Kitchen by Mike, Kensington Street Social, Nel, and more on line-up for Taste of Sydney 2016

Following teasers of what’s to come, Taste of Sydney has today announced one of their biggest restaurant line-ups in the festival’s history, bringing in some of the most exciting new restaurants in Sydney to showcase at the four-day event. From Thursday 10th March to Sunday 13th March at Centennial Parklands, ToS will be tasking Sydney’s best new and established restaurants to dish up some of their most creative meals for festivalgoers, who will have access to all dishes alongside a series of outdoor masterclasses, cooking demos, and food & drink pop ups.... Read More | Share it now!

Belle’s Hot Chicken mastermind Morgan McGlone to lead kitchen at Harpoon Harry (Sydney)

Since reopening at Surry Hills’ historic Hotel Harry, the street-level diner known as Harpoon Harry has been serving up some worthy latino-inspired fare, but that’s all set to change come April as the kitchen welcomes famed Belle’s Hot Chicken owner Morgan McGlone to give the menu a complete refresh. McGlone, who can currently be found cooking up the best damn fried chicken you’ll find in Sydney at the Belles pop-up down at Barangaroo, will be presenting diners at Harpoon Harry with a menu inspired by his time in the kitchen at Sean Brock’s Husk in Nashville. ... Read More | Share it now!

Pilgrim Bar launches ‘Taste + Talk’ series with Four Pillars Gin (Melbourne)

Melbourne’s popular riverside haunt Pilgrim Bar have introduced a new series aimed at connecting food and drink aficionados to local producers from around Australia. Titled ‘Taste + Talk’, the string of events will begin this week on Thursday 18th February, bringing in on of Australia’s most loved Gin distilleries, Four Pillars for an hour-long event designed to be informative and educational, giving guests a chance to learn the secrets behind producing this acclaimed quality Gin.... Read More | Share it now!

Bondi pop up Waterman’s Lobster Co. expands menu (Sydney)

Though Waterman’s Lobster Co. in Potts Point is the brand’s official location, Bondi Beach really does seem a natural fit for them, which is why they opened up a very well received pop-up at the start of summer, bringing their Maine and Connecticut lobster rolls to Hall Street. Since kicking off the three-month residency, locals have been eagerly devouring the seafood rolls located in the former digs of Mexican staple Mr Moustache.... Read More | Share it now!

Suntory Whisky global ambassador Mike Miyamoto to host masterclass at Four Season’s Grain (Sydney)

Four Season’s Grain bar will welcome its fourth international Master Distiller in less than a year this week as they lock in Mike Miyamoto, the Global Ambassador for Suntory Whisky. Miyamoto will lead an exclusive Whisky masterclass this Wednesday 17th February as his only consumer event scheduled for Sydney. The intimate event will be a one-off, three hour exploration of the art and history of Japanese Whisky, a style which has been steadily gaining more and more interest during these past years. ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Grain Bar at Four Seasons – The Rocks (Sydney)

Four Seasons is one of the most recognised luxury accommodation properties in all of Sydney, and with them now housing Mark Best’s acclaimed Pei Modern, it makes sense for them to up their game when it comes to their Whisky-loving Grain. Situated off George Street and right near The Rocks, the warm, welcoming bar has become one of the city’s most well-stocked and well-known Whisky bars, with a strong focus on both single malts and blends from around the world and local, dedicated to growing their collection which is already 180 deep. ... Read More | Share it now!

SoCal heat things up with a “Cali Tequila Shack” and chilli eating competition (Sydney)

Applejack Hospitality’s popular Neutral Bay small bar SoCal will spice things up in March when they team with Olmeca Altos Tequila to launch an outdoor ‘Cali Tequila Shack’, which will be showcasing a range of the brand’s Tequilas including Plata and Reposado Tequilas, and Avion Espresso throughout the month. The launch of this new feature will be accompanied by a good ol’ fashioned chilli eating competition, set for Tuesday 1st March, kicking off at 7pm. ... Read More | Share it now!