1859 with interior by O’Donnell O’Neill. Stand out dishes on the lunch menu include Shrimp Po’boy on Hoagie Roll €10.
The 2016 World Beer Awards country winners were announced at the Hilton London Olympia. Irish winners were: Amber: McGargle Granny Mary’s Red Ale; Belgian style tripel: Dungarvan Brewing Company Seaweed Saison; Bitter below 5pc: Brú Rua, Bitter above 5pc: Dungarvan Brewing Company Helvick Gold; Dortmunder; Long Arm Export; Flavoured stout/ porter Rascals Ginger Porter; German style pale Rising Sons Sunbeam; Gluten Free: BRÚ Lager; Gose: Franciscan Well Brewery Spring Saison; Helles:Brú Lager; Imperial stout: Rising Sons 100 Years On; IPA: Eight Degrees Brewing Full Irish Single Malt; Stout Eight Degrees Brewing Knockmealdown Irish Stout; Witbier Belgian styleRising Sons Grainu Ale; Wood aged: Franciscan Well Brewery Jameson Pale Ale.
Ireland’s first 72oz steak eating challenge will be among the highlights of the Ireland Butchery Expo, supported by Dunbia, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan on September 28-29.
Galway’s Loam restaurant, run by Michelin-starred chef Enda McEvoy was awarded a Three Star Food Made Good rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association following a review of their practices, one of four in Ireland after Ashford Castle, KSG in UCC and Harvey NichollsFirst floor restaurant in Dublin.
Ten locations have been shortlisted by the Restaurants Association of Ireland for the best foodie destination in Ireland, to be announced on September 29. Two of those shortlisted for the award, which started out life as a “foodie town” award are towns. Four are counties, and four are regional entries from producers’ groups. Boyne Valley in Meath, Cong in Mayo, Derry City, a North Dublin entry from Howth, Malahide and Skerries, the Burren and Loop Head Peninsula in Co Clare and counties Kilkenny, Leitrim, Monaghan and Sligo were included on the shortlist
Philippe and Michèle Renaut‘s Le Petit Pois in Galway was August winner of Just Ask Restaurant of the Month.
Lisa Jameson is the new general manager of the visitor centre at the Teeling Whiskey Distillery.
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