Slow Food Festival returns to Derry with packed programme

Slow Food Festival returns to Derry with packed programme

This year’s Slow Food Festival promises to be even bigger and better than before as local cuisine takes centre stage once again at a series of events across the city and beyond from Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th October. Now into its fourth year, the award-winning Derry City and Strabane... View Article

The Pocket coffee shop opens in Belfast’s Flatiron

The Pocket coffee shop opens in Belfast’s Flatiron

Belfast’s independent specialty coffee shop and eatery The Pocket has opened its second space in one of the city’s historic and iconic buildings, The Flatiron. Located on the ground floor on Upper Church Lane Belfast in its newly refurbished address, The Pocket brings all the charm of its Queen’s Quarter... View Article

New juice bar opens in Belfast City Centre creating nine jobs

New juice bar opens in Belfast City Centre creating nine jobs

Belfast resident Sam Shephard has opened a new juice bar, said to be the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, in the heart of the City Centre. The Juice Jar, located beside The City Hall in the iconic Scottish Provident Building at 8-10 Wellington Place, is a juice bar/coffee... View Article

Michael Deane hailed Hospitality Hero in Ireland

Michael Deane hailed Hospitality Hero in Ireland

Belfast Restaurateur and Chef Michael Deane has been hailed Hospitality Hero for Ireland 2020 at a gala awards event in Dublin.  The Georgina Campbell Irish Food and Hospitality Awards, now in their 21st year, celebrated what they called Irelands’ talented industry pioneers who have laid the foundations for the countries... View Article

Belfast Restaurant Week to be held across 40 restaurants over September 23-29

Belfast Restaurant Week to be held across 40 restaurants over September 23-29

A choice of 600 dishes will be on offer in 40 city centre restaurants during Belfast Restaurant Week over September 23 to 29. A joint venture between Belfast One and Destination CQ, the initiative will tickle the taste buds of diners seeking scrumptious steaks, Vegan feasts and delicious dining experiences... View Article

Lough Erne’s Catalina Restaurant releases its autumn menu

Lough Erne’s Catalina Restaurant releases its autumn menu

Irish seafood is at the centre of the new Autumn Menu for the five-star Lough Erne Resort’s Catalina Restaurant, which has three AA Rosettes and has been named one of six amazing restaurants across Ireland. Noel McMeel’s menu will feature a range of Ireland’s seafood delights, as well as other... View Article

New fusion restaurant opens in Belfast City Centre

New fusion restaurant opens in Belfast City Centre

Hospitality company Global Caterers Belfast has invested £500,000 in Mumbai Milano, a 2,700-square-foot unit in Wellington Place, Belfast. Fronted by Indian head chef Jainal Abedin and Italian sous chef Luigi Savarese, the new restaurant aims to bring a global taste to local produce. “Choosing this location in the City Centre... View Article

Taste the Island kicks off in Belfast

Taste the Island kicks off in Belfast

Tourism NI has unveiled Taste the Island, a three-year initiative developed in partnership with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland, aiming to significantly enhance Northern Ireland’s food and drink reputation. It was officially launched at the Life Centre, Belfast last week, with representatives from the tourism and food and drink sectors... View Article

Northern Ireland’s food and drink experiences to be savoured with new ‘Taste the Island’ initiative

Northern Ireland’s food and drink experiences to be savoured with new ‘Taste the Island’ initiative

Tourism NI today (15th August) unveiled an exciting new programme of food and drink experiences as part of ‘Taste the Island’ campaign. The special events, which will be held throughout September, October and November, are a celebration of Northern Ireland’s finest food and drink produce. ‘Taste the Island’ is a... View Article

Entry opens for Ireland’s Great Roast 2019 competition

Entry opens for Ireland’s Great Roast 2019 competition

Entry is now open for Ireland’s Great Roast 2019 competition (formerly Great Carvery of the Year) up to a deadline of September 29. The competition, in association with Knorr Professional, searches to find the best roast served up by pubs and hotels across the island of Ireland. Pubs and hotels... View Article