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Word of Mouth: Escape with a Day of Fabulous Food Trails


Spill the Beans

This week I was delighted to be invited on a Fabulous Food Trail (FFT) in Dublin city.

Our guide for the day was Eveleen Coyle, founder and lead guide at FFT and a Dublin-native herself.

Winner of the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2015, I was excited to head on the food tour, despite the drizzling rain. As Alfred Wainwright once said, “there’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing!”

A small group of just four, with two more Irish people and a French woman (they can take up to 14 people on a tour), we set off on a looped walk, starting up and around Harcourt Street area.

I’m not going to give away all of Eveleen’s wonderful secrets and tidbits, but here are the places we stopped off and some snapshots of what we tasted (and drank!).

We visited cafés and food halls, chocolatiers, cheesemongers, a…

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