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”

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”

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”

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””

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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!”

Chef Grant King hosts a one-of-a-kind feast ‘A Taste of Turkey’ at Anason

Anason and Grant King’s ‘A Taste of Turkey’ event, which was previously postponed, has landed on a new date, Tuesday 26 April.  As before, renowned modern mezebar, Anason will be hosting acclaimed chef Grant King (Pier, Gastro Park, The Antipodean Restaurant, Smile Catering) for a delicious night of harbourside Anatolian feasting, down at the StreetsContinue reading “Chef Grant King hosts a one-of-a-kind feast ‘A Taste of Turkey’ at Anason”

Final Summer Night Market, Wednesday 6 April: Only one night to enjoy Melbourne’s iconic night market

Queen Victoria Market is reminding locals and visitors that there is still time to experience Melbourne’s favourite night market before the sun goes down on its spectacular 2022 season on Wednesday 6 April. Night Market-goers will be treated to the season’s most popular dishes along with a line-up of not-to-be-missed live music and free entertainment.Continue reading “Final Summer Night Market, Wednesday 6 April: Only one night to enjoy Melbourne’s iconic night market”

Middle Park Hotel’s Grand Prix Street Party Is Back!

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th April Melbourne is back, and so is the Middle Park Hotel Grand Prix Street Party! Over the three days of racing, the popular pub will be taking over Armstrong Street, serving up fantastic eats, drinks and entertainment, just moments away from the track. No one will miss out on anyContinue reading “Middle Park Hotel’s Grand Prix Street Party Is Back!”

Vasse Felix visits Rockpool Perth for prestigious chef collaboration and wine showcase

Rockpool Bar & Grill is preparing to host Vasse Felix for a fascinating chef collaboration and prestigious dinner featuring the coveted 2018 Tom Cullity Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec in May. Vasse Felix Head Chef Brendan Pratt joins Rockpool Perth Head Chef Brendan Owens in the Rockpool kitchen on Tuesday, 24 May where together they will createContinue reading “Vasse Felix visits Rockpool Perth for prestigious chef collaboration and wine showcase”

Victoria’s Hottest Chefs Joining Together For Flood Victims

Hospo Hands Flood Fundraiser, Sarah Sands Hotel, Monday 4th April Victoria’s hottest chefs will come together on Monday 4th April for a flood fundraiser at Sarah Sands Hotel in Brunswick. Hosted by journalist Dani Valent and Australian Venue Co Executive Chef Telina Menzies, guests will be treated to three hours of roaming canapes and VictorianContinue reading “Victoria’s Hottest Chefs Joining Together For Flood Victims”

Shell House Presents WET, COLD + DELICIOUS A Deep Dive Into Tuna

Good Friday 15th April, Lunch & Dinner This upcoming Good Friday, we are delighted to welcome our hosts, John Susman and Narito Ishii as very special guests to Shell House for our first edition of Wet, Cold + Delicious – ‘A deep dive into Tuna’. Culinary Director, Joel Bickford and Head Chef, Aaron Ward haveContinue reading “Shell House Presents WET, COLD + DELICIOUS A Deep Dive Into Tuna”

Unmissable debuts and exclusive pours with the best in beer-business The High Country Hop – Saturday 2nd April, 2022

Bridge Road Brewers have partnered with Australia’s largest hop grower (HPA) to debut a first-of-its kind collaboration at the annual High Country Hop. With the harvest in full swing, Bridge Road Brewers joins forces with renowned brewers from Mountain Culture and Garage Project, carefully producing two new beers in a creative endeavour to express theContinue reading “Unmissable debuts and exclusive pours with the best in beer-business The High Country Hop – Saturday 2nd April, 2022”

Yellow Presents Adam Wolfers, Wednesday 6th April

The Yellow Presents series is back on for 2022, kicking off on Wednesday 6th April with a takeover from Adam Wolfers (Executive Chef at Gerard’s Bistro, Brisbane).  Originally postponed from last year, Yellow is thrilled to finally be able to welcome Adam and the team for a night of fun with exciting plant-based flavours.  Highlights from the menu include Laffa BreadContinue reading “Yellow Presents Adam Wolfers, Wednesday 6th April”

FLOODING FORCES SYDNEY NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS TO BE POSTPONED

The City of Sydney has deemed park grounds unsafe for public events due to sustained rain saturation Due to sustained rain saturation at Prince Alfred Park, The City of Sydney has advised that the Sydney Night Noodle Markets presented by Citi cannot go ahead from Tuesday 22 March until Sunday 27 March, and will needContinue reading “FLOODING FORCES SYDNEY NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS TO BE POSTPONED”

Londres 126 launches VIVA LA FRIDA: The Revolution

Londres 126 comes alive with a sensory dining experience inspired by Frida Kahlo The latest jewel of the Milpa Collective hospitality group, Londres 126 speaks opulence, indulgence, and style. Meticulously designed in a heritage building on Loftus Street, the 1940s inspired venue is rich in timeless detail. Its namesake – the residency of Frida Kahlo.Continue reading “Londres 126 launches VIVA LA FRIDA: The Revolution”

Monopole Extend IWD to Month-Long Celebration

To mark IWD (International Women’s Day), Monopole are hosting a special event – and they decided that one day didn’t feel like long enough. In a nod to the incredible women of the hospitality and wine industry, the Monopole team have created a female only wine-by-the-glass list featuring some of the best female winemakers fromContinue reading “Monopole Extend IWD to Month-Long Celebration”

Chef Matt Stone X Feels Botanical eau de vie bespoke dinner

Iconic Australian chef Matt Stone, arguably the leading sustainable chef in Australian dining, has teamed up with all Australian eau de vie grape spirit Feels Botanical, for an exclusive once-in-a-lifetime dining experience on 11 March. Stone takes inspiration from many traditional cooking techniques. Fermenting and pickling are on trend but have been used for health benefitsContinue reading “Chef Matt Stone X Feels Botanical eau de vie bespoke dinner”

THE SYDNEY NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS PRESENTED BY CITI ARE BACK!

The iconic foodie event to take place next month, debuting at a new location Sydneysiders, mark the diaries because one of the city’s most iconic foodie events is back! Announced today, the 2022 Sydney Night Noodle Markets presented by Citi will return next month for 6 nights from Tuesday 22 March to Sunday 27 March.Continue reading “THE SYDNEY NIGHT NOODLE MARKETS PRESENTED BY CITI ARE BACK!”

Foodservice Australia returns bigger and better

After two years without shows the food and hospitality industry is eagerly awaiting the opening of Foodservice Australia at the Melbourne Exhibition centre this Sunday.     Event Director Tim Collett says ‘after surviving lockdown the food industry is on the crest of a massive rebound. Everyone wants to reconnect and rebuild. A tradeshow is theContinue reading “Foodservice Australia returns bigger and better”

PRAHRAN MARKET ‘PLENTY OF FISH IN THE SEA’ SEAFOOD SESSIONS NEXT MONTH

Every Friday evening in February from 5pm Prahran Market’s Plenty of Fish in the Sea seafood sessions kick off in less than two weeks! Held every Friday evening in February from 5pm, guests will enjoy food pop-ups, fun games, local DJs and entertainment. Think balmy nights in Market Square with the very best in localContinue reading “PRAHRAN MARKET ‘PLENTY OF FISH IN THE SEA’ SEAFOOD SESSIONS NEXT MONTH”

Sydney Good Food Month kicks off its first week with an incredible line-up of sensational dining experiences

Sydney’s Good Food Month, presented by Citi, will commence the first week of January with an incredible line-up of one-off experiences, masterclasses, and stand-out culinary collaborations to explore.  Featuring some of the biggest names on the Australian dining scene, this week’s curation of exclusive events will span some of New South Wales’ top restaurants – bothContinue reading “Sydney Good Food Month kicks off its first week with an incredible line-up of sensational dining experiences”

Capriccio Osteria Californian Pomegranate Dinner

For centuries the pomegranate has tantalised and tempted and Capriccio Osteria will tempt and tantalise you with a special dinner featuring pomegranates on Tuesday 11 January 2022. For one night only Capriccio Osteria’s talented executive chef Nicole Bampton will create an enticing pomegranate feast that will excite the senses with that luscious mix of sweetContinue reading “Capriccio Osteria Californian Pomegranate Dinner”

Sydney Good Food Month’s program revealed

Australia’s festival of fine dining attracts leading gastronomic line-up in January 2022.     Tickets on sale now.  Sydney Good Food Month, presented by Citi, has today released its much anticipated program for January 2022. Featuring some of the biggest names on Australia’s dining scene, and an exciting mix of pop-ups, masterclasses, standout culinary collaborations, andContinue reading “Sydney Good Food Month’s program revealed”

South Eveleigh’s Alfresco Disco with Kylie Kwong and Matt Whiley

‘Noodles, Drinks and Tunes with a Bang!’ South Eveleigh has unveiled Alfresco Disco as part of Destination NSW’s ‘Sydney’s Open for Lunch’ event taking place on Friday, 3 December. ‘Sydney’s Open for Lunch’ is a one-day summer event aimed at supporting the recovery of Sydney’s hospitality industry. South Eveleigh’s tree-lined Innovation Plaza will be transformedContinue reading “South Eveleigh’s Alfresco Disco with Kylie Kwong and Matt Whiley”

80% VAXXED = 80% COOKED with Willie The Boatman

BAM – NSW has hit the 80% target and that could only mean one thing … a carpark festival held by the incredible team at Willie The Boatman – as they prefer to call it, 80% COOKED.  Set for Saturday, 20 November, the WTBM team are hosting a ticketed Family Friendly Festival at their St Peters location soContinue reading “80% VAXXED = 80% COOKED with Willie The Boatman”

O’Connell’s Hotel to welcome back esteemed Michelin star Chef Greg Malouf for two special events this September

O’Connell’s, one of Melbourne’s first gastropubs, will welcome back esteemed Michelin star and highly acclaimed Middle Eastern chef Greg Malouf for two exclusive events this September. Greg was previously Head Chef at O’Connell’s in the 90s. His legacy continues to live on at the venue with influences still seen on the menu, as well asContinue reading “O’Connell’s Hotel to welcome back esteemed Michelin star Chef Greg Malouf for two special events this September”

Rum Royale at the Regatta Hotel this Ekka Show Day

Tasting rums from around the world on 11th August Guests will ‘travel’ the globe tasting rums from around the world at the Regatta Hotel on Wednesday, 11th August with The Walrus Club’s Rum Royale event. A rum passport on arrival will allow guests to taste 12 samples of some of the world’s greatest rums, includingContinue reading “Rum Royale at the Regatta Hotel this Ekka Show Day”

Food & Hospitality Queensland expo moves to October

Organisers of the Food & Hospitality Queensland trade exhibition have announced the event will be moving to new dates in October to ensure it can run at full strength. The show will now run from 10–11 October 2021 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Exhibition Manager Liz Shaw says: “we made this decision inContinue reading “Food & Hospitality Queensland expo moves to October”

From India to Melbourne: International Chef Sarah Todd brings her culinary skills to Crown

This August, celebrity chef, television presenter and international restaurateur Sarah Todd will join Crown Melbourne to host an unmissable pop-up series of events, as part of Melbourne Food & Wine Festival’s (MFWF) debut Winter Edition. Todd will host two special evenings on Friday, 20 August and Saturday, 21 August within Evergreen at Crown Melbourne. FollowingContinue reading “From India to Melbourne: International Chef Sarah Todd brings her culinary skills to Crown”

Crown Melbourne supports Australia’s food industry with dynamic chef series

From July, Crown Melbourne will welcome three of Australia’s most renowned culinary artisans across a monthly chef series at its stylish Evergreen dining space, continuing its commitment to supporting Australia’s food industry by championing its produce, suppliers and talent. Peruvian chef Alejandro Saravia from Melbourne’s recently-launched Farmer’s Daughters, Penfolds Magill Estate’s Head Chef Scott HugginsContinue reading “Crown Melbourne supports Australia’s food industry with dynamic chef series”

Mister Bianco to Host Siciliano Dinner – Winter Edition

Celebrating seasonal produce with Sicilian degustation dinner in the heart of Kew.  Mister Bianco in Kew will host the Winter Edition of the Siciliano Dinner series on Tuesday, 10th August. The stunning seasonal four-course degustation dinner will celebrate owner/chef Joe Vargetto’s cookbook Siciliano, allowing guests to experience the dishes held within the black cover. SicilianoContinue reading “Mister Bianco to Host Siciliano Dinner – Winter Edition”

That’s Amore Cheese announces first two-day CBD event

The Collection by That’s Amore Cheese: 21st & 22nd August.  Get ready cheese lovers! That’s Amore Cheese has announced its first ever two-day event in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD – The Collection by That’s Amore Cheese – and it will be the ultimate That’s Amore Cheese experience. On Saturday, 21st August and Sunday, 22ndContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheese announces first two-day CBD event”

Queen Vic Market update

Update from Queen Victoria Market with news and events taking place at the Market over the coming weeks + months, including:•  Mini Market Series: Garden and Outdoor Market – Saturday, 26 June | Pet Lovers Market – Saturday, 3 July  •  Taste of Portugal Festival – Sunday, 27 June •  Christmas in July School Holiday Fun – Tuesdays and ThursdaysContinue reading “Queen Vic Market update”

Support local Melbourne artists & eat oysters at this Smith Street neighbourhood bar

Oysters + Art Exhibition | Sunday, 27 June.  Smith Street’s newest neighbourhood bar Sixty Smith will play host to ten Melbourne artists this Sunday when its ‘Oysters + Art’ exhibition takes over the venue from 4pm till late. After a slow 12 months for local creatives, Oysters + Art offers them a chance to showcaseContinue reading “Support local Melbourne artists & eat oysters at this Smith Street neighbourhood bar”

Buchnik Street Deli Feast with Morgy McGlone at Sunday Potts Point on 4th July

Fun upcoming event with Belle’s Hot Chicken founder, Morgy McGlone at his new venue Sunday. On Sunday, 4th July, Morgy will host his second Sunday Session with Tal Buchnik of Jimmy’s Falafel to serve up a Buchnik Street Deli feast.  A set menu with matching wines, the menu will include:   •  Crab and Harissa Cigar  • Continue reading “Buchnik Street Deli Feast with Morgy McGlone at Sunday Potts Point on 4th July”

Tis’ the season for truffle and Bentley Restaurant + Bar has all the dishes you need

Bentley Restaurant + Bar will kick off truffle season on Tuesday, 6 July, inviting guests in for an evening of pure indulgence with an exclusive tasting menu featuring WA’s finest, Coomer Truffles from Manjimup. Wine pairing by Nick Hildebrandt will be available upon request.  The rare winter truffles – or ‘black diamonds’ – will beContinue reading “Tis’ the season for truffle and Bentley Restaurant + Bar has all the dishes you need”

Foodservice Australia expo moves to August

Organisers of the Foodservice Australia trade exhibition have announced that the event will be moving to new dates in August to ensure it can run at full strength. The show will now run from 24–26 August 2021 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. Event Director Tim Collett says: “We made this decision in theContinue reading “Foodservice Australia expo moves to August”

The Winter Village is popping up in Parramatta

Alpine-inspired winter wonderland now opened in Prince Alfred Square. Mega pop-up The Winter Village will make its debut in Parramatta for its inaugural launch this June, making its way to NSW due to popular demand as Sydneysiders finally get a taste of the alpine-inspired winter wonderland. Open daily, it will run for three months, fromContinue reading “The Winter Village is popping up in Parramatta”

That’s Amore Cheese hosting Cheese + Gin Tasting Night

Taste paired cheese and gin on Friday, 2nd July.  That’s Amore Cheese has partnered with local gin maker Imbue Distillery to create an event that will make cheese and gin lovers rejoice – Cheese + Gin Tasting Night – on Friday, 2nd July. Held at That’s Amore Cheesery in Thomastown, the Cheese + Gin Tasting Night will take guestsContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheese hosting Cheese + Gin Tasting Night”

Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi supports Melbourne dining this winter

Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi, supported by the City of Melbourne and Victorian Government, will safely continue this Winter, celebrating the very best of the capital’s dining for the eighth sensational year. Due to recent COVID-19 restrictions, there have been some changes to this year’s programme, which will no longer see Featured EventsContinue reading “Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi supports Melbourne dining this winter”

The Smith launches a Wisteria Garden + new events for winter

The seasons are changing and so are the blooms at The Smith Prahran. After a summer of cherry blossoms, the Atrium at the Smith has transformed into a stunning & equally ‘grammable Wisteria Garden for the winter months.  Complete with lush purple florals that hang from the ceiling, The Smith is the destination to escapeContinue reading “The Smith launches a Wisteria Garden + new events for winter”

SMOKE & MIRRORS: An evening of food, wine & magic

Esquire Bar + Bistro in collaboration with Sydney Solstice. Envision this: a dark and moody bistro hosting a delectable 4-course dinner. Maybe it is the pressed roast duck with fennel cream and carrot crumble that has your mouth watering, or perhaps it’s the slowly braised wagyu beef cheek that does the trick? What is aContinue reading “SMOKE & MIRRORS: An evening of food, wine & magic”

CWR CellarDoor@Coogee

Just a stone’s throw from the beach, Coogee Wine Room marries the charm of great European wine bars with the convivial atmosphere only found at a neighbourhood bar by the beach. Head chef Sandro Di Marino has crafted a succinct Mediterranean menu built around classic coastal European flavours and top local produce. The seasonal menu isContinue reading “CWR CellarDoor@Coogee”

Brisbane Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this July

Tickets now on sale. Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Brisbane this July, bringing together some of Australia’s biggest names for a celebration of the senses. Shining a light on home-grown talent, exceptional produce and the power of culinary collaborations for the eighth year running, Good Food Month goes on sale 9am, Thursday,Continue reading “Brisbane Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this July”

Matt Moran’s Chophouse Meat Masterclass is back with ‘Dry Ageing’

After a sell-out launch in March, Matt Moran’s Meat Masterclass will return to Chophouse in June with its second instalment – Dry Ageing. On 9 June, Matt Moran will share his tips and tricks for dry ageing various cuts of meat, drawing inspiration from his experience as a chef and fourth-generation farmer. Guests will get the chanceContinue reading “Matt Moran’s Chophouse Meat Masterclass is back with ‘Dry Ageing’”

Mezcal & Chicken Fiesta at Sunday, Potts Point – Wednesday, 2nd June

Taking place at Morgan McGlone’s new venue, Sunday in Potts Point on Wednesday 2nd June, Morgy will be joining forces with agave aficionado Reece Griffiths from Vinata Collective and hosting a five-course meal, pairing artisanal mezcal with each course. There will be a mezcal cocktail on arrival and the menu includes:  Ceviche TostadaChicken Pozole SoupChickenContinue reading “Mezcal & Chicken Fiesta at Sunday, Potts Point – Wednesday, 2nd June”

A night of Duck and Burgundy in the Gardens

When modern Sichuan dining and traditional French wines collide …  The Gardens by Lotus is hosting an exclusive dining experience on June 4, 5, 25 & 26 and July 8, 9 & 10 that will combine the perfect food and wine pairing – duck and Burgundy wine – all with a contemporary Chinese twist.  A true night ofContinue reading “A night of Duck and Burgundy in the Gardens”

A Culinary Comeback – The Hunter Culinary Association Returns

What happens when four gun chefs with a raft of experience and talent from Sydney and the Hunter Valley go head-to-head after a year on the ropes? The annual Food Fight is the signature event organised by the Hunter Culinary Association (HCA) and this year marks a triumphant return as the industry reunites after missingContinue reading “A Culinary Comeback – The Hunter Culinary Association Returns”

Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this June

Tickets on sale now Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi, supported by the City of Melbourne and Victorian Government, will safely return to Melbourne this June, celebrating the very best of the capital city for the eighth sensational year. Tickets are on sale only at goodfoodmonth.com. This year’s programme celebrates culinary collaborations between homegrownContinue reading “Melbourne Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this June”

Una Fatsa Una Ratsa 2.0

Two strong chefs, two strong cuisines fused together to bring you an unforgettable experience. Greek Chef – David Tsirekas | Italian Chef – Salvatore D’Alterio | One Space – Vizio Caffe e Cucina, Woolloomooloo.  Vizio Caffe e Cucina is taking fusion to the next level during this event, showcasing the best of both Greek andContinue reading “Una Fatsa Una Ratsa 2.0”

Experience Shanghai Nights with Merivale and The Glenlivet

Two nights, one very special laneway experience. Bridge Lane will be set alight with the sights and sounds of Shanghai this May, when Merivale and The Glenlivet host Shanghai Nights, a dazzling laneway showcase of live entertainment, street food and cocktails. Held over two special nights – 6 & 7 May – and supported by the CityContinue reading “Experience Shanghai Nights with Merivale and The Glenlivet”

Yellow Presents… Phil Wood for one night only

Yellow Presents… will welcome some of the country’s best chefs to take over the kitchen and create an exclusive plant-based menu for guests to enjoy, for one night only. The first instalment is taking place Wednesday, 28 April with Phil Wood, former culinary director of Pt. Leo Estate, when he will present a five-course tastingContinue reading “Yellow Presents… Phil Wood for one night only”

Rockpool restaurants unveil a series of Delicious menus throughout May

It is a delicious day out daily across Rockpool Dining Group restaurants, but the Group’s flagship restaurants are making a month of it with a series of events and offers available throughout the annual Delicious. Month Out celebration this May. Rockpool Bar & Grill Sydney is offering a standout event on the Delicious. Month OutContinue reading “Rockpool restaurants unveil a series of Delicious menus throughout May”

Smoke and mirrors: an evening of food, wine & magic…

Esquire Bar + Bistro is launching a new monthly dinner series: Smoke & Mirrors – a night of premium food, paired with the most exquisite drinks and a bit of magic. Each month will be different from the last, as the neo-style bistro bar hosts a night filled with magical entertainment, astounding food courses paired with theContinue reading “Smoke and mirrors: an evening of food, wine & magic…”

Stokehouse and Fish by Moonlite come together for a Greek feast

Jason Staudt and Matt Germanchis join forces for a special dinner celebrating Greek Easter. To celebrate Greek Easter, Stokehouse’s Executive Chef Jason Staudt is teaming up with seafood master Matt Germanchis from Fish by Moonlite for a special one-off event at the iconic St Kilda beachside restaurant. Kicking off at 6pm on Sunday, 2 May,Continue reading “Stokehouse and Fish by Moonlite come together for a Greek feast”

Halliday Wine Companion launches inaugural Halliday Barnbougle Cup

Halliday Wine Companion is delighted to launch the inaugural Halliday Barnbougle Cup from 14th–16th May, 2021. The luxury weekend incorporates an itinerary of fine Tasmanian wine and world-class golf at one of the country’s most well-regarded golf clubs, Barnbougle. Located on the north east coast of Tasmania, the club comprises two World Top 100 GolfContinue reading “Halliday Wine Companion launches inaugural Halliday Barnbougle Cup”

40 Days of Flavour

An autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment at The Star Gold Coast & Treasury Brisbane. As the season changes, The Star Entertainment Group is spicing up South-East Queensland with 40 Days of Flavour, an autumn explosion of food, drink and entertainment from 22 March–30 April. Inspiring locals and visitors alike to enjoy the bestContinue reading “40 Days of Flavour”

Gerard’s Bistro – Dinner and book launch event

To celebrate the launch of their book The Heart of Hospitality, a collaboration with food writer Katrina Meynink and crowdfunded publisher Somekind Press, Gerard’s Bistro will be holding a special event on Wednesday, 24 March. Executive Chef Adam Wolfer will create a menu of dishes taken from the book and talk to guests about theContinue reading “Gerard’s Bistro – Dinner and book launch event”

A Moroccan Mimouna Feast at Golda

Golda welcomes everyone to celebrate at their Mimouna, a little-known Moroccan-Jewish Passover feast. With Passover – arguably the most popular of Jewish High Holidays – around the corner, Golda’s head chef Rotem Papo will be looking to his Moroccan family roots. On Thursday, 8 April, Golda will host a one-off Moroccan/Israeli dinner feast including elements of theContinue reading “A Moroccan Mimouna Feast at Golda”

Anther Gin × Estelle

In a celebration of local flavours and Australian produce, Anther Gin is launching their yearly limited-edition Cherry Gin with a tasting and special set menu at Northcote neighbourhood favourite Estelle on Friday, 26 March.   The evening will begin in the leafy courtyard with a tasting of Anther’s award-winning gins, followed by a bespoke three-courseContinue reading “Anther Gin × Estelle”

Hawker Hall spins it with Bodhi & Ride for new ‘Garage Sessions’ Series

Cult cycle studio brings the Hawker heat for the ultimate weekend workout.  Hawker Hall will be hosting a new series of pop-up events – dubbed ‘Garage Sessions’ – with a range of unique collaborators, and hosted behind a secret roller door next to the iconic Asian beer hall at 100 Chapel Street, Windsor. Kicking off the seriesContinue reading “Hawker Hall spins it with Bodhi & Ride for new ‘Garage Sessions’ Series”

Paul Carmichael hosts a pizza party at Ria Pizza + Wine

Kicking off this March, Ria will be hosting some of the country’s best chefs for a series of pizza parties, supported by Breville. It’s the perfect Sunday night treat.  The Pizza Party series will see Ria’s classic Neapolitan-style bases take on flavour combinations inspired by guest chefs’ upbringing and roots, for a series of flavour-packedContinue reading “Paul Carmichael hosts a pizza party at Ria Pizza + Wine”

Monopole Presents An Evening With…

Announcing an exciting new bi-monthly wine series at Monopole, An Evening With… hosted by acclaimed Sommelier Nick Hildebrandt in their new private dining room.  Hildebrandt’s idea behind the intimate format is for guests to “get up close and personal with a winemaker or key industry figure who has an interesting background and is doing somethingContinue reading “Monopole Presents An Evening With…”

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival returns in 2021

Reigniting Melbourne’s bar scene by shouting the city a cocktail.  Building on the success of the inaugural Melbourne Cocktail Festival (MCF) that launched just before the world changed in March 2020, the MCF returns in 2021 with Melbourne’s own Grainshaker vodka as Presenting Partner. The MCF will reinvigorate the city’s world-class bar scene from 12–18Continue reading “The Melbourne Cocktail Festival returns in 2021”

Enjoy a Global Flavour Feast and live performances at Bunjil Place

Friday, 5 March–Friday, 26 March 2021  Bunjil Place is bringing a Global Flavour Feast to the Plaza every Friday night from 5 March to 26 March. This celebration of worldly flavours includes live music, cultural performances and a wide selection of flavoursome foods from across the globe including cuisines from India, Africa, Asia and Europe.Continue reading “Enjoy a Global Flavour Feast and live performances at Bunjil Place”

Plating up for success this International Women’s Day

This year, Crown Melbourne is hosting ‘Plating up for Success’ – a gastronomical experience celebrating women’s culinary achievements with a stellar line-up of four renowned chefs, who will each lead a course while sharing their rich industry stories.  Across three days, from 12 to 14 March, guests can indulge in a beautifully curated, Asian-inspired four-courseContinue reading “Plating up for success this International Women’s Day”

Canberra Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this March

Tickets on sale 9am Thursday, 25 February.  Canberra Good Food Month presented by Citi will safely return to Canberra this March, celebrating the very best of the capital city for the seventh sensational year. Tickets are on sale 9am AEST, Thursday, 25 February at http://www.goodfoodmonth.com. This year’s programme celebrates culinary collaborations between homegrown industry talentContinue reading “Canberra Good Food Month presented by Citi returns this March”

Siciliano Dinner – Summer Edition

Celebrating Siciliano at Mister Bianco.  Mister Bianco in Kew will host its first Siciliano Dinner on 23rd February, with this inaugural event being the Summer Edition. This five-course degustation dinner will celebrate owner/chef Joe Vargetto’s cookbook Siciliano, allowing guests to eat dishes held within the black cover. Siciliano is a collection of contemporary Sicilian dishesContinue reading “Siciliano Dinner – Summer Edition”

Celebrating Women at Mister Bianco

Dinner Event on Tuesday, 9th March at 7pm.  Mister Bianco in Kew will host an event to celebrate women on Tuesday, 9th March. In addition to a beautiful menu, accompanied by fabulous wines by female winemakers, the event will see a series of speakers from all walks of life. International Women’s Day is the dayContinue reading “Celebrating Women at Mister Bianco”

Celebrate all things Super Bowl 2021 at these Crown Melbourne venues

With the highly anticipated 2021 Super Bowl set to take place on Monday next week, all the Super Bowl action will be made available to watch, live from 9am on Monday, February 8 at these Crown Melbourne venues.  The Pub, Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC 3006Watch the Super Bowl on the mega screenContinue reading “Celebrate all things Super Bowl 2021 at these Crown Melbourne venues”

MPavilion presents Eating Out, Eating In: A conversation with Hana Assafiri, Khanh Nguyen and Ben Shewry – January 29

Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 6.15pm–7.30pm.  It could be argued that good food – and an exceptional dining experience – make Melbourne’s heart beat. So how have pandemic-induced changes to the restaurant industry affected the rhythm of our city’s dining culture? Join three of Melbourne’s most beloved restaurateurs, Hana Assafiri of Moroccan Soup Bar, Khanh Nguyen of SUNDAContinue reading “MPavilion presents Eating Out, Eating In: A conversation with Hana Assafiri, Khanh Nguyen and Ben Shewry – January 29”

Smirnoff Seltzer and Lime Cordiale present ‘Smirnoff Seltzer Party Yard’

It’s the festival you’ve been dreaming of all year – and one of the stages could be your own backyard. Dust off the fairy lights and crack out the esky! This summer’s must-have drink Smirnoff Seltzer and Australia’s hottest duo Lime Cordiale are joining forces to kick-start vacay season and bring the festival feeling to backyardsContinue reading “Smirnoff Seltzer and Lime Cordiale present ‘Smirnoff Seltzer Party Yard’”

Foodservice Australia 2020 online show guide available

The organisers of the Foodservice Australia trade show have released a souvenir edition show guide to help connect buyers and sellers at a time when ‘business as usual’ is simply not possible. This popular industry event was scheduled to run in Sydney this week but was postponed due to COVID restrictions. The show will nowContinue reading “Foodservice Australia 2020 online show guide available”

Brisbane Good Food Month returns this November

Full programme of events announced Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Brisbane this November, bringing together some of Australia’s biggest names for a celebration of the senses. Shining a light on home-grown talent, exceptional produce and the power of culinary collaborations for the seventh year running, Good Food Month goes on sale 9amContinue reading “Brisbane Good Food Month returns this November”

Author night at Vizio – Tuesday, 20 October

Hospitality – Creating an initiative to support our Australian artists. Created and supported by Vizio Caffe e Cucina. Join the Vizio crew on Tuesday, 20 October, for this exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with Australian artist, budding filmmaker, and acclaimed author of Milk Blood – Adrian Simon. Imagine growing up the sonContinue reading “Author night at Vizio – Tuesday, 20 October”

Night Noodle Markets at Home launches this October

Sydneysiders can order an array of banquets from eight delicious eateries, and have them delivered straight to their front door in one flavour-packed order. The highly-anticipated Night Noodle Markets returns to Sydney this October in an entirely new format. Bringing together the signature dishes and innovative tastes of eight sizzling stalls, Night Noodle Markets atContinue reading “Night Noodle Markets at Home launches this October”

The Bavarian brings a taste of Oktoberfest to Sydney

Seven traditional biers on tap, traditional set menu and Oktoberfest schnitzel The Bavarian on York Street in Sydney’s CBD is re-opening on Tuesday, 6 October, ready to quench a thirst for Oktoberfest biers and appetites for traditional dishes. While Oktoberfest 2020 may have been toned down in Munich, and international travel plans quashed, the häusContinue reading “The Bavarian brings a taste of Oktoberfest to Sydney”

College Lawn Hotel announces its Sportsman’s Lunch

Pre-Grand Final Event on Friday, 23rd October The annual College Lawn Hotel Sportsman’s Lunch is back and better than ever!  This year, sports lovers can book in for a two-course lunch and beverage package at the venue or join via Zoom from the comfort of their living rooms while enjoying a gourmet charcuterie box withContinue reading “College Lawn Hotel announces its Sportsman’s Lunch”

Melbourne Cup at Gerard’s

On Tuesday, 3rd November, Gerard’s Bistro and Gerard’s Bar are once again throwing their annual Melbourne Cup party, celebrating the race that stops the nation. Experience flavours of the Middle East with a carefully curated 3-course menu by Executive Chef Adam Wolfers, featuring the best local seafood and a selection of Gerard’s favourite dishes. InContinue reading “Melbourne Cup at Gerard’s”

Friends of Good Food Month events programme now on sale

Image credit: Steven Woodburn Good Food Month presented by Citi is back this October, and has now added Friends of Good Food Month to its spectacular events programme on sale now. This year’s Friends of Good Food Month series is the largest programme of events to date, with over 40 events taking place across SydneyContinue reading “Friends of Good Food Month events programme now on sale”

Enjoy a flutter and fizz with Rockpool Dining Group for Melbourne Cup

Rockpool Dining Group’s flagship restaurants and bars at The Rocks, Darling Harbour and Manly will be open for Melbourne Cup, with seated events, live screenings of the race, and set menus available for those who fancy a flutter and some fizz. Each spacious venue is Covid-Safe, with multiple spaces to host guests, and bookings ofContinue reading “Enjoy a flutter and fizz with Rockpool Dining Group for Melbourne Cup”

Celebrate Little Gay Day at The Wickham Hotel

Events across the October long weekend Little Gay Day at The Wickham is back for 2020 and this year, the event will be celebrated across an entire weekend! Kicking off on Friday, 2nd October and running until Sunday, 4th October, the much-loved event will open its doors to customers to raise money for six charities,Continue reading “Celebrate Little Gay Day at The Wickham Hotel”

Sydney Good Food Month returns for the 22nd year this October, celebrating the very best of NSW culinary talent

Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Sydney this October for the 22nd year, with tickets for the feature events on sale 9am Thursday, 17 September at goodfoodmonth.com. This year’s programme shines a light on newly published authors Danielle Alvarez (Fred’s Paddington) and Elizabeth Hewson (FINK Group) for some feel-good dining experiences; seafood stalwartsContinue reading “Sydney Good Food Month returns for the 22nd year this October, celebrating the very best of NSW culinary talent”

Bingo balls, booze and food – Tokyo Tina’s Bingo Academy is back

Knock At The Door, Duck and Dive, Dirty Gertie, Man Alive… Time to brush up on your bingo lingo – Tokyo Tina is taking its infamous bingo online with the launch of Bingo Academy Live. Kicking off this Sunday, 20 September and happening each Sunday thereafter, drag superstar Valerie Hex will be hosting the number-calling, ball-droppingContinue reading “Bingo balls, booze and food – Tokyo Tina’s Bingo Academy is back”

Discover the art of dumpling making with David Zhou for World Dumpling Day

To celebrate World Dumpling Day on Saturday, 26 September, Oriental Teahouse is holding a digital dumpling masterclass with David Zhou, who will teach dumpling-lovers how to make three simple recipes from a single Dumpling Kit that makes 30 dumplings. More than just a masterclass – hear about what makes World Dumpling Day so important for theContinue reading “Discover the art of dumpling making with David Zhou for World Dumpling Day”

Ten years of Three Blue Ducks

This September will mark the 10-year anniversary for Three Blue Ducks, a group of six mates who share a love of food and the surf. On Wednesday, 23 September, the Ducks will come together and celebrate with a special dinner in Rosebery, cooking alongside some of their dearest friends and alumni. Following the dinner, BronteContinue reading “Ten years of Three Blue Ducks”

Chin Chin heading to Mornington Peninsula for one day only

Chin Chin Melbourne is headed to the Mornington Peninsula for the first time ever, delivering its popular ‘Make Me Feed Me’ packs for the ultimate Chin Chin feast at home for one day only. The Melbourne icon has done all the hard work and packed all your favourite dishes so you can enjoy Chin ChinContinue reading “Chin Chin heading to Mornington Peninsula for one day only”