The weekend is here and with it the food and drink rituals we’ve been waiting all week to savour.
But in between brunch, cheeky takeaways, and drinks with friends there are a host of foodie events that will satisfy every craving.
Here are our picks of the five fabulously fun filled food events taking place across the country this weekend, September 8th-10th..
Feast East Cork Food & Drink Festival has been running since Monday and ends this Sunday with the family favorite Street Festival on Saturday 9th, when festival goers can browse, taste and buy produce from over 60 stalls that will line the streets of Midleton.
As part of the 2017 programme of events for the A Taste of West Cork Food Festival, which kicks off this Friday 8th until the 17th, Decky Walsh, head chef of Cork’s most on-trend restaurant, Holy Smoke, is bringing all his culinary skills to the Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery for an exciting Pitmaster Masterclass, on Sunday 10th September, 3-7pm.
Taking place every second Sunday, from 11am to 5pm, Fusion Sundays is a world culture market hosted at the Dublin Food Co-op. Focusing on the ethnic diversity in Ireland, there with stalls from around the world, selling a range of handmade goods, arts and crafts, jewelery, and clothes. But foodies save the date in their diary each month for the diverse range of street food from around the world including Korean and Egyptian.
The Irish Craft Beer Festival is one of the highlights of the hoppy calendar in the country. The event is coming back to the RDS from the 7th to the 9th of September and it will gather over 40 brewers featuring more than 200 beers. We’ve rounded up 5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss this year’s beer extravaganza.
Looking for a fun family-friendly day out? The Waterford Harvest Festival is back from September 8th to 10th. Waterford City and its surroundings will offer a delicious programme for people of all ages and tastes including numerous food-themed events taking place in dozens of locations.