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The Weekly Round-Up

Everything you need to know for the week ahead.


Looking for something to do this week? We have a few ideas for you.

Read on to find out about events taking place around the country this week, new menus, festivals, news and more. 

Sake & Sushi Tasting at Bonsai Bar by Dylan McGrath

Thursday, October 17th at Bonsai Bar, South Great George's Street

As part of the DublinTown Food and Drink Festival – which kicks off today, check out our top picks here – the team at Bonsai Bar by Dylan McGrath will host a premium sake and sushi evening this Thursday. Ireland's foremost sake expert Colly Murray from RetroSake and chef Ken Komatsu will talk to guests about the history of sake and its future with Irish cuisine, as well as serving up delicious sushi paired five premium sakes. Tickets, which cost €35 per person, are extremely limited, so we'd recommend you book them as soon as possible. Click here to get yours now.

Yoga Brunch For Temple Street

Sunday, October 20th at House on Leeson Street

Yoga Parties is hosting a gorgeous event in Dublin this week in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital. Guests will take part in a hatha yoga class, led by some of Yoga Parties' experts, before enjoying a sumptuous brunch at House on Leeson Street and leaving with a memento of the day. The best part about this lovely event is that it is completely non-profit, so all profits will go directly towards Temple Street. Tickets cost €35 and can be purchased here.

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Nespresso Announces The Return Its Two Most Popular Limited-Edition Coffees

Ever-popular coffee company Nespresso has announced the return of two of its most popular limited-edition coffees: Tribute to Milano and Tribute to Trieste. The two coffees are inspired by the iconic Italian cities, highlighting unique flavour profiles. The two flavours, which were launched in 2013 and 2015 respectively were so popular that Nespresso had to bring them back. Get your hands on these limited edition flavours from the Nespresso boutique on South Anne Street or from the Nespresso online store

Nespresso's new coffee pods.
Nespresso's new coffee pods.

FoodSpace Ireland shortlisted for Two Food Made Good Awards 2019

FoodSpace Ireland, which operates a range of sustainable outlets in businesses and colleges around the country, as well as INK Café in Dún Laoghaire, has been shortlisted for two awards at the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) Food Made Good Awards. Conor Spacey, head chef at FoodSpace Ireland, has been nominated for Chef of the Year, which honours the chef "who is most effective at leading as well as feeding" and INK Café is nominated for Business of the Year. Conor and INK are the only Irish nominees for the Food Made Good Awards, so we have our fingers crossed! Keep an eye on FoodSpace Ireland and Food Made Good on Instagram for the results.