English stand-up Eddie Izzard once famously joked about what Death Varder and the stormtroopers would eat on board the iconic Death Star from Star Wars. In a routine titled Death Star Canteen, Izzard laid out a vision of sandwiches and coffee in a galaxy far, far away, not knowing that in 2016 the man behind Brisbane coffee cart Glen’s Espresso – Glen Morris – would turn that joke into a reality. That’s right, there’s now a Star Wars themed canteen coming to Brisbane’s Queen Street with a self-service approach to food and drink using the same honesty box till system pioneered at Glen’s Espresso. ... Read More | Share it now!
Time for the 1% to get their hands dirty! The fifth annual OzHarvest CEO CookOff is back again on 7th March, and it means 50 of the country’s top chefs, alongside 150 business leaders, will feed 1,300 homeless and disadvantaged people from Sydney and, for the first time ever, Brisbane. The events will take place at The Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve (a new location) in Sydney and at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane. Performances by Gurrumul Yunupingu and the Bangarra Dance Company will take place.... Read More | Share it now!
Brisbane’s South Bank Parklands will come alive again from 16th – 17th July with the return of the Regional Flavours Festival, singing the praises of Queensland’s freshest produce, local fare and fine wine, alongside indulgent treats (like gourmet brownies) and a range of food trucks... Read More | Share it now!
Last year, fast food giant McDonald’s Australia started pushing exclusive 500ml bottles of their famous Big Mac Special Sauce to a selected few across the country, with the rest of the public able to get their hands on 25ml tubs from national outlets. But that was last year. In 2016, McDonald’s are taking the ‘exclusive’ label off of the popular product and adding them to the Macca’s menu, meaning anyone can purchase these highly sought after 500ml bottles from selected McDonald’s restaurants in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!
It’s only right that one of the first touring Australian festivals to really nail the trend of good festival food take it to the next level in 2016, right? Today, Laneway Festival has revealed that in addition to the delicious shapes and sounds that’ll be thrown down by the likes of Grimes, Chvrches, Vince Staples, Flume, The Smith Street Band, and Purity Ring, each city will be getting a carefully curated culinary lineup pulling on the most delicious food vendors each city has to offer. All this will be in addition to a lineup of craft beers, and market stalls including a vinyl store.... Read More | Share it now!
All ten Bavarian Bier Cafés across Australia, plus Munich Brauhaus in Melbourne, have switched up their focus a bit, hopping right into the middle of craft beer by launching their very own range of haus-brewed beers, including Munich Lager, Butcher’s Bride Pale Ale, a wheat and barley blend called Hop Dock, and the low carb Blonde Moment. With all these brews coming from the Australian-based Crafty Bavarian Brewing Co., this is a good chance for the public to sip on some local brews made in accordance with authentic Bavarian recipes and 500 years of Bavarian brewing traditions.... Read More | Share it now!
As Jupiters Gold Coast continue to celebrate their 30th anniversary throughout November, the Broadbeach institution has announced a new outdoor restaurant, Garden Kitchen & Bar, will be the next step in the property’s major $345 million redevelopment, making it their third new dining venue in less than 12 months. Joining Italian kitchen Cucina Vivo and contemporary Japanese restaurant Kiyomi, Garden Kitchen & Bar will open in late December of this year, presenting locals and visitors with an eclectic mix of contemporary furnishings, cascading greenery, and a generous dining area bathed in natural light.... Read More | Share it now!