The Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort launches High Coffee in The Fireplace (Gold Coast)

High tea is generally regarded as one of those odd activities that only the upper class seem to enjoy. Traditionally a British pastime concerned with combining interesting flavours and the art of good conversation, Australians have tentatively embraced the concept of high tea in the last few years. We don’t share the same religious zeal for tea that our British cousins possess. Perhaps as a function of our rough-and-tumble national identity, we tend to prefer coffee. Continue reading →

Lindt Chocolate Shop expands to the Gold Coast for the first time, opening up in Harbour Town (QLD)

Seeing as Lindt have eight of their cafes and eight of their specialty shops spread across Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Brisbane, it’s about time the renowned chocolate shop opened up a location for the Gold Coast. Located in Harbour Town Shopping Centre, the newly landed chocolate shop adds great reach to Lindt’s retail portfolio, presenting customers with classic Lindt products and the largest selection of Lindor balls available in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!

Finn McCool’s Irish Bar set to open in Fortitude Valley this month (Brisbane)

Brisbane’s busy nightlife district, Fortitude Valley, has a new Irish pub opening its doors this May. Finn McCool’s Irish Bar will take pride in place in the heart of Brunswick Street Mall and is expected to be the largest Irish pub in town. Being treated to a $3.5 million fit-out, the pub will have a modern look and feel, showcasing its Irish heritage with a contemporary twist.... Read More | Share it now!

The Jubilee Hotel will host its annual Craft Beer and Wine Expo at the end of this month (Brisbane)

Saturday 30th April will see The Jubilee Hotel play host to a bevy of craft breweries and winemakers as part of their inaugural Craft Beer and Wine Expo. With the event showcasing over 100 beers from Australian craft brewers, there’s bound to be something on offer to satisfy the thirst of even the most discerning craft beer enthusiasts.... Read More | Share it now!

Bavarian Brewfest’s beer bonanza continues through April with series of parties

If you’ve been partaking in this month’s Bavarian Brewfest at participating Bavarian Bier Cafés in Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast, as well as Munich Brauhaus in Sydney and Melbourne, you’ll be happy to know that the month of welcoming a range of new craft and seasonal beers isn’t quite over just yet, and there are a few more events to round out the event:... Read More | Share it now!

West End Whisky bar Cobbler launches a Die Hard themed cocktail menu (Brisbane)

Brisbane West End cocktail and Whisky bar, Cobbler, has launched their newest themed cocktail menu as Autumn continues to blow through the city, paying homage to Bruce Willis and the Nakatomi Plaza seen in 1988 classic Die Hard with their playfully named cocktails such as the John McClane (Talisker 10, delord fine armagnac, peppermint tea, rosemary syrup, lavender bitters, lemon twist), the Hans Gruber (Monkey Shoulder Whisky, crème de Noyaux, cinnamon and caraway, red gum honey, orange bitters) and Yippee Kiyay Motherfucker (Appleton VX Rum, lemon juice, pineapple, rose and jasmine orgeat, orange blossom water), among others.... Read More | Share it now!