Over 100 events planned for Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane during World Class Cocktail Week

Returning for another year of boozy, balanced and innovative fun, World Class Cocktail Week is bringing over 100 experiences to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, spread across seven days with some of the country’s finest bartenders and chefs getting involved. A range of masterclasses, tasting events and tutorials will be spread through the three cities, underlining some of the leading bars and restaurants that are driving the continual evolution of Australia’s cocktail scene.... Read More | Share it now!

Burger Watch: Guilty brings mi goreng fried chicken sandwiches to Sydney

Welcome to Burger Watch, where we acknowledge the constant creativity bursting from all sides of the epic burger wave that regularly sweeps Australia. The highest-of-high demand is reserved for this timeless food staple and just about every interpretation of it, whether it to be an over-the-top glutton-fest or a focus on simple burgers done well. We acknowledge that it’s not just enough to compile a list of the best burger joints for each city, because we all know the cream of the crop have space on their menu for revolving specials. That’s why every now and then we’ll be paying close attention to some of the absolute best burger joints across the country and picking limited edition specials we feel you need in your life, so you’ll never have to miss out again.... Read More | Share it now!

Jamie Oliver is coming to Australia to help kickstart a new era for Jamie’s Italian

If Keystone Group goes down, it certainly won’t be taking Jamie’s Italian with it. With six wildly popular restaurants across the country, Jamie Oliver’s dominant Italian restaurant chain is about to receive a substantial and much-needed shake-up now that is has been officially bought back by the Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group. To celebrate, the renowned chef himself will be heading to Australia next month to help whip the brand back into shape, launching a new menu with plans to work closely with local suppliers and producers.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Catalina is more than sparkling Rose Bay views and celebrity spotting (Sydney)

Sparkling views of Rose Bay stretch from Catalina, one of the most high-profile and sought-after dining spots in Sydney. The exclusivity may be overwhelming to some at first, but despite the dazzling clientele and prices to match, there’s a warmth to the restaurant that’s immediately welcoming. The charm undercuts what some people may see as a pretentious atmosphere, grounding it with good cocktails, great food, excellent service, and an unbeatable location. ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Burger Project proves essential to Parramatta’s growing food scene (Sydney)

For the past few years there has been a major shift in how Parramatta is being used. Western Sydney’s enormous hub has been crafted to a higher standard than it has in the past, pushing away from dusty old RSLs and substandard food to give locals and visitors a hospitality scene that’s actually exciting. With Western Sydney in general becoming a bigger focus for many restaurant and bar owners, it’s no surprise that Neil Perry chose this as the location for his first ever venture out west. It, of course, takes the form of Burger Project and continues the celebrated chefs planned expansion – both nationally and internationally – which should turn his Burger Project chain into a fast-casual empire in no time. ... Read More | Share it now!

Sydneysiders can get their mouths around coffee-infused fried chicken this weekend

It’s always a good time when an established brand reaches out to some of Sydney’s finest to do a collaboration. It often leads to inventive franken-foods, and this one right here is absolutely no exception. The brand is Nespresso. The Sydney vendor is “sneaker ‘n’ fried chicken” shop Butter. The collaboration: well, the headline says it all – it’s some god damn coffee-infused fried chicken.... Read More | Share it now!

Randwick’s The DOG Hotel has something special planned for ANZAC Day (Sydney)

As we approach Australia’s national day of remembrance, ANZAC Day, some of the country’s best pubs are preparing for one of their busiest days of the year. Something about kicking back with friends and drinking beer has somehow become attached to the national public holiday, and for years these drinking institutions have been putting on events to both commemorate the ANZACs and celebrate mate-ship. This isn’t at all lost on Randwick’s treasured The DOG Hotel who, along with their sister pub Keg & Brew in Surry Hills, will be hosting a whole heap of specials, an exclusive menu, and a whole day of 2-Up, in addition to a very exclusive pale ale brewed from Mordialloc.... Read More | Share it now!

The Best Places to Celebrate Easter 2017 in Sydney

Easter AKA the longest public holiday of all time, is upon us once again. While chocolate is definitely what the doctor ordered for the four-day weekend, there’s going to be plenty of special menus and events offering all kinds of savoury and sweet deliciousness. We’ve rounded up some of our favourites in Sydney for you, letting you know the best spots of eat and drink whether it be Good Friday or Easter Monday.... Read More | Share it now!