All Merivale restaurants and bars are offering half price drinks every day in June (Sydney)

Justin Hemmes and Merivale are feeling the festive spirit across Sydney and June. And why wouldn’t they? We’ve got Vivid Sydney and Sydney Film Festival coming up, plus there’s loads of other things to do (except stay out really late, we’ve still got those shitty lock out laws) during those 30 days, so the hospitality group are offering a heavy discount on all their drinks, across 37 of their venues. ... Read More | Share it now!

Stockade Brew Co to open new craft beer bar in Marrickville (Sydney)

Inner-West Sydney always welcomes new craft beer bars with open arms, and the latest will certainly be no exception as the country’s fastest growing independent craft beer producer, Stockade Brewing Co, opens shop in Marrickville this month. The new fully operating brewery, tasting room and bar will repurpose an old factory space with a large range of house beers, unique brews, tasting experiences and planned collaborations with local food, spirit and wine brands. ... Read More | Share it now!

Peter Doyle announces retirement from fine-dining favourite est. (Sydney)

Legendary chef Peter Doyle was one of Australia’s very first “hatted” chefs. The culinary veteran earned the accolade while leading his debut restaurant Reflections at Palm Beach, decades before he was to take the reigns at Merivale’s flagship fine-dining restaurant est. in 2003. Since then, Doyle has earned an outstanding reputation as one of the country’s most influential and awarded chefs, but in 2018 he will officially retire from the kitchen he has run for the past 15 years to help the juggernaut hospitality group launch a new internal chef apprenticeship school.... Read More | Share it now!

Raffles International Showcase details revealed for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia

Local institution Raffles College of Design and Commerce will once again be enjoying a big presence at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia as they plan to showcase seven designer’s Resort ’19 collections. With an aim to lift the best emerging design talent around, Raffles will be building on an already rich legacy at the fashion event, which includes a history of showcasing over 50 graduate’s design collections, including both local and international talent.... Read More | Share it now!

A regional Greek dining series is rolling out at Alpha Restaurant (Sydney)

Inspired by the recent sell-out success of their Cretan dinner, Alpha Restaurant is planning to highlight more of Greece’s distinct regions with their regional dinner series, spanning dining experiences pulled from Peloponnese, the Ionion Islands and Central Greece. Whenever a restaurant puts on a regional dinner series it always spreads awareness of the significant differences within a country, so exploring Greece through this dining institution should be a huge hit with Sydney’s more discerning diners.... Read More | Share it now!

Hartsyard’s famous fried chicken gets a dedicated restaurant with Wish Bone (Sydney)

Fried chicken fiends have been flocking to Wish Bone since the long-awaited restaurant opened at the former site of The Gretz on Enmore Road. Though their award-winning bar is no more, the Hartsyard team have a guaranteed winner on their hands with this new venture, which puts the focus on the jaw-droppingly good fried chicken that was first made famous at nearby inner west dining favourite Hartsyard.... Read More | Share it now!

Australian chef David Thompson to bid farewell to Bangkok’s iconic Nahm

Australian chef David Thompson has been conquering the culinary world ever since word spread about Nahm, his multi-award winning Bangkok restaurant which is regularly considered as one of the best dining spots in all of Asia. After nearly two decades with the Nahm brand, originated in London, Thompson has decided to bid farewell to the highly regarded institution, which he founded in collaboration with Como Hotels.... Read More | Share it now!

8Bit to give away 300 free signature burgers at Steam Mill Lane this week (Sydney)

To celebrate the first permanent Sydney store from Melbourne-born burger heroes 8Bit, the video-game inspired joint is planning to give away 300 freebies of their signature burg: the 8bit with cheese. They’ll be serving up these totally free, totally delicious burgers on Thursday 3rd May (that’s tomorrow for those playing at home) from their home at the newly opened Steam Mill Lane precinct down at Darling Harbour.... Read More | Share it now!