Belfast, Breakfast, Eating Out, Food, Food Blog, Food Review, Northern Ireland, Restaurant

Fresher vs Food at The Other Place

The Other Place, 79 Botanic Avenue, Belfast So myself and fellow blogger Conor Hogan aka The Belfast Food Blogger were invited along to The Other Place in Botanic, South Belfast for a challenge! Manager Richard Walker bought this place back in April,  and, as well as keeping a warm welcoming decor, the byo drink arrangement… Continue reading Fresher vs Food at The Other Place

Belfast, Eating Out, Food, Food Review, Lunch, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland year of Food & Drink

YAHI September Sandwich Special

YAHI Cafe, Great Northern Mall, Great Victoria St, Belfast So i'm back at one of my fave places, YAHI Café, and they have a brand new sandwich for me to try out. This bad boy has slow roasted pulled pork, Clonakilty black.pud, rocket and a house relish all in a big floury soda bread to… Continue reading YAHI September Sandwich Special

BBQ, Belfast, Eating Out, Food, Food Blog, Food Review, Northern Ireland, Restaurant, Star Spot

Bubbacue Relaunch

Bubbacue, Callendar Street, Belfast So I was over the moon to be invited to the relaunch of Bubbacue on Tuesday evening. After its pop-up beginnings back in 2012 it quickly became the cult place-to-go, but now it was time to firmly establish itself as a permanent fixture of Belfast's busy restaurant scene. Bubbacue have mastered the… Continue reading Bubbacue Relaunch

Coffee Shop, Eating Out, Family, Food, Food Blog, Food Review, Kids, Northern Ireland

The Fat Gherkin

The Fat Gherkin, Main Street, Moira So a wee trip to Moira for the food fair and after a whiz round the stalls and a sample of the fine local food on offer, the elements took a turn for the worse and we decided to take shelter somewhere in the town. Into the Fat Gherkin… Continue reading The Fat Gherkin

Bangor, Coffee, Coffee Shop, Eating Out, Family, Food, Good coffee, Kids, Northern Ireland, Star Spot

Ground Espresso Bar | Bangor

So Nic, the boys and I visited the Ground in Toscana Retail Park, Bangor earlier today. Now I've been to a few different Ground cacafes and I must say this has to be one of the best, especially for the kiddies. Friendly and very understanding staff plus a great wee 'playground' (nice) area to keep… Continue reading Ground Espresso Bar | Bangor

Belfast, Eating Out, Food, Food Review, Mexican, Northern Ireland, Restaurant, TexMex

Lunch at Chiquito

Chiquito, Victoria Square, Belfast So I had a real treat of a lunch today. Sampling the new menu in Chiquito in Victoria Square along with some of my fellow bloggers. This Tex Mex restaurant has been open for 8 years and has withstood the competition from other resident eateries in Victoria Square, despite many of these… Continue reading Lunch at Chiquito

Belfast, Curry, Eating Out, Family, Food, Food Review, Indian, Night Out, Northern Ireland, Restaurant, Star Spot

Safa Indian Restaurant

Safa Indian Restaurant, 1st Floor, 30-32 Bank Sq, Belfast So this was an all too rare date night for Nic and I. We both love our Indian food and have eaten in a good handful of Indian restaurants in greater Belfast but never before have we ventured to Safa. So a new place combined with… Continue reading Safa Indian Restaurant

Belfast, Brewing, Coffee, Coffee Shop, Eating Out, Good coffee, Love Local, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland year of Food & Drink

Good Food & Wine Co. New Mocha

Back in 2012 the Good Food & Wine Co. was established by Nick Lestas and Michelle McNicholl-Lestas. Their goal was to produce high quality artisan food using local ingredients, suppliers and producers. In the 4 years since, they have managed to do this to such an extent that they have earned several acolades including some… Continue reading Good Food & Wine Co. New Mocha

Belfast, Eating Out, Family, Good value, Northern Ireland

The Hoose Bistro

The Hoose Bistro, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast So on a wee day off, me, Nic and my youngest little one headed to Hoose Bistro for some brunch. This little spot opened 2 and a half years ago in East Belfast, close to Ballyhackamore. And, whilst this distance puts it out on it's own away from competition,… Continue reading The Hoose Bistro