While Maurice Terzini plans to reveal a big refresh to Surry Hills iconic Dolphin Hotel in the coming weeks, he’s been busy preparing a new food and wine series – titled “Bondi Natural” – at Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, aiming to highlight some of Australia’s most influential Natural Wine producers. Planned across five weeks, the world renowned venue will host different producers while their drops will be paired with menus designed by Head Chef Monty Koludrovic.... Read More | Share it now!
Chiswick at the Gallery and Archie Rose Distilling Co. will be teaming up for a one-day-only event later this month, inviting food and craft spirit enthusiasts to an exclusive ‘ginstronomy’ experience on Tuesday 21st June. The special dinner event, which will also highlight a new unique distilled Gin made especially for the restaurant, will be pairing up fresh seasonal produce, many picked from the onsite garden, with the flavours of four specially made cocktails showcasing different botanicals.... Read More | Share it now!
For its second year highlighting the renowned island of produce better known as Tasmania, Vin Diemen returns to both Melbourne and Sydney, bringing with it a curated line up of wine, produce, and other beverages from the popular island state. Bringing the taste of Tasmania to the mainland since last year, the event plans to build on the success of its debut when it takes place this August.... Read More | Share it now!
Newtown institution Union Hotel is turning down the lights for a special craft beer event this month, tapping 40 dark beers over two evenings to help make the winter cold that much more bearable, as well as highlighting some of the country’s best winter brews (many of which are crowd-sourced suggestions). 20 Dark Kegs will be tapped each night, starting with the first 20 on Friday 17th June with one beer per brewery, and finishing the next night with 20 different brews on Saturday 18th June.... Read More | Share it now!
They’re always into something. The team at Gelato Messina are preparing a two-day lunch and dinner pop-up in the carpark of their Rosebery headquarters this month, bringing with them a load of Cremino Choc Tops and some of the brand’s most popular scoops to put up beside two of Melbourne’s casual-dining big guns. The gelato lords have managed to coax both Huxtaburger and Mr Claws into making the trek up to Sydney to help move the pop-up along with burgers, lobster rolls, and chips. This is going to be most excellent!... Read More | Share it now!
Mulled Wine Daiquiris and Winter Juleps will be taking over Darlinghurst’s Della Hyde this month as the cosy small bar teams with Thredbo Tourism to stage “Della Après-Ski”. It won’t exactly be the Austrian slops down below Oxford Street, but will be a series of warm winter-friendly events which highlight the new drinks list along with a selection of themed tastings.... Read More | Share it now!
Long-standing Newtown institution Zanzibar is effectively gone, transforming into what is now to be known as Websters Bar with new concepts to shape the iconic venue’s three levels, including it’s coveted rooftop. What one will now find at Websters Bar now is a sophisticated ode to vintage Whisky bars, both paying homage to the unique history of the location and drawing inspiration from the prohibition era.... Read More | Share it now!
Ever wished your favourite local pub functioned like the Sydney Opera House? Awarded Surry Hills pub Dove & Olive want you to pour a little culture into that craft beer later on this month when they host Opera in the Pub. Set for Sunday 26th June from 4:30pm, the themed day will bring a worldly opera into the pub with a special engaging and informative dash through the history of opera, featuring both old and new favourites from Spain to Egypt. ... Read More | Share it now!
For almost three-decades Neil Perry has invented and reinvented Sydney’s dining scene with the illustrious Rockpool (currently officially known as Rockpool Est. 1989), but in a surprise announcement the Chef is closing his Bridge Street flagship for good. The news comes as quite a shock to Sydney’s dining scene, which is already planning to wave goodbye to beloved dining spots Marque and Ume later this year, and Perry has certainly indicated that it wasn’t an easy decision to put an end of one of Australia’s most well known fine dining mainstays. ... Read More | Share it now!
Tella Balls Dessert Bar in Dulwich Hill has been steady pumping out those indulgent desserts for a few months now, and since opening they have sourced inspiration from dessert trends around the world to keep that menu flowing. Their latest addition to the assortment of things that you’re dietitian wouldn’t approve of are nutella-centered kebabs, dubbed Tellababs, that are pretty much exactly as they sound.... Read More | Share it now!