Set in a 1887 heritage warehouse building on Chapel Street in Melbourne, the Morris Jones Restaurant & Cocktail Bar re-opened earlier this year with head chef Matthew Butcher‘s unique take on California-Japanese fusion cuisine sitting as the restaurant’s driving force; while a leafy, checkered refurb from AZBCreative, doubles down on the California-meets-Japan narrative.... Read More | Share it now!
Now in its fourth year, the Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival has made a name for itself as one of the most anticipated events on the South Australian calendar. This year, the event expanded to Sydney for the first time, taking over Moore Park’s Entertainment Quarter for three days of brews, bites and bands.... Read More | Share it now!
Just in time for Winter, Newtown brewery Young Henrys have unveiled a brand new seasonal porter, Motorcycle Oil, which is available from May 1st in limited quantities, following its official public launch at Dust Hustle – one of the most popular motorcycle festivals in the country. A fitting launch location given the name of the beer, which was inspired by a local who rode a big Indian Motorcycle.... Read More | Share it now!
Last week, the latest culinary collaboration hit Sydney, as fried chicken experts Belle’s Hot Chicken teamed up with renowned Malaysian chain PappaRich to create the “Ultimate Fried Chicken Sandwich”. And indeed, it’s a dish not to be missed by fans of the delicacy, as the unique Malaysian flavours blend in with Belle’s take on Southern American fried chicken.... Read More | Share it now!
Ever since burger makers cottoned on to the quality and popularity of the iconic In-N-Out Burger in the US, they’ve been trying to replicate it. And this trend isn’t restricted to Australia – many on the East Coast of the US will know Shake Shack, whose own take on the In-N-Out style burger has made them one of America’s most popular burger spots. Not bad for a brand that started as a little more than a food cart in Madison Square Garden 13 years ago.... Read More | Share it now!
We at the AU are honoured to have Batch Brewing Co. on board as sponsors for our upcoming 9th Birthday Party in Sydney. Now a staple of the Marrickville scene, we caught up with Iain McKelvey to talk about the origins of the group, running a community minded brewery and producing damn good beer…... Read More | Share it now!
Located just across the street from the South Bank’s art and gallery precinct (including the GoMA, which is currently celebrating their 10th birthday), is a small and unassuming cafe/restaurant that produces a Michelin-star quality food at reasonable prices. Jerome Batten is the man behind Gauge, a role he juggles while also helming Sourced Grocer, a cafe and grocer in Newstead. For both, the focus is on local, quality produce – with each kitchen’s own flair for originality.... Read More | Share it now!
Organised by the fine folk at The Sydney Connection, last week’s sold out Glebe Tasting Trek was a unique way to discover new gems in a part of Sydney many think they know well. Asking “how long have you been here?” at an establishment was often met with a reply of “several years”, throwing off my initial theory that “this place must be new” and “I just haven’t come to the area recently enough”. Is this the case all over Sydney? Are there gems that I’ve been walking past all these years, not paying any attention to?... Read More | Share it now!