Category Archives: W/beg Mon 07/11/11

A La Mesa: cutting edge cooking at the Spanish table

The Spanish are a terribly stylish bunch. Not only do they like to take lunch breaks that last several hours and involve a leisurely nap, eat dinner at 10pm and go out dancing at 3am, but they have also redefined the global gastronomic landscape in the last decade, making their French and Italian neighbours look like stuck-in-the-muds and lazy-bones respectively.

Ferran Adria of El Bulli fame led the way in this new approach to the business of eating, so it’s only right that his influence is strongly felt in a new exhibition celebrating the Spanish relationship between food and design, currently running in Dublin’s Cervantes Instituto. (As well as the main exhibit which is free, and open until late January, the Institute are hosting an exciting series of free talks, seminars and screenings.) Read the rest of this entry

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EVENT: Beer and food tasting

WHAT? If you’d like to learn a little more about what beers work with what kinds of food, Heineken Ireland is teaming up with several restaurants in Dublin and Cork over the next couple of days for a series of beer and food matching events, at which specially designed menus will be paired with beer styles from around the world, including Birra Moretti, Paulaner and Tiger. Read the rest of this entry

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