Punch in ‘2’ on an obscured automated phone at the entrance of The Store Room and request entry before this bar’s opening appears. Melbourne’s latest vintage-minded drinking hole, taking over a former barber shop on St Kilda Road, is dialing up a bygone era and borrowing a few tips and tricks from traditional speakeasys, including monthly poker nights.... Read More | Share it now!
Sydney-born dessert and social media phenomenon Tella Balls Dessert Bar has finally opened up one of its deliciously sugary stores in Melbourne. The newly launched dessert bar, which is located at Melbourne Central, follows the successful launch of the brand in QLD last year, bringing more than just Sydneysiders a menu that’s chock full of over-the-top Nutella-filled desserts including the original Tella Ball doughnut (the one that once sat atop a milkshake and caused international headlines), doughnut sliders, doughnut fries, doughnut cones, dessert lasagne (layers of mousse and fresh cream on a chocolate biscuit base with lashings of Nutella served with vanilla bean gelato), dessert kebabs, and pancakes. ... Read More | Share it now!
One of the more essential events as part of this year’s forthcoming Melbourne Food and Wine Festival will be a neat nine-day collaboration between Vice food channel Munchies and some of the city’s best and most popular young chefs. Dubbed Club Munchies, the program will shape into Bourke Street’s Spleen Bar with the chefs, a bunch of bartenders and DJs with each night curated by a different restaurant and chef. ... Read More | Share it now!
Once again, Melbourne’s Good Beer Week will be kicking off with a two-day Gala Showcase this March, taking over The Atrium at Federation Square with 30 local and interstate breweries in tow, ranging from NSW legends Modus Operandi to local favourites Bridge Road Brewers.... Read More | Share it now!
Gourmet Cinema will be returning to Melbourne this March, calling upon six of the city’s best restaurants to complement an eclectic film program screemed at the Caufield Racecourse. The annual outdoor movie and food experience will feature food and drink from four restaurants per session, with one hero restaurant taking creative licence with a special movie-inspired menu each night.... Read More | Share it now!
We already know that a Harry Potter-themed brunch is coming to Sydney in April, but apparently just one pop culture styled food and drink event isn’t near enough for fans. Now it has been revealed that a Mean Girls themed brunch will be taking place, across both Sydney and Melbourne during the same months (exact dates TBA). ... Read More | Share it now!
Food delivery service Deliveroo have made a pretty big change to the way they do things in some of their most popular service areas across Australia, dropping the usual – and often frustrating – $25 minimum spend to $10. That means singles ordering delivery won’t have to order excess food just to get their order over the line, and with some of the best casual eats in the country on the service’s radar, that’s a pretty big win.... Read More | Share it now!
It seems the organisers behind the forthcoming Laneway Festival have outdone themselves in terms of an enormous food and drink program for both Sydney and Melbourne. What is now one of the country’s most beloved music and cultural festivals has announced a line up of restaurant partners curated by the obviously very discerning and well-connected David Moyle to include top tier dining destinations in both locations, all coming on board to pop-up on-site under a new festival dining concept.... Read More | Share it now!
There’s now no shortage of celebration for Australia’s epic BBQ scene year-round, and the first event of that kind in 2018 will be The Yak Ales Barbecue Festival. For its fourth year running, the enormous program will be heading through Melbourne with some of the best barbecue in the country. Not only that, but 2018 will also mark the festival’s debut on the NSW Central Coast, where it’ll take place in Gosford.... Read More | Share it now!
Rock legends Foo Fighters have announced two pop up pubs in Sydney and Melbourne. The Foo Fighters Hotel in Sydney (aka Hotel Hollywood) and the Fooie Bar in Melbourne (aka Cherry Bar) will stock the bands own “Foo Town” brew, a lager developed by the band and Newtown based brewery Young Henrys.... Read More | Share it now!