Coffee connoisseur Jason Ghebar has been building up the Charlotte brand (with Charlotte Cafe, Charlotte’s Little Sister and Baby Charlotte) since 2008. What started as a single cafe in Birchgrove then branched out to Manly, Pennant Hills and Mosman, and now the newest member of the Charlotte brand makes its way to the Australian Technology Park, located on Central Avenue, Everleigh.... Read More | Share it now!
This autumn French bistro Midnight Starling is offering Flop House bed and breakfast guests a two-course meal with a cocktail for just $65 per person. Situated in Kyneton, a town located in the marvellous Macedon Ranges region of Victoria, the quality establishments provide the perfect destination for a peaceful long-weekend or afternoon escape. Their collaboration is a celebration of a shared passion for local friendly and quality hospitality. Travellers can experience a mix of both a refined chic Scandinavian styled accommodation at Flop House, as well as a rustic fine French dine and wine at Midnight Starling.... Read More | Share it now!
When Jardin St James opened in the forecourt of Sydney’s oldest church in October of last year, it immediately gained a steady following thanks to its unique setting, even allowing for seating inside the crypt of the iconic St James Church. The relaxing atmosphere quickly established the café in the CBD, putting them in the perfect position to start announcing events, the first of which is the upcoming “Ladies who Lunch”.... Read More | Share it now!
Dublin-born Celeb Chef and My Kitchen Rules (MKR) judge, Colin Fassnidge has joined the team at the stunning Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains – McGallery for an exclusive collaboration that will see him highlighting his nose-to-tail cooking philosophy and the very best of the region’s fresh local produce. Taking place on Saturday 9th July, Fassnidge will be hosting two gastronomic events, first a masterclass running from 1:30pm to 3pm, and later a four-course gala dinner that kicks off at 6:30pm and wraps up at 10:30pm. There’s also the fact that it’s taking place in winter, known to all regulars of the incredible resort as the best time to visit. ... Read More | Share it now!
The city of Sydney has a huge stock of high quality food trucks zipping all over the place nowadays so it’s only right that iconic Erskineville venue The Imperial Hotel channels all that into a new weekly festival. Every Saturday and Sunday from 4pm to 8pm, the new team behind The Imperial will be rounding up some of the city’s best meals on wheels in an ongoing program while the venue continues to shape up it’s standalone food offering.... Read More | Share it now!
To put it simply: Australians are obsessed with their morning cup of coffee – and why wouldn’t they be with some of the best coffee in the world available down those many hidden alleyways in every city across the country. People are constantly looking for ways to navigate this rich coffee culture more efficiently and seamlessly, and the wonder of technology is pushing that desire along at a rapid pace. Case in point: new smartphone app Skip, an appropriately named service that allows customers to ‘skip the queue’ by ordering and pre-paying for their coffee (and/or food) from over 600 cafes across Australia. The AU Review’s Katelyn Rew went hands-on with the new free app; check out her thoughts below and head to Skip’s official website to download.... Read More | Share it now!
Look, Sydney’s burger craze really isn’t going anywhere anytime soon so naysayers may as well embrace it. As burger chefs across the city continue to perfect their art, us here in the harbour city have become truly spoilt for choice. Media are constantly having to revise their “best burgers in Sydney” articles, frenzied burger fiends are running around trying to fit in as much as they can, and now we even have a freakin’ (hopefully) annual two-day festival dedicated to burgers. That’s not to mention that our favourite Facebook group dedicated to burgers is now almost at 60,000 members. Yeah, the burger craze is here to stay, helped along by the fact that Sydney just got three massive openings in the span of one week, all of which will undoubtedly be go-to spots for discerning burger fans from now on. Be aware of these three places, they all pump out some excellence on the daily.... Read More | Share it now!
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!
Bulla Dairy Foods have gone and revisited a childhood classic for their new range of ice cream, resurrecting the genius creation known as Fairy Bread for the lead-flavour in the new collection, Fairy Bread Ice Cream. The Aussie brand have swapped out triangles of sliced bread for vanilla-flavoured ice cream dipped in creamy white chocolate coating and smothered in rainbow sprinkles, sitting this alongside two other new flavours, Cookies & Cream and Cookie Crumble, as the new ice cream stick range.... Read More | Share it now!