Naturally Nourished are a health food cafe that prides itself on using very high quality, locally sourced, fresh ingredients that are all prepared on site daily.
Regina is the founder of Reeso Health Foods and trade as Sea Harvest. Their USP is seaweed, a red algae called lithothamnium calcareum, the seaweed is harvested off the west coast of Ireland and Iceland.
Les Gourmandises on Cook Street, City Centre– An elegant, romantic dining room, fine French cooking and a menu that makes the best of local produce. As a port, Cork has traded food and drink with France since the 14th Century. Les Gourmandises keeps up a fine tradition of Cork-French co-operation.
A unique festival for Ireland, set in the charming setting of the famous foodie paradise, Ballymaloe House. Litfest is a food and drinks literacy festival, a weekend filled with inspirational stories, great writing, intriguing discussions, great speakers, music and dancing. It’s a place for foodies from all over the world to come together, share ideas, get inspired and celebrate their passions. A celebration of fine writing on the finest food and drink but also much more – the organisers say food literacy is “about understanding where the food you eat comes from, who produces it and if it is good for you”.
If you can come to Cork in mid-June, this unique celebration of Cork city cuisine is not to be missed – 12 of Cork’s finest restaurants and chefs come together to seat 400 diners along one, huge, elegantly decorated table running the length of one of the city’s finest Georgian streets. A small army of serving staff ferry four courses, with wine, to the diners in what is – for one glorious evening – an eccentric, joyous, open-air feast. It’s all part of the fabulous Cork Midsummer festival and further details can be found on their website.