Molto Italian opens up on Eastlake Parade (Canberra)

Our nation’s capital has a new Italian restaurant with Molto Italian, which opened earlier this year on Eastlake Parade in Kingston, Canberra. Fashioned after a modern seaside trattoria with sleek interiors, high ceilings, and an open kitchen and bar with a featured wood fired oven, the large 130-seat restaurant is an ode to the classic look and feel of Italy brought into a modern setting. Molto focuses on being an energetic, passionate addition to Canberra’s dining scene, illustrated by the natural beauty of Lake Burley Griffin.... Read More | Share it now!

Bundaberg Blenders Edition 2015 has been voted Worlds Best Rum for 2016

In what is a huge accolade for Australia’s iconic Bundaberg Distillery, the recently released Bundaberg Blenders Edition 2015 has been crowned as World’s Best Rum at the 2016 World Drinks Awards held in London just a few weeks ago. This is the first time an Australian brand has taken out the major prize at the World Rum Awards – which is part of the World Drinks Awards in conjunction with the Whisky and Spirits conference.... Read More | Share it now!

Four Pillars have released a limited edition Spanish-Australian Gin, the first of their new ‘Distiller Series’

Australia meets Madrid with the first release from Four Pillars in their new concept ‘Distiller Series’, which focuses on capturing the best of both worlds, resulting in what they are calling Cousin Vera’s Gin. The Australian-Spanish Gin comes several months after close collaboration between Four Pillars and the Santamania distillery, making use of various fresh Spanish produce such as rosemary, olive leaf, and white pepper with Aussie botanicals.... Read More | Share it now!

Kensington Street gets its first small bar and cafe hybrid with Bar Chinois (Sydney)

Chippendale continues to become the new hub for the hip and trendy as the Kensington Street precinct adds its very first small bar following huge openings like Kensington Street Social and Koi Dessert Bar. Bar Chinois is a double-storey terrace-style drinking hole with a French-Asian fusion, blending a café open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a night-time bar that’s open ’til late and adds greatly to the already buzzing atmosphere of the laneway. ... Read More | Share it now!

CHISWICK Woollahra partners with SA winemaker Leo Buring to celebrate the rise of Riesling

Riesling is having a bit of an Australian renaissance of late, and to celebrate, CHISWICK Woollahra and South Australia’s most renowned winemakers Leo Buring will join forces to create a one-of-a-kind food and wine experience.  To be held on Tuesday, 12th April at 6:30pm (for a 7pm start), the event will showcase the rich berry, fruit, and spice flavours that are signature to Riesling, as they sit side by side a four course menu and canapes created by owner and chef extraordinaire Matt Moran, CHISWICK Woollahra Head Chef, Richie Dolan, and Head Sommelier, Matt Dunne. ... Read More | Share it now!

Ramen O-San has opened up a new noodle bar in Potts Point (Sydney)

Potts Point is steady gaining more quality casual eateries, and it’s latest comes from the team behind Dixon House Food Court stall Ramen O-San, celebrated for their thick tonkotsu broths and consistently one of the best ramen joints in the area. This new store, Wok and Noodle Bar will still be serving up that great tonkotsu but it’ll be lighter and thinner here, with a bigger focus on more experimental ramen varieties like the Sydney Black, which is a mix of chicken, pork, and fish stock with black garlic oil, bamboo shoots, Chinese yam, broccoli, onion, leek, shallots, chilli, mushroom, and shredded Parmesan cheese (yep, cheese). ... Read More | Share it now!