Wine is Coming: Game of Thrones themed wine festival “Game of Rhones” returns

After sell-out events across Australia and New Zealand last year, Game of Rhones will make it’s noble return as it tours Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, and Wellington once again this year across May, June, and July. Obviously inspired by HBO smash Game of Thrones (for which the season six trailer can be found HERE), this wine festival is a celebration of the classic grape varieties of the Rhone Valley in France, bringing in everything from Shiraz to Roussane in some of the best venues across the above cities for a wine festival to end all wine festivals.... Read More | Share it now!

The Death Star Canteen is coming to Queen Street in May (Brisbane)

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 EspressoGlen 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!

OzHarvest CEO CookOff kicks off again in Sydney and Brisbane

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!

McDonald’s Australia is now selling Big Mac Special Sauce in 500ml bottles for a limited run

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!

Laneway Festival announces huge food and craft beer menus for each leg of the tour

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!

Bavarian Bier Cafés and Munich Brauhaus strengthen focus on original craft beers and food pairings

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!