TheTaste October Edition 2018

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Witches Hat Cake Recipe From Siúcra And Catherine Fulvio
This Deliciously Healthy Café is the Perfect Spot for Your Weekend Brunch
Make The Journey to West Cork This Bank Holiday Weekend And Celebrate The Land And Sea
Fun For The Whole Family – Join Bewley’s This Bank Holiday and Bake Your Own Traditional Barmbrack
Irish Chefs Join Together For Charity Dinner in Aid of Ronald McDonald House
Get Spooky And Embrace Halloween With The Autumn Menu at Charlotte Quay Restaurant
Taste Travel – Here Are This Week’s Best Travel Deals
TheTaste Charity Event – Working Together to Raise Mental Health Awareness
Wondering Where to Take Your Kids For a Halloween Staycation? Look no Further
Here is Ireland’s Number One Hotel According to Condé Nast Traveler
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Top Stories

Kevin And Carol From Chameleon
The Secrets to Success - Kevin and Carol from Chameleon Restaurant

Interviews

"People don't know what's going on behind the scenes half the time and everybody has a story. You don't even know what your customers are going through. But when they come in, you greet them, make them feel comfortable and give them a good food experience, and hopefully they come back again. Be personable and create a warm, friendly atmosphere to work a...

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Luxury Escapes

 

 

Restaurant Reviews

Crow Street Review
Can This Restaurant Fly Above The Cobbles? - Crow Street Review

Reviews

Temple Bar can be a tough nut to crack for reputable restaurants. While tourist-centric eateries are a dime a dozen, there aren't many restaurants that locals flock to. However, rumblings of a new opening had circulated through the air. Following the closure of Nick Munier's Avenue, the Crow Street locale sat idle until now. It's so secret that Munie...

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This Temple Bar Institution Reveals a Very Grown up New Look - 10 Fleet Street at The Morgan Hotel Review

News

It’s not very often I find myself tackling the cobbles of Temple Bar, well there was a time when Club M was a second home on the weekend but thankfully that's all a very distant memory now. Although one of the busiest tourist traps in the city, Temple Bar sometimes gets a fair bit of stick by Dubliners like myself as often being considered a no go ...

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The Only Venue You Should Think About Booking This Weekend - The Grayson Dublin Review

Reviews

There are only a handful of iconic buildings along Dublin’s leafy Stephens Green that can evoke a real stirring of the soul, The Shelbourne, The Hibernian Club, The Cliff Townhouse and now the uber stylish addition of The Grayson, housed in the old Residence private members club building. When news of the machine that is Press up Group swooping in ...

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Elevating Classic Dishes to New Heights - Peploe's Restaurant Review

Reviews

Peploe's first opened its doors in November 2003 and instantly became a staple on the Dublin dining scene. The idea was to provide Dublin with an informal bistro, serving up classic dishes with great wine and exceptional service. Nestled across from Dublin's iconic St.Stephen's Green, I have passed Peploe's numerous times, always assuming it was a pl...

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ferrycarrig
Getting Carried Away into Luxury - The Ferrycarrig Hotel Wexford Review

Hotel Restaurants

Wexford has a special place in my heart. For my entire life, my family has been making the journey to Fethard-on-Sea for our annual holiday. I've always found the people in this sunny corner of our country to be more than welcoming and the epitome of Irish charm. On our drive to our beach-side house we would pass The Ferrycarrig, with my mother always r...

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Unearthing Delicious Asian Delicacies in a Timeless Classic - Eatzen Restaurant Review

Reviews

So many changes have taken place in the Irish food scene in the last ten years that it is sometimes easy to forget the timeless gems we have dotted around Ireland. Restaurants where generations have celebrated together and have weathered the storm of the recession by innovating and responding to their customer needs. Last Saturday I took a spin out t...

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Wine

Full-Bodied Blood Rich Red
Full-Bodied Blood Rich Red Wines to get you Ready for Halloween

Drinks

Halloween is one of those great Irish festivals whose origins are deeply rooted in Celtic pagan tradition but with a Christian twist. Spanning two thousand years, the festival of Samhain on 31st October marked the end of the light and warmth of summer and the beginning of the winter darkness. This cusp between these two divisions of the year’s ligh...

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Interviews

Deliciously Ella
Deliciously Ella - Meet The Woman Behind The Fastest Selling Vegan Cookbook of All Time

Interviews

Bestselling author and advocate of plant-based eating, Ella Woodward, has a number of exciting new projects keeping her busy. Author of the fastest selling vegan cookbook of all time, she aims to share "the joys and benefits of plant-based living" with her readers. She began with a blog, which evolved into an app and then a recipe book, deli and a ra...

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Taste Reader Offers

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Competitions

Win a Delicious Dinner for Two with a Bottle of Wine at D'Vine Restaurant in Drogheda

Competitions

D’Vine Bistro and Tapas Bar is an award-winning restaurant in Drogheda that’s been serving food and wine inspired by Mediterranean and mainland Europe for almost a decade. Their food is rustic, flavourful, creative and, most importantly, their food is from the heart. Now in their new restaurant in Farnyville and Distillery House ...

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Travel

Graz
Exploring Austria's Second City - A Culinary Escape to Graz

City Breaks

These days, many people are obsessed with building country counts and ticking off those capital cities and major attractions. Now, while there's nothing bad in that (I myself have been overly excited to see those big sights), I think it's really important to venture that little bit further and explore more than just the main hub. Fitting into that mo...

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Producer Spotlights

Eve's Leaves Producer Spotlight
Relishing The Quality of Natural Produce - The Eve's Leaves Story

Producer Spotlights

Yvonne McKay, aka Eve, the creator and owner of Eve’s Leaves, first began her food journey thirty years ago, when her first child started to eat solid foods: "I started to really think about what was in the food I was feeding her and began researching how to grow organically. I took one small section and started growing a few veget...

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Sprouting a Successful Family Business - Meet Broccoli Producer Robert Carrick

Producer Spotlights

"Our first job on the farm is the sowing of our first broccoli, which usually begins in mid-January. Depending on weather, we start planting out our crop in late march and hopefully begin harvesting on the 20th of June. Again, this is totally dependent on weather. We would have broccoli for the whole season through to the end of November." Speaking a...

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More News & Reviews

The 2019 Guide to Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Ireland

Features

With last year seeing the first ever pub in Ireland receiving the coveted award, the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland has officially been unveiled. With three new stars, all coming from Cork, the number of Michelin-starred restaurants in Ireland is now at 16. Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin remains Ireland's only 2-...

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Gastro Delights - Gastropubs and Bars Serving up Star Worthy Food

Features

The culinary scene in Ireland is growing and getting better with each passing year, the recent Michelin guide alone saw three new stars for the rebel county Cork, and new Bib Gourmands awarded around the country. From fine dining to pub grub, our little island has an abundance of good food. Here we have rounded up our top picks for gastropubs and bars t...

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Gastro Delights
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Mid-Term Escapes - Ireland's Most Family Friendly Hotels to Visit This October

Features

Summer has come and gone, the kids are back in school, and we all need something to look forward to. This coming mid-term gives us the perfect excuse to pack up the car and take the whole family away to spend some quality time together. We're lucky that our beautiful country provides us with an array of diverse holidays to keep the whole family happy...

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A Rare Find - Sizzling Steaks in Dublin That will Tempt Your Tastebuds This Season

Features

To put it plainly, you just can't beat a good steak. Perhaps it's the old Irish mentality of 'meat and two veg', but as a nation, we love our steak. We all have our favourite cuts, our preferred cooking style and sauces. For me, it's medium rare rib-eye, triple cooked chips, tender stem broccoli and lashings of béarnaise sauce. As the months take a ...

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24 Hours in Louth - The Best Places to Eat, Drink and Sleep

Features

Although it may be Ireland's smallest county, Louth more than makes up for its size with its rich history and culture. As part of Ireland's Ancient East, it is home to the vibrant towns of Dundalk and Drogheda as well as the medieval Carlingford and the Cooley Penisula. Known as the Land of Legends, visitors to Louth can journey to the River Boyn...

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Afternoon Tea Review

A Delight For The Whole Family - Castleknock Hotel Afternoon Tea Review

Afternoon Tea

Some hotels claim to be family friendly venues, but you'd sometimes be hard pressed to find a little one strolling through reception. Castleknock Hotel, located in Dublin's suburbs and very close to Phoenix Park, is a family hotel through and through, something that especially shines through when the hotel is hosting a number of events. On the day...

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Coffee & Cafe Review

Daniel Entrance
Say Hello to 3fe's Baby Brother - A Cosy New Spot to Brighten Your Morning

News

It was a dull Tuesday morning when I decided to pay a visit to ‘Daniel’, a newly opened coffee shop from the brains behind 3fe, on the corner of Clanbrassil and Daniel Street. Competing with the l...

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Bar & Review

Bar Review
A Stylish Spot to Sip Stellar Cocktails - Lemon & Duke Bar Review

Bars & Venues

Following a delightful evening at Peploe's on Stephen's Green, myself and a fellow Team Taste member popped into Lemon & Duke for a little nightcap. I had visited this city centre bar for a quick bite to eat and a glass of wine before - a Caesar salad and a crisp glass of white wine are a simple, but favourite treat of mine. The decor is slick an...

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Urban Brewing Customer House Quay
Brewing up a Storm in the City - Urban Brewing, CHQ, Bar Review

Bars & Venues

From the outside, Urban Brewing may seem like just a regular bar, but step inside and you'll find a unique venue full of surprises. On-site there is a brewery, two kitchens, a bar, restaurant and outdoor terrace. Downstairs is home to the Stack A Restaurant. Set in a 200-year-old vaulted building on Custom House Quay, the restaurant offers an intimat...

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