Melbourne gets a three month noodle pop up bar for winter (Melbourne)

Now that he’s closed Collingwood favourite Northern Lights, acclaimed Chef Adam Liston is bringing a three-month winter pop up to Bourke Street in anticipation of his forthcoming restaurant Honcho. Titled Honcho Noodle, the temporary noodle bar will aim to showcase inspiration Liston picked up from his recent travels across China, Japan, and South East Asia, operating evenings Tuesday to Saturday from Thursday 2nd June.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney is getting a burger pop up paying tribute to In-N-Out

The masterminds behind nomadic burger purveyors, Hashtag Burgers, are teaming up with a former Head Chef for the renowned Mr Crackles and the busy Murray’s Craft Brewing Co to bring a unique burger pop-up to Sydney’s CBD, dedicated to famous U.S chain In-N-Out. The pop up, which has been titled Down-N-Out will be full of Hashtag Burgers’ playful Tribute Burgers, featuring a full menu, shakes, and even a secret menu. ... Read More | Share it now!

Gelato Messina to imagine Game of Thrones characters as gelato flavours with “Game of Cones”

Those gelato gods at Gelato Messina have brought back their popular Game of Cones season for the first month of winter, planning a series of five exclusive flavours each inspired by five different characters from Game of Thrones. Ever wondered what Ramsay Bolton, Hodor, Khaleesi, Queen of Thorns (Olenna Tyrell), and Missandei (of Naathi) would taste like if they were ever thrown into a gelato maker and transformed into delicious frozen treats? You’re about to find out.... Read More | Share it now!

Camperdown’s Deus Ex Machina gets a new bar-restaurant from The Bucket List crew (Sydney)

Camperdown locals have got a brand new bar-restaurant to get across with some big changes going down at Deus Ex Machina. The cafe space that’s attached to the iconic store has been reimagined and refocused by Tom Walton and Andy Ruwald of The Bucket List, in collaboration with bar sage James Prier. From a cafe to a full-blown bar and restaurant, the newly completed venue will push into the all-day dining market with bar snacks and drinks served up alongside breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus.... Read More | Share it now!

Pizza World Champion Johnny Di Francesco opens gelateria in East Brunswick (Melbourne)

2014 Pizza World Champion Johnny Di Francesco, one of the best known names in Australia’s Italian dining scene, has recently expanded to a bit further than his two renowned pizza-focused restaurants 400 Gradi and Gradi at Crown, leaning towards the sweet tooths with his very first stand alone gelateria, Zero Gradi. Opened in East Brunswick, just a few doors down from 400 Gradi on Lygon Street, it’s been busily pumping out high quality, authentic Italian gelato, inspired by Francesco’s yearning for the traditional Neapolitan gelato of his homeland.... Read More | Share it now!

Murray’s Craft Brewing Co to release 8 dark beers throughout June

Port Stephans based Murray’s Craft Brewing Co are once preparing for their annual Dark Beer Month this June, planning several new releases that will be available progressively throughout the the month, starting from Saturday 4th June. A total of eight beers – 3 bottles, 5 draught – have been brewed for this time of the year, worked into a schedule that will aim to highlight some of the brewery’s biggest, most audacious brews yet, aimed at balancing out the winter months.... Read More | Share it now!

Christine Manfield has created a Salted Caramel Popcorn Cookie

As part of their 25th anniversary collaboration series, long-standing Australian brand Byron Bay Cookie Company has tapped celebrated Chef Christine Manfield to launch a new, playful flavour that is sure to fly straight off the shelves. Manfield has whipped up the Salted Caramel Popcorn Cookie to add to the brand’s range, debuting it at David Jones stores in June, marking the second flavour she has created for the brand, following the popular Passionfruit & Dark Chocolate cookie which was released in December of last year.... Read More | Share it now!

MakMak and Bakedown Cakery open a collaborative dessert store in the CBD titled MADE (Sydney)

Both MakMak and Bakedown Cakery are, as separate entities, two of the most sought after dessert purveyors in Sydney, fueling many a sweet tooth over the years with successful pop-ups and residencies. Now the two businesses have teamed to open a store in the CBD (near QVB) that they are called MADE, a small, playfully colourful space that merges the two iconic Sydney dessert businesses into a mouth-watering offering of handmade macarons, chocolates, and cupcakes, alongside exclusive collaborations (keep your eyes peeled on Facebook for updates) and new products throughout the year.... Read More | Share it now!

James Viles, Clayton Wells, and Paul Carmichael for huge Winter Masterclass at Lake House (VIC)

Victoria’s stunning up-scale hotel Lake House in Daylesford will be hosting a very tempting Winter Masterclass in June when they welcome in three of the most exciting chefs in the country for a curated day of demonstrations and in-depth food discussions. Set against a backdrop painted by the shores of idyllic Lake Daylesford, the one day only event will be led by James Viles (Biota Dining), Clayton Wells (Automata), and Paul Carmichael (Momofuku Seiōbo).... Read More | Share it now!