Kings Cross Festival will be a mix of pop-up bars, live music, and cinema (Sydney)

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!

Beer DeLuxe are running a competition to find the “Best Home Brew” in Australia

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!

Mr Crackles have opened a fried chicken shop in Potts Point named Thirsty Bird (Sydney)

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!

Sydney is getting its biggest burger festival yet with “Burgerpalooza”

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!

Tiger Beer brings the streets of Singapore to Sydney with “Woks of Art”

From now until the end of March a selection of bars across Sydney will host a new art exhibition by iconic Asian brand Tiger Beer, who have partnered with James Dive from The Glue Society to bring barely-cooled woks from the street of Singapore and transform them into “Woks of Art”. The aim is to challenge the misconception that Singapore’s culture is clinical, polished, and strict, bringing a closer-to-ground slice of culture over to Sydney from the hawker markets and back laneways which give the city it’s character.... Read More | Share it now!

Kitchen by Mike, Kensington Street Social, Nel, and more on line-up for Taste of Sydney 2016

Following teasers of what’s to come, Taste of Sydney has today announced one of their biggest restaurant line-ups in the festival’s history, bringing in some of the most exciting new restaurants in Sydney to showcase at the four-day event. From Thursday 10th March to Sunday 13th March at Centennial Parklands, ToS will be tasking Sydney’s best new and established restaurants to dish up some of their most creative meals for festivalgoers, who will have access to all dishes alongside a series of outdoor masterclasses, cooking demos, and food & drink pop ups.... Read More | Share it now!

Belle’s Hot Chicken mastermind Morgan McGlone to lead kitchen at Harpoon Harry (Sydney)

Since reopening at Surry Hills’ historic Hotel Harry, the street-level diner known as Harpoon Harry has been serving up some worthy latino-inspired fare, but that’s all set to change come April as the kitchen welcomes famed Belle’s Hot Chicken owner Morgan McGlone to give the menu a complete refresh. McGlone, who can currently be found cooking up the best damn fried chicken you’ll find in Sydney at the Belles pop-up down at Barangaroo, will be presenting diners at Harpoon Harry with a menu inspired by his time in the kitchen at Sean Brock’s Husk in Nashville. ... Read More | Share it now!

Pilgrim Bar launches ‘Taste + Talk’ series with Four Pillars Gin (Melbourne)

Melbourne’s popular riverside haunt Pilgrim Bar have introduced a new series aimed at connecting food and drink aficionados to local producers from around Australia. Titled ‘Taste + Talk’, the string of events will begin this week on Thursday 18th February, bringing in on of Australia’s most loved Gin distilleries, Four Pillars for an hour-long event designed to be informative and educational, giving guests a chance to learn the secrets behind producing this acclaimed quality Gin.... Read More | Share it now!