René Redzepi’s hotly anticipated Noma Australia is finally here, popping up in Barangaroo on Australia Day for a sold-out, ten-week residency that runs until April 2nd. The arrival of Noma has been met with so much speculation, given Redzepi’s dedication to local produce and the team’s singular level of creativity in the kitchen; they all embarked on multiple excursions to Australia in the lead-up to the restaurant, learning about native ingredients, local wines, and new cooking methods. Now, the full menu has been revealed, and unsurprisingly it sounds like those lucky enough to nab up the expensive tickets (in a matter of seconds as well) are in for a dining experience of a lifetime.... Read More | Share it now!
Ice cream brand Streets have been real busy in Sydney as of late. They’ve already brought us the world’s best jumping castle and now it seems they want to let loose an actual samurai in Wynyard Park this Thursday. As part of a state-wide tour for their Fruttare truck, Streets have trained up a Fruttare Samurai, three-time Australian Martian Arts champ Andy Trieu, who will be showing off his fruit slicing skills this week. ... Read More | Share it now!
Sydney brand Piccolo Me are known for their indulgent savoury and sweet creations, delivering everything from Nerdtella Bombs to Cheeseburger Crossaints. They are best known for their playful, quirky creations and reliable cups of coffee, but now they are looking to be recognised for one of the country’s most ridiculously over-the-top, and highly tempting, desserts: The Fried Maltella. ... Read More | Share it now!
Westfield Sydney will celebrate the start of the Chinese (or Lunar) New Year, the Year of the Monkey, by hosting a range of in-centre activities. From 28th January onwards, shoppers and visitors alike will be able to get a taste of Chinese culture by participating in beautiful events such as the Chinese Calligraphy demonstration or the Tea-Tasting events, or even something as fun as the Dumpling Eating Contest!... Read More | Share it now!
Orange F.O.O.D (Food or Orange District) week is celebrating 25 years in 2016, making in Australia’s longest running regional food festival, once again paying homage to the substantial food and culture scene of the renowned New South Wale’s region. From 8th to 17th of April, the ten-day festival will bring a diverse program to the Central West region of NSW, once again contributing significantly to the state’s regional tourism economy and showcasing local produce across six signature events as well as more than 90 pop-up events hosted by local restaurants, cafes, caterers, and cellar doors.... Read More | Share it now!
Sydney is nothing without its adventures in dining, and Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs, Bondi Beach to be exact, will be the site of the first dining project and experience, in a series of events designed to take Sydneysiders on a range of dining journeys, showcasing the beauty of Sydney in each season. Aptly named A Moveable Feast, the first event will be a bittersweet farewell to summer, and will see guests revelling in a celebration of exceptional food, champagne and wine, alongside a selection of curated entertainment. The event will take place on Saturday, 12th March on the sands of Bondi Beach. Entry into the event will commence from 6:30pm, and the night will end at 11pm. ... Read More | Share it now!
Last year, fast food giant McDonald’s Australia started pushing exclusive 500ml bottles of their famous Big Mac Special Sauce to a selected few across the country, with the rest of the public able to get their hands on 25ml tubs from national outlets. But that was last year. In 2016, McDonald’s are taking the ‘exclusive’ label off of the popular product and adding them to the Macca’s menu, meaning anyone can purchase these highly sought after 500ml bottles from selected McDonald’s restaurants in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!
Thredbo may be an unbeatable town in winter, but its summers are not to be sniffed at, either. This season, along with their current schedule of summer events, they’ll also be hosting Wanderlust, one of the planet’s most popular yoga and mindfulness festivals. From 18th February, Wanderlust will feature 4 days of activities and art, including Meditation and yoga workshops, hula hooping, slack lining and inspirational talks, as well as some live music from the likes of Xavier Rudd & The United Nations. ... Read More | Share it now!
Since Saké Double Bay opened its doors, it has been awarded one Chef’s Hat in 2015 Good Food Guide awards, been called Australia’s Best Japanese Restaurant and has received rave reviews. This year marks its first birthday, with a birthday celebration to be held on Wednesday, 27 January at 7pm. It’s also an important occasion for new Executive Chef Wayne Brown (formerly of Saké Hamer Hall in Melbourne), who will showcase a truly spectacular menu for the event. ... Read More | Share it now!
It’s only right that one of the first touring Australian festivals to really nail the trend of good festival food take it to the next level in 2016, right? Today, Laneway Festival has revealed that in addition to the delicious shapes and sounds that’ll be thrown down by the likes of Grimes, Chvrches, Vince Staples, Flume, The Smith Street Band, and Purity Ring, each city will be getting a carefully curated culinary lineup pulling on the most delicious food vendors each city has to offer. All this will be in addition to a lineup of craft beers, and market stalls including a vinyl store.... Read More | Share it now!