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 minute, because they are surely going to be the popular gift choices as the big day creeps towards us. From a beer curating service to the most hipster-dad fashion of all time, explore the map; it’s probably best way to tell where you are.... Read More | Share it now!
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 their very best for the occasion but for those who live in or around either Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra we’re picked out some of our favourites this year. Decisions are all the more harder when you’ve got options thrown at you for every direction so we’ve kept it tight this year, pushing away some of the more obvious destinations and highlighting a few of the best, most underrated options around these areas.... Read More | Share it now!
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 one sooner to be honest, which is introduce an epic and decadent free-flow champagne package to their popular weekend lunch sessions. And it won’t be the cheap stuff either – it’ll be Dom Pérignon.... Read More | Share it now!
Strangely enough the legendary Wu Tang Clan have decided to use Australia as its official launch country for the crew’s very own premium liqueur line in collaboration with Melbourne-based Divas Beverages, which features four different flavours each very, very affordable. They’re produced locally in Australia, handcrafted with the intention to be used as either a mixer or just a colourful addition to any drinks line-up.... Read More | Share it now!
After 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. Shane Delia’s gourmet kebab and hip hop empire has grown considerably since first being introduced in Melbourne, even inspiring a food truck which will be used to celebrate the new opening and a collaboration with local Healesville heroes Four Pillars Gin.... Read More | Share it now!
Colourful, insightful, witty and one of the most important cookbooks you’ll find in Australia this year. That’s how I’d describe Brae: Recipes and Stories from the Restaurant by Dan Hunter, a 256-page and incredibly comprehensive book with recipes and stories from the acclaimed chef and his regional VIC restaurant. Now one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world, and currently the number one restaurant in Australia, Brae has enjoyed a swift rise in its global profile, and learning more about it through this essential book is fascinating. ... Read More | Share it now!
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 Streets. Preceded by a bright neon sign, the new offering from W Short Hotel Group – the same behind institutions like The Glenmore and The Australia Heritage Hotel – fashions itself as a relaxed dining space, laid-back cocktail lounge and rooftop terrace all in one. ... Read More | Share it now!
Highly 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 delivering a curated selection of local, seasonal and rare wines straight to your door. The restaurant has a long history of deep involvement in Australia’s diverse wine community, opening up people to some of the country’s best small growers, producers and winemakers, many of whom will be delivering some of their very finest through this new wine club.... Read More | Share it now!
After 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 for just three hours, from 7pm to 10pm, the hawker kitchen will be pushing out many of the same dishes which made the July iteration such a hit as well as some new ones, making for a true hawker-style feast that includes chicken wings, skewers and stingray cooked in banana leaf in a toasty warehouse with an open fire kitchen, share tables and good tunes.... Read More | Share it now!
The 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 highlighting the essence of wines made in the iconic Rutherglen region of Victoria, the one-off pop-up will offer locals and visitors the opportunity to taste and learn more about the region’s unique varietals and its winemakers.... Read More | Share it now!