Melbourne’s getting an unofficial Studio Ghibli party in May

To celebrate 32 years of some of the best, most unique and heartfelt animation to ever grace our screens, the very discerning folk at Supersmall Club will be hosting a massive (unofficial) party dedicated to none other than Studio Ghibli. The iconic Japanese animation film studio has inspired a pop-culture soiree of the kind Melbourne rarely sees, with an homage to the likes of Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo in the form of cocktails, decor, costumes, and visuals.... Read More | Share it now!

Neil Perry’s burger project opens in Melbourne Central this week

Continuing the swift roll out of Neil Perry’s popular Burger Project chain, the celebrated fine dining chef has officially announced a big expansion in Melbourne, giving the city it’s third outlet as the brand opens this week at Melbourne Central. The shop will be located on the ground floor of the LaTrobe Street shopping centre from Friday 24th March, pumping out this house-made gourmet burgers that has so far seen Burger Project become a major name in the world of fast-casual in Australia. ... Read More | Share it now!

Recipe: The Kerrigan’s signature burger

Keep walking through the luxurious lobby at Pier One Sydney Harbour and you’ll hit the wharf, the permanent location for casual food slinger The Kerrigan, a protein focused food shack that’s dishing up some worthy competition to the burger lords of Sydney. Next to smoked beef brisket and Korean fried chicken wings sits a beautiful looking signature burger that we just happen to have the recipe for. For all you home-burg aficionados, give this one a spin and see if you can recreate this beauty from the ground-up.... Read More | Share it now!

Archie Rose Distilling Co to set sail with new P&O Cruises partnership

Sydney spirit heavy hitters Archie Rose Distilling Co have scored a big partnership with P&O Cruises. As of this June, the awarded distiller will climb on board and watch their spirits infuse the many flavours on offer at Pacific Explorer’s dedicated cocktail bar The Bonded Store. The forthcoming 77,000 tonne superliner (which is currently sailing as Dawn Princess with sister line Princess Cruises) will be using Archie Rose’s handcrafted spirits in each and every one of their creations to ensure guests are well taken care of.... Read More | Share it now!

Coburg Velodrome is hosting a Nepalese dumpling festival this month (Melbourne)

After hosting their large scale, four-day food truck festival earlier this year, the team behind Coburg Velodrome have announced their next outing: a celebration of the forthcoming Holi festival and Nepalese culture. The cultural event imbued with colour and love will inspire a free dumpling festival on Sunday 26th March, with a packed day featuring over a dozen unique dumpling marquees, live music, Nepalese stage performances, market stalls, food trucks and amusement rides. ... Read More | Share it now!

Damien Monley to host seven-course dinner among the ruins of Joadja Old Town (NSW)

Adventure-experience festival Wildfest will return to the Southern Highlands in NSW this October* bringing with it more than enough reason to road trip it to that naturally magnificent part of the state. One such reason will be the Wild Native Feast, which takes place on International Earth Day in celebration of the tight-knit relationship between nature and culinary excellence. ... Read More | Share it now!

Neil Perry’s Eleven Bridge to close in May; announces special farewell menus (Sydney)

It was big news last year when world renowned chef Neil Perry announced the closure of his beloved Rockpool Est. 1989 at 11 Bridge St, Sydney. The shock came about as a need for something closer to casual emerged, which gave way to Eleven Bridge. Now even that’s set to close this coming May, with Perry and his Rockpool Dining Group planning a new dining concept to open at the side by the middle of this year. ... Read More | Share it now!