Japanese dessert chain PAFU opens in Macquarie Centre (Sydney)

We’ve already got Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tarts and Ippudo, so it was only a matter of time before ST Group bought down another very well-known Japanese brand, dipping back into the sweet side with Pafu. Last year the Japanese puff-pastry dessert made a successful debut at QV in Melbourne, so now it’s Sydney’s turn to experience the unique treats as PAFU’s first store opens in Macquarie Centre.... Read More | Share it now!

Four of Melbourne’s top bartenders plan to open new venue “Fancy Free” this year

Four bartenders who have been instrumental to the rise of Melbourne’s highly regarded Black Pearl will open a new venue in the CBD later this year. Rob Libecans, Chris Hysted-Adams, Matthew Stirling and Ryan Noreiks will lead the charge at Fancy Free, helping shape the bar as a neighbourhood watering hole in the middle of the CBD where cocktails, wine, beer and food will all be held to an equally high standard.... Read More | Share it now!

Carriageworks announce winter-themed “Burning Love” night market (Sydney)

The next instalment in the ongoing seasonal night markets from Carriageworks will pay homage to smoked, spiced and slow-cooked food with “Burning Love”. Teaming up with the infallible Porteño duo of Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz, the arts and entertainment hub will host 55 of Sydney’s leading restaurants, bars and producers with special menus worked up around the theme, highlighting sure-shot winter-warmers from everything from shellfish cooked over coals (Rising Sun Workshop) to smoked mushroom toasties (OzHarvest) and charcoal grilled octopus (Porteno).... Read More | Share it now!

Boost Juice are now serving Vegemite smoothies across Australia

“We’re always looking to think outside the square when it comes to product development”, said Chief Marketing Officer of Boost Juice Joanne Bradley. And outside of the square they have most certainly thought this time, with the ubiquitous juice brand introducing new flavour The Vegemite Boost. It obviously contains Australia’s most divisive (to non-Australians anyway; it’s delicious in small amounts) spread, and while you may think it sounds disgusting, it actually seems like it could work.... Read More | Share it now!

Milk ‘N’ Sugar: Sydney’s epic three day dessert festival returns this weekend

After the successful launch of Milk N Sugar last year, the artisan dessert-only food festival is back this year, once again setting up at Overseas Passenger Terminal for the weekend of 8th to 10th June. As it coincides with Vivid Sydney, last year’s debut was unsurprisingly popular – especially with it’s $2 entry fee – and this year is expected to take that up a notch with more collaborations from some of the city’s biggest names.... Read More | Share it now!

Market City continues to roll out an all-new Asian dining precinct (Sydney)

Earlier this year, Haymarket icon i>Market City unveiled a refinement to their Asian food scene, sweeping things over and moving towards a curated collection of restaurants dubbed 1909 Dining Precinct. Now the popular destination hosts eight deluxe Asian restaurants, in addition to its over food offerings which include long-standing Yum Cha favourite The Eight and a first-floor food court which opened last year.... Read More | Share it now!

Shannon Noll and Menulog are opening a concept store in Surry Hills this week (Sydney)

Legendary iconic Australian legend-slash-icon and the world’s best singer (if memes are your thing) Shannon Noll has done a Jeff Goldblum and teamed up with Menulog to open a pop-up store in Sydney today. Based on research which shows Aussies spend more than an hour each day preparing meals instead of getting a good night’s sleep, having ‘me’ time, or even getting outdoors, the temporary Surry Hills concept store – dubbed the Menulog 25/7 Store – will open for one hour a day over the next three days with an offering that includes customers browsing “products” such as “Quality Thyme” and “BuzzPops” to reflect what they’d do if they had an extra hour in the day. ... Read More | Share it now!