Top chefs join forces for UNICEF Australia’s Syria Crisis Appeal for Children (Melbourne)

Following the inspiring success of #CookForSyria in the UK, Australia’s top kitchen talent join forces to do their bit for children displaced by the conflict in Syria. Throughout March, UNICEF Australia’s Syria Crisis Appeal for Children launches a month-long campaign where restaurateurs, chefs, bakers and café owners from around the country cook their favourite signature dishes, or create a new one, and put a ‘Syrian inspired twist’ on them. A donation of $3 from sales from each of the specially made dishes will be made to the #CookForSyria fund. Dishes include baharat quail with tamarind at Firedoor in Surry Hills, or pickled octopus with Aleppo pepper at Restaurant Hubert in Sydney’s CBD.... Read More | Share it now!

Wings of Glory announce plans to expand their buffalo wing empire this year (Melbourne)

To all the lovers of chicken and beer, Wings of Glory, the popular Melbourne diner which first opened last year is expanding and re-positioning their spot in the local scene. Using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, this Clarendon Street eatery has been regularly attracting masses with their American style Chicken Buffalo Wings and craft beer options, a combo that has been hard to come by in Melbourne according to chef and owner, Steven Lo.... Read More | Share it now!

You can win three months worth of dinners by blowing up air lounges at these Menulog pop ups

Food delivery service provider Menulog will collaborate with Bondi Lifeguards to host special events, including one at Bondi Beach this Sunday, 19th February, to celebrate the end of summer with free outdoor lounges, free food and the chance to win a season of free Menulog deliveries. That is, there’s anyone from the public is able to win three month’s worth of free dinners simply by…blowing up air lounges. ... Read More | Share it now!

Art Series Hotels to host health and wellness sessions with Jessica Sepel

Health and wellness specialist, Jessica Sepel, in conjunction with Art Series Hotel Group, have created a series of health and wellness events at The Larwill in Melbourne, The Watson in Adelaide and The Johnson in Brisbane. Set in some of Art Series’ more bespoke venues, the events guide guests to The JS Health Program, Sepel’s notes for healthy living, and her latest book, Living The Healthy Life, which offer healthy living principles.... Read More | Share it now!

National Pizza Day: 400 Gradi are offering an expensive lobster and black truffle pizza this week (Melbourne)

Sure Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s something even better coming at Aussies this week: National Pizza Day. The annual celebration of all things pizza falls on this Thursday 9th February, and you can be sure many of the country’s finest pizzerias and Italian restaurants will be cooking up specials for the occasion. One such restaurant will be Melbourne’s 400 Gradi, the multi-location masterstroke from crowned pizza world champion (2014) Johnny di Francesco – you know, the guy who once made world headlines with a delicious 99 cheese pizza – who will be whipping up the most expensive and luxurious pizza in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!

House of Correction to open alongside Mr Kwok on Swanston Street (Melbourne)

Swanston Street staple Noodle Kingdom is no more. The Sze family’s beloved restaurant has passed down to daughter Tiffy who has transformed the space into what is now Mr Kwok, an homage to her father as part of the newly formed Next Week Group, and a push towards the LanZhou and Gansu regions of China and it’s many flavours. What’s more is that this new opening is accompanied by a sister bar to the building’s popular Goldilocks rooftop, fashioned as a “a place to drink for the not quite mad, not quite bad, but quite possible a little dangerous”, going by the curious name, House of Correction.... Read More | Share it now!