Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Northern Ireland food firms take top prizes

By Linda Stewart

Published 19/10/2015

Jay Rayner praised Harry’s Shack
Jay Rayner praised Harry’s Shack

It's been a glorious weekend for Northern Ireland's foodie culture - with two local companies scooping major awards.

Meat maestro Peter Hannan won gold at the World Steak Challenge after his salt-aged Glenarm Shorthorn sirloin wowed the judges. It was the only gold winner from the island of Ireland, he said.

"Northern Ireland is punching above its weight. It's a work in progress, but we're heading in the right direction," he added.

Meanwhile, Harry's Shack on Portstewart Strand was named Best Newcomer at the Observer Food Monthly awards. Observer food critic Jay Rayner said the beach restaurant has established itself as a star of Northern Ireland's fast-emerging food scene.

Belfast Telegraph

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph