Taste of Dublin to bring 'flavours of the world' to Ireland for annual festival
The launch of one of Dublin's most anticipated annual festivals, Taste of Dublin, was celebrated this afternoon ahead of the summer event, which promise to bring 'flavours of the world' to the capital next month.
The event looks set to feature more than 20 of the country's top restaurants and some of the most renowned chefs in Ireland and internationally, including Ballymaloe's Darina Allen, Jean Christophe Novelli and Gill Meller of River Cottage.
Celebrating the Irish food scene's diversity and "cosmopolitan" culture, this year's Taste of Dublin will see restaurants including Camden Street's Pickle, Temple Bar's KLAW and Deane's EIPIC pitch up tents at the event.
Speaking of 2017's edition of Taste, Managing Director Avril Bannerton said, as always, the festival has many exciting things to offer foodies this June.
"We wanted to highlight how outward looking Irish food and drink can be through our choice of theme for this year’s Taste of Dublin.
"As well as the many favourite dishes that people have come to know and love they will also have the chance to taste some new internationally inspired Flavours of the World - be it a foreign twist on an Irish classic or simply an international favourite cooked by some of the greatest chefs and restaurants operating in this country.
"As always, all dishes will be of the very highest quality, and we think everyone who attends this year will be in for a uniquely special experience," she said.
While food is the main focus of the event, Taste of Dublin is also offering fashion-lovers a chance to soak up tips from Pippa O'Connor on the Friday of the festival, while families can enjoy the wide range of child-friendly activities on site.
For more information on Taste of Dublin and to purchase tickets on sale from €15 please go to www.tasteofdublin.ie.