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TAKEAWAY - Korean Food in Ireland [Podcast]

Powered by the global success of kimchi, Korean food is making a swift and steady assault on Western palates. In this issue of TAKEAWAY we look at the singularities of Korean cooking and talk to some of the major players in Ireland.


Jordan Bourke will be giving a demo in Ballymaloe this Saturday, 10th October... more details


See review of Our Korean Kitchen

Read our review of Hop-House, Dublin...

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Takekaway - Bean to Bar Chocolate in Ireland [Podcast]

If you thought chocolate began with CDM and ended with Flake, think again. Brilliant chocolatiers are rewriting the book of what you can do with beans and bars. Sally McKenna talks to some of the key players in the melting pot of Irish chocolate.

Thanks to all the people who we spoke to for this podcast: Allison Roberts from Clonakilty Chocolate,; Hannah and Rachel Dare from Organico Bantry,, Caitlin Ruth from Deasy's Harbour Bar.

At the Chocolate Factory we spoke to Mark Dougherty (chef with Caitlin Ruth - Babaganoush); Shannen Butler-Keane and Joe McNamee (guests at the dinner). Thanks to all for their contribution.

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Takeaway - Who Goes Out For Valentine's Day?

Takeaway - a new podcast from McKennas' Guides. In this first issue, we look at the night that all restaurateurs seem to dread.

Thanks to:

Caitlin Ruth,  Deasy's Harbour Bar and Restaurant

Paul Flynn  The Tannery

Donal Doherty Harry's Bar & Restaurant

Jp McMahon, Eat Galway

Stephen Toman Ox Belfast

Jane Lamberth Shell's Café

John Connolly Hazel Mountain Chocolate

Julie Calder-Potts Highbank Orchard

All the music for Takeaway is by Sam McKenna

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