Johnny Fontane’s brings Chicago style deep-dish pizza to Darlinghurst (Sydney)

How has Sydney gone this long without Chicago-style deep dish pizza? The famous mid-west style of pizza has long been an indulgent fantasy for Sydney diners returning from vacation in the States, but up until now it’s been hard to come across. That’s going to change with the opening of Johnny Fontane’s, a new venue on Darlinghurst’s Stanley St with a name and theme taken from fictional swing singer, film actor and the godson of mob boss Vito Corleone from The Godfather.... Read More | Share it now!

Gelato Messina are serving up pies at their Rosebery HQ this weekend (Sydney)

You know Messina Eats right? That delicious foodie series created last year by Gelato Messina in which the dessert empire invites all sorts of savoury champions to their Rosebery HQ in Sydney to put together a carpark feast. It’s back this weekend, and this time Messina have tapped into one of their young chefs, Tom, who has returned to the business after leaving to hone his skills as a pie maker. Tom now stands at the head of Messina’s gelato and pastry team, and on Saturday 18th March he’ll be mixing that all up with his love of freshly baked pies. Yep, pies and gelato – you’re in for a treat.... Read More | Share it now!

The Hemp & Health Innovation Expo & Symposium announces massive 2017 program (Sydney)

Thousands of Sydneysiders turned out last year for The Hemp Health & Innovation (HHI) Expo & Symposium, which was held at Rosehill Gardens and aimed at providing a diverse showcase of all things hemp. It was a success by any measure, spreading in-depth information and awareness around the benefits of the almighty Hemp plant, and for it’s 2017 return the expo promises to be much bigger, better and more comprehensive with a range of expert local and global speakers. In addition, there will be 80 exhibitors and the largest ratified hemp crop is the Southern Hemisphere. Plus the unique two-day event will even head down to Melbourne by the end of the year. ... Read More | Share it now!

Eau De Vie launches their 2017 Appreciation Society Program (Sydney)

Inside The Kirketon Hotel in Sydney lies a cocktail bar that will excite every sense of your body, leaving little wonder as to why it’s remained one of the most respected and referenced cocktail bars in the city’s history. From smoking beechwood, to liquid nitrogen, to adding sea salt and citrus aromas in the form of smoke to fill cocktail glasses, Eau De Vie – which also has an acclaimed venue in Melbourne – is a masterclass in imagination and reinvention.... Read More | Share it now!

Luke Mangan opens burger focused Chicken Confidential in Chifley Plaza (Sydney)

World renowned for his 19 venues across the globe, highly regarded celebrity chef Luke Mangan (Glass Brasserie, Mojo) has become the latest in an impressive group of accomplished chefs to throw their hat into the overcrowded burger ring. Mangan, who plans to make this foray into fast-food a global chain, has opened his very first Chicken Confidential in Sydney’s Chifley Plaza food court, bringing the focus to chicken burgers (technically sandwiches) with an aim to be the very best on the scene.... Read More | Share it now!

Burgers by Josh returns to Greenwood Plaza (Sydney)

After years of bouncing around between pop-ups, the queue-magnet that is Burgers by Josh has finally settled into a permanent groove. Returning to where it all began, Greenwood Plaza, Josh Arthur and his team have joined new concept café Blue 36 as the latest to open doors at the shopping hub’s refreshed food court, joining the likes of Italian Street Kitchen, Thr1ve, Bun Me and Fogo Brazilia. ... Read More | Share it now!