10 new foods to try at the BBC Good Food Show this weekend

10 new foods to try at the BBC Good Food Show this weekend The BBC Good Food Show rolls into Northern Ireland this weekend for a second year of live entertainment, top celebrity chefs and great regional produce at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. A lasting legacy of the Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink, Northern […]

6 1/2 reasons why we loved brunch at the Gallery

The Gallery Cafe Bar is a recent and welcome addition to the Dublin Road. The stylish café features an elegant open-plan restaurant, bar and art gallery, with décor influenced by New York’s meatpacking district. Having just returned from New York we craved a little reminder of the great city, so off to The Gallery we […]

Sneak peek: Babel, Ireland’s largest rooftop bar and garden

Babel, Ireland’s largest rooftop bar and garden opens to the public tonight (20th October) at 1030pm. Bullitt, the hippest hotel in the city is celebrating its first birthday by opening the new rooftop bar tonight with a VIP launch party from 8pm. The contemporary new space includes a plush indoor bar; an open-air terrace with […]

Belfast’s first Cocktail Week has something for everyone

A brand new week-long festival aimed at cocktail lovers will bring a top line-up of special events to Belfast this week. Whether you are looking for a ground-breaking cocktail creation, want to watch some of the world’s best bartenders in action, or fancy taking a step back in time to the age of prohibition, Belfast’s […]

A cookery experience with Neill’s Flour and Jenny Bristow

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED WIN A COOKERY EXPERIENCE WITH NEILL’S FLOUR AND JENNY BRISTOW Neill’s Flour is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and to celebrate, has teamed up with Jenny Bristow and Belfast Times to give away two pairs of tickets to a Jenny Bristow Cookery School Experience. The […]

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 […]

Tesco Taste Festival showcases NI

The 9th annual Taste Festival brought 66 suppliers of food and drink together under one roof to showcase the breadth of local lines available to customers of Tesco Northern Ireland. With more local lines being introduced year-on-year and new products being listed in direct response to consumer demand and developing food trends, Tesco Northern Ireland […]

Fun facts about pizza and local restaurant Little Wing

Northern Ireland’s home-grown pizzeria chain, Little Wing, opens its seventh restaurant in Lisburn and we popped in for a preview meal ahead of its Lisburn Square launch. Selling over one million pizzas to date, it isn’t surprising that the local restaurant chain knows a thing or two about creating a great pizza! We haven't been […]

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 […]

Review: Bottomless brunch at Horatio Todd’s

Breakfast, most days, is a functional meal. A bowl of soggy cereal, a few slices of wholegrain toast and we’re satisfied enough to set off on our day. Brunch, however – not the Ulster Fry type, but the one with avocados and quinoa and poached eggs and chia seeds – has blossomed in Belfast. Stroll […]

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 […]