Batch Brewing Co.'s Iain McKelvey on running a community minded brewery & producing damn good beer
You can now get meat pie burgers in Melbourne
The Long Room transforms into The George on Collins
The Best Gifts for Dad in Australia this Father's Day
Twenty Third Street Distillery announces "Distillery Days" music festival (South Australia)
The Best Father's Day events in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne for 2017
Sydney's best chefs come together for Sunday Sous Sessions

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Batch Brewing Co.'s Iain McKelvey on running a community minded brewery & producing damn good beer

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Larry Heath, August 23, 2017

We at the AU are honoured to have Batch Brewing Co. on board as sponsors for our upcoming 9th Birthday Party in Sydney. Now a staple of the Marrickville scene, we caught up with ...
You can now get meat pie burgers in Melbourne

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Chris Singh, August 23, 2017

We're surprised someone didn't think of this sooner to be honest. Melbourne's popular St Kilda Burger Bar (STKBB) are slinging a different kind of burger special to celebrate the A...
The Long Room transforms into The George on Collins

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Zaya Altangerel, August 23, 2017

The iconic George building's basement bar, The Long Room, recently underwent a huge $4million transformation to become The George on Collins. During its 12 years of operation, the ...
The Best Gifts for Dad in Australia this Father's Day

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Chris Singh, August 23, 2017

Father's Day fast approaches on Sunday, September 3rd, and those who plan early can often find some of the best gifts around. Make sure you're not leaving these ones to the last mi...
Twenty Third Street Distillery announces "Distillery Days" music festival (South Australia)

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Paige Totman, August 22, 2017

Distillery Days music festival is coming to Riverland, South Australia this October long weekend. Twenty Third Street Distillery, Renmark will host the two-day event featuring both...
The Best Father's Day events in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne for 2017

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Chris Singh, August 21, 2017

Not sure where you're going to be taking dad come this year's Father's Day weekend? Not to worry, plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes, event spaces and hotels will be putting on the...
Sydney's best chefs come together for Sunday Sous Sessions

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Paige Totman, August 21, 2017

An intimate four-part dining experience is coming to Sydney with an Australian-first concept. Sunday Sous Sessions. Sous Chefs from some of Australia’s top restaurants will come ...
Night Noodle Markets return as Good Food Month announce their 180-event 2017 program (Sydney)

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Lachlan Mitchell, August 21, 2017

Good Food Month have announced their return to Sydney with the detailing of over 180 events that incorporate talks, chef collaborations, experiences and events. Kicking off on O...
Saké Restaurant & Bar introduce free-flow champagne lunches (Sydney)

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Chris Singh, August 21, 2017

Japanese dining powerhouse Saké Restaurant & Bar in Double Bay (nope, not the one in The Rocks) certainly knows how to connect to their locale. We're surprised they didn't do this...
Lotus Dining has opened a bao and beer eatery in Barangaroo (Sydney)

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Paige Totman, August 18, 2017

Bing's Bao and Beer is the newest restaurant by the Lotus Dining group to hit the Street of Barangaroo. This retro-style eatery has chosen to hero the humble steamed bao on the men...

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An American-style Italian pop-up is coming to The Tennyson Hotel (Sydney)Merivale, who acquired The Tennyson Hotel in December 2016, have announced their pursuit of "warehouse Italian" will be taking over what is currently the venue's drive-in bottle sh...
Shaw Vineyard Estate opens a new restaurant (Canberra)Shaw Vineyard Estate is reopening its restaurant with a new name and under new management, Olleyville at Shaw Vineyard Estate opens this August. Murrumbateman’s family owned ...
Two Fat Monks set to switch up Farfield's dining scene (Melbourne)After quietly opening in December last year, Fairfield’s Two Fat Monks has launch a new menu. Co-owner Ulysses Vass has taken the past six months to assess operations and custome...
Brisbane is getting its first ever Japanese festival this monthBrisbane’s west end is gets its first Japanese festival Saturday 19th of August. Foodies should come with a sumo-sized appetite to indulge on Japanese food and culture at Sekisui...
Winners of the Qantas Epiqure Halliday Wine Companion Awards 2018 revealedThe winners of the QANTAS Epiqure Halliday Wine Companion awards for 2018 have been announced. Distinguished wine critic James Halliday has named Paul Hotker of the historic Bleasd...
Biggie Smalls food truck is heading to Four Pillars this weekend for kebabs, burgers and Gin & JuiceAfter dominating the casual eats scene in Collingwood for years now Biggie Smalls is finally ready to expand, with a new store in Windsor due to open its doors this September. Shan...
New restaurant and bar Misfits opens in Redfern (Sydney)Redfern has a new bar and dining local with Misfits, a newly opened retro-inspired venue that's located on the first floor of the building that edges both Redfern and George Street...
Sydney favourite Nomad has launched an exclusive wine clubHighly celebrated Surry Hills restaurant Nomad has taken their love of wine to the next level with a brand new dedicated Wine Club, a subscription-based service that will be delive...
A hawker-style barbecue pop-up from a Michelin trained chef is popping up in MelbourneAfter selling out its first pop-up earlier this year, Majestic Hawker has plans on returning to feed Melbourne locals from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th August. Open for dinner fo...
Rutherglen to host winter wine bar laneway pop-up in MelbourneThe winemakers of Rutherglen are bringing a pop-up wine bar to Melbourne CBD, shaped into the narrow Driver Lane for three days (Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August). Aimed at highli...

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Bend the knee to this enormous M&M ice cream sandwich in Sydney and Brisbane todayIt's National Ice-Cream Sandwich Day today. Well at least that's what we've just been told by dessert slinger Mister Fitz who, for one day only, is offering pretty much the biggest...