Sydney’s Papa Gedes have recently turned two, entering into their third year operating as one of the most charming small bars in the CBD. Themed towards the voodoo history of New Orleans, the tiki-esque bar has maintained a balance that doesn’t go over-the-top yet remains playful with a distinctive aesthetic that is clear in both their cocktails and decor. In continuing that dedication to the bar’s character, the Papa Gedes bar team have launched a new cocktail menu, geared towards summer.... Read More | Share it now!
The iconic Coca-Cola contour bottle turns 100 this month, and to celebrate Coca-Cola South Pacific have teamed up with Sydney American BBQ joint Surly’s to create some exclusive, temporary menus blending the distinctive flavour of coke with the perfectly smoked meats the bar-restaurant has become known for.... Read More | Share it now!
Redfern’s Three Williams has teamed up with acclaimed Chef Tomislav Martinovic to beef up the burger offerings at the popular cafe. And it’s not some limited edition burger either; from today (Friday November 13th) their burger creation, Mr Davis, will be available on Three Wills’ lunchtime menu, giving you something else to scoff down aside from narnis and brioche French toast.... Read More | Share it now!
Petersham pub The White Cockatoo has gone through a substantial revamp by new hospitality group Goodtime Hospitality – co-owned by entrepreneur James Bodel and Locky Paech (ex The Norfolk; The Forresters). Now know as West Village, the conveniently located venue is a blend of local pub familiarity and modern design with an acute attention to detail, style, and design.... Read More | Share it now!
In what is one of the more unique collaborations Gelato Messina have offered Australia, the renowned dessert kings have teamed up with New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, to create a Welly inspired flavour that will be available across all Messina stores for just one week. With the cheeky name of “Sweet As”, the very limited edition gelato is part of a joint campaign with Tourism New Zealand, Positively Wellington Tourism, and Destination Marlborough, titled “Inspired by Wellington”, which saw Messina founder Nick Palumbo fly to the capital of cool to adsorb everything the city has to offer and come up with a flavour inspired by the trip.... Read More | Share it now!
We already know that the Barangaroo precinct will be home to Sydney’s Noma pop-up, but details are slowly starting to roll in of the other exciting venues looking to complete the development’s food element. Melbourne’s hugely sought-after Belle’s Hot Chicken will open at Barangaroo from November 19th, staying on at the harbour-side hub for 10 months before looking for a more permanent venue somewhere around the inner-west.... Read More | Share it now!
From now until mid-December, popular wine champs Cake Wines will be staging a series of weekend lunches and dinners in local community gardens and farmers markets with the help of some of Sydney’s best chefs, including Mike McEnearney (of Kitchen by Mike fame) and Richie Dolan (of Chiswick). With such talent on board, the Cakes Wines Community Feast series is set as a necessary food and wine experience to ’round out a strong year for Cake Wines.... Read More | Share it now!
French hotspot Ananas Bar & Brasserie has been hosting special Champagne Brunches once a month for awhile now, pulling on various themes from Willy Wonka to Winter Wonderland. The well-received concept is refreshing and playful, spinning the traditional champagne brunch into lively buffets with free-pour packages, and a DJ for background music (themed, of course), established now as one of the essential Sunday Sessions in Sydney for those that love their food and drink.... Read More | Share it now!
Iconic Islay distillery Laphroaig are celebrating 200 years in 2015, and before the year’s out they plan on bringing their Smoke on the Water Whisky Pop-Up to the east-coast of Australia to spread the love. Two centuries of distilling one of the world’s most unique and rewarding Whiskies is no small feat, so we expect these one-night-only events to be huge; they certainly sound quite ambitious, with 10k worth of Laphroaig up for grabs in each city.... Read More | Share it now!