Food & Wine

Ireland’s first Fairtrade bean-to-bar chocolate factory launched in Clonakilty

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Posted on: 9th March, 2015 in Food & Wine

After a busy year of research and growth, founder Allison Roberts and the team at Clonakilty Chocolate is celebrating the official launch of it’s new Fairtrade bean-to-bar factory this week in conjunction with Fairtrade fortnight, which runs until March 8....

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Clon people enjoy free Sunday lunch made from ‘rescued’ food

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Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in Food & Wine

Pictured above: Representatives of the groups involved in the Clonakilty Food Rescue event. (L-R) Kerry Liao, (Clonakilty GIY); Isobel Towse, (VOICE and main co-ordinator); Xavier Dubuisson, (Sustainable Clonakilty); Adam Medcalfe, Head Chef at Inchydoney Lodge and Spa; Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, Deputy...

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New Head Chef at the Celtic Ross Hotel

Head Chef Alex Petit (left) and Executive Head Chef Graeme Campbell.

Posted on: 9th February, 2015 in Food & Wine

The Celtic Ross Hotel is delighted to introduce Head Chef Alex Petit, who has joined the Celtic Ross kitchen team headed by Executive Head Chef Graeme Campbell. Alex was born in Brittany and spent his early years training in many...

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Enjoy drinks or food at Clon’s newest gastro bar

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Posted on: 20th January, 2015 in Food & Wine

While you don’t have to dress up to visit Clonakilty’s newest and trendiest spot, Choono’s Bar and Restaurant on Pearse Street is most definitely a ‘classy joint’. Previously a nightclub, the large space has been carefully renovated to create a...

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Karen’s cooked up a real treat of a book

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Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in Food & Wine

All of the recipes in The Lettercollum Cookbook are family favourites and many have been influenced by Karen’s travels around the world. “If I’m home alone, I tend to cook really simple but comforting dishes like Poor Man’s Potatoes or...

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All you need is chocolate

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Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in Food & Wine

Popular café Betty Brosnan’s in Clonakilty will soon have a new tantilising aroma to tempt chocolate lovers inside. Established in 1923, the historic café on Clonakilty’s main street will make new history this December, as the Clonakilty Cocoa Company gets...

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Mio launches loyalty card with a difference

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Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in Food & Wine

Mark Kirby from Mio Steakhouse and Italian Restaurant in Clonakilty likes to put his customers first. When it came to launching a loyalty card, Mark wanted to do something different and when he saw the Lyoness Cashback Card in action...

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Willie Pa’s named Best Restaurant in Munster

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Posted on: 1st December, 2014 in Food & Wine

Last month Willie Pa’s in Colomane, Bantry was named ‘Best Restaurant in Munster’ by food critics, in conjunction with food lover’s magazine Yes Chef. Willie Pa’s emerged as the winner against other finalists Fenn’s Quay in Cork City and Wild...

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