The Yak Ales Barbecue Festival gears up for huge Melbourne and Gosford events

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!

Neil Perry has created a Vegemite burger to celebrate the Australian Open

Following a significant makeover for Burger Project venues across Australia, Neil Perry and Rockpool Dining Group are celebrating the Australian Open by partnering up with Vegemite. You know what this means: vegemite burgers; a collaboration between the renowned chef and the iconic Australia spread that may or may not be delicious – on the one hand, it’s Perry, on the other hand, it’s a flipping Vegemite burger.... Read More | Share it now!

Ford are giving away Mustangs across the Australia Day Long Weekend for road trip loans

Long weekends in Australia are best served with a good ol’ fashioned road trip, which is why Ford are taking heading up and down the east coast with a couple of sweet rides for the upcoming Australia Day Long Weekend. The company is offering up Mustangs for free to loan to Aussies so they can drive up and down some of the coast’s most iconic trails, including the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, the Northern Beaches in Sydney and Coolangatta in Queensland: all locations where Ford have set up three separate pop-up locations to welcome test-drivers who register for the loan ahead of the weekend.... Read More | Share it now!

Tomotaka Ishizuka introduces Japanese Kaiseki to Melbourne

Acclaimed Japanese chef Tomotaka Ishizuka is opening a restaurant under his namesake on Melbourne’s Bourke Street in the hopes of introducing the local food scene to a truly refined and delicate Japanese food art form comparable to Western haute cuisine. For anyone fortunate enough to get into the 16 seater restaurant a unique sensory experience will await in the form of  a traditional dinner consisting of eleven small and beautifully presented dishes known as Kaiseki. ... Read More | Share it now!

Supernormal is coming to the NGV for the 10-day Triennial EXTRA festival (Melbourne)

Andrew McConnell will be temporarily heading up Garden Restaurant at the National Gallery of Victoria from 19th to 28th January as part of the multifaceted 10-day Triennial EXTRA festival. The award-winning chef will be using this takeover opportunity to transform the gallery’s eatery into Supernormal Natsu, giving festivalgoers more than enough reason to take some time between all the dance, performance, pop-up bars and talks to munch down on an exclusive summer menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Ballarat Beer Festival set to return to Lake Wendouree this weekend (VIC)

The annual Ballarat Beer Festival will make it’s return this weekend, bringing punters one full day packed with over 150 craft brews lined up and down Lake Wendouree. A total of 34 brewers will be on-site to help the shady banks transform into a beer lovers paradise, highlighting both small and emerging independent breweries and established giants along with a dozen food stalls serving up all types of street eats.... Read More | Share it now!