PETERMEN RESTAURANT TO OPEN 23 FEBRUARY 2023

Josh and Julie Niland are happy to announce the opening date of Petermen, their new restaurant located on the lower North Shore, with reservations opening today, Tuesday, 31 January.  Petermen is a 60-seat restaurant located at 66 Chandos St, St Leonards and will open for dinner Monday & Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, Lunch onContinue reading “PETERMEN RESTAURANT TO OPEN 23 FEBRUARY 2023”

Ricotta Festival from That’s Amore Cheese Announced, Sunday 26th March

A day dedicated to ricotta with food & drink pop-ups, local producers, entertainment, DJs and kids’ activities That’s Amore Cheese is gearing up to celebrate the third edition of their popular Ricotta Festival on Sunday 26th March from 10am – 4pm at their headquarters in Thomastown. The one-day event will feature Italian food and drinkContinue reading “Ricotta Festival from That’s Amore Cheese Announced, Sunday 26th March”

James Viles returns to Bali for a forage and cook-off with Steven Skelly

On Wednesday the 29 of March, much-loved Australian chef James Viles is hitting the road (or skies) and bringing his imaginative modern food to Bali’s iconic Japanese inspired modern dining restaurant Uni, with celebrated chef Steven Skelly at the helm. With a shared vision and commitment to the principles of sustainability, local produce and botanicalContinue reading “James Viles returns to Bali for a forage and cook-off with Steven Skelly”

Sydney’s Most Romantic Restaurant for Valentine’s Day with One Proposal a Week!

Sydney’s most iconic revolving restaurant, Infinity, is celebrating the most romantic day of the year with their special Valentine’s Day dinner for two. Infinity invites guests to enjoy a glass of G.H Mumm Champagne on arrival, followed by a selection of oysters to share before indulging in a three-course meal featuring a choice of dishes such as seared scallops, pan-seared duck breast, and chocolate tart.  EachContinue reading “Sydney’s Most Romantic Restaurant for Valentine’s Day with One Proposal a Week!”

Frédéric Grand Slam Lunch | Sunday, 22 January

If you’re looking for a food-fuelled event to celebrate the Australian Open, Frédéric is serving a daytime dining experience on Sunday, 22 January featuring a three-course lunch and unlimited drinks before the game.  The exclusive rooftop bar, Frédéric in the Sky, will reopen especially for the occasion. Upon arrival, diners will be welcomed with aContinue reading “Frédéric Grand Slam Lunch | Sunday, 22 January”

Bocuse D’Or Team Australia departs for Lyon

The day has finally arrived, Chef Alex McIntosh, Commis Chef Tristan Spain, Coach Dan Arnold and Jury Member Scott Pickett left over the weekend to represent Australia in the world’s most prestigious culinary competition, the Bocuse d’Or Grand Final in Lyon, France. Once in Lyon, McIntosh and Spain will train intensively with Arnold at theContinue reading “Bocuse D’Or Team Australia departs for Lyon”

South Eveleigh buzzes this January with Sydney Festival, Heritage Tours and Evening Dining at Lucky Kwong

South Eveleigh will come alive this January as it takes part in Sydney Festival 2023. From 5 to 29 January, the precinct will house acclaimed Australian fashion designer and artist Jenny Kee’s larger than life installation The Aunties, host talks, tours and late-night feasting. Celebrating creativity, culture and big ideas, Sydney Festival attracts Sydneysiders andContinue reading “South Eveleigh buzzes this January with Sydney Festival, Heritage Tours and Evening Dining at Lucky Kwong”

Spice Temple rings in Lunar New Year with feast of auspicious dishes

Spice Temple is embracing the Chinese custom of ushering in fortuitous times with feasts of auspicious dishes planned for the coming Lunar New Year celebrations. Executive Chef of Spice Temple Sydney and Melbourne Andy Evans and Melbourne Head Chef Maggie Chan have curated special banquet menus to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. The LunarContinue reading “Spice Temple rings in Lunar New Year with feast of auspicious dishes”

VALE FRANCIS d’ARENBERG (d’ARRY) OSBORN OAM

27 December 1926 – 16 December 2022 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Francis d’Arenberg Osborn – better known and loved as d’Arry – at the age of 95. d’Arry was much loved by family, friends and wine lovers the world over as a great raconteur, regaling all with humorous storiesContinue reading “VALE FRANCIS d’ARENBERG (d’ARRY) OSBORN OAM”

Rockpool Christmas Feast via Providoor

Take the pain out of Christmas meal preparations with Rockpool home delivery, via Providoor. Whether you’re planning a pre-Christmas gathering, or a Christmas Day feast, Rockpool Bar & Grill has a number of menu options available for delivery. Special Christmas additions are available for delivery from December 15th. Pre-order while stocks last! Christmas menu additionsContinue reading “Rockpool Christmas Feast via Providoor”

Australia’s award-winning Patrón tequila cocktails of 2022 revealed

Try the recipes at home and wow your guests this Summer Take your Summer hosting up a notch and impress with, not one, but two of Australia’s best tequila cocktails of 2022. As part of an international search for the world’s best bartender in the global tequila competition, Patrón Perfectionists – the Australian final saw theContinue reading “Australia’s award-winning Patrón tequila cocktails of 2022 revealed”

NYE Rooftop Party at Botswana Butchery Syd – Press For Champagne

Free-flowing champagne, tasty canapés, plus live music & DJs all night long! Sydneysiders can ring in 2023 in style at Botswana Butchery Sydney’s ‘Press for Champagne Rooftop Party’ on Saturday December 31st. From 8pm – 12am, partygoers can enjoy the ultimate food and drinks package at the 25 Martin Place Rooftop Bar, which includes 4Continue reading “NYE Rooftop Party at Botswana Butchery Syd – Press For Champagne”

‘The Dining Room’ At Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill Welcomes Summer Bookings

A must-visit destination for food and wine lovers, the regional restaurant offers romantic views, award-winning wines and produce-driven cooking The Dining Room at Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill, has opened for summer bookings, with the restaurant offering picturesque views and a menu by Executive Chef Diego Cossio that heroes produce from the gourmet region of the Mornington Peninsula. Continue reading “‘The Dining Room’ At Lancemore Lindenderry Red Hill Welcomes Summer Bookings”

The Rover unveils British seafood-bistro dining experience upstairs

After reopening its doors in March, Surry Hills’ fixture, The Rover, is revealing the final phase of inspired reinvigoration – a British-inspired seafood bistro opening upstairs on Tuesday 6th December. The restaurant will serve a coastal menu delivered with the all-are-welcome warmth and neighbourhood charm The Rover is renowned for. Executive Chef Pip Pratt, whoContinue reading “The Rover unveils British seafood-bistro dining experience upstairs”

Barangaroo Christmas Bells & NYE

Until 3 January, Barangaroo will be home to three giant Christmas bells with swings that will light up Sydney Harbour. The interactive bells are the perfect photo op and they light up and sound each time the swing reaches the top! As part of the Christmas activity there will be DJs each Friday, Saturday & SundayContinue reading “Barangaroo Christmas Bells & NYE”

Team Australia takes final steps on ‘The Road to Lyon’

Australian Chef Alex McIntosh and Commis Chef Tristan Spain are just two months away from competing in the prestigious Bocuse d’Or Grand Final, to be held in Lyon, France, 22- 23 January 2023 In July, Alex’s Black Truffle & Macadamia Tofu dish secured him one of five places from Asia Pacific, along with China, Japan,Continue reading “Team Australia takes final steps on ‘The Road to Lyon’”

TWENTY RETAIL TENANTS AT SYDNEY PLACE ANNOUNCED

NEW FOOD AND LIFESTYLE DESTINATIONS, JOINING MAURICE TERZINI AND DTLE MULTI-LEVEL VENUE JACKSONS ON GEORGE, TO START OPENING FROM MARCH 2023 Twenty exciting food and beverage operators have today been announced as retailers at Sydney Place, a new vibrant precinct in one of Sydney’s most-loved waterfront destinations, Circular Quay. Some of Australia’s most recognisable andContinue reading “TWENTY RETAIL TENANTS AT SYDNEY PLACE ANNOUNCED”

Bar Topikós launches this Summera new bar offering in Bondi from Greek restaurant Topikós

As Summer begins, Restaurateur Brett Robinson and the team from Topikós present Bar Topikós, an evolution of Topikós that will see the Curlewis side of the venue operate in a relaxed and casual manner from midday seven days a week. The redefined space is the final piece to the Greek puzzle, neighbouring the restaurant, theContinue reading “Bar Topikós launches this Summera new bar offering in Bondi from Greek restaurant Topikós”

Welcome in the New Year under the Harbour Bridge, opposite theOpera House, in prime firework position!

Peter Conistis’ PLOOs is PERFECT!! The first day of December means Christmas and NYE plans are now in full swing!! Quietly opening in early 2022 this is the first year celebrated Sydney chef Peter Conistis – of Alpha, Omega, Eleni’s and Cosmos fame – will open the doors to his stunning new venue Ploos in prime position for New Years EveContinue reading “Welcome in the New Year under the Harbour Bridge, opposite theOpera House, in prime firework position!”

SAX | Tuesday steak and whisky nights

For those seeking a refined rendezvous of an evening, Sax is a café lounge and wine bar that marries the charm of a European wine bar with the sociable atmosphere of a luxury lobby lounge. What’s included: 200g eye fillet with wild sautéed mushrooms and red wine jus for just $20 when paired with anything from their curatedContinue reading “SAX | Tuesday steak and whisky nights”

This Christmas, Eastern Creek Quarter is your Centre of Joy with merry moments and free events the whole family can enjoy

Put a visit to ECQ at the top of your festive wish list this year Enjoy a Merry Local Christmas at Eastern Creek Quarter this festive season with free events the whole family can enjoy including workshops, a real-life winter wonderland, and breakfast with the big man himself, Santa. Tis the season for giving soContinue reading “This Christmas, Eastern Creek Quarter is your Centre of Joy with merry moments and free events the whole family can enjoy”

Meet ‘Sleigher’ and pick Australian coffee beans this Christmas

ST. ALi has been listening to their customers. The demand for Australian-made products has led the specialty coffee roaster to develop a brand-new coffee blend. Introducing the ‘Sleigher’, a limited-edition Christmas blend containing 70% Australian specialty coffee beans. ST. ALi understands the importance of coffee in Australia, and now they have created a homegrown brewContinue reading “Meet ‘Sleigher’ and pick Australian coffee beans this Christmas”

Australia’s pioneer of plant-based dining, Shannon Martinez, to join renowned mixologist, Andrea Gualdi, to helm newly refreshed Alibi Bar & Dining

Shannon Martinez, the powerhouse behind two of Australia’s most prolific plant-based businesses, Smith & Daughters and Lona Misa, will join renowned mixologist Andrea Gualdi, to lead the evolution of Alibi Bar & Dining, Martinez’ first foray in Sydney. Alibi Bar & Dining, located on Woolloomooloo’s famed Finger Wharf, will relaunch in late January with aContinue reading “Australia’s pioneer of plant-based dining, Shannon Martinez, to join renowned mixologist, Andrea Gualdi, to helm newly refreshed Alibi Bar & Dining”

Christmas Opening Hours

Trippas White Group Experience the festivities at Infinity at Sydney Tower, set in an unmistakably stylish setting, with incredible revolving views of the city skyline and harbour. Come up, and join Infinity to celebrate Christmas amongst the clouds. When: 25 December 2022 | 12pmIncluded: Five-course menu + glass of Mumm on arrivalCost: $265pp Standard | $295pp Window |Continue reading “Christmas Opening Hours”

Temperatures are rising with the return of Mayfield Garden’s Summer Festival

Bask in Summer’s glory with glamping and picnics at Australia’s Largest Cool-Climate Garden – the perfect Christmas gift or summer getaway! Mayfield Garden has announced that its Summer Festival will return this year hotter than ever  – with the return of onsite glamping meaning guests can once again stay, play and eat at Australia’s largestContinue reading Temperatures are rising with the return of Mayfield Garden’s Summer Festival

AUSTRALIA’S LEADING CHEESE MONGER RELEASES HIS CROWNING GLORY….IS THIS AUSTRALIA’S BEST CHEESE TOASTIE?

Anthony Femia from Prahran Market’s Maker & Monger is recognised locally and abroad as one of Australia’s leading cheesemongers – so when he launches what he regards as his crowning glory toasted cheese sandwich – people take notice. From this Saturday, November 26, Melburnians will be able to taste a toasted cheese sandwich that hasContinue reading AUSTRALIA’S LEADING CHEESE MONGER RELEASES HIS CROWNING GLORY….IS THIS AUSTRALIA’S BEST CHEESE TOASTIE?

Assembly Ground Cafe To Launch First Bottomless Brunch in Essendon, Plus New Dishes for Summer

Essendon’s first Bottomless Brunch is arriving at Assembly Ground café just in time for summer, along with delectable new dishes on the menu that are unique to the area. Owned by JohnPaul Marmora and operating since 2020 in the heart of Essendon, Assembly Ground’s new ‘Boujie Brunch’ Menu will be the only bottomless brunch onContinue reading Assembly Ground Cafe To Launch First Bottomless Brunch in Essendon, Plus New Dishes for Summer

Catch All the World Cup Action at These Melbourne Sports Pubs

Melburnians won’t miss a minute of this year’s World Cup in Qatar with Australian Venue Co. pubs around the city covering all the action live and loud across the next 4 weeks, 21st November – 19th December. Reservations will be unavailable at most venues, so fans will need to get in early to ensure theyContinue reading Catch All the World Cup Action at These Melbourne Sports Pubs

Freyja Opens For Lunch

Now serving signature Smørrebrøds, new Nordic cuisine and championing local driven-produce at lunch Freyja, the sophisticated restaurant with a ‘New Nordic’ approach to Australian dining, has opened for lunch, welcoming traditional Danish smørrebrød’s to Melbourne’s Olderfleet building. Freyja’s will now provide the perfect lunchtime spot for city workers and visitors, continuing to celebrate New Nordic cuisine, usingContinue reading “Freyja Opens For Lunch”

FLYING FISH WELCOMES NEW ERA WITH APPOINTMENT OF ADAM HALL AS EXECUTIVE CHEF

The Star Sydney is excited to announce the appointment of Adam Hall as the new Executive Chef at Flying Fish. Leaning on his intimate knowledge of Flying Fish’s kitchen from two previous tenures at the restaurant, Hall will be leading the establishment into a new era; one that strips the menu back to basics, servingContinue reading “FLYING FISH WELCOMES NEW ERA WITH APPOINTMENT OF ADAM HALL AS EXECUTIVE CHEF”

Dine with Dari | Osteria Renata

In this carb curbing, health fanatic new age approach, is there room for another pasta bar?  After a visit to the gorgeous European Osteria on high street, the answer is unequivocally ‘yes’. This pretty little Italian inspired eatery that opened some 5 months ago has a fresh,  nourishing feel. Tall pristine white walls, large open windows withContinue reading “Dine with Dari | Osteria Renata”

Film Review | The Menu

I “dined” at Hawthorne the other day – a beautiful, austere restaurant on a small island reached only by a private ferry from the mainland. Fabulous fresh produce, foraged from the island and the adjacent waters. Minimally cooked to bring out the flavours of the ocean. Albeit fictional, this is an experience I can recommend andContinue reading “Film Review | The Menu”

Italian restaurant Sala to open in one of Sydney’s most stunning locations

Celebrated hospitality couple Kerrie and Con Dedes (Dedes Waterfront Group), and executive chef Danny Russo (The Russolini Group) have teamed up to open modern Italian restaurant, Sala. Located in the historic Flying Fish site at the end of Jones Bay Wharf, Sala will open on November 25 and offer the best of Australian seafood inContinue reading Italian restaurant Sala to open in one of Sydney’s most stunning locations

Now Open | La Vetta at Marnong Estate

Marnong Estate has opened doors to La Vetta, a contemporary Italian restaurant led by Executive Chef Salvatore Giorgio.​​​Translating to ‘The Summit’ in Italian, La Vetta is set against rolling hills and the scenic backdrop of the Macedon Ranges in the Sunbury wine region at Melbourne’s doorstep. Chef Giorgio (+39, A25, Scopri, Bar Bambi) presents an inventive take onContinue reading “Now Open | La Vetta at Marnong Estate”

Cannoleria Offering a Christmas Journey Across Italy with the “Viaggio di Natale” Limited Edition Cannoli Range

Cannoleria is counting down to Christmas in the most fitting of ways – with a limited edition Cannoli range that will take customers on a festive journey around Italy. Cannoleria always has an exciting flavour of the week and the special flavours of the “Viaggio di Natale” (Christmas Journey) range are inspired by much-loved traditionalContinue reading Cannoleria Offering a Christmas Journey Across Italy with the “Viaggio di Natale” Limited Edition Cannoli Range

Fine Casual Dining Review: Hemingway’s | 14/15

The mindset of diners, has noticeably shifted since the impacts of COVID-19. The unfulfilling pursuit of de-construction and complication has given way back to a rediscovery of the fundamental reasons why we dine out. To break bread with friends and loved ones in a convivial way, that simple but beautiful shared experience, that brings outContinue reading “Fine Casual Dining Review: Hemingway’s | 14/15”

Koala Tavern To Re-Open After Multi-Million Dollar Facelift

Heart of the Redlands pub reveals a huge new beer garden & kids’ playground, new-look bar & bistro, and rippin’ roast chook menu One of the Redlands’ most popular pubs, Koala Tavern re-opened last week after undergoing a major $3 million transformation for the local community. The venue will celebrate its re-opening later this monthContinue reading Koala Tavern To Re-Open After Multi-Million Dollar Facelift

Chophouse Mondays & Melbourne Cup News

An ongoing struggle for many Sydneysiders is the lack of restaurants open on a Monday. So, we are spreading the word that Chophouse is open for both lunch and dinner on a Monday – the best way to kick the week off! Please find the new spring menu here Chophouse would also love to share their Melbourne Cup offer of an incredible 3-course menu speciallyContinue reading “Chophouse Mondays & Melbourne Cup News”

CUCINA PORTO INTRODUCES A NEW MENU JUST IN TIME FOR WORLD
PASTA DAY

The Star Sydney’s signature Italian restaurant, Cucina Porto is inviting diners to curb their favourite carb craving this World Pasta Day (Tuesday 25 October) with the introduction of its brand-new spring menu Tuesday 25 October marks World Pasta Day and to celebrate, Executive Chef at Cucina Porto at The Star Sydney, Martino Pulito is revealingContinue reading “CUCINA PORTO INTRODUCES A NEW MENU JUST IN TIME FOR WORLD
PASTA DAY”

NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON MCCAULEY BRINGS ACCOLADES

JAAKS Restaurant and Bar (Jaaks) and The Kyle Bay on Georges River (The Kyle Bay) is excited to announce the recent appointment of acclaimed chef, Jason McCauley. Jason brings with him over 25 years industry experience. Honing his craft at the much lauded 3-hatted Banc restaurant under the guidance of Chef Liam Tomlin. Moving ontoContinue reading “NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF, JASON MCCAULEY BRINGS ACCOLADES”

Getting to know konjac, the ancient vegetable shaking up the pasta aisle

Lower in calories and carbs, and high in fibre, Slendier’s konjac-based pasta products bring a host of health benefits to mealtime Konjac, the ancient Japanese root vegetable, isn’t something that most Aussies are familiar with, but Slendier is showing how its products made from this wonder food are stacking up against traditional pasta products. AustralianContinue reading “Getting to know konjac, the ancient vegetable shaking up the pasta aisle”

Sydney foodies ready to meet again

This week the entire food and hospitality industry will be coming together for the first major tradeshow in Sydney for over three years, with the huge Foodservice Australia exhibition running from Sunday to Tuesday at the International Convention Centre.  Event Director Tim Collett says ‘it has been a long wait but finally the industry isContinue reading “Sydney foodies ready to meet again”

The Australian Culinary Federation NSW ACT & Regions National Team Fundraiser

An exciting night is planned, and it’s all for a great cause – to support the ACF culinary team for the upcoming Culinary World Cup During this showcasing event on Monday October 24, you can expect to be served delicious canapes prepared and served by the culinary team, AND {Insert drum roll} we have aContinue reading “The Australian Culinary Federation NSW ACT & Regions National Team Fundraiser”

The Rosé Room pop-up is taking over a Space in Surry Hills’ Clock hotel, Showcasing Exquisite French Rosés from the Loire Valley

Guests of Surry Hills’ iconic Clock Hotel will be transported to the Loire Valley from October 27 to October 30 with the Rosé Room. For four days, a dedicated space will be transformed into a glamorous setting full of fresh flowers, decorations and featuring designs influenced by the magnificent Loire region of France to showcaseContinue reading “The Rosé Room pop-up is taking over a Space in Surry Hills’ Clock hotel, Showcasing Exquisite French Rosés from the Loire Valley”

Single O Get’s Loopy

Innovative Sydney based coffee-roaster, wholesaler and cafe company Single O announces their Gettin’ Loopy campaign, continuing their commitment to sustainability by partnering with like-minded artists and businesses who do their bit in limiting impact on the environment.   Gettin’ Loopy campaign is a new sustainability initiative, where they are having fun whilst championing circularity via upcycling,Continue reading Single O Get’s Loopy

Celebrate Melbourne Cup Week at Brisbane’s Favourite Pubs

A rooftop gala event, all-inclusive food and drink packages, canapes with bubbly, and more! Brisbane locals can join in on all the Melbourne Cup carnival celebrations this year, with events kicking off in pubs across the city on Tuesday 1st November. From all-inclusive food and drink lunch packages to rooftop galas and afternoons filled withContinue reading Celebrate Melbourne Cup Week at Brisbane’s Favourite Pubs

The Meatball & Wine Bar is celebrating its 10th birthday

Melbourne’s foremost artisan meatball establishment, The Meatball & Wine Bar is celebrating its 10th anniversary from 17 – 24 October. In light of this milestone, The Meatball & Wine Bar extend an invitation to a week of celebration and specials at their Flinders Lane restaurant. The ‘Best of Ballers’ special on offer during their birthdayContinue reading “The Meatball & Wine Bar is celebrating its 10th birthday”

Melbourne Cup 2022 | Efendy Group

Efendy Group are the leaders of Turkish cuisine in Sydney and this year, they’re hosting some of the best events to celebrate Melbourne Cup! The packages are outlined below: Maydanoz Maydanoz is an Aegean Turkish coast inspired bar & restaurant paying homage to the region’s vegetarian and olive oil driven casual meze bars. $195 Melbourne CupContinue reading “Melbourne Cup 2022 | Efendy Group”

Spring at Botswana Butchery Martin Place

Aperitivo Hour, Live Music, Melbourne Cup & 7 day opening There’s a lot happening for spring at Botswana Butchery at 25 Martin Place. With a new Aperitivo Hour and live music on the rooftop launching, 7-day opening coming soon and fabulous Melbourne Cup events, it is the must-visit destination this season! Aperitivo Hour Those lookingContinue reading Spring at Botswana Butchery Martin Place

EXPERIENTIAL DINING MEETS
WORLD-CLASS CUISINE AT OCHE

Casual dining is done. Haute cuisine? Boring! Melbourne’s CBD precinct is levelling up with a world-renowned experiential dining phenomenon set to launch this November Globally recognised immersive culinary experience, Oche (oc-key), is set to revolutionise the face of Melbourne dining and gameplay when it opens its doors Friday November 18. Housed in the CBD’s iconicContinue reading “EXPERIENTIAL DINING MEETS
WORLD-CLASS CUISINE AT OCHE”

White + Wong’s Sydney Banquet & Bubbly for Melbourne Cup Day

4-course banquet fit for an Emperor with optional 3-hour drinks package Sydneysiders will have the chance to celebrate the race that stops the nation at one of their favourite CBD restaurants, White + Wong’s, with the restaurant offering a banquet fit for an Emperor on Tuesday 1st November. The indulgent Melbourne Cup feast will runContinue reading White + Wong’s Sydney Banquet & Bubbly for Melbourne Cup Day

Dine with Dari | Victor Churchill

When you arrive at Victor Churchill, instantly you realise, it’s a serious place. The astounding entry, grand lavish ceilings, sumptuous marble floors. There’s no messing around with mediocre, its, simply put, premium.  Taken the reigns from its Sydney venture, the second iteration has graced us with its presence on High Street, Armadale. Originally an oldContinue reading “Dine with Dari | Victor Churchill”

Buffalo Trace Bourbon takes Sydneysiders on a Money-Can’t-Buy Beer, Bourbon & BBQ-filled Brewery Bus Tour!

Bourbon and beer lovers rejoice, the critically acclaimed Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is giving Sydneysiders the opportunity to nab a spot on the ultimate bourbon-filled brewery tour this October. The four-stop stint features some of the most notable inner-west breweries in a bid to find the perfect “boilermaker beer-bud” for the critically acclaimedContinue reading Buffalo Trace Bourbon takes Sydneysiders on a Money-Can’t-Buy Beer, Bourbon & BBQ-filled Brewery Bus Tour!

A TASTE OF TALISKER WITH CHEF JOSH NILAND

Talisker’s wild spirit beckons adventurous diners to an exclusive, rugged pop-up restaurant for two nights only with chef Josh Niland Talisker single malt Scotch whisky is launching an unexpected, wild dining experience in partnership with chef Josh Niland offering a ‘Taste of Talisker’ made by the sea. Coming to life within Talisker’s Boathouse, the exclusiveContinue reading “A TASTE OF TALISKER WITH CHEF JOSH NILAND”

World Vegetarian Day/Month – Plant’d Pop Up Menu

‘Plant’d Pop Up Menu’ will be available at Ovolo’s restaurants throughout the entire month of October in celebration of Vegetarian Awareness Month. The limited time offer kicked off on Saturday 1 October in line with World Vegetarian Day.  The menu has been curated by Ian Curley (Ovolo Hotels Group Creative Culinary Director) in collaboration with the executive chefsContinue reading “World Vegetarian Day/Month – Plant’d Pop Up Menu”

GOURMET TRAVELLER’S RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR AND WINNERS OF THE 2023 RESTAURANT AWARDS REVEALED

CELEBRATING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST IN AUSTRALIAN DINING THIS YEAR Australia’s leading luxury food title, Gourmet Traveller, last night unveiled the winners of the Gourmet Traveller 2023 Restaurant Awards at the hospitality event of the year. South Australia’s Restaurant Botanic has taken out the top honour at this year’s GourmetTraveller Restaurant Awards, with chef JustinContinue reading “GOURMET TRAVELLER’S RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR AND WINNERS OF THE 2023 RESTAURANT AWARDS REVEALED”

Springtime Bottomless Gin Sessions at Brogan’s Way

2-hour sessions of unlimited gin cocktails served with mouth-watering grazing boxes Brogan’s Way is celebrating the season of spring with Melburnians, hosting three ‘Springtime Bottomless Gin Events’ – with the first being held on Saturday 22nd October. The Bottomless Gin Sessions will run across two, 2-hour sittings (1pm-3pm and 4pm-6pm) on 22nd October, 12th NovemberContinue reading Springtime Bottomless Gin Sessions at Brogan’s Way

SAY ‘KANPAI’ TO WORLD SAKE DAY AT THE STAR

The Star Sydney and The Star Gold Coast’s signature Japanese venues, Sokyo and Kiyomi are inviting diners to celebrate World Sake Day on Saturday 1 October with a limited-edition cocktail Saturday 1 October marks World Sake Day and to celebrate, the teams at Sokyo at The Star Sydney and Kiyomi at The Star Gold CoastContinue reading “SAY ‘KANPAI’ TO WORLD SAKE DAY AT THE STAR”

THE STAR SYDNEY’S 24/7 SPORTS BAR CHAMPION SERIES CONTINUES WITH
FOOTIE ICONS ANDREW & MATTHEW JOHNS

Returning with the next instalment of its Champion Series, The Star Sydney’s 24/7 Sports Bar will be welcoming footy legends Andrew and Matthew Johns to the stage on Friday 30th September in celebration of the upcoming NRL Grand Final. The Johns brothers will share stories and laughs about growing up together, their iconic careers inContinue reading “THE STAR SYDNEY’S 24/7 SPORTS BAR CHAMPION SERIES CONTINUES WITH
FOOTIE ICONS ANDREW & MATTHEW JOHNS”

Leaf Opening New Armadale Location This Friday

The specialist ‘village grocer’ to open doors for soft launch on 30th September Melbourne-based ‘village grocer’, Leaf is opening an exciting new location this week, swinging open its doors to the busy High Street precinct in Armadale for its soft launch on Friday 30th September. The inner Melbourne suburb will be home to the thirdContinue reading Leaf Opening New Armadale Location This Friday

An Abundance Of Oysters And Champagne at The Continental Sorrento

Feast on premium oysters from across Australia with Taittinger champagne and lively tales from Richard and Max At The Continental Sorrento Lovers of the finer things in life can rejoice this Spring with the announcement of an exclusive one-day-only Oyster & Champagne event at illustrious local favourite, The Continental Sorrento. On 1 October, attendees will beContinue reading “An Abundance Of Oysters And Champagne at The Continental Sorrento”

The ultimate pairing: World’s largest pinot noir party and Australia’s biggest cheese festival join forces for huge Hobart celebration

Mould x Pinot Palooza: Hobart 21-23 October The team from REVEL (the masterminds behind Pinot Palooza and Mould) are combining their joint passions of wine and fromage for an exclusive event hitting Tasmania this October.  From Friday 21 October to Sunday 23 October, The Goods Shed in Hobart will transform into a veritable giant cheeseContinue reading “The ultimate pairing: World’s largest pinot noir party and Australia’s biggest cheese festival join forces for huge Hobart celebration”

Brogan’s Way Boutique Distillery Celebrates 4th Birthday Party

Open day event on Saturday 8th October with half-price cocktails, all-day food menu, DJ sets and free product tastings every hour Brogan’s Way is throwing a special birthday bash ‘open day’ for Melburnians to come along and celebrate the distillery’s 4th year of operation on Saturday 8th October. The birthday event will run from 1pm-11pmContinue reading Brogan’s Way Boutique Distillery Celebrates 4th Birthday Party

Fine Dining Review: Becketts | 15.5/20

The moment you walk into Becketts, you immediately sense the owner Wendy Beckett (acclaimed Playwright-director) and her team understand the important fundamentals that underpin the experience a mature Restaurant aims to provide its diners. Located on a historic site in Glebe, and previously home to the celebrated Darling Mills, the magnificent sandstone and brick interiorContinue reading “Fine Dining Review: Becketts | 15.5/20”

SMIDMORE SESSIONS BRING TOGETHER THE BEST OF THE INNER WEST

AT MARRICKVILLE METRO IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SYDNEY FRINGE FESTIVAL Sydney Fringe Festival,New South Wales’s largest independent arts festival, is back! After two years of cancellations, Sydney Fringe is set to once again highlight the city’s vibrant culture with a diverse program spanning theatre, music, comedy, visual art, film, musical theatre, dance, circus, literature, and poetryContinue reading SMIDMORE SESSIONS BRING TOGETHER THE BEST OF THE INNER WEST

Scott Pickett’s Le Shoppe Reopens

Unveiling a New Rotating ‘Roll du Jour’ Menu Le Shoppe by Chancery Lane – a charming European coffee bar and provedore located on Little Collins Street has recently reopened in Melbourne’s CBD. Driven by the same classic European philosophy as adjoining Chancery Lane, Le Shoppe delivers gourmet breakfast and lunch daily in a space reminiscent ofContinue reading “Scott Pickett’s Le Shoppe Reopens”

Longsong’s Full Moon Party Event Series

Ft. Gloss the Queen delivering bucket cocktails, street-style snacks, neon fun and entertainment monthly, the Full Moon Party event series is set to light up Longsong this Spring The sophisticated upper-level Thai-inspired cocktail bar Longsong brings Thailand’s iconic party island celebration to the CBD with its first ‘Full Moon Party’ event series. Set beneath flickering lanterns dottedContinue reading “Longsong’s Full Moon Party Event Series”

Introducing Alice: Sydney’s Newest Cocktail Bar

Therenaissance bar scene in The Rocks, Sydney is about to receive a sophisticated and seductive boost with the launch of Alice on Thursday 8th September. Alice is located basement level in the heritage-listed, former bond stores at 16 Argyle Street. The elegant cocktail bar is the newest addition to Hunter St. Hospitality’s portfolio of premiumContinue reading “Introducing Alice: Sydney’s Newest Cocktail Bar”

Father’s Day at Piccolina

Father’s Day just got a whole lot better with Piccolina’s ode to the classic Cremino, packaged in a limited[1]edition box for the ultimate Father’s Day gift. Cremino is a traditional Italian chocolate made of three layers. The outer layers are made of gianduja and the inner layer is a creamy flavoured filling similar to aContinue reading “Father’s Day at Piccolina”

That’s Amore Cheesery now open 7 days a week – best cafe and cheese dishes

That’s Amore Cheesery is pleased to announce that it will once again be open 7 days a week from next Monday. The cafe, situated at That’s Amore Cheese’s HQ in Thomastown serves up delicious meals for breakfast, morning tea, lunch and late afternoon bites with the menu including breakfast (until 3pm), antipasti & small bites, mains, salads andContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheesery now open 7 days a week – best cafe and cheese dishes”

Bonchon Store Number Two is here – 250 boxes of FREE WINGS!

Bonchon – Korean Fried Chicken is the celebrated brand across the globe,specialising in succulent fried chicken, hand glazed in our signature sauce, andrefined Korean Asian fusion menu. With over 336 outlets globally, Bonchon launched in Australia late last year,December 2021. It is now set to launch store number two, at BroadmeadowsCentral, Melbourne. Opening this FridayContinue reading “Bonchon Store Number Two is here – 250 boxes of FREE WINGS!”

One of Melbourne’s longest running Italian Institutions: Leo’s Spaghetti Bar Celebrating over 65 Years of Operation

Bottomless gnocchi & cocktail sessions throughout September to celebrate While some restaurants exist for only a matter of years, there are some that become institutions and Leo’s Spaghetti Bar in St Kilda is just that. Last year, the Italian eatery celebrated serving locals, Melburnians and visitors for 65 years but, as with most people, lockdownsContinue reading One of Melbourne’s longest running Italian Institutions: Leo’s Spaghetti Bar Celebrating over 65 Years of Operation

GOTCHA FRESH TEA IS GIVING AWAY 200 COOKIE MONSTER BUBBLE TEAS TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING ON SESAME STREET!

Enjoy the sweeter things in life with Gotcha – the most premium bubble tea in Australia To celebrate the first day of Spring on September 1st, Australia’s first luxury bubble tea brand, Gotcha, will be giving away 200 of its drool-worthy limited-edition ‘Cookie Monster’ bubble tea. From 12pm on September 1st, the first 50 customersContinue reading GOTCHA FRESH TEA IS GIVING AWAY 200 COOKIE MONSTER BUBBLE TEAS TO CELEBRATE THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING ON SESAME STREET!

Victoria University joins Bocuse d’Or Australia on The Road to Lyon

Bocuse d’Or Australia welcomes leading hospitality vocational education provider Victoria University (VU) Polytechnic as a Silver Sponsor, assisting Team Australia to compete in the world’s most elite culinary contest Team Australia – comprising Chef Competitor Alex McIntosh, Commis Chef Tristan Spain, Head Coach Dan Arnold, Jury Member Scott Pickett, President Tom Milligan, Vice President DeepakContinue reading “Victoria University joins Bocuse d’Or Australia on The Road to Lyon”

Good Group Hospitality Continues Brand Expansion with Upcoming South Yarra Restaurant, Wong Baby

Southeast Asian Street Food Dining in the Heart of Chapel Street Precinct Good Group will be expanding its hospitality portfolio in Australia later this year with Wong Baby, an exciting new Asian fusion restaurant offering fun-dining. The venue is slated to open mid-November at 627 Chapel Street, South Yarra. The vividly designed eatery will operateContinue reading Good Group Hospitality Continues Brand Expansion with Upcoming South Yarra Restaurant, Wong Baby

Dine with Dari | Moonhouse

It can’t be an easy start when your predecessor was a porn star. Ilona staller (named after a pornographic actor and politician) proudly occupied the popular corner on the vivacious Carlie street for over a decade. With delectable hearty Italian food with flare, she was adored by her fans, many who were left rather devastatedContinue reading “Dine with Dari | Moonhouse”

The Ultimate Father’s Day from Brogan’s Way

Richmond event including barrel aged spirits, cocktails, meat sliders and more! Plus, gin gift packs for delivery Brogan’s Way is taking care of Father’s Day plans this year, hosting a special celebration to honour father figures in Melbourne on Sunday 4th September, as well as delivering beautiful gin gift packs to dads around the country.Continue reading The Ultimate Father’s Day from Brogan’s Way

Australian Venue Co Launches App ‘The Pass’

Customer loyalty app tailor-made for the pub experience Major hospitality group Australian Venue Co (AVC) has launched a new, custom-built loyalty and payments app ‘The Pass’ in 190+ venues across Australia. The Pass allows customers to order via mobile and earn & redeem points at the group’s 190+ venues, Australia-wide. The loyalty program offers aContinue reading Australian Venue Co Launches App ‘The Pass’

Coming Soon: Stella

Chapel Street’s new four-story Italian establishment – to open in September This September, South Yarra sees the arrival of Stella, a multi-story hospitality venue on the prominent corner of Chapel and Grosvenor Street, set to deliver an Italian food philosophy with a modern Australian twist, alongside a collection of signature drinks and stellar rooftop vistas.Continue reading Coming Soon: Stella

Longsong Launches Its Full Moon Party Event Series

The sophisticated upper-level Thai-inspired cocktail bar Longsong brings Thailand’s iconic party island celebration to the CBD with its first ‘Full Moon Party’ event series. Set beneath flickering lanterns dotted across Longsong’s soaring ceilings, get ready for a night of fluoro paint, bucket cocktails, street-style snacks under UV lights.  The first party kicks off from 5pm on Friday,Continue reading Longsong Launches Its Full Moon Party Event Series

Brogan’s Way to Exhibit at Inaugural Holy Water Festival

Enjoy the Brogan’s Way range, including a new-release Barrel Aged Negroni Brogan’s Way is joining distilleries from around Victoria at the very first Holy Water Festival, a brand new ticketed event dedicated entirely to showcasing quality local spirits. In exciting news, the family-owned boutique distillery will be launching their latest expression, a bottled Barrel AgedContinue reading “Brogan’s Way to Exhibit at Inaugural Holy Water Festival”

The Regatta Hotel’s Walrus Club Set to Reopen Its Doorsand Host Live Music Festival

Brisbane’s favourite underground bar is back and better than ever! The Regatta Hotel is re-opening its popular underground bar, The Walrus Club, on 11th August, with an all-new weekly live music line up, new signature and premium cocktails, and a music festival weekend to celebrate the re-opening. The Walrus Club’s re-opening comes after a temporaryContinue reading The Regatta Hotel’s Walrus Club Set to Reopen Its Doorsand Host Live Music Festival

Rockpool Bar & Grill Unveils ‘On Fire’ International Chef Collaboration Series

Things are heating up at Rockpool Bar & Grill with the launch of the ‘On Fire’ international chef collaboration series. The series kicks off in September with Diego Hernández Baquedano, of Corazon de Tierra restaurant in Mexico, jetting into Australia to cook exclusively at Rockpool Melbourne and Rockpool Sydney on Wednesday, 7 September and Sunday,Continue reading “Rockpool Bar & Grill Unveils ‘On Fire’ International Chef Collaboration Series”

DITCH THE NON-STICK

With Solidteknics range of non-toxic, Australian made Cookware It’s fast becoming clear our habit of buying cheap imported non-stick cookware is bad for our health and the environment, so Aussies are increasingly turning to the cleaner, greener alternatives beloved by chefs. Solidteknics, the leading Australian Cookware manufacturer has long been the choice of professionals andContinue reading “DITCH THE NON-STICK”

Celebrating the End of Black Truffle Season at Mister Bianco

A season finale dinner dedicated to the black truffle Mister Bianco restaurant in Kew is hosting a special ‘Il Finale Truffle Dinner’ on Tuesday 30th August to celebrate the end of the black truffle season in Victoria. Diners can book in to experience a delicious Italian five-course truffle degustation menu by owner/chef Joe Vargetto, matchedContinue reading “Celebrating the End of Black Truffle Season at Mister Bianco”

France at your fingertips with new Richmond restaurant Tartine Opening its doors in late August

Tartine, the brainchild of self-confessed Francophile and hatted Chef Andrew Beddoes, is set to immerse diners in an authentic yet relaxed French bistro experience. It is due to open 25 August on Swan Street, Richmond at the former Meatball & Wine Bar venue. Tartine (meaning ‘open sandwich’ in French) will be an all-day venue withContinue reading “France at your fingertips with new Richmond restaurant Tartine Opening its doors in late August”

FRENCHIES REVEALS DETAILS OF TRUFFLE DINNER DEGUSTATION

Frenchies Bistro & Brewery in The Cannery, Rosebery is set to further highlight its commitment to fresh, seasonal produce this month on Saturday 30th July. The degustation is designed to celebrate the unique flavours and versatility oftruffles, with Head Chef and Co-Founder, Thomas Cauquil developing a six-coursemenu for the occasion. Each champions the humble truffle,Continue reading “FRENCHIES REVEALS DETAILS OF TRUFFLE DINNER DEGUSTATION”

Aria Truffle Dinner: Tuesday 9th August

Hosted by Matt Moran and with words from Executive Chef Tom Gorringe, Aria’s truffle dinner will be held on Tuesday 9th August. Guests will experience a specially curated five-course curated by Gorringe paired with wines carefully chosen by Master of Wines, Annette Lacey.  Recently, Moran and Gorringe had the honour of going truffle hunting atContinue reading “Aria Truffle Dinner: Tuesday 9th August”

LO-FI WINES AND LUNA WINE STORE TEAMS TO OPEN THEIR FIRST NATURAL WINE BAR IN BYRON BAY

Opening early-October 2022, Bar Heather is the new Parisian-inspired, natural wine focused Restaurant and Bar from the team across the street at Luna Wine Store. Located in the heart of Byron Bay on Jonson St, Bar Heather will be dishing out a snack-heavy, wine-friendly menu that chef Ollie Wong-Hee (previously Ester, Sixpenny and Franklin) hasContinue reading “LO-FI WINES AND LUNA WINE STORE TEAMS TO OPEN THEIR FIRST NATURAL WINE BAR IN BYRON BAY”

Introducing Gelatissimo’s most Fiery Flavour Yet – Hot Chilli Chocolate Gelato made with Lindt

Question; What tastes super hot while also being ice cold?Answer: Gelatissimo’s new Hot Chilli Chocolate made with Lindt. Gelatissimo’s latest flavour release is coming in hot this Winter, introducing their newest (and most fiery flavour) yet – Hot Chilli Chocolate made with Lindt. Talk about a Winter Warmer!” That’s right, a velvety dark chocolate gelatoContinue reading “Introducing Gelatissimo’s most Fiery Flavour Yet – Hot Chilli Chocolate Gelato made with Lindt”

SMIRNOFF SELTZER RETURNS TO SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS WITH PALM SPRINGS INSPIRED “SMIRNOFF SELTZER SPRINGS”

Smirnoff returns to Splendour in the Grass this July after two years away from the festival stage, with a brand-new immersive experience, Smirnoff Seltzer Springs, bringing a touch of Palm Springs to Byron Bay. The two-story mega-marquee will be a Smirnoff Seltzer sanctuary in the heart of Splendour in the Grass festival grounds, evoking relaxingContinue reading “SMIRNOFF SELTZER RETURNS TO SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS WITH PALM SPRINGS INSPIRED “SMIRNOFF SELTZER SPRINGS””

Cleveland Sands Hotel Reopening on Monday 18th July After $1.65 Million Facelift

The Cleveland Sands Hotel will re-open on Monday 18th July after undergoing an extensive $1.65 million renovation to the popular pub’s Beer Garden and Sports Bar. The updates have elevated the existing landmark venue into a hub for live music, entertainment and sport. The neighbourhood favourite now boasts a transformed Beer Garden that is aContinue reading “Cleveland Sands Hotel Reopening on Monday 18th July After $1.65 Million Facelift”

Calling The Shots: Bar Patrón and El Camino Cantina extend National Tequila Day celebrations

Mexican and Tex-Mex cousins Bar Patrón and El Camino Cantina are kick-starting National Tequila Day festivities on Monday, 18 July, giving guests a head-start on the national day of celebration that falls on Sunday, 24 July. Sydney institution Bar Patrón will launch Patrón Hour on Monday, 18 July, enabling tequila cocktail lovers to snap upContinue reading “Calling The Shots: Bar Patrón and El Camino Cantina extend National Tequila Day celebrations”

East Coast Tasmania establishes itself as a leading culinary and cultural destination

Showcasing the region’s best food and wine experiences during Great Eastern Wine Week, from September 9 – 18 Great Eastern Wine Week, Tasmania’s largest food and wine event program returns to East Coast Tasmania this September, with its most impressive line up to date. After two years of border restrictions impacted incoming tourism, a raftContinue reading “East Coast Tasmania establishes itself as a leading culinary and cultural destination”

Anchor Restaurant Launches New Menu Showcasing Fine, Local Produce

Sail-ebrate Modern Australian cuisine this season in Elwood Anchor Restaurant has always prided itself on creating beautiful dishes based on quality produce sourced by their expert purveyors. It’s a concept that the team feels passionately about, and something they want diners to continue to experience through their exciting new winter Modern Australian menu iterations. InContinue reading Anchor Restaurant Launches New Menu Showcasing Fine, Local Produce

SLENDIER LAUNCHES AUSTRALIA’S HEALTHIEST INSTANT CUP NOODLES

Ready to warm us up this winter, Slendier’s ‘little-bit-fancy’ cup noodle range has fewer than 65 calories per 100g and is high in protein and low in fat Slendier, a health-food company specialising in nutritious and low-calorie products, has launched Instant Cup Noodles made from soybean and authentic seasoning into the Australian grocery market. AsContinue reading “SLENDIER LAUNCHES AUSTRALIA’S HEALTHIEST INSTANT CUP NOODLES”

The Top 10 Winter Dishes Australians are Loving/Ordering

The list is as follows from HungryPanda, one of Australia’s largest food delivery platforms. The list is as follows:     1. Lamb Skewers   2. Chicken Wing BBQ   3. Mapo Tofu   4. Spicy Boiled Fish    5. Korean Fried Chicken   6. Pork and Cabbage Dumplings (boiled)   7. Yunan Bridge Noodles   8. Sour Soup with Beef   9. Seafood andContinue reading “The Top 10 Winter Dishes Australians are Loving/Ordering”

Botswana Butchery Celebrates International Caviar Day at its Sydney and Melbourne Restaurants

$5 Caviar Bumps with drink specials, plus a full caviar service for diners Botswana Butchery is throwing a special celebration at both their Sydney and Melbourne restaurants, all in the name of International Caviar Day on Monday 18th July. Diners visiting either venue for the one-day event will be able to indulge in Botswana Butchery’sContinue reading “Botswana Butchery Celebrates International Caviar Day at its Sydney and Melbourne Restaurants”

Scott Pickett brings opulent High Tea to The Continental Sorrento

Experience a new twist on the traditional High Tea in The Atrium this Winter Launching Sunday, 10 July, experience an afternoon of lavish snacks at The Continental Sorrento with Champagne and premium teas on offer alongside a new High Tea offering curated by Scott Pickett.  As a young chef in France, Pickett worked with someContinue reading “Scott Pickett brings opulent High Tea to The Continental Sorrento”

Pino’s $30 Fruit & Veg Boxes Now Available All Weekend at Prahran Market

A long-time fresh fruit and vegetable Trader located at Melbourne’s iconic Prahran Market, Pino’s has become well known for its $30 boxes on a Sunday – where customers can pick-up a pre-filled box of fresh fruit and vegetables for just $30.  Now, due to their popularity and wanting to help people to deal with theContinue reading “Pino’s $30 Fruit & Veg Boxes Now Available All Weekend at Prahran Market”

Dine with Dari | BKK and HER

Move over fellas, these days it’s all about HER. In this new age, he/him and she / her are becoming the norm yet this HER, is rather a standout. A grand stature, this this multi level, multi faceted complex is a massive, boisterous, stunning powerhouse. From the ground up she’s intriguing. The basement is aContinue reading “Dine with Dari | BKK and HER”

‘INTRODUCING ‘THE PATCH’, TOMAKIN AN EXCITING NEW VENUE FOR EUROBODALLA ON THE SOUTH COAST’

Transforming the Tomakin Sports & Social Club (Tomakin Club) hospitality space in the Eurobodalla Shire into a 226-seat venue, the soon to open The Patch, Tomakin is set to create a desirable location for locals and visitors alike. The new design embraces the natural environment with an alfresco dining area that overlooks the lush gardenContinue reading “‘INTRODUCING ‘THE PATCH’, TOMAKIN AN EXCITING NEW VENUE FOR EUROBODALLA ON THE SOUTH COAST’”

Back by Popular Demand: Hanoi Hannah’s Soup Series Returns

Hanoi Hannah’s annual showcase of great regional Vietnamese soups is back to warm your soul this winter. Launching Monday, 27 June the popular ‘Soup Series’ returns to Hanoi Hannah Express Lane and Hanoi Hannah Vol. II for four weeks.  Each week will see a new slurpy creation unveiled showcasing Vietnam’s vibrant local cuisine and warming broths. While steaming bowls ofContinue reading “Back by Popular Demand: Hanoi Hannah’s Soup Series Returns”

$2 Oysters at Otōto

Flinders Lane’s newest underground Izakaya-style dining restaurant and bar is making weekday’s a little easier with their $2 Oyster Hour offering. As people begin to breathe life back into the city, they can reward themselves with some fresh oysters topped with ponzu, ikura and/or chives or have them natural with some lemon.  Otōto – meaningContinue reading “$2 Oysters at Otōto”

TarraWarra Estate welcomes back Joel Alderdice as Head Chef

Acclaimed chef returns to take the helm at the produce-driven restaurant TarraWarra Estate has welcomed Yarra Valley-local Joel Alderdice as Head Chef, after introducing him to the world of hospitality as an apprentice 12 years ago.  Born and bred in the Yarra Valley, Joel’s cuisine is inspired by local and seasonal produce including foraging forContinue reading “TarraWarra Estate welcomes back Joel Alderdice as Head Chef”

BRICK LANE SECURES FORMER MERCAT CROSS HOTEL IN QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET PRECINCT FOR A WORLD-CLASS VENUE

Brick Lane Brewing has acquired the lease for the well-known Mercat Cross Hotel in Queen Victoria Market precinct, redeveloping the old pub into an exciting world-class venue and immersive beer experience, including a restaurant, bar and educational space. The space is expected to be completely open in March 2023, with some exciting pop-up activity inContinue reading “BRICK LANE SECURES FORMER MERCAT CROSS HOTEL IN QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET PRECINCT FOR A WORLD-CLASS VENUE”

Saké fires up the menu with robata flavours

Saké Restaurant & Bar is enriching the menu with ancient fireside flavours of robatayaki and the addition of creative new dishes that celebrate the traditional cooking technique. A new robata menu section will launch across Saké restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne from mid-June, commenced at Saké Double Bay on Tuesday 14th June. Delightful new robataContinue reading “Saké fires up the menu with robata flavours”

Now Open: Osteria Renata

A New Italian Osteria For Prahran From The Team Behind South Melbourne’s Much Loved Park Street Pasta & Wine Opening its doors on Tuesday, 21 June, Osteria Renata is a new neighbourhood Italian located on High St Prahran and is a much-anticipated sequel from the team behind South Melbourne’s Park Street Pasta & Wine (PSPW). Continue reading “Now Open: Osteria Renata”

INDULGE IN ULTIMATE TRUFFLE LUXURY AT THE STAR SYDNEY THIS JULY

Only available for a handful of weeks throughout the year, truffles are often viewed as the pinnacle of luxury dining. To celebrate the return of truffle season this winter, The Star Sydney’s signature restaurants will be unveiling a range of limited edition dishes infused with the prestigious fungi this July. Laden with truffles carefully sourcedContinue reading “INDULGE IN ULTIMATE TRUFFLE LUXURY AT THE STAR SYDNEY THIS JULY”

BAKERS DELIGHT HELPS ADDRESS GROWING GUT HEALTH CONCERNS IN AUSSIE HOUSEHOLDS

Launching its new Prebiotic Cape Seed Loaf with BARLEYmax®, the beloved brand is tackling our half-baked approach to maintaining a happy gut. After selling approximately 26 million of its cult-favourite Cape Seed Loaf over the past 20 years, Bakers Delight has launched a new and improved version with the same great taste and even moreContinue reading “BAKERS DELIGHT HELPS ADDRESS GROWING GUT HEALTH CONCERNS IN AUSSIE HOUSEHOLDS”

Winter Gin Making Workshops at Brogan’s Way

Brogan’s Way Gin has the next group activity sorted this winter, with a series of Gin Making Workshops scheduled over the coming months. Melburnians wanting to escape the cold and rainy weather will be welcomed at the family-owned Brogan’s Way boutique distillery and cocktail bar in Richmond, where they will discover small scale gin makingContinue reading “Winter Gin Making Workshops at Brogan’s Way”

Introducing LOTI | St Kilda’s New Seaside Restaurant

LOTI will open its doors in the seaside suburb of St Kilda on Wednesday 22 June celebratingthe best of Australia’s own coastal surroundings infused with Mediterranean influence and an atmosphere of relaxed luxury and local community that is distinctly Melbourne. The seaside neighbourhood local at the base of St Kilda’s new Saint Moritz precinct, isContinue reading “Introducing LOTI | St Kilda’s New Seaside Restaurant”

FRENCHIES LAUNCHES BASTILLE DAY THEMED DINNERS, RELEASES LIMITED EDITION REVOLUTION BEER FOR THE MONTH OF JULY

Food and beer lovers can expect iconic French dishes, and a beer made using the finest hops and malts from the Co-Founders’ homeland Frenchies Bistro & Brewery in The Cannery, Rosebery is bringing its Bastille Day celebrations back to Sydneysiders and beer lovers all over the country next month, with a series of Bastille DayContinue reading “FRENCHIES LAUNCHES BASTILLE DAY THEMED DINNERS, RELEASES LIMITED EDITION REVOLUTION BEER FOR THE MONTH OF JULY”

Browns Plains Hotel Announces Its First Drag Paint and Sip Event – Sat 2nd July

A Saturday session full of painting, drinking and plenty of laughs! Beloved Brisbane pub, Browns Plains Hotel, has partnered with Paint Juicy to launch their first-ever Drag Paint and Sip event on Saturday 2nd July. Hosted by the absolutely fabulous Shushu Funtanna, guests will enjoy an afternoon of painting, drinking and plenty of laughs, asContinue reading “Browns Plains Hotel Announces Its First Drag Paint and Sip Event – Sat 2nd July”

Anchor Restaurant to Become First Restaurant in the World to Use Australian Grown Sesame Seeds

Taste the elusive Aussie seed at Anchor Elwood all winter In a world-first, Anchor Restaurant in Elwood is set to be the first restaurant ever to use Australian grown sesame seeds, with the restaurant exclusively serving up the local ingredient all winter long. Anchor co-owner and head chef, Rosalin Virnik has worked tirelessly to findContinue reading “Anchor Restaurant to Become First Restaurant in the World to Use Australian Grown Sesame Seeds”

Comedy Nights at Barlow

Kicking off these school holidays, Barlow, the elegant late-night speakeasy at The Continental Sorrento, is hosting an all-star line-up of comedians across two Comedy Nights this winter. Hosted by Tom Siegert, the lineup includes Dave Thornton, Billy Stiles, Mimi Shaheen, Dave O’Neil and Brad Oakes who will provide laughs and good times alongside an extensive drinks listContinue reading “Comedy Nights at Barlow”

That’s Amore Cheesery is the Must-Visit Destination for Food Lovers

Fresh artisanal cheese, gourmet Italian groceries and cafe at this one-stop-shop That’s Amore Cheese is known for its love and passion for quality cheesemaking, but many Melburnians do not realise that the Cheesery at the company’s HQ in Thomastown is a food mecca that is a must-visit destination. A one-stop shop to stock up onContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheesery is the Must-Visit Destination for Food Lovers”

CHEFS GALLERY LAUNCHES ITS BIGGEST EVER MENU REVAMP

Masterfully pleated Prawn Hargow, sticky Braised Pork belly, crispy Peking Duck Roti, and decadent Lobster Tail Noodles. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better way to enjoy lunch than a delicious combination of classic Yum Cha dishes and contemporary Chinese sharing dishes. If the above makes you excited, we have some great news for youContinue reading “CHEFS GALLERY LAUNCHES ITS BIGGEST EVER MENU REVAMP”

Winter at Solotel + Chiswick’s Annual Truffle Dinner

Aria Winter Menu Escape the drab of winter with Aria’s new winter menu by executive chef, Tom Gorringe. The menu makes the most of Australia’s delicious winter produce, with the hyper-seasonal a la carte offering allowing guests to create their own taste journey. Highlights include: Abrolhos Island scallops, artichoke, morcilla & miner’s lettuce; roasted heirloom carrot,Continue reading “Winter at Solotel + Chiswick’s Annual Truffle Dinner”

Kuon Omakase x Izakaya Tori: The Tuna Show Round #2

Known for their premium seafood offering, The Sheraton Grand Sydney will welcome Dennis Oh of Izakaya Tori and Fukada San of the highly coveted Kuon Omakase to take the reins for two unforgettable Feasts. For their final show on Friday June 17, the duo will host ‘The Tuna Show’ presented by The Feast – aContinue reading “Kuon Omakase x Izakaya Tori: The Tuna Show Round #2”

TAILS® COCKTAILS LAUNCHES; SHAKING UP A BAR QUALITY COCKTAIL AT HOME JUST GOT EASIER

IT’S TIME TO SHAKE THINGS UP! Serving up delicious cocktails at home just got easier than ever with the launch of TAILS® COCKTAILS – an exclusive range of pre-batched, bar quality cocktails that are ready to enjoy in just 30 seconds. The range of four TAILS COCKTAILS – each made using a premium spirit fromContinue reading “TAILS® COCKTAILS LAUNCHES; SHAKING UP A BAR QUALITY COCKTAIL AT HOME JUST GOT EASIER”

ECQ XL opens to the western Sydney community this week

Stage 2 of Frasers Property’s Eastern Creek Quarter officially launched The second stage of Frasers Property Australia’s award-winning Eastern Creek Quarter (ECQ), ECQ XL features a diverse mix of high-profile retailers and large format brands, including Anaconda, McDonalds, Officeworks, 4WD Supa Centre, PETQuarters, Road Tech Marine, Weber, RSEA Safety, Totally Workwear, Nutrition Warehouse, Neptune SwimContinue reading “ECQ XL opens to the western Sydney community this week”

Barrio’s BBQ with Guest Chef Alastair Waddell

Kicking off in June, once a month Barrio Eatery & Bar will invite a local chef to collaborate on the BBQ grills in the kitchen to create affordable dishes at fixed price points for the local community to enjoy. The first event is Wednesday 15 June with award-winning Scottish-born chef Alastair Waddell from Frida’s FieldContinue reading “Barrio’s BBQ with Guest Chef Alastair Waddell”

Sokyo’s Top Chef On How To Nail Sushi At Home

With National Sushi Day coming up on the 18 June, Sokyo’s Executive Chef, Daniel Kwak’s shares his top tips on how to nail sushi at home. Having worked alongside the famed Sushi expert, Chase Kojima for over five years, Daniel has perfected the craft of sushi making to a fine art, so you can restContinue reading “Sokyo’s Top Chef On How To Nail Sushi At Home”

2022 NSW SOMMELIER’S WINE LIST AWARDS TOP TROPHY WINNERS

On Tuesday 7 June, the top winners in the 2022 NSW Sommelier’s Wine List Awards, run by the NSW Wine Industry Association (NSW Wine), were announced at a presentation event held at Parliament House Sydney. These awards acknowledge venues within NSW that have an outstanding wine list. In particular, a wine list that supports theContinue reading “2022 NSW SOMMELIER’S WINE LIST AWARDS TOP TROPHY WINNERS”

It’s All About Truffles This Winter at Botswana Butchery Sydney

A five course truffle degustation, table-side truffle shavings & rooftop specials Botswana Butchery Sydney is going all out for this year’s truffle season, giving patrons the chance to experience a delectable Truffle Degustation Menu and truffles anytime, with any dish, whilst dining at their three-level restaurant, located in the stunning 25 Martin Place complex. SydneysidersContinue reading “It’s All About Truffles This Winter at Botswana Butchery Sydney”

Cannoleria is Giving Away Cannoli For National Cannoli Day, Thurs 16th June

Free freshly-filled ricotta cannoli for one day only! Cannoleria will be handing out one of Melbourne’s best cannoli to the masses for free on Thursday 16th June, all in the name of National Cannoli Day. The giveaway will be held at Cannoleria’s Preston Market and Watergardens stores, between 11 am and 1 pm, giving sweetContinue reading “Cannoleria is Giving Away Cannoli For National Cannoli Day, Thurs 16th June”

Opening tomorrow: Freyja

A New Nordic Cuisine by Michelin-cred Chef Takes Up Residency in Collins Street Heritage-listed Landmark Collins Street welcomes Freyja, a new two-level restaurant housed in Melbourne’s heritage-listed Olderfleet building, offering a sophisticated ‘New Nordic’ approach to Australian dining with Michelin-cred Chef Jae Bang (Norway’s Re-naa, New York’s Daniel, Spain’s El Bulli and Arzak) at the helm. Continue reading “Opening tomorrow: Freyja”

THAT’S AMORE CHEESE WINS FOUR MEDALS AT ROYAL QUEENSLAND CHEESE & DAIRY PRODUCE AWARDS

Buffalo Caciotta Wins Gold! That’s Amore Cheese has taken home four medals at the Royal Queensland Cheese & Dairy Produce Awards. The award winning cheese producer has won a gold medal for its Buffalo Caciotta, which is the first time this That’s Amore product has won an award in this category, and three silver medals.Continue reading THAT’S AMORE CHEESE WINS FOUR MEDALS AT ROYAL QUEENSLAND CHEESE & DAIRY PRODUCE AWARDS

Three Ways to Celebrate End of Financial Year with Hunter St. Hospitality

With the end of the financial year around the corner and the need for team bonding potentially at a pandemic-induced peak, Hunter St. Hospitality premium restaurants have created a series of corporate private masterclasses and dining experiences that will strengthen team spirits. Corporate teams can tap into the culinary credentials of Executive Chefs at RockpoolContinue reading “Three Ways to Celebrate End of Financial Year with Hunter St. Hospitality”

Queensland food expo a huge success

The Food & Hospitality Queensland trade expo returned last month after a three-year break and organisers say it was a huge success, with more exhibitors and visitors than ever before. Event Director Tim Collett said “after all the delays and interruptions the food industry was ready to come together and talk about the future. WhetherContinue reading “Queensland food expo a huge success”

An Appreciation of Pork

Join Spice Temple Sydney for An Appreciation of Pork: a banquet celebration of one of the most diverse cooking ingredients in Chinese culture. Delightful porky goodness comes in the form of eight delicious dishes, displaying a diverse range of cooking techniques and flavours, and includes four matched wines. Menu Xiao Long Bao3 Flavour Eggplant2020 PinotContinue reading “An Appreciation of Pork”

WINTER COCKTAIL WORKSHOPS AND GUIDED TASTINGS AT THE DISTILLER

Perfect activities to escape the cold The Distiller bar is gearing up for a busy winter season, with a series of cocktail workshop masterclasses and guided tastings scheduled over the coming months. Guests looking to beat the cool weather will be welcomed at The Distiller in Northcote’s popular Welcome to Thornbury precinct and get educatedContinue reading “WINTER COCKTAIL WORKSHOPS AND GUIDED TASTINGS AT THE DISTILLER”

Ori’s Bar, an Italian bar that will transport you to the piazzas of Italy, launches in Bondi

Ori’s Bar, located next door to Da Orazio, is a classic Italian bar offering pre-batched cocktails, an all new snack menu and a jukebox loaded with 80’s and disco tracks. Providing guests a private place to escape and linger, and reminiscent of the piazzas of Italia, Ori’s Bar will be for walk-ins only. The 30-seat,Continue reading “Ori’s Bar, an Italian bar that will transport you to the piazzas of Italy, launches in Bondi”

Bombay Sapphire : World Gin Day – 12 June

Attention gin lovers, it’s time to celebrate your favourite tipple. Saturday 12 June is officially World Gin Day, a global celebration of all things gin. And, with its uniquely balanced flavour profile, Bombay Sapphire is the ideal canvas for your Gin & Tonic.  Composed of relatively few ingredients, the standard gin and tonic isn’t complicatedContinue reading “Bombay Sapphire : World Gin Day – 12 June”

ASIAN FUSION, BUT NOT QUITE WHAT YOU’RE THINKING

Not quite a year ago, Marrickville Metro, the heart of the Inner West, launched its new $142 million dining precinct. With it came a myriad of multicultural eateries bringing visitors on a journey of flavours, taking them from Malaysia to the Middle East and everywhere in-between. The addition of these exciting new venues has transformedContinue reading “ASIAN FUSION, BUT NOT QUITE WHAT YOU’RE THINKING”

Forbidden Forest activation at Regatta Hotel this winter

The iconic Regatta Hotel in Brisbane is tempting pub-goers into their very own forbidden forest of dreams this winter, set to take over The Regatta’s popular Courtyard from 1st June. Guests can immerse themselves in the moody florals transforming the courtyard, whilst dining from an exclusive pop-up food menu and sipping on a specially curatedContinue reading “Forbidden Forest activation at Regatta Hotel this winter”

Endless Summer Events at Friday’s

Summer themed cocktails, snacks and views this winter It is all about summer feels at Brisbane’s iconic riverside rooftop bar. Fridays Riverside is partnering with everyone’s favourite tropical spirit, Bacardi to bring everyone an Endless Summer, this winter! From Sunday sessions with a cocktail jug and bottomless summer snacks to a Thursday evening luau withContinue reading “Endless Summer Events at Friday’s”

Travel Around the Globe for World Gin Day at Brogan’s Way

Grab a boarding pass to be-gin the cocktail flight of dreams Brogan’s Way Gin are giving guests the chance to travel around the world one cocktail and canapé at a time this World Gin Day, on Saturday 11th June, at their unique boutique Distillery in Richmond. In a one-day-only menu curated in celebration of WorldContinue reading “Travel Around the Globe for World Gin Day at Brogan’s Way”

Masterfully Crafted Patrón Tequila invites you to celebrate World Paloma Day with the Patrón Paloma Samba

Masterly handcrafted Patrón tequila invites you to celebrate World Paloma Day and embrace a modern twist on the national drink of Mexico, this time with the Patrón Paloma Samba. The smooth, oak flavour of Patrón Reposado, the zesty bitterness of grapefruit, the thirst-quenching fizz of soda, and a glass decorated with a tangy spiced rimContinue reading “Masterfully Crafted Patrón Tequila invites you to celebrate World Paloma Day with the Patrón Paloma Samba”

DISHING OUT ONE-OF-A-KIND DRIP COFFEE AND A DROOL-WORTHY BREAKFAST

ROYAL STACKS OPENS MELBOURNE QUARTER RESTAURANT Today, Melbourne’s cult-favourite burger joint, Royal Stacks opens its eighth venue, landing on the west side of the city at retail and food destination Melbourne Quarter, a stone’s throw from Southern Cross Station. In a Royal Stacks first, the team will bring something unique to Melbourne’s electric food sceneContinue reading “DISHING OUT ONE-OF-A-KIND DRIP COFFEE AND A DROOL-WORTHY BREAKFAST”

Dine with Dari | Botswana Butchery (Melbourne)

Melbourne wasn’t the first in line to take the throne. In fact, it was 4th on the list. The reign of this mighty family began in New Zealand with the first two crowned in Queenstown and Auckland and next up Sydney. Finally, this city was fortunate to join the Botswana Butchery group, and the latestContinue reading “Dine with Dari | Botswana Butchery (Melbourne)”

Top chefs headline Heritage Harvest Weekend

Jo Barrett | Jung Eun Chae | Derek Boath Ballarat’s iconic living museum Sovereign Hill has today announced three award-winning Australian chefs will headline its Heritage Harvest Weekend on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May. Jo Barrett (Future Food System), Jung Eun Chae (CHAE) and Derek Boath (Underbar) will take over Sovereign Hill’s Victorian TheatreContinue reading “Top chefs headline Heritage Harvest Weekend”

Mad Hatter’s G&Tea Party at State of Grace

Wonderland is coming to the Rooftop Wonderland is coming to Melbourne, with the State of Grace Rooftop hosting the Mad Hatter’s G&Tea Party on Saturdays from 21st May until 27th August. The State of Grace rooftop will not only be serving up drinks and bites worthy of the Mad Hatter and his friends, there willContinue reading “Mad Hatter’s G&Tea Party at State of Grace”

Botswana Butchery Opening on Flinders Lane Next Week

Three levels of dining rooms and bars to seat 300 guests Renowned New Zealand restaurant Botswana Butchery will open the doors to its Melbourne venue next week, on Tuesday 24th May. Botswana Butchery will offer guests the very best Australian and New Zealand produce in opulent surrounds at Collins Place on Flinders Lane. The kitchenContinue reading “Botswana Butchery Opening on Flinders Lane Next Week”

Upcoming Foodie Calendar Events in Byron Bay

14 May: Luna Wine Store’s FULL MOON Wine Festival On 14 May 2022, join Luna Wine Store for a celebration of some of the best wine talent in Australia. Featuring over 20 growers and distributors of natural wine, FULL MOON is Byron Bay’s first natural wine fair. All the producers and importers attending produce biodynamicContinue reading “Upcoming Foodie Calendar Events in Byron Bay”

Celebrate World Hummus Day with Maha and Providoor

World Hummus Day is this Friday 13 May, and the timing couldn’t be better! With winter upon us, a taste of the Middle East is just what we need to warm our spirits. Join millions of people around the world in enjoying the best that the dip has to offer with Maha’s dedicated Providoor box,Continue reading “Celebrate World Hummus Day with Maha and Providoor”

A big bold IPA in celebration of women in beer

Bodriggy launches new brew – TamePunk Abbotsford’s Bodriggy Brewing is set to release its newest beer, TamePunk on Friday 13 May, in collaboration with Pink Boots Society Australia. TamePunk is being released in celebration of Pink Boots Society Australia’s 10th anniversary and honours the mighty women standing up, speaking out and starting courageous conversations.  AContinue reading “A big bold IPA in celebration of women in beer”

Frankies Gelato Naturale: The Scoop on Byron Bay’s New Italian Gelateria

Frankies Gelato, a fusion of Italian artisanship with Australian flavours and ingredients, has opened at 8/8 Fletcher St in Byron Bay. Co-owned by Franco Giordano, Kim Stephen and James Sutherland, of Light Years Asian Bar and Diner, Frankies Gelato uses authentic Italian practices to create both traditional and fun, one-of-a-kind gelato flavours. Handmade and all-natural,Continue reading “Frankies Gelato Naturale: The Scoop on Byron Bay’s New Italian Gelateria”

THE BRISBANE NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS PRESENTED BY CITI ARE BACK!

The iconic foodie event to take place at Brisbane City Botanic Gardens in June One of Queensland’s most iconic foodie events is back! Announced today, the 2022 Brisbane Night Noodle Markets presented by Citi will return for 12 nights from Wednesday 15 June until Sunday 26 June. Last held in 2019, this year’s Night NoodleContinue reading “THE BRISBANE NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS PRESENTED BY CITI ARE BACK!”

The New Neighbourhood Local

Richmond Restaurant Changes Its Offer to Be the Everything to Locals As the local restaurant increasingly becomes the go-to, Richmond restaurant, Mr Joe has taken a new direction – providing a fine-dining global-fusion set menu alongside a casual a la carte line-up of tapas – an offering set to satisfy a variety of tastes and excuses toContinue reading “The New Neighbourhood Local”

Melbourne’s lofty Longsong reopens

The large lavish bar and events space reveals a new look under the helm of the Scott Pickett Group Longsong, located on level one of the iconic Melbourne restaurant Longrain, reopens the doors to its expansive Thai-inspired cocktail bar and events space. Set in a converted horse stable from the 1900s, Longsong is a sophisticated space andContinue reading “Melbourne’s lofty Longsong reopens”

HISTORIC DARLINGHURST PUB REBORN AS THE STRAND BISTRO, HOTEL AND ROOFTOP

Public Hospitality is breathing new life into a centuries old icon in the heart of Darlinghurst The Strand, a 99-year-old pub in Sydney’s Darlinghurst, is set to celebrate a new era of the roaring twenties, as it transforms into a four level dining and hotel precinct. With two distinct phases of the extensive refurbishment, TheContinue reading “HISTORIC DARLINGHURST PUB REBORN AS THE STRAND BISTRO, HOTEL AND ROOFTOP”

WORLD WHISKY DAY AT THE DISTILLER

Unlimited tastings of Australian made whisky The Distiller Melbourne, within the Welcome to Thornbury precinct, will be celebrating World Whisky Day on Saturday 21st May with unlimited tastings of Australian-made whisky and an opportunity to meet the makers. From 1-4pm, guests will be greeted with a whisky cocktail of their choice from the World WhiskyContinue reading “WORLD WHISKY DAY AT THE DISTILLER”

Now Open: Pearl Chablis & Oyster Bar

Old-world meets new in a casual-luxe CBD venue combining world-class French Chablis with Australia’s best oysters The team behind Pinchy’s Champagne & Lobster Bar has opened Pearl Chablis & Oyster Bar, with Jeremy Schinck and Malcolm Singh (Pei Modern. Press Club) at the helm of the new decadent sequel venue, next door.  Tucked away behind theContinue reading “Now Open: Pearl Chablis & Oyster Bar”

Josh and Julie Niland announce Fish Butchery Delivered

Josh and Julie Niland are excited to announce the launch of Fish Butchery Delivered. For the first time their dry-handled, restaurant-quality fresh fish, seafood, sausages, charcuterie, condiments, soups, easy dinners and meal kits will be available for delivery direct to customers’ homes.  Many Mr Niland at Home meal kit customer favourites are available, including the Cheeseburger Party Box, which makes four Double Yellowfin Tuna CheeseburgersContinue reading “Josh and Julie Niland announce Fish Butchery Delivered”

Brogan’s Way Launches Strawberries and Cream Gin

Brogan’s Way is all about innovation and the boutique distillery in Richmond is today launching its latest seasonal product, Strawberries and Cream Gin, to add to its award winning range of drinks. The Strawberries and Cream flavour was conceived by Brogan during one of 2021’s lockdowns. She started a small-scale trial on her lab benchContinue reading “Brogan’s Way Launches Strawberries and Cream Gin”

Dine with Dari | Albert Park Hotel

After the State closed its doors for nearly 2 years, it’s been interesting seeing things resurface. For some – COVID was unkind – people gained some weight, their hair become unruly and they let themselves go. Yet others used the time wisely, to undergo massive transformations and come out the other end of the pandemicContinue reading “Dine with Dari | Albert Park Hotel”

El Camino Cantina unveils colourful Cinco de Mayo celebrations

El Camino Cantina is honouring Cinco de Mayo, the annual Mexican celebration fallingon Thursday, 5 May, with DJs, face painting, tequila-infused festivities and limited-edition menu items. From Sunday, 1 May to Saturday, 7 May, El Camino Cantina locations across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast will tap into the annual festivities. ThereContinue reading “El Camino Cantina unveils colourful Cinco de Mayo celebrations”

An Evening With Goldie’s Angels

Chef and Star Studded Charity Fundraiser for Ataxia – Telangiectasia Raising awareness and much needed funds for ongoing research in Australia and around the world, Goldie’s Angels in partnership with BrAshA-T, is hosting a fundraiser for Ataxia – Telangiectasia (A-T) on Saturday June 18 at Royal Yacht Squadron with a star studded chef and entertainmentContinue reading “An Evening With Goldie’s Angels”

EXPERIENCE TASTES FROM ALL OVER ITALY AT CUCINA PORTO WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW AUTUMN MENU

Cucina Porto, The Star Sydney’s signature Italian restaurant renowned for its simple honest food and old-world hospitality and charm, has launched a brand new autumn menu featuring dishes originating from all over Italy’s beautifully diverse regions. While Cucina Porto’s menu has traditionally be inspired by Executive Chef Martino Pulito’s upbringing in Puglia, the new menuContinue reading “EXPERIENCE TASTES FROM ALL OVER ITALY AT CUCINA PORTO WITH THE LAUNCH OF NEW AUTUMN MENU”

Mother’s Day at Yugen Tea Bar

Treat mum to an exquisite afternoon tea at Yugen Tea Bar this Mother’s Day, 8th May. This exclusive, one day only afternoon tea will be filled with bottomless tea, or sparkling rosé if you want the extra indulgence, and a selection of divine sweet and savoury treats by pastry wizard Chef John Demetrios. Date &Continue reading “Mother’s Day at Yugen Tea Bar”

Spice Temple Lights Up for Vivid

Spice Temple is adding some sparkle to Sydney’s dining scene during Vivid, with a dazzling pre-Vivid set menu and bar banquet menu available throughout the festival, from Friday, 27 May to Saturday, 18 June. Vivid spectators can enjoy an early reservation in Spice Temple’s main dining room from 5pm to 6.30pm, with a special VividContinue reading “Spice Temple Lights Up for Vivid”

Made in the Shade | Cheers to Mum this Mother’s Day

If you’re looking for the perfect gift, The Everleigh Bottling Co. has curated hampers that include a boutique collection of artisanal goods from Melbourne and beyond to eat, drink and enjoy, from decadent chocolates to specialty olive oil and, of course, their own pre-bottled cocktails. To make mum feel extra special on the day, unique ginContinue reading “Made in the Shade | Cheers to Mum this Mother’s Day”