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There was more good news recently for the already much celebrated Murrisk eatery, The Tavern Bar and Restaurant.
More than chocolate was on offer for the estimated 78,000 visitors who satisfied their culinary appetite at the fourth Galway Food Festival over the Easter weekend.
‘Quenelles of Goldfish’, ‘Piglet Brains and Barley Wine’, ‘Chilli-Chocolate Songbird Hearts’, ‘Fag-Ash & Seaweed Anti-Cupcake’; these might sound like ingredients from a Monty Python sketch but in fact they are all from menus dreamt up by the fiendishly fertile imaginations of The Domestic Godless, an absurdist gastronomic art collective from Cork.
Priorities have changed in the last 10 years. Once, we wanted the most original Italian pasta, the richest Swiss chocolate, and smelliest French cheese. Now? Well now we’re much more aware of the impact purchasing imported foods has on our local economy and, perhaps more importantly, we know about all the fantastic local producers who can offer us food that is as good, if not better, than those once-coveted imported smoked meats.
The first Galway Food Festival attracted an estimated 25,000 visitors during the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. The festival held over 70 individual events at the Festival Village, Fishmarket Square, Spanish Arch and in restaurants and food outlets throughout the city and its environs.
A 10-day programme of events celebrating local heritage, art and creativity is promised for this year’s Abhainn Rí Festival in Callan, Co Kilkenny.
Many of Kilkenny’s artisan food producers along with dignitaries, family, and supporters came out on Monday to launch the newest (and most delicious) of Kilkenny’s trails as part of the Leader Partnership.