breaking news

  • Registration now open for IFEX 2018
    News
    30
    Nov 2017
    Registration now open for IFEX 2018
    IT’S just been announced that IFEX – Northern Ireland’s largest foodservice trade expo – is expected to host an additional 500 international...
  • Trade set for a record Christmas?
    News
    29
    Nov 2017
    Trade set for a record Christmas?
    The traditional Christmas rush has yet to begin in earnest, but early soundings from the trade around the province seem to indicate that hospitality could be...
  • Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
    News
    13
    Nov 2017
    Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
    Pub landlords are being warned that they stand to lose an extra £29m in 2018 is the chancellor presses ahead with his punitive five-year plan to raise alcohol...
  • Rare single cask Redbreast released
    News
    10
    Nov 2017
    Rare single cask Redbreast released
    A Belfast whiskey shop will take a very special delivery next week which is sure to be a hit with local whiskey enthusiasts. The Friend at Hand on Hill Street...
  • International travel forum bound for Belfast
    News
    09
    Nov 2017
    International travel forum bound for Belfast
    Belfast is set to host a major international travel forum next June. Held last year in New Orleans, the Hosts Global Forum will bring more than 100 of the...
  • Danni takes on a new challenge
    Features
    01
    Dec 2017
    Danni takes on a new challenge
    Former Eipic head chef and Michelin Star winner, Danni Barry has surprised many people by signing up to a new...
  • Love at first sight
    Features
    30
    Nov 2017
    Love at first sight
    Christopher McQuillan may have initially been a reluctant recruit into the hospitality trade, but the...
  • In search of perfection…
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    In search of perfection…
    Thirty-four-year-old Richard Grimsey is a career bartender who has risen through the ranks by dint of his own...
  • It’s back to work for Jasper
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    It’s back to work for Jasper
    Former Boathouse co-owner, Jasper Castel, has swapped award-winning fine dining for a life behind the grill...
  • The Old Inn shines with top AA hotel title
    Features
    01
    Nov 2017
    The Old Inn shines with top AA hotel title
    The Old Inn at Crawfordsburn has taken the title of Hotel of the Year in Northern Ireland for 2017/18 at the...
  • Venue Spotlight
    30
    Nov 2017
    Celebrating two years in business in October this year, Chapter V in Moy represents the realisation of...
  • Keeping tradition alive at Billy Andy’s
    Venue Spotlight
    30
    Nov 2017
    Keeping tradition alive at Billy Andy’s
    Billy Andy’s traditional Irish pub on the Browndod Road near Larne is one of only a handful of venues from...
  • What more could you want?
    Venue Spotlight
    01
    Nov 2017
    What more could you want?
    Award-winning local chef, Kelan McMichael has realised a long-cherished dream by opening a second restaurant...
  • Engineering a bright future for Brunel’s
    Venue Spotlight
    01
    Nov 2017
    Engineering a bright future for Brunel’s
    Newcastle chef, Paul Cunningham, puts his best foot forward as his restaurant project, Brunel’s, relocates...
  • That start of something new
    Venue Spotlight
    22
    Sep 2017
    That start of something new
    Belfast’s newest pub and nightclub development is the latest addition to the entertainment portfolio of 1...

NEWS

Registration now open for IFEX 2018
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Registration now open for IFEX 2018

November 30th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
IT’S just been announced that IFEX – Northern Ireland’s largest foodservice trade expo – is expected to host an additional 500 international delegates from across 12 countries as the event welcomes the World...
Trade set for a record Christmas?
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Trade set for a record Christmas?

November 29th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The traditional Christmas rush has yet to begin in earnest, but early soundings from the trade around the province seem to indicate that hospitality could be in for a bumper year. As you might expect, reports from the centre of...
Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike
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Chancellor warned as pubs face fresh tax hike

November 13th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Pub landlords are being warned that they stand to lose an extra £29m in 2018 is the chancellor presses ahead with his punitive five-year plan to raise alcohol duty. Duty collected from pubs in the UK is set to soar to £2.1bn if...
Rare single cask Redbreast released
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Rare single cask Redbreast released

November 10th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
A Belfast whiskey shop will take a very special delivery next week which is sure to be a hit with local whiskey enthusiasts. The Friend at Hand on Hill Street in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter will become one of a handful of...
International travel forum bound for Belfast
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International travel forum bound for Belfast

November 9th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast is set to host a major international travel forum next June. Held last year in New Orleans, the Hosts Global Forum will bring more than 100 of the world’s leading destination management companies and 100 global meeting...

FEATURES

  • Danni takes on a new challenge
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    Features
    December 1st, 2017

    Danni takes on a new challenge

    Former Eipic head chef and Michelin Star winner, Danni Barry has surprised many people by signing up to a new partnership and...Read more

Love at first sight

Love at first sight

November 30th, 2017
In search of perfection…

In search of perfection…

November 1st, 2017
It’s back to work for Jasper

It’s back to work for Jasper

November 1st, 2017

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

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    Venue Spotlight
    November 30th, 2017

    Celebrating two years in business in October this year, Chapter V in Moy represents the realisation of executive chef Conor McCabrey’s burning ambition to create a quality restaurant experience that was all of his own making… The clue is in the name at Chapter V,...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

Babel launch for IoH Awards
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Babel launch for IoH Awards

December 1st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The NI branch of the Institute of Hospitality has officially launched the 23rd Institute of Hospitality Awards For...
Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop
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Belfast inventor hosts Menagerie workshop

September 29th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Whiskey and Invention’, a collaboration from Bushmills Irish Whiskey and local inventor and entrepreneur, Ciaran Larkin, took...
Party night welcome for The Doyen
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Party night welcome for The Doyen

September 28th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The trade was out in numbers towards the end of last month for a lively launch at The Doyen, Wine Inns’ latest venture on...
A stylish evening with Vina Montes
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A stylish evening with Vina Montes

September 26th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Belfast restaurant Cutters Wharf hosted a gourmet, wine-paired evening with Chilean wine producer, Viña Montes recently. The...