Armagh’s Food and Cider Festival provides real ‘taste’ of the Food Heartland

Armagh’s Food and Cider Festival provides real ‘taste’ of the Food Heartland One of the key dates in the calendar for foodies everywhere is Armagh’s Food and Cider Festival which returns to the region from 21-24 September 2017. Celebrating the world class produce available across the Orchard County, the festival is an ongoing collaboration between […]

60 plus fantastic places to eat using the Belfast Restaurant Voucher

Gift-giving got tastier when Visit Belfast introduced the Belfast Restaurant gift voucher a few years ago. The delicious voucher enables you to purchase your gifts from £10 upwards, and they can be redeemed at 60 of Belfast’s top eateries including anything from Michelin Star fine dining and quirky restaurants, to gastro pubs and cafes The […]

Top 5 Things to look forward to at Speciality Food Fair Moira

Top 5 Things to look forward to at this weekend’s Speciality Food Fair Moira It’s that time of year again! Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council’s Speciality Food Fair will return this weekend to the charming parkland setting of Moira Demesne. The Fair, which has grown to be a calendar favourite for local foodies, will run from […]

15 places for Afternoon Tea across Northern Ireland

Afternoon tea has become so popular in Northern Ireland that almost every hotel, restaurant and venue has their own signature take on it featuring exquisite little treats washed down with NI’s favourite drink, tea. Whilst previously considered a little old fashioned, afternoon tea is now a popular way to pass an afternoon. Northern Ireland’s hotels […]

6 awesome reasons to love afternoon tea at Berts 

Berts, the 1930’s Art Deco inspired jazz club at the Merchant Hotel have recently introduced Berts Savoury Afternoon Tea. In a unique twist to the traditional afternoon tea in the Great Room next door, this Savoury creation will satisfy the needs of those of you who don’t have a sweet tooth. Although if you have […]

6 awesome reasons to dine at La Taverna

6 1/2 things we love about La Taverna La Taverna at Fratelli on Great Victoria street will forever be the place where the plans for me to be the new Northern Man columnist in Northern Woman were hatched! That all happened at the launch event, but I’ve been back to try out this reincarnation of […]

6 1/2 things we love about lunch in Parliament Buildings

We were recently invited along to Stormont Estate to enjoy lunch in the house on the hill. Lunch or Afternoon Tea in Parliament Buildings seems to be a closely guarded secret that many don’t know about, but should. What were the 6 1/2 things we love about dining in this iconic venue: Top of our […]

The confessions of a sometimes chocoholic

Yes I said it, the confessions of a sometimes chocoholic, although the ‘sometimes’ word is questionable these days!  Remembering Easter as a child always brings back memories of a lot of Easter Eggs, the buttons eggs, the jelly tots eggs, the yorkie eggs or the early years of the Cadbury’s Creme Eggs. Mostly very simple […]