‘On track’ for success

‘On track’ for success

A popular Belfast restaurant company has opened a second eatery at a new city centre building with the support of First Trust Bank. Owners of ‘The Barking Dog’ on Malone Road, chef Michael O’Connor and manager Michael Fletcher have opened a new restaurant called ‘Dog Track’ at the newly refurbished... View Article

IFEX set to stir up a global audience

IFEX set to stir up a global audience

It’s just been announced that IFEX – Northern Ireland’s largest foodservice trade expo – is expected to host an additional 500 international delegates from across 12 countries as IFEX welcomes the World Butchers’ Challenge to the show in March 2018. The addition of co-located event Meat@IFEX has doubled the show... View Article

Dine out and make a difference to children with cancer this Christmas

Dine out and make a difference to children with cancer this Christmas

Diners are being urged to put their money where their mouth is this festive season and support local families affected by cancer. Cancer Fund for Children is once again running its Dine and Donate campaign whereby customers dining out this Christmas in restaurants can support the charity easily by adding... View Article

20% off tickets to the BBC Good Food Show with Hospitality Review NI

20% off tickets to the BBC Good Food Show with Hospitality Review NI

Following its success last year, the BBC Good Food Show will return to the Belfast Waterfront from 10-12 November 2017. The show is back with more great food, including a range of Northern Ireland’s very best producers of food, drink and artisan products, and a line-up of top celebrity chefs... View Article

Musgrave is the MarketPlace to be!

Musgrave is the MarketPlace to be!

Earlier this year, Musgrave MarketPlace, Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier, announced a £1.1 million investment in the upgrade of its Belfast-based Duncrue branch.  The results of the 52,000 square foot store upgrade, which created 3 new jobs, were unveiled to hundreds of special guests, retail, foodservice and SME businesses this... View Article

Fish City Belfast wins UK’s Top 3 Good Catch – Sustainable Award

Fish City Belfast wins UK’s Top 3 Good Catch – Sustainable Award

Fish City in Belfast will represent Northern Ireland as they have been presented with the UK’s Top 3 Good Catch Sustainable Award. The award ceremony, organised by Seafish, will be held in London in January 2018. Fish City owner’s John and Grainne Lavery are delighted that the business has received this incredible recognition... View Article

‘Serving up’ New Exhibitors at IFEX 2018

‘Serving up’ New Exhibitors at IFEX 2018

NEXT March, Northern Ireland’s premier food, drink, retail and hospitality event – IFEX – returns to the Titanic Exhibition Centre and as THE one-stop shop for the hospitality, foodservice and retail sectors in 2018, there’s set to be more ingredients for a successful show than ever before. Owned by Fresh... View Article

Ex-Gordon Ramsay chef opens up tapas restaurant in Belfast

Ex-Gordon Ramsay chef opens up tapas restaurant in Belfast

A top chef who has worked with Gordon Ramsay and Gary Rhodes and ran the kitchen on board a Russian billionaire’s Mediterranean yacht is bringing some sunshine to Belfast with the opening of a new 58-seater tapas restaurant. Jonny Elliott has opened Edo (pronounced Aye-doh) – which is Latin for ‘I eat’... View Article

Michelin-star chef reopens Northern Ireland restaurant closed for two years

Michelin-star chef reopens Northern Ireland restaurant closed for two years

Northern Ireland’s top chef is set to revitalise a restaurant that has been closed for two years in a sleepy Co Antrim village. Danni Barry earned her reputation as the best at the Michelin-starred Deanes Eipic in Belfast. Now she is behind the reopening of the once-popular Clenaghans restaurant in... View Article

Dishing up delicious diversity  – independent hospitality guide gives recognition to Ireland’s best

Dishing up delicious diversity – independent hospitality guide gives recognition to Ireland’s best

From five star hotels to food trucks, representatives of the very best in Irish hospitality gathered at Bord Bia’s Thinking House in Dublin yesterday, for the announcement of the 2018 Georgina Campbell Awards. An annual celebration of excellence associated with the respected Georgina Campbell’s Ireland independent hospitality guides, and Ireland’s... View Article