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Butler & Barry have introduced a new takeaway menu

How to #ShopForIreland this weekend

How to support Irish food businesses today.


Even though we're all still practising social distancing and most of us are working from home, we still want to help support Irish food and drink producers. 

We've decided to help our readers #ShopForIreland so we'll be posting every day to highlight producers around Ireland. Get in touch on our social channels with your suggestions on who we should write about.

Old Street 

Old Street in Dublin is now offering a takeaway service with lots of delicious dishes available for purchase. As well as two different barbecue boxes, which you prepare yourself at home, there is a massive menu available to order, including charcuterie, spatchcock chicken and a kids' menu, as well a roast dinner that is only up for grabs on Sundays. There is also a massive range of wines and cocktails up for grabs with a 50 per cent discount on Old Street's rare wines reserve. 

To order, you need to call ahead so that the Old Street team can give you an allocated time slot for collection. All orders are prepaid over the phone, with phone lines open from 2pm on Thursday to Saturday and from 12pm on Sundays. Click here for more info. 

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Ananda at home

One of Ireland's best Indian restaurants is back open with a specially curated dine at home menu created by award-winning chef Karan Mittal. Available for collection only, Ananda is open for collection from 3.30pm daily, except for Tuesdays. The menu includes favourites like tandoori chicken, butter chicken, Peshwari naan and more, along with desserts and a children's menu. A tasting menu is also available to order for a special opening price of €50. 

To place your order, WhatsApp the restaurant on 087 952 8249 or call on 01 296 0099/01 296 0033. Once you've ordered, a collection slot will be given to you and when you arrive, the staff will bring your order to you at the entrance of the restaurant. Click here for the menu and more info. 

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This classic dish is always on the menu in our restaurant but is a brilliant dish to try at home. Try our recipe and if you have any questions, just comment below, and please share photos of your homemade chicken tikka! @chefkaran.m . . TANDOORI CHICKEN TIKKA Ingredients: 400g chicken thighs 1 tsp chaat masala . 1st marinade . 40g ginger garlic paste Juice of 1 lime Salt, to taste 1 tsp red chilli powder ½ tsp dried fenugreek powder . 2nd marinade . 80g Greek or hung yoghurt ½ tsp Garam Masala ½ tsp toasted cumin powder . Preparation: Oven temp: 200°C, 400°F, Gas mark 6 . . 1. Clean the chicken thighs and remove any extra fat. Cut the thighs in to small pieces. 2. Make the first marinade by mixing all of the listed ingredients in a bowl. Add the chicken thighs and coat well. 3. Leave to marinade for at least an hour. 4. When ready, remove the chicken pieces and allow the excess juices to drain. 5. Next mix the chicken pieces with the ingredients for the 2nd marinade and keep aside for at least 2-3 hours, overnight preferably. 6. When ready to cook, skewer the chicken and cook in a very hot oven for about 20 minutes. Then remove the chicken skewers, baste with melted butter and oil and return to the oven to cook for a further five minutes or until tender. 7. When the chicken is cooked, remove from the oven and brush with some melted butter and chaat masala before serving. Enjoy with mint chutney (recipe on website). . . Variation: You can apply the same marination for making tandoori broccoli, peppers, cauliflower and onion as well. They taste delicious. . . . #recipe #cooking #cookathome #cook #homemade #chicken #chickenrecipes #recipes #chickentikka #tandoor #indianfood #food #irishfood #thisisirishfood #covid #covid19 #covid19ireland

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Butler & Barry takeaway service 

Bray gastropub Butler & Barry is now offering a takeaway service from its seafront location. Available from 5pm, available dishes include favourites like buttermilk chicken, jackfruit wings and much more, as well as bottles of the pub's gorgeous cocktails. To order, customers can head to the Butler & Barry website and submit a click and collect order, or call the team on 01 286 5413.

This new takeaway service is available alongside the pub's pop-up with The Rolling Donut - the downstairs area is open daily with takeaway coffees and fresh treats from The Rolling Donut available for purchase. For more information or to order, click here

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COMPETITION!!!! To celebrate our NEW takeaway and delivery service, we are offering ONE of you lovely people a chance to win a nights dinner on us for you and your family worth €80. All you have to do is: Tag 3 friends below Like this post Share this post We will pick a winner on Sunday the 17th of May. Our new takeaway and delivery service will open from 5PM tomorrow. A mouthwatering menu on offer: Irish Beef Burger Bucket of Chicken Wings Jackfruit Vegan Wings Chicken Satay Fish & Chips Buttermilk Chicken And so much more. How about washing your dinner down with some cocktails too. Our cocktail service continues as usual. All food and drink orders will be live on our Click and Collection website from tomorrow. Call us on 01-2865413 to pre-order Or Drop into our Downstairs coffee shop and order with one of us. Our coffee shop will be open until 8:30 PM to accommodate orders. We will give you a specific time to come back and collect your food. Opening hrs: Friday 4pm - 9pm Saturday 1pm- 9pm Sunday 1pm - 7pm All precautions and recommendations re Covid-19 will continue to be strictly adhered to as we do our best to bring you great food at a safe distance #delivery #deliveryservice #takeaway #butlerandbarry #food #butlerandbarrybray #restaurant #braybeach #competition #brayseafront #liketowin #food #foodmenu #foodcompetition #chickensatay #chickenwings #buttermilkchicken #kidsmeals #veganwings #veganoptions #chips #fish #fishandchips #burger

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