Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Absolute Hotel at Limerick’s first ‘Urban Food Fest’

For one night only, the historic Limerick Milk Market is being transformed into a street food mecca for ‘Urban Food Fest’, as producers, market traders, restaurants, and hotels come together for a unique Limerick food event.

The event on the evening of Thursday June 16th will be open to the public with free entry, and guests will purchase tokens as currency to enable them to sample taster plates from various stalls (€15 for 5 tokens).

A family friendly event, Urban Food Fest will take place in the Milk Market from 6pm until 10pm as the venue will be transformed to create a unique and festive evening atmosphere that will showcase some of the best food and drink Limerick has to offer.

Inspired by the culture of international street food, the food offering will also have an Irish twist and everything will be local from Limerick and the Absolute Hotel will showcase this through their Philly cheese pretzel baguette.  A slow roasted rib of beef in a pretzel baguette, sautéed onions and melted cheese with garlic aioli.  To finish is a very grown up lemon and blueberry trifle.  Lemon posset, crème Chantilly, blueberry and thyme jelly, citrus and shortbread biscuits.

There will be games for the kids too and entertainment for the evening will be courtesy of The Limerick Lady female-fronted event of music, poetry, and dance.

For more updates stay tuned to the Absolute Hotel Limerick facebook page
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Friday, June 3, 2016

Father's day


Not to get all philosophical on you, but with Father's Day on the horizon, you might be wondering what to do to make the man in your life feel special.

With that in mind the Absolute Hotel Limerick posed the question: what is modern man?   

He still mows the lawn, right? Right, but he has a skincare regime too. He packs school lunches for the kids? Yes, but he also enjoys a good beer. He wouldn't say no to a steak, would he? Indeed, he wouldn't - but just a salad with that would be great.

So, this June 19, will your man be content with the typical gift of boxer shorts, slippers or a spanner set?  Or would he appreciate a pamper session, a night away minus the children, good hearty food and craft beer? 

Do you know a modern man?  When you walk in the door of this ultra-modern hotel, you will find the ultra-modern man.

Meet Chrystian, our much-loved head concierge.  He is 30 years old and married with three children, aged 3, 6 and 10.  What is a typical day for him? 

Chrystian and his wife both work full time and the household has a 6am start.  In this hour prior to work at 7am, Chrystian makes the kids' lunches, walks the dogs, eats breakfast and gets to the hotel.

At 3.30 in the afternoon he leaves work, collects the kids and starts homework.  Chrystian manages to fit in playing his bagpipes for half an hour and also goes to music lessons twice a week!  At 7pm his wife returns to a homemade dinner.  What a guy!

Ring any bells, ladies? These days, it seems that childcare and domestic duties are spread around more evenly and modern man is here to stay. 
But that kind of hero deserves special consideration, so give your modern man the gift he deserves this father's day. 

Book the Modern Man Package including overnight stay for two, hearty breakfast and 3 course dinner and a craft beer in the Absolute Bar & Grill, with a ‘man's world spa package’in Vanilla Browns spa and late check out.

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