OTT dessert drinks are here to stay, get used to it. Those who embrace the trend have been one-upping each other for awhile now, and legendary queue magnet Burgers By Josh may have just won the game by introducing an alcoholic Golden Gaytime milkshake to the burger joint’s menu at The Annandale. Though a spiked honeycomb ice cream shake should be enough to satisfy those constantly seeking out anything to do with Streets’ sought after creation, the milkshake isn’t quite the end of the story; Doughnut Time have also announced that they are doing limited edition Golden Gaytime Doughnuts from this weekend.... Read More | Share it now!
To cap off yet another busy Bar Week, the industry came together last night at the 16th annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards to celebrate the past 12 months of outstanding bars across Australia. Always an authoritative lens through which to examine the massive scale of quality bars across the country, the awards ceremony celebrated those who have performed extraordinarily across a large number of categories, providing a comprehensive snapshot of where the industry is at right now, and which drinking dens have been kicking all the right goals.... Read More | Share it now!
House party delivery (or lonely Netflix/Stan session) staple Domino’s have just launched what they are touting as their biggest menu change since 2009, slapping the ‘gourmet’ label on their popular pizza range as well as introducing new toppings, sides, ingredients, and desserts. Naming their new menu “Taste the Colour”, the massive company have put a big focus on making substantial moves forward for flavour, trading out regulars and bringing in new, good quality toppings like maple cured rasher bacon, cherry wood smoked leg ham, and more to really take your fast food game to another level. ... Read More | Share it now!
Earlier this year Arnott’s did something very, very bad and ill-advised, inexplicably announcing that they’ll be taking the “if it ain’t broke, break it” approach by changing the recipe for their Shapes range. This unsurprisingly led to frustration and outrage, being that one of the country’s most loved snacks had been completely flipped upside down with new seasoning, seemingly to improve the range’s health rating (which probably works by making you not wanting to eat them at all). Negative feedback forced the brand to backflip on a few flavours eventually – particularly the much-loved BBQ – but the majority of Shapes flavours stuck to the new recipe.... Read More | Share it now!
Sometimes dreams become a reality. Streets Ice Cream have a good history of actually listening to their consumers and actually paying attention to creative requests and unique ideas. One such idea is to create the love child of the brand’s beloved Golden Gaytime and Cornetto, appropriately named the Golden Gaynetto. It was a piece of ice cream fan fiction that seemed like a distant fantasy, coming from ardent Sydney-based dessert fan and non-cape-wearing hero Jesse James McElroy, who famously convinced Streets to introduce 1.25L tubs of Golden Gaytime, which they did just over a year ago.... Read More | Share it now!
A bar where you can down a cocktail named Tee Quila Mocking Birdie and then sink a hole in one on a mini-golf course. Sounds like a distant fantasy right? Wrong. The old church located at 25 Warner Street in Fortitude Valley – the one that has seen many a trashy pop-up club in the past – is about to welcome new tenant Holey Moley Golf Club at the end of next month, a new concept by the minds behind Strike Bowling which combines a retro cocktail bar with two different nine-hole mini golf courses with a whole bunch of inspiration from surf culture, retro video games, and even pop culture touchstones like Alice in Wonderland and Game of Thrones thrown in for good measure. ... Read More | Share it now!
Sometimes referred to as the “Oscars of the Australian food world”, the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards has come around again to sort through the country’s stellar dining scene and celebrate excellence across several different categories. Being the country’s only national restaurant awards based on independent reviews, the awards serve as an authoritative guide to the best of the best, which were named at a ceremony last night held at Sydney’s Long Chim, a strong new opening from homecoming hero David Thompson.... Read More | Share it now!
Now that winter is almost behind us (fingers crossed), Gelatissimo have released a bunch of new flavours to continue their globe-trotting wave, designing four tastes that have been inspired by places like South Africa and France. This has resulted in some of the gelato chain’s boldest creations to date, surely spicing up their regular offerings to really make a mark on Australia’s vast gelato scene.... Read More | Share it now!
From a modest start to what is now a heavily anticipated national program, the Garage Sale Trail returns to Australia each October to encourage local communities to engage with and host good ol’ fashioned garage sales, and we aren’t just talking dusty old books and fur coats. On October 22nd, registered garage sales across the country will form one large, synchronised treasure hunt with people selling off their wares – big or small – or offering up some unconventional goods, like adoptable kittens, or multi-million dollar yachts (someone has legit registered the huge yacht that was used in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby for sale this year).... Read More | Share it now!
Those unmistakable ripples of Streets’ fluffy Viennetta ice cream have been burned back into the hearts and minds of Aussies everywhere since an elusive image of a “Viennetta on a stick” product went viral a few days ago. It only to lead to sighs of disappointment when it was revealed that the holy grail of dessert products was not available in the country. However, as news.com.au report, that’s all set to change because Streets Ice Cream have confirmed that the bucketloads of demand that followed the image have forced them to officially launch Viennetta on a Stick in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!