Still a new kid on the block but with a reputation beyond it’s years, Silverye, will be teamed up with the world renowned Evil Twin Brewing to stage an exclusive craft beer dinner this month. Head Chef Sam Miller (who earned his stripes at Noma in Copenhagen) will be collaborating with Evil Twin founder Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø on a special menu for the one-night-only event which includes four snacks, four mains, and two desserts with six craft beer pairings.... Read More | Share it now!
You’re going to want to pay attention to this one wine lovers because Langton’s, Australia’s premier fine wine specialists, have just announced that they are bringing a dozen Bordeaux Grande Cru Classé Chateau proprietors and winemakers to Australia for a little tour in early March (that’s next week mind you). From 2nd to 6th March, the inaugural Chateaux of Bordeaux roadshow extravaganza will host events in Sydney and Melbourne featuring the latest vintages and rare museum wines from the fabled Bordeaux region, more specifically the communes of Margaux, Saint-Julien, Pauillac, Saint-Émilion, Pessac-Léognan and Sauternes, represented by wines like Brane-Cantenac, Beychevelle, Grand-Puy-Lacoste, Larcis Ducasse, Chevalier and Guiraud.... Read More | Share it now!
In addition to announcing the lineup for it’s big opening night at The Domain, Sydney-based arts and culture event Spectrum Now has released a delicious program of all the food and drink on offer throughout the festival, calling on some of the biggest, best, and most loved outlets in Sydney and from across Australia to set up at The Domain. ... Read More | Share it now!
Surry Hills has a new chicken-focused shop from the team behind South East Asian eatery Sugarcane. Named Juicy Lucy, the new chicken shop on Elizabeth Street is set to make a big impact on discerning fried chicken fanatics by taking the classic Aussie chicken shop and blending that with Sugarcane’s Asian influence. The owners, Milan Strbac and Griff Pamment, are confident these recipes will take off with slow-roasted birds spiced overnight in a brine of Sichuan pepper, cloves, cassia bark, and coriander seeds, then stuffed with garlic rice, or rotisserie chicken prepped with garlic, coriander, white pepper, and fresh turmeric. There’s even a specially made Asian-style tapioca batter which gives the fried drumettes and chicken tenders a unique flavour. ... Read More | Share it now!
Matt Moran’s Chiswick Woollahra is without question one of the most consistent restaurants in the area, so when they announce special one-off dinner collaborations interest is bound to spike immediately. Just on the horizon will be a special beer & food pairing experience as the restaurant teams up with local vintage brewery Endeavour Beer to both provide insight into local vintage beers and showcase some of the rustic favourites from the Chiswick kitchen. ... Read More | Share it now!
Various famed wine regions across New South Wales will be showcasing their all over three days this weekend as The Sydney Morning Herald Cellar Door returns to Hyde Park (South) for it’s packed 2016 edition. Starting Friday evening, the event will present a comprehensive and diverse look at the State’s wine regions, with particular attention given to the wineries, producers, and food of Mudgee, Orange, and the Hunter. ... Read More | Share it now!
Before this month of February comes to a close, famed Sydney hub Kings Cross will be celebrating it’s community with the two-day Kings Cross Festival, staged by the Potts Point Partnership (PPP) for locals and visitors alike. Many a change has occurred in Kings Cross this past year thanks to #CasinoMike and his lockout laws, but the community is still thriving and local businesses are adapting to different models to keep fighting against the foolish notion that ‘The Cross is Dead’. The area is as vibrant as ever with a strong sense of community and some of the best bars and diners in Sydney, many of which are keen to show just that over the last weekend over February.... Read More | Share it now!
Across three of their venues, Beer DeLuxe are staging an ambitious competition aimed at finding and discovering the best of the best when it comes to home brew enthusiasts, seeking to award one lucky amateur brewer with the “Best Home Brew” award. Dubbed Home Brew Heroes, the initiative will sort through plenty of home brew garage operations to help the winner move from “unknown beer buff” to “beer hero” in a matter of months. ... Read More | Share it now!
If you live in Sydney, visit Sydney, or read about the most insanely popular food in Sydney then you know where Mr Crackles is and just how strong of a hold they have had over the cheap-eats crowd across the city. For years now, the small Oxford Street store has been pumping out their weekly special and signature pork crackling rolls to meet high demand, and now it seems like they have finally expanded. The team behind Mr Crackles have opened up a fried chicken shop in Potts Point on the very easy-to-get-to Bayswater Road, titling it Thirsty Bird and fashion it as – of course – the ‘Mr Crackles of Fried Chicken’.... Read More | Share it now!
Look, Sydney’s obsession with good burgers isn’t going anywhere so we may as well embrace it with a total and complete burger festival, right? That’s what Archie Saliba and Ben Kagan of Hashtag Burgers seem to believe, as next month they will be staging the city’s biggest and best ever burger festival at inner-west institution Vic on the Park, calling on some of the most popular burger businesses across Sydney, all of whom receive regular praise on the daily from cult-like Facebook group Fatties Burger Appreciation Society.... Read More | Share it now!