Free Brisbane food festival Regional Flavours announces 2017 program

Across two days in breezy July, Brisbane which will once again host the long-running Regional Flavours, a free food and drink festival showcasing the best Queensland produce as illustrated by some of the country’s top culinary talent. Hosted in South Bank Parklands on 15th and 16th July, the festival will see over 30 cooks and chefs present 50 free cooking demonstrations across four different stages, sitting alongside street stalls and leisurely long lunches.... Read More | Share it now!

Princess Diana’s former butler is hosting Royal Afternoon Tea on the Gold Coast

You can’t get more regal than sitting down for a spot of afternoon tea with a man famous for his work with the Royal Family. Paul Burrell will be paying a rare visit to Australia to help Gold Coast’s luscious Palazzo Versace host a one day only Royal Afternoon Tea event, described as a grand afternoon promising it’s own royal glow as guests are immersed in a decidedly British aura of world class hospitality, culinary finesse and an “in conversation” style session with Burrell himself, offering unique insights into etiquette and entertaining.... Read More | Share it now!

Brisbane’s four-day Maroon Festival set to showcase Queensland’s finest eateries

The Maroon Festival will be a hub for Queensland fans, with the inaugural event kicking off on the days leading up to the State of Origin. Running from Sunday 28 May to Wednesday 31 May along Brisbane’s South Bank, the free family event blends all things rugby league and Queensland’s booming culinary culture across four days jam packed with things to do for locals and visitors.... Read More | Share it now!

A Night with the Nail: Drambuie is bringing a five-week bar experience to Brisbane this June

Scotch Whisky Liqueur brand Drambuie is celebrating the revival of its most renowned cocktail, The Rusty Nail,  with a five-week bar experience called ‘A Night with the Nail’. The pop up follows success in other Australian cities, highlighting one of the most iconic whisky cocktails and how the simply beautiful recipe has stood the test of time.... Read More | Share it now!

Diageo has named Australia’s top 20 bartenders for 2017

Each year the authoritative judging panel of Diageo Reserve World Class enters, analyses, and awards the Australia’s bar scene to celebrate its top performers. Swarms of talent stand behind bars across the country each and every night, ensuring that not only are we pulled into a world of well-made cocktails and well-selected spirits, but we feel welcomed and comfortable at our favourite drinking establishments. The ones who perform the best are curators to the highest degree, helping us cultivate our tastes and discover new favourites so that we get the most out of our visit to some of the best bars in the country. This top 20 list lets us know which bartenders are going that extra mile for their customers.... Read More | Share it now!

Glenfiddich’s “Artist in Residence” prize is on the look out for whisky-loving Australian artists

For the third year in a row, Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland is offering Australian artists something pretty darn unique with their annual “Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize”. Open from now until June 30th of this year William Grant & Sons are on the look out to award one very (and we mean very) lucky artist a unique residency valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the iconic distillery in 2018.... Read More | Share it now!