Ex-Noma chefs to battle it out at Salaryman’s Ramen Wars (Sydney)

In what is looking to be a memorable, delicious showdown, two of Sydney’s best new restaurants – Silvereye and Master – will be heading along to increasingly popular Surry Hills ramen bar Salaryman to battle it out over the perfect bowl of ramen. In an inaugural event taking place on Sunday 15th May, the Silvereye team (Sam Miller and Tom Halpin) will compete with Master’s John Javier with the resulting bowls judged by the ticket-holding, noodle-slurping diners who have the good sense to head along and help referee this great ramen fight.... Read More | Share it now!

Stan will open a Wolf Creek inspired pop up bar in Melbourne and Sydney next month

In the lead-up to Stan’s exclusive mini-series of Aussie horror Wolf Creek, the streaming service will be opening up two undoubtedly creepy pop-up bars next month, the first in Melbourne across four days, and the second in Sydney across four days. The fully-immersive Wolf Creek Roadhouse Bar will be transposing the rugged outback setting from the TV series into the urban environment, giving fans the opportunity to knock back an exclusive brew created by Two Birds Brewing for the event, as well as meet-and-greet with the cast of the series, including John Jarratt and Lucy Fry.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s legendary Pub Life Kitchen opens second venue in Rozelle

If you know your food in Sydney then you know that Pub Life Kitchen is pretty much the pinnacle of both pub food and this burger craze that has been sweeping the city for the past few years. Owner and Chef Jovan Curic has made a name for himself with some of the most loved burger creations the scene has ever seen, and so them (finally) deciding to expand to a second permanent venue (after numerous successful pop-ups and collaborations) comes as some very welcome news. ... Read More | Share it now!

Leichhardt’s Capricco Osteria announces regional dinner series (Sydney)

Leichhardt’s popular modern Italian restaurant Capriccio Osteria will begin a new series of regional dinners from Tuesday 3rd May, scheduling five-course dining experiences for the first Tuesday of every month, from May until August. Co-owner Matteo Galletto and Chef Bryan Gerlini have designed the dinners towards food and wine pairings which highlight a specific region each time, while a special guest from the respective regions will host the events to add some insight, appreciation, and anecdotes about their home.... Read More | Share it now!

RivaReno opens a gelato parlour in Barangaroo (Sydney)

RivaReno Gelato, the award-winning Italian gelateria first based in Darlinghurst, has opened a new store in Sydney’s rapidly expanding Barangaroo precinct. With a commitment to serving authentic Italian gelato and imports its single origin Valrhona chocolate, caramelized pecans, mascarpone, pistachios, hazelnuts and almonds from Italy directly, the brand seeks to expand on their popularity down at The Street of Barangaroo, which has come with their modest water-side gelato cart. ... Read More | Share it now!

Grain Bar’s new menu pairs premium spirits with cured meats and caviar (Sydney)

Cured & Caviar is what the team over at Grain Bar are calling their new concept menu, which launched only a few weeks ago, highlighting a strong focus on fine, premium spirits (of which they have plenty, given it’s the bar at the lush Four Seasons) with house-cured meats and caviar. It’s the only pairing menu of its kind being offered in Sydney right now, and it aims to bring out the complexities of spirits served neat with the use of these foods.... Read More | Share it now!

Bavarian Brewfest’s beer bonanza continues through April with series of parties

If you’ve been partaking in this month’s Bavarian Brewfest at participating Bavarian Bier Cafés in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, as well as Munich Brauhaus in Sydney and Melbourne, you’ll be happy to know that the month of welcoming a range of new craft and seasonal beers isn’t quite over just yet, and there are a few more events to round out the event:... Read More | Share it now!

Urban Purveyor Group welcome Fratelli Fresh to their portfolio

Renowned dining and retail group Fratelli Fresh has officially been scooped up by hospitality collective Urban Purveyor Group, adding an enormous amount to their already rich portfolio, which has already seen a rapid expansion in the previous months with a forthcoming Italian restaurant, a Mexican restaurant, a massive move for their acclaimed Ananas Bar & Brasserie, and big Melbourne moves for Sake. This acquisition means that all six restaurants (five Café Sopra and Café Cafe Nice) and four fresh produce retail outlets under the Fratelli Fresh flag will join UPG, swelling the business to now include 26 venues, including 10 dining and entertainment brands.... Read More | Share it now!