Australia has the good fortune to be in the midst of winter when World Chocolate Day (today, July 7th) rolls around each year, which usually means that across the country people will be dipping their marshmallows in a comfortable cup of hot chocolate. One of the most ubiquitous chocolate cafes in the country, Max Brenner acknowledge the power of a good cup of rich and creamy hot cocoa, and this year they are channeling that into two limited edition flavours to add to their current range of winter warmers.... Read More | Share it now!
London’s premium BLOOM Gin has finally made its way from the U.K to Australia this year, entering the competitive market via a partnership with Sydney Film Festival. As the annual film festival nears a close for 2016, BLOOM have been working hard to make an impact on the events large fan base, many of whom have enjoyed easy access to BLOOM cocktails at the Festival Hub bar in Lower Town Hall.... Read More | Share it now!
Brisbane’s third ever Good Food Month is here, running up until July 31st with one of its most expansive programs to date. From Momofuku Seiōbo’s Paul Carmichael collaborating with Josue Lopez at GOMA to a pop-up from internationally awarded Bangkok chef David Thompson, the streets of Brisbane city will be full of delicious happenings all month, and dominate dessert heroes Doughnut Time feel like celebrating the occasion with two special edition American themed doughnuts. ... Read More | Share it now!
Confession time: who hasn’t ever promised their friends/partner/family the responsibility of booking dinner at a restaurant, only to completely forget (or just find the task all to arduous), and pray, to every food god in the universe, that there will be a table available for Friday night, no booking made?... Read More | Share it now!
It’s been 24 impressive years since the celebrated McLaren Vale Sea & Vines Festival began, aimed to highlight and celebrate the culinary and winemaking traditions of South Australia’s world renowned region. The annual event is focused on offering another strong itinerary of events this year, and over four days across the June long weekend, some of the country’s finest chefs, food trucks, and entertainment will be helping that goal along, staging everything from wine dinners and long lunches to live music.... Read More | Share it now!
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 next few months will be a busy one for South Australian food producer, cook and food educator, Saskia Beer, as she offers her 25 years’ experience as a chef and food producer to team up with Novotel Barossa Valley Resort in the redesign of the hotel’s restaurant, as well as the food & beverage selection. ... 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!