Seafood stouts and salted caramel porters, here are the details for GABS 2017

It’s that time again! The GABS Beer, Cider & Food Festival is once again preparing to show Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland just why it has been named one of the best beer festivals in the world (by U.S magazine The Beer Connoisseur). With record attendance last year, the touring festival is set to bring in an even more diverse selection of bevvies as some of the most creative and enthusiastic brewers in Australia and New Zealand come together to offer drinkers different approaches to their favourite styles.... Read More | Share it now!

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2017 have been announced, here’s the full list of winners

The anticipation was at an all time high this past Wednesday at a special ceremony held at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building. With the highly authoritative World’s 50 Best Restaurants already announcing their 100-51 positions last week, with some very fine entries, discerning diners all across the world were speculating as to which destinations would make it into the prestigious top 50. Well, the results are out now, and they may be surprising for some as there’s been plenty of big changes as restaurant’s the world over have taken their menus in new, exciting directions. ... Read More | Share it now!

OzHarvest branches into the UK with help from Jamie Oliver & the Duchess of Cornwall

OzHarvest, the charity dedicated to reducing food waste and eliminating hunger, has landed overseas to tackle this growing issue on a global scale. UKHarvest is now a thing, and has the full support of some pretty influential people – HRH the Duchess of Cornwall as patron, as well as Jamie Oliver and his foundation. The announcement comes after the very first UK CEO CookOff took place last week in London where they raised over £500,000, which will help kick-start UKHarvest’s efforts.... Read More | Share it now!

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017: positions 51-100 have been announced

In case you haven’t heard, the highly authoritative World’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony is being held in Melbourne next week. Often referred to as the definitive ranking of culinary excellence across the globe, the anticipated list will be released on Wednesday 5th April after much deliberation by an anonymous panel made up of over 1,000 industry experts. But it doesn’t just stop at 50. A week out from the big reveal, the restaurants who made the cut from 51 to 100 have been revealed, featuring iconic dining destinations from 24 countries across six continents. ... Read More | Share it now!

Bangkok’s Gaggan tops Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017

Just a few weeks ago the annual Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced, heralding culinary perfection throughout some of the most famous foodie destinations in the world. Millions of restaurants were up for considerations as always, and while only one could top the entire list, it’s obviously an enormous deal to be recognised as one of the 50 out of a seemingly endless amount of choices. ... Read More | Share it now!

Kit Kat sushi will be sold from pop-ups in Tokyo this February (Japan)

Last year Kit Kat Japan broke naive hearts across Japan as they announced that their “Kit Kat Sushi” concept was indeed an April Fool’s Day joke. But now it seems what started as a fun (evil) way to mess with their customers has now turned into a reality as website Tokyo Bargain Mania are reporting that between the dates of Feb 2nd and Feb 4th, various Kit Kat specialty shops will be popping up around the capital city including at Ginza and various other department stores and underground shopping areas. And yep, the pop-ups will be offering limited edition Kit Kat sushi.... 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!

Taco shells made out of fried chicken are spreading across the U.S.A

Look we can get pretty crazy down here in Australia with our hybrid foods and pop-culture themed eateries, but our love for food that shouldn’t exist is nothing compared to what’s going on over in the States. The latest is Taco Bell, who through last year have been trialing taco shells made out of fried chicken in various stores across the U.S.A. It’s been a hit (because of course) so the Tex-Mex chain figures they should release the unholy concept nationwide.... Read More | Share it now!

KFC have created a scented candle that smells like fried chicken for some reason

“Why not make it smell like Fried Chicken”. No they are not the famous last words from KFC founder Colonel Harland David Sanders, but the reasoning behind a very odd product, spoken by CMO Kevin Hochman. It’s what he told Business Insider when approached about the very curious release of (extra crispy) fried chicken scented suntan lotion earlier this year, one of two limited edition products released by the fast food behemoth in 2016. ... Read More | Share it now!