A day in the life of an Irwin’s Loaf!
Irwin’s Bakery invited me to spend the day at the bakery in Portadown to learn all about how they bake bread, including the new Irwin’s Artisan range, as well as the secret behind how the famous Nutty Krust is made. As a massive fan of Nutty Krust, this was one invitation I couldn’t refuse!
Memories of Havana in Revolucion de Cuba
I have spent some time in Cuba and am no stranger to the Salsa dance floor so I was quite excited to try Revolution de Cuba in Belfast’s City Centre. I persuaded Mr. Eating Ideas to join me on the promise that he wouldn’t have to dance but kept my fingers crossed just in case! […]
Trying new menu options in Avoca
Avoca Belfast has some new menu offerings and Eating Ideas was invited to try them out. I had been at a tourism and hospitality event in Avoca recently where I got the opportunity to chat with Lee, the Northern Ireland contact for food in Avoca. I was very impressed by her passion for the company […]
Global Rhythms at the Belfast Mela
The 11th annual Belfast Mela took place in Botanic Gardens, Belfast and what an experience it was. Massive crowds of all generations and cultures flocked to the event to celebrate cultural diversity and Eating Ideas was there right in the middle of all the fun!
A preview of the Armagh Food & Cider Festival
The Armagh Food and Cider Festival 2017 will take place from 21-24 September and will be an unmissable experience for anyone who enjoys good food, good fun and some of the world's best cider on tap. Eating Ideas was invited to enjoy a sneak peek at some of the highlights in store. Visit Armagh, sample great food and try local ciders? Yes please!
Some early Christmas sparkle in August
Christmas came early for a select group of guests who were invited by OhhSocial to have a sneak preview of the Christmas menu offerings at the Knife and Fork Grill in Belfast’s Malone Lodge. The restaurant team, led by new head chef, Nick Clough, who was previously with Le Meridien Hotel in London, has developed […]
Fun at the Sunflower Festival at Tubby’s Farm
The annual Sunflowerfest is a nature loving music and lifestyle festival which takes place at Tubby’s Farm in Hillsborough, Co Down. It is billed as a friendly, all inclusive broad minded weekend festival of music and arts featuring a wide range of music, fun for the family, interactive art and complementary therapy sessions. Myself and […]
A little taste of Africa with Chika Snacks
I was sent a selection of delicious snacks from the team at Chika. I was aware of the brand, having seen Chika Russell herself appear on Dragons Den and turn down the offer of investment but had never actually tasted them. West Africa has some of the world’s most delicious snacks and now Chika is […]