Beginning 1st October of this year, the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands will be taking part in an ongoing global program designed to bring the hotel brands 225+ properties closer to the cultural scenes in their respective cities. And by cultural scenes we mean the tasty dynamic local craft beer scenes of the world, sifting through local breweries looking for the “best brew” to showcase on-site and on-tap to international and local guests. And considering the incredible reach the hotel brand has, with presence in almost 40 countries and territories, that’s an invaluable platform for creative local brewers to have. ... Read More | Share it now!
This week Shane Delia will be expanding on his long-established and much-loved gourmet “kbab” shop Biggie Smalls, bringing a second location into the fold on Chapel Street in Windsor. He’ll be opening doors on Thursday 28th September, revealing a reloaded menu along with his best sellers, including the Biggie Smalls Snack Pack and a new creation made especially for the Windsor store, called the ODB with pork and prawn shumai, hoisin mayo, pickled ginger slaw and chilli jam.... Read More | Share it now!
Morgan Hipworth, he who owns and operates Melbourne’s wildly popular concept store Bistro Morgan, has officially upped his doughnut game to the nth degree, leaving all other dessert crazes in the bin with a very, very indulgent looking Cookie Dough Doughnut Sandwich. The 16 year old chef will be selling these new creations from his Windsor store as of September 16th, highlighting a range of flavours worked up in collaboration with Cookie Doh Co.... Read More | Share it now!
Caribbean influences sit alongside flavours from Cuba and Southern America at Windsor’s recently opened Saint Lucia, which popped up on Chapel Street earlier this year. The tropical-minded BBQ and rum bar offers a soulful, colourful space to Melbourne’s famously dynamic hospitality scene, illustrated with eclectic trinkets and lush greenery.... Read More | Share it now!
Delivery service Foodora has teamed up with the folks behind Cracker Barrel for a new campaign designed to encourage people to be less glued to their phones and more in-tune with each other. In an attempt to bring back “real conversation”, the well known Australian cheese brand, which is produced locally by Warrnambool Cheese and Butter, will be offering free “catch up packs” of cheese, crackers and conversation thought starter cards every Sunday of this month within Foodora service areas in Melbourne and Sydney.... Read More | Share it now!
We’re surprised someone didn’t think of this sooner to be honest. Melbourne’s popular St Kilda Burger Bar (STKBB) are slinging a different kind of burger special to celebrate the AFL finals series, pushing out a very, very ‘Strayan hybrid food that takes the ever-loved burger and mashes it up with a meat pie. ... Read More | Share it now!
After quietly opening in December last year, Fairfield’s Two Fat Monks has launch a new menu. Co-owner Ulysses Vass has taken the past six months to assess operations and customer feed back to change the menu, open and in-house bakery with plans to open an on-site coffee roastry later in the year. ... Read More | Share it now!
The winners of the QANTAS Epiqure Halliday Wine Companion awards for 2018 have been announced. Distinguished wine critic James Halliday has named Paul Hotker of the historic Bleasdale Vineyards as Winemaker of the Year for 2018, as well as the top performers in a host of other prestigious categories highlighting the best in Australia’s rich and diverse winemaking scene. ... Read More | Share it now!
After dominating the casual eats scene in Collingwood for years now Biggie Smalls is finally ready to expand, with a new store in Windsor due to open its doors this September. Shane Delia’s gourmet kebab and hip hop empire has grown considerably since first being introduced in Melbourne, even inspiring a food truck which will be used to celebrate the new opening and a collaboration with local Healesville heroes Four Pillars Gin.... Read More | Share it now!
After selling out its first pop-up earlier this year, Majestic Hawker has plans on returning to feed Melbourne locals from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th August. Open for dinner for just three hours, from 7pm to 10pm, the hawker kitchen will be pushing out many of the same dishes which made the July iteration such a hit as well as some new ones, making for a true hawker-style feast that includes chicken wings, skewers and stingray cooked in banana leaf in a toasty warehouse with an open fire kitchen, share tables and good tunes.... Read More | Share it now!