Belles Hot Chicken kicks off new guest chef series “Rulers of the Roost”

Belles Hot Chicken have this week launched their very first guest chef series, dubbed “Rulers of the Roost”, which will be highlighting a superstar chef line up to join founder and chef Morgan McGlone across the Sydney and Melbourne venues of the famed chicken joint. Each guest chef will be creating a one-off, event-only menu which includes a hot chicken dish created in collaboration with McGlone as well as a side and cocktail that will only be available for the one day.... Read More | Share it now!

South-African burger bar RocoMamas makes Australian debut in Melbourne

The internationally recognised burger brand, RocoMamas has recently chosen Melbourne’s endless dining precinct, Chapel Street, to open its first flagship Australian joint. If you’re planning a visit, expect to get your hands, mouth and face dirty, as the idea behind this menu is to put down the knives and forks and attack their iconic ‘smashed burgers’ with your hands.... Read More | Share it now!

Vision Direct opens shop in Melbourne, is giving away 100 designer glasses for free this week

Over the next three days, Melbourne locals will be able to get their hands on a free pair of prescription glasses as popular online retailer VisionDirect.com.au opens its very first Vision Direct Optical Centre in the heart of the CBD. They’ll be going large for their opening week, committing 100 free premium acetate frames and prescription lenses for a first come, first serve basis, which locals can walk away with if they rock up between today and Thursday 28th June.... Read More | Share it now!

Matt Moran is bringing an 80-seat Chiswick pop-up to Splendour in the Grass

For the first time ever Matt Moran will be taking his iconic Sydney restaurant Chiswick and hosting a 80-seat pop-up iteration at this year’s Splendour in the Grass. The iconic three-day festival will no doubt benefit from Moran’s planted-to-plated approach which has seen Chiswick, both the original in Woollahra and the extension at the Art Gallery of NSW, become one of Sydney’s most celebrated and consistent dining institutions.... Read More | Share it now!

Four of Melbourne’s top bartenders plan to open new venue “Fancy Free” this year

Four bartenders who have been instrumental to the rise of Melbourne’s highly regarded Black Pearl will open a new venue in the CBD later this year. Rob Libecans, Chris Hysted-Adams, Matthew Stirling and Ryan Noreiks will lead the charge at Fancy Free, helping shape the bar as a neighbourhood watering hole in the middle of the CBD where cocktails, wine, beer and food will all be held to an equally high standard.... Read More | Share it now!

Boost Juice are now serving Vegemite smoothies across Australia

“We’re always looking to think outside the square when it comes to product development”, said Chief Marketing Officer of Boost Juice Joanne Bradley. And outside of the square they have most certainly thought this time, with the ubiquitous juice brand introducing new flavour The Vegemite Boost. It obviously contains Australia’s most divisive (to non-Australians anyway; it’s delicious in small amounts) spread, and while you may think it sounds disgusting, it actually seems like it could work.... Read More | Share it now!

Some of Australia’s best burger joints and Deliveroo team up for ‘The Hangry Meal’

Happy meals be gone. Deliveroo have teamed up with five of the most renowned burger joints around the country to put together a cheap-as-chips meal deal they’ve cheekily dubbed ‘The Hangry Meal”. That good ol’ millennial amalgam of hungry and angry has been tapped so the on-demand delivery service can celebrate National Burger Day the right way. On Monday 28th May, Deliveroo will be slinging around these collaborations for $4.95 a pop, with The Hangry Meal including a signature burger (from the respective burger joint), small fries and the quintessential toy. What’s more: free delivery.... Read More | Share it now!

Belles Hot Chicken has officially launched a food truck (Melbourne)

Launched just a few weeks ago, the legendary Belles Hot Chicken has worked with Melbourne-based hospitality group 100 Burgers to officially squeeze into their very own food truck. The super popular chicken restaurant, which now has locations across Melbourne and Sydney, finally making the leap to mobile dining follows the appointment of Belles chef Morgan McGlone as Executive Chef across 100 Burgers’ portfolio of food trucks and restaurants.... Read More | Share it now!