Rockpool Dining Group to host premium truffle degustations in Melbourne and Sydney this month

Rockpool Dining Group will be hosting two exclusive truffle-focused dinners to celebrate the seasonal ingredient during the middle of winter. With one hosted in Melbourne and the other in Sydney, two of the group’s most popular restaurants will offer guests comprehensive set menus designed to showcase truffles in various ways, alongside various local produce. ... Read More | Share it now!

Eau-de-Vie to host a whisky degustation dinner so rare that tickets are over $1000 (Melbourne)

Single malt fanatics in Melbourne have a very unique event to look forward to come September. It’s an exclusive whisky degustation dinner, said to be the only one of its kind in the world, hosted by constant award-winner Eau-de-Vie Melbourne. It won’t be cheap either; tickets to the dinner at priced at $1,500 per head, giving guests access to an intimate celebrate where a table of 16 will be able to taste five extremely rare and unique Single Malt Scotch Whiskies aged up to 46 years. ... Read More | Share it now!

Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burger, sake and karaoke den (Melbourne)

Named after a notorious outlaw subculture in Japan, Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burgers joint and sake den, a 200-seater located just off Chapel Street with designs on becoming one of the city’s new favourite destinations. It’s from the same team behind Bird Watching Society and St Kilda’s buzzing Lady Grange, taking on a Tokyo tinge with a multi-faceted approach that includes secret sake warmer stations, karaoke and Nintendo rooms, pool tables, motorcycle chandeliers, outdoor fire pits, Hitachi train seats, and a dry ice spa inspired by an Onsen at the base of Mt Fuji.... Read More | Share it now!

Melbourne Central is planning a two day….Unicorn Festival

Surprisingly Melbourne has never had a Unicorn Festival before. What’s even more surprising is that unicorn doesn’t mean a multi-coloured mythical horse-like creature with a sharp horn anymore; it means sugary, ‘gram-worthy desserts like donuts, scrolls and ice creams. That’s what’s in store for Melbourne locals and visitors at the city’s first ever Unicorn Festival, held over two days in August at Melbourne Central.... Read More | Share it now!

Max Brenner will cover absolutely anything you want in chocolate for World Chocolate Day

Ubiquitous chocolate heaven Max Brenner is doing things a little differently come this year’s World Chocolate Day on Friday 7th July, offering chocolate-lovers the chance to get (almost) anything they want drizzled in the brand’s signature melted chocolate for free. Yeah, that means anything: avo on toast, a burger, a person, your old Sisqo CD’s, anything.... Read More | Share it now!

An ambitious two storey wine bar has opened in Windsor (Melbourne)

When the teams behind mainstays like Saigon Sally and Tokyo Tina, and Pastuso and San Telmo come together to open up an ambitious new modern wine bar it’s safe to say expectations sit at the top end of the spectrum. Neptune, recently opened in Windsor, stretches across High Street with a wide reach of food, wine and cocktails. The two-level restaurant is a slick entry from the reliable crews, pushed as a future neighbourhood institution that’s already amassed a nice following based off the modern spin on a traditional wine bar paired up with a Mediterranean-influenced menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Peer-voted list of top 100 restaurants in Australia revealed

The Australian Financial Review Australia has announced their 3rd annual peer-voted top 100 restaurants list, celebrating excellence across the nation. Going through and rounding down this country’s exceptional dining scene to a top 100, a challenge by any means, was once again done by a panel of insiders, positioning the list as a unique ranking decided upon solely by chefs and restaurateurs – the only one of its kind in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!