The Lobo Plantation team open Parisian inspired small bar Kittyhawk (Sydney)

This past week, the team behind Sydney’s wildly popular Lobo Plantation, launched their long awaited second venture Kittyhawk, a 175 capacity cocktail bar which draws influence from the historic Liberation of Paris on August 25th, 1944. Co-owners Jared Merlino, Michael Hwang and Eddie Levy, worked alongside Alex Zabotto-Bentley from the award-winning design agency AZBcreative, to bring an authentic 1940s atmosphere to their new bar. As a result, Kittyhawk features large antique French Walnut doors, authentic Parisian bistro lighting, original 1940s posters and WWII curios, all centered around a 12-metre-long handcrafted American Oak bar.... Read More | Share it now!

Yo-Chi hosts Hanoi Hannah for a hawker-style pop up in July (Melbourne)

Starting from Tuesday July 5th, for the first time ever, Yo-Chi and Hanoi Hannah are teaming up to bring you a delicious combination of pho and yoghurt, aka “pho-yo”. For a limited time of only one month, the Yo-Chi fro-yo bar located in Carlton will be hosting a special Hanoi Hannah pop-up kiosk, serving a selection of crowd favourites from their Vietnamese Hawker-style menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Greek winemaking region Naoussa pushes for bigger presence in Australian market

Being home to numerous renowned wine regions such as the Barossa Valley, Hunter Valley and Margaret River, it’s no secret that Australia is one of the world’s most exciting markets for wine. Although we locally produce a large variety of premium wines such as Shiraz and Chardonnay, Australians also have a taste for an array of imported wines from the globally acclaimed vineyards of France, Italy and Spain. It would be rare for our first thoughts of foreign wine to be about the small vineyards located in the Naoussa region of northern Greece. However, in partnership with the European Union and Greece, Novacert – an organisation focused on promoting Greek food and agricultural products – have made it their mission to change this.... Read More | Share it now!

Eat’aliano by Pino brings classic Italian to Windsor (Melbourne)

With the opening of their brand new restaurant Eat’aliano, restaurateur Alessio Ali and Head Chef Pino Russo have decided to bring a little taste of the Mediterranean to the neighbourhood of Windsor, where Asian cuisine has dominated so far. The pair, who previously worked together at Mascalzone Pizzeria in Williamstown, aim to make their wood-fired pizzas the star of their authentic Italian eatery.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: +39 Pizzeria – Toorak (Melbourne)

Situated on Malvern Rd, the second venue of Melbourne’s beloved +39 Pizzeria has settled in quite comfortably into its new Toorak space. With polished concrete floors, re-purposed timber tables, and crisp white walls adorned with dark wooden shelves filled with a variety of San Pellegrino drinks, the aesthetics of the new venue perfectly match the relaxing charm of the surrounding Hawksburn Village.... Read More | Share it now!