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”

Support Local Businesses at the Barangaroo Artisan Market this Mother’s Day weekend

When: Saturday 7th MayTime: 10:30am – 4:30pmWhere: Barangaroo Avenue, Shipwright Walk, Mercantile Walk & International Tower Lobbies. The Barangaroo Artisan Market will feature more than 40 stalls boasting handmade treats, Indigenous art, jewellery, ceramics and more. The Streets will come alive with free live entertainment and a wide selection of eats and drinks alongside stunningContinue reading “Support Local Businesses at the Barangaroo Artisan Market this Mother’s Day weekend”

PETITE MAMAN – Movie ticket giveaway

PETITE MAMAN: In cinemas May 5Director: Céline SciammaTrailer: https://youtu.be/mdORAHCydyYRating: PG – Mild themesRuntime: 72 minutesLanguage: FrenchCountry: FranceStarring: Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse, Stéphane Varupenne, Margot Abascal Synopsis: Master filmmaker Céline Sciamma is back with PETITE MAMAN. A captivating coming of age story that explores childhood and a mother-daughter relationship that crosses through time. 8-year-oldContinue reading “PETITE MAMAN – Movie ticket giveaway”

The Anchor in Autumn – New Menu & Midweek Specials

You’ll want to hoist the sail and head to Elwood pronto! Since opening at the end of last year, Anchor has been impressing guests with its Mediterranean inspired dishes and people have knot been disappointed with the quality local produce that is carefully sourced by co-owner Rosalin Virnik. With the changing of the season comesContinue reading “The Anchor in Autumn – New Menu & Midweek Specials”

World Cocktail Day with BACARDÍ (13 May)

World Cocktail Day, Friday 13 May is fast approaching and this year BACARDÍ wants to help you celebrate in style through a tour of signature cocktails from around the globe. Grab a recipe from your favourite destination below, and mix up your very own  little vacation in a glass during your next cocktail hour. FirstContinue reading “World Cocktail Day with BACARDÍ (13 May)”

White + Wong’s: Where East Meets West

Asian Fusion Dining at 25 Martin Place Sydney’s newest Asian fusion restaurant White + Wong’s opened at 25 Martin Place last month and the vividly designed eatery has already proved a hit with the delicious Asian-fusion dishes. Offering two levels of fun-fusion dining, White + Wong’s seats up to 300 guests. There are many differentContinue reading “White + Wong’s: Where East Meets West”

Cannoleria Launching Custard Flavour Ricotta Cannoli

Settling the age-old debate as to which is better – custard or ricotta! Cannoleria is always looking to create innovative flavours, so when yet another customer asked about a custard filled cannolo, the team decided they had to do something about it. There is an age-old debate raging across the world as to whether cannoliContinue reading “Cannoleria Launching Custard Flavour Ricotta Cannoli”

Ishizuka Reveals Its New Autumn Menu

A New Menu Honours The Season At Ishizuka This Autumn, And Pairs Perfectly With The Restaurant’s Award-Winning Drinks And Refined Service Esteemed Kaiseki restaurant Ishizuka honours the seasonal change with its Autumnal menu created by Head Chef Hitoshi Miyazawa. Hitoshi carries on the legacy of Creative Director Masahiko Yomoda with Ishizuka’s Autumn menu reflecting the colours,Continue reading “Ishizuka Reveals Its New Autumn Menu”

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”

Chiswick celebrates 10 years at the heart of the Woollahra community

Unveiling a month-long program of special activity from Friday 6 May Celebrating 10 years at the heart of the Woollahra community, Matt Moran’s Chiswick will unveil a program of activity this May; with a special birthday menu, digital recipe book and special edition Providoor box, to recreate the Chiswick experience at home. The venue willContinue reading “Chiswick celebrates 10 years at the heart of the Woollahra community”

Bar Patrón Is Back

New Menus, New Margaritas, New Energised Mexican Dining Experience Sydney institution and a flagship of the Pacific Concepts restaurant group, Bar Patrón, is reopening its doors on Wednesday, 27 April after a three-year hiatus. The harbourside, casually chic restaurant and bar, located at 2 Phillip Street, Circular Quay, will reopen for lunch from 12pm, revealingContinue reading “Bar Patrón Is Back”

Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca now a fixture on Gertrude Street

Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca has gained a cult-like following for its hot Italian sandwiches, pasta, salumi and other Italian specialties and now has a permanent home on Gertrude Street, Fitzroy. Rocco’s first gained its popularity during the pandemic, while sister venue, Poodle Bar & Bistro were still getting a fit out. The team decided to haveContinue reading “Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca now a fixture on Gertrude Street”

Lotus Dining Group serves up an exciting new venue in Sydney’s inner-west

Lotus Dining Group is introducing a brand-new venue to Sydney’s thriving inner-west with the opening of its newest restaurant, Lotus Dumpling Bar Summer Hill on Wednesday 25 May. Located in the heart of Summer Hill at 26 Lackey Street, the new relaxed restaurant and bar will be an extension of Lotus Dining Group’s popular WalshContinue reading “Lotus Dining Group serves up an exciting new venue in Sydney’s inner-west”

Brookfarm’s Limited-Edition Gourmet Macadamia Hamper with Meru Miso

A gift for Mum on Mother’s Day needs to express years of gratitude and thanks. Who doesn’t love macadamias? Prepare to blow your siblings’ gifts out of the water and cement your status as Mum’s favourite with Brookfarm’s limited-edition Gourmet Macadamia Hamper, in collaboration with Meru Miso. In their first collaboration with Meru Miso, Australia’sContinue reading “Brookfarm’s Limited-Edition Gourmet Macadamia Hamper with Meru Miso”

What’s open this Easter

IshizukaBasement, 139 Bourke Street, Melbourne, 3000Good Friday, CLOSEDEaster Saturday, CLOSEDEaster Sunday, CLOSEDEaster Monday, CLOSEDAnzac Day, CLOSED Bonnie205 All Saints Road, Wahgunyah, Victoria, 3867Good Friday, 12pm-3pm, 6pm-9pm (15% surcharge)Easter Saturday, 12pm-3pm, 6pm-9pm (15% surcharge)Easter Sunday, 12pm-3pm (15% surcharge)Easter Monday, 12pm-3pm (15% surcharge)Anzac Day, CLOSED Chancery Lane430 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000Good Friday, 6pm–late (15% surcharge)Easter Saturday, 6pm–lateEaster Sunday, CLOSEDEaster Monday, CLOSEDAnzac Day, CLOSED Estelle243-245 High St, Northcote VIC 3070Good Friday, 6pm–late (15% surcharge)Easter Saturday, 6pm–lateEaster Sunday, 12pm–5pmContinue reading “What’s open this Easter”

Happy Easter at Fratelli Fresh, The Bavarian & Munich Brauhaus

Pacific Concepts casual restaurants Fratelli Fresh, The Bavarian and Munich Brauhaus are dialling up the Easter fun with generous feasts, an Easter egg hunt, an abundance of chocolate goodness and Willy Wonka style golden tickets to win a year’s supply of schnitzels. Fratelli Fresh is tapping into its family-friendly dining credentials with an Easter roastContinue reading “Happy Easter at Fratelli Fresh, The Bavarian & Munich Brauhaus”

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”

Burritos Morning, Noon and Night On World Burrito Day

with recipes by celebrity chef Justine Schofield This World Burrito Day (7 April) get ready to toast your tortillas and celebrate with La Banderita. Bringing the taste of authentic Mexican to your table, labanderita.tv. shares delicious step-by-step recipe videos and ideas from celebrity chef Justine Schofield, all wrapped in La Banderita’s authentic Mexican tortillas.  With its suitabilityContinue reading “Burritos Morning, Noon and Night On World Burrito Day”

Bacardi’s latest report highlights hot mustard as a drink trend to watch!

Top trend is ‘Luxury Libations’, as consumers seek high-quality drinking experiences. This looks set to drive another wave of premiumisation across spirits categories, including RTD and pre-mixed offerings. In fact, 50% of bartenders worldwide reported their customers are drinking more premium beverages as many looks for alternatives to drinking beer. In the past people have turned firstContinue reading “Bacardi’s latest report highlights hot mustard as a drink trend to watch!”

Souper Bistro – “Eat good, do good!”

What is Souper Bistro? “At its very core, Souper Bistro is a social enterprise café, nourishing people heart, body and soul!” It’s a social enterprise café, providing delicious and nutritious kosher meals with an Eastern European flavour! All Souper Bistro profits go to Souper Kitchen charity. By eating at Souper Bistro, you are directly supportingContinue reading “Souper Bistro – “Eat good, do good!””

FELLR LAUNCH ‘A LAND OF FIZZ’ WITH ONDINE SEABROOK, CLOUDYRHODES AND SAM BRUMBY

Returning to the land that bore birth to FELLR, the hard seltzer company is championing local artists with the launch of their latest campaign ‘A Land of Fizz’. The project features work by highly regarded artists Ondine Seabrook, Cloudy Rhodes and Sam Brumby from a trip to Yarrangobilly in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. WithContinue reading “FELLR LAUNCH ‘A LAND OF FIZZ’ WITH ONDINE SEABROOK, CLOUDYRHODES AND SAM BRUMBY”

DARTS LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE: SYDNEY IS SCORING ITS FIRST-EVER AUGMENTED REALITY DARTS VENUE!

La Di Darts, Sydney’s first ever augmented reality darts venue, launched in Darlinghurst on March 18th Whether you’ve played darts before or have only heard about the game, it’s usually surrounded by the smell of stale beer and old carpet – introducing darts, like you’ve never seen them before! La Di Darts – Funlab’s firstContinue reading “DARTS LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE: SYDNEY IS SCORING ITS FIRST-EVER AUGMENTED REALITY DARTS VENUE!”

Experience Cherry Blossom Season without leaving Aus

To celebrate the bloom of the Cherry Blossoms synonymous with Japan, premium teppanyaki restaurant  Koko has launched a bespoke cherry blossom themed menu available throughout April. The limited-time menu boasts an array of savoury & sweet treats, cocktails and sake, inclusive of the following:  Savoury & Sweet “Mankai” (Full Bloom) Sakura-inspired chef’s selection of assorted sushi  “Kaika”Continue reading “Experience Cherry Blossom Season without leaving Aus”

Easter long weekend | Restaurant offerings and opening hours

Aria:  To mark the Easter weekend, Aria will have a special menu on Friday 15 April and Saturday 16 April. The exclusive seafood tasting menu consists of a five-course menu at $240 per person. Indulge in a spread curated by executive chef Tom Gorringe including:  Spencer gulf kingfish, white soy, coastal greens, native lime AlbrolhosContinue reading “Easter long weekend | Restaurant offerings and opening hours”

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!”

MOTHER’S DAY AT THE DISTILLER

Cocktail School and Mother’s Day Yoga to Celebrate the Best Mums Coming up with the perfect way to celebrate mum is a lot easier this year with a Mother’s Day Cocktail School and a special Stretch & Sip session at The Distiller. The Northcote bar has put together these ideal packages that will ensure mumContinue reading “MOTHER’S DAY AT THE DISTILLER”

SAY HOLA TO LOS AUNTIES: HELLO AUNTIE RESTAURANT’S NEW MEXICAN POP UP

Hello Auntie Restaurant is hosting a Mexican fiesta “Los Aunties” at Marrickville every Saturday from April 2nd. Known for its new-school Vietnamese twists and unique flavour combinations, Hello Auntie is celebrating the culture behind the kitchen – fusing its traditional Vietnamese flavours with the South American heritage of its staff. Head chef and owner CuongContinue reading “SAY HOLA TO LOS AUNTIES: HELLO AUNTIE RESTAURANT’S NEW MEXICAN POP UP”

The Shell House team head East, opening Topikós Dining Room & Bar

The Point Group, behind Shell House and The Dolphin Hotel, will launch a brand new dining room and bar in Bondi Beach on Thursday 14 April, opening Topikós Dining Room & Bar – the embodiment of modern Greek dining. Opening just in time for the Easter long weekend, Topikós (‘local’ in Greek), features a modernContinue reading “The Shell House team head East, opening Topikós Dining Room & Bar”

The gift of luxury this Mother’s Day // Gift Pink Lady’s Premium chocolate this Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, Fyna’s Pink Lady chocolates are the perfect sweet treat to gift the special women in your life. The Pink Lady chocolate brand is made using the finest ingredients for a touch of luxury in every bite, giving the ultimate chocolate experience.  The perfect stand-alone gift, or combine it with some extra gifts,Continue reading “The gift of luxury this Mother’s Day // Gift Pink Lady’s Premium chocolate this Mother’s Day”

Mayfield Garden Autumn Festival is back for 2022

This autumn enjoy picnics, glamping, rowing, and Australia’s largest maze – all set within one of NSW’s most extensive and picturesque gardens, just 2 hours from Sydney! Mayfield Garden, Australia’s largest privately-owned cool climate garden, has announced its annual Autumn Festival will return from Saturday April 2nd through to ANZAC Day, Monday 25th April. DuringContinue reading “Mayfield Garden Autumn Festival is back for 2022”

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”

Meet The Rover – the newly polished evolution of former Surry Hills’ institution, The Wild Rover

The Rover, a reinvigorated dining and drinking destination has officially opened its doors in Surry Hills. A polished version of its former self, The Wild Rover, The Rover brings the bustling charm of a dapper New York cocktail bar to the reinvigorated inner-city precinct. While respecting the rustic charm and good-time Irish heritage of theContinue reading “Meet The Rover – the newly polished evolution of former Surry Hills’ institution, The Wild Rover”

COCKTAIL TREES AT THE DISTILLER, NORTHCOTE

The Distiller in the Welcome to Thornbury precinct in Northcote is serving up Cocktail Trees to ensure that groups large and small can sip on the very best spritz and cocktails in the contemporary bar venue. Serving up twelve cocktails at a time, The Distiller Cocktail Trees are the perfect centrepiece and will ensure anContinue reading “COCKTAIL TREES AT THE DISTILLER, NORTHCOTE”

Seasonal Autumn Menus + Recipes Perfect for the Cooler Months

Alibi at Ovolo Woolloomooloo As Australia and New Zealand’s first vegan hotel restaurant, Alibi Bar & Kitchen at Ovolo Woolloomooloo is no stranger to plant-based cuisine; but Ovolo Hotel Group has also just become the first hotel brand globally to commit to a vegetarian-led offering across all of its hotel restaurants in perpetuity, through itsContinue reading “Seasonal Autumn Menus + Recipes Perfect for the Cooler Months”

The Hub Hall Street bids farewell to Daylight savings with a ‘Summer Sundown’ street party

Bondi’s backstreets come alive with gourmet street food, art and music Marking the last day of Daylight Savings, Bondi’s all-day retail and gourmet dining precinct, The Hub Hall Street, has announced the launch of its inaugural street party, ‘Summer Sundown’ taking place on Saturday 2nd April from 1pm until dusk. The Hub Hall Street’s ‘SummerContinue reading “The Hub Hall Street bids farewell to Daylight savings with a ‘Summer Sundown’ street party”

FEEL LIKE ROYAL-TEE ON THE GREEN AT YOUR NEXT DATE NIGHT WITH HOLEY MOLEY’S “GOLF CLASS” VIP EXPERIENCE

Holey Moley x Southern Comfort are pairing up to offer an un-fore-gettable experience from 14 March Known for making mini golf fun again with its wacky and unique courses, every Holey Moley location is posh-ing up its offering with the new Golf Class package, presented by Southern Comfort, from 14 March. It’s Holey Moley, butContinue reading “FEEL LIKE ROYAL-TEE ON THE GREEN AT YOUR NEXT DATE NIGHT WITH HOLEY MOLEY’S “GOLF CLASS” VIP EXPERIENCE”

Two Northern Rivers chefs raise over $170,000 and deliver over 200,000 meals to communities cut off by floods

The Northern Rivers community answered the calls from open fire chef Pip Sumbak of Pip’s Plate and legendary ice-cream man Wal Foster of Natural Ice-cream Australia, and came together to cook and feed those who lost everything from the floods. Byron was flooding and there were rumours that Lismore was about to breach. Wal, PipContinue reading “Two Northern Rivers chefs raise over $170,000 and deliver over 200,000 meals to communities cut off by floods”

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”

The Flying Winemaker Group and Indulge Announce Distribution Partnership for Korea

The Flying Winemaker Group & Indulge Co. Limited Korea are delighted to announce a distribution partnership across Korea. About Indulge Co. Ltd Indulge, is a leading alcohol company that creates culture and trends, not just with alcohol, but by forming deeper bonds with customers who are trendy and stylish. Since 2004, Indulge has constantly introducedContinue reading “The Flying Winemaker Group and Indulge Announce Distribution Partnership for Korea”

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”

7-Eleven launches The Convenient Store for Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

It’s convenience, reimagined 7-Eleven is teaming up with the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival to bring Melbournians a retail experience like no other. From 25 March to 3 April, Melbourne’s favourite convenience store is setting up shop at the Queen Victoria Market. A food-lover’s haven, The Convenient Store, presented by 7-Eleven, is a Melbourne-twist onContinue reading 7-Eleven launches The Convenient Store for Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

That’s Amore Cheese Ricotta Festival To Return This May

Celebrating ricotta with tastings, entertainment, cocktails & masterclasses with Julia Ostro After a successful inaugural event last year, That’s Amore Cheese is bringing back its Ricotta Festival and it is bigger and better for 2022! The Italian style festa will take place on Sunday 1st May and will feature delicious dishes to try, cocktails, entertainmentContinue reading “That’s Amore Cheese Ricotta Festival To Return This May”

Avo-taste of this: Fuel your Shepard avocado obsession with For the love of Shepard Avocado festival

New research shows Aussies’ love food exploration and experimentation, with 82% keen to try a Shepard avocado recipe at home this season Australian Avocados partners with iconic Sydney café, Cuckoo Callay, creating a limited-edition menu to celebrate the start of Shepard avocado season, with a festival named For the love of Shepard Avocado   This comes as newContinue reading “Avo-taste of this: Fuel your Shepard avocado obsession with For the love of Shepard Avocado festival”

CHASE KOJIMA WELCOMES BACK HIS HIGHLY COVETABLE OMAKASE MENU TO SOKYO AND KIYOMI

Kojima’s signature restaurants at The Star Sydney and The Star Gold Coast is inviting diners to experience a modern, creative take on the traditional Japanese chef’s table Sokyo, the acclaimed Japanese dining venue at The Star Sydney, has launched a new omakase menu by Executive Chef Chase Kojima, featuring an innovative take on the traditionalContinue reading “CHASE KOJIMA WELCOMES BACK HIS HIGHLY COVETABLE OMAKASE MENU TO SOKYO AND KIYOMI”

YALUMBA BRINGS CHIN CHIN TO SA FOR TASTING AUSTRALIA

Angaston, Australia Melbourne institution Chin Chin will make their South Australian debut at Yalumba as part of the Tasting Australia program in May 2022. On 6-8 May, Yalumba will be converted to an exciting pop-up restaurant for Group Executive Chef Benjamin Cooper to share Chin Chin’s famous South East Asian cuisine alongside Yalumba Barossa wines.Continue reading “YALUMBA BRINGS CHIN CHIN TO SA FOR TASTING AUSTRALIA”

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”

Recipe: Luke Nguyen’s Angus Beef Sirloin & Brisket Fat Pho

Angus Beef Sirloin & Brisket Fat Pho March is National Noodle Month – and this recipe from Executive Chef Luke Nguyen from The Star Sydney and Treasury Brisbane shares some exclusive tips and tricks for how to nail pho at home – so you will end up with a fragrant, nourishing and delicious bowl ofContinue reading “Recipe: Luke Nguyen’s Angus Beef Sirloin & Brisket Fat Pho”

Sydney art exhibition transports you across the globe to check out the Mona Lisa via virtual reality

This Friday, award-winning artist, Luke Cornish (E.L.K), will launch his ground-breaking Edge of Chaos art exhibition at Barangaroo. Following Friday’s opening night, the exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday 12th March.  Set to deliver a poignant interpretation of the divisive state of the world, the exhibition is the first of its kind in SydneyContinue reading “Sydney art exhibition transports you across the globe to check out the Mona Lisa via virtual reality”

Melbourne’s Newest Pontoon Bar & Eatery – Yarra Botanica – Opening 16th March

Championing Victorian produce and Melbourne city’s comeback Unique, two-level floating bar and eatery Yarra Botanica will open in Southbank next week, on Wednesday 16th March, giving Melburnians and visitors alike another new reason to return to the heart of the city.  Bookings are now open for the highly anticipated new all-year-round venue, which cost $5.2millionContinue reading “Melbourne’s Newest Pontoon Bar & Eatery – Yarra Botanica – Opening 16th March”

Matt Moran’s The Rockley Pub re-opens, with renovations continuing for completion of stage one by Christmas 2022

Chef and restaurateur Matt Moran is reopening The Rockley Pub, which he purchased mid 2021, in the NSW village of Rockley, south of Bathurst and just down the road from his farm. The pub will reopen on March 17, with a new Moran-style pub menu and drinks list in the classic country pub setting. MoranContinue reading “Matt Moran’s The Rockley Pub re-opens, with renovations continuing for completion of stage one by Christmas 2022”

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”

One month to go! Don’t miss out on the iconic Summer Night Market before the sun goes down on 6 April

With one month left of the Summer 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. Over the next five Wednesdays, Night Market-goers will be treated to the season’sContinue reading “One month to go! Don’t miss out on the iconic Summer Night Market before the sun goes down on 6 April”

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”

ROYAL STACKS KICKS GOALS WITH NEW MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND PARTNERSHIP

Royal Stacks secures two new outlets at the MCG ahead of the 2022 AFL Premiership Season In a move to support Melbourne’s local hospitality industry, Royal Stacks has announced it has opened two venues at the Melbourne Cricket Ground following the new partnership between the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) and Delaware North ahead of theContinue reading “ROYAL STACKS KICKS GOALS WITH NEW MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND PARTNERSHIP”

This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March

A weekend dosed in sour power, art and music Bodriggy Brewing Co. is set to once again host its summer sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid. Taking place over three days from 11-13 March Bodriggy Brewpub will play host to ten of the best breweries in the industry, with a jam-packed program of diverse performances including dance,Continue reading “This weekend: Bodriggy’s sour beer festival Electric Kool-Aid returns 11-13 March”

Hot spots to cash in your Midweek Melbourne Money

Where to dine and drink across Melbourne’s municipality The hugely successful Midweek Melbourne Money program is back for a third serving. From Monday, 7 March you can get up to 25% back on your bill. Here is where to wine and dine to make the most of Midweek Money!  The Douglas Club472 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000SetContinue reading “Hot spots to cash in your Midweek Melbourne Money”

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”

Congratulations Andrew Ballard for taking out Chef of the Year 2021

Andrew Ballard has been named Chef of the Year 2021, winning the prestigious title as well as $6,000 cash and valuable prizes from major sponsors Unox, Anchor™ Food Professionals and Australian Pork. As a previous finalist of Chef of the Year, Bocuse d’Or New Zealand Chef 2019-2021 as well as a kitchen judge for thisContinue reading “Congratulations Andrew Ballard for taking out Chef of the Year 2021”