Top chefs join forces for UNICEF Australia’s Syria Crisis Appeal for Children (Melbourne)

Following the inspiring success of #CookForSyria in the UK, Australia’s top kitchen talent join forces to do their bit for children displaced by the conflict in Syria. Throughout March, UNICEF Australia’s Syria Crisis Appeal for Children launches a month-long campaign where restaurateurs, chefs, bakers and café owners from around the country cook their favourite signature dishes, or create a new one, and put a ‘Syrian inspired twist’ on them. A donation of $3 from sales from each of the specially made dishes will be made to the #CookForSyria fund. Dishes include baharat quail with tamarind at Firedoor in Surry Hills, or pickled octopus with Aleppo pepper at Restaurant Hubert in Sydney’s CBD.... Read More | Share it now!

Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay launches pop up Oyster Bar for the final days of summer

Every Thursday and Friday for the remainder of this month, InterContinental Sydney Double Bay celebrates the last days of summer in the hotel’s stylish bar, Stillery, with some freshly shucked oysters at their pop up Shuckery Oyster Bar. The bar will be open from 5pm to 7pm, making it an ideal after work wind-down in one of finest buildings of Double Bay. ... Read More | Share it now!

You can win three months worth of dinners by blowing up air lounges at these Menulog pop ups

Food delivery service provider Menulog will collaborate with Bondi Lifeguards to host special events, including one at Bondi Beach this Sunday, 19th February, to celebrate the end of summer with free outdoor lounges, free food and the chance to win a season of free Menulog deliveries. That is, there’s anyone from the public is able to win three month’s worth of free dinners simply by…blowing up air lounges. ... Read More | Share it now!

Art Series Hotels to host health and wellness sessions with Jessica Sepel

Health and wellness specialist, Jessica Sepel, in conjunction with Art Series Hotel Group, have created a series of health and wellness events at The Larwill in Melbourne, The Watson in Adelaide and The Johnson in Brisbane. Set in some of Art Series’ more bespoke venues, the events guide guests to The JS Health Program, Sepel’s notes for healthy living, and her latest book, Living The Healthy Life, which offer healthy living principles.... Read More | Share it now!

Project Botanicals’ Gin Garden to pop up in Royal Botanic Gardens (Sydney)

Gin heavyweight Bombay Sapphire have teamed up with Sydney’s Botanic Gardens Restaurant to create the Project Botanicals Dinner Party Series, a food and cocktail pairing event which, though sold out, has extended to host an open-air gin garden pop-up bar. These public events start from Thursday 2nd March, and will run Thursday to Sunday evenings from 2nd until 12th March. ... Read More | Share it now!

Orange Food Week returns in March with a mixed bag of 80 events (NSW)

Australia’s longest-running regional food festival, The Orange F.O.O.D Week (Food of Orange District), returns again this year and will run from 31 March – 9 April. This hugely popular regional food and wine festival, now in its 26th year, offers foodies from around the country more than 80 events, including 6 signature events, all of which promote and spotlight the food and produce of the Orange region.... Read More | Share it now!

Public tastings announced for Sydney International Wine Competition

The 37th Sydney International Wine Competition (SIWC) will feature two public tastings on Saturday 11 February at the Novotel Sydney Central, and will feature over 280 wines awarded TOP 1OO, Blue Gold, and Gold medals, including trophy winners. Included in this group are two ‘surprise’ medal winners – the debut Shiraz and Rosé wines blended by TV talk-show celebrity Graham Norton in association with New Zealand’s Invivo Wines.... Read More | Share it now!

Seminyak gets a new Miami inspired dining experience with Bikini (Bali)

Seminyak, Bali has a new hotspot in it’s endless line of options. The recently opened Bikini, a luxe, architecturally designed space, blends the urban style of a New York warehouse with a decadent Miami beach party feel. With up to 120 seats in both its bar and restaurant areas, it looks to be a very welcome and distinctive addition to Seminyak’s famously up-market scene. ... Read More | Share it now!