Melbourne’s Gardens by Twilight is the best looking night picnic event of the year

Well this one is sure looking like a winner. Next month, as part of the 21st Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS), the city’s picturesque Carlton Gardens will play host to the show’s very first “Gardens by Twilight”, a hungry blend of fire acts, glow performances, street buskers, music, food, and drink set in a space designed to impress. The show, which runs over four days in March, will be transforming the city into a horticultural wonderland with a series of events, with this night-time extravaganza being one of the most exciting. ... Read More | Share it now!

Ooh la la! A Fromage a Trois! Melbourne’s foremost cheese and cider festival is back for 2016

Cheese, drinks and you. The perfect trio, non?  For lovers of cheese, cider, wine or beer, you’re in for a treat, with the return of the Fromage a Trois, on Sunday 6 March 2016. Back for the third year, the Fromage a Trois  festival will be held on the grounds of the historic Werribee Park Mansion, a mere 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.... Read More | Share it now!

Pilgrim Bar launches ‘Taste + Talk’ series with Four Pillars Gin (Melbourne)

Melbourne’s popular riverside haunt Pilgrim Bar have introduced a new series aimed at connecting food and drink aficionados to local producers from around Australia. Titled ‘Taste + Talk’, the string of events will begin this week on Thursday 18th February, bringing in on of Australia’s most loved Gin distilleries, Four Pillars for an hour-long event designed to be informative and educational, giving guests a chance to learn the secrets behind producing this acclaimed quality Gin.... Read More | Share it now!

Rising star Clinton McIver opens Amaru on Armadale’s High Street (Melbourne)

Clinton McIver,  of Clayton Bowls Club fame, has launched Amaru, the name being a hyrbid of an Aboriginal term “Amaroo” meaning “beautiful place” and the Portuguese word “Amar”, which means “to love. Roughly translated to “a beautiful place to love”, it’s the ideal way to describe a luxurious, intimate, tasting-menu-only space, located on High Street in Armadale.... Read More | Share it now!

Melbourne’s best burger chefs are coming together for the “Burger Invitational”

If you’re serious about burgers then you already know that some of the best in Australia can be found in Melbourne, from the highly acclaimed, incredibly juicy 8Bit to the hip Easy’s (consumed in a train carriage five levels above Collingwood). And while the burger scene still continues to grow in the city, opportunities are far too rare to see all these incredibly burger brands come together under one concept. Luckily, some of best in town are coming together to create the Burger Invitational as part of the annual Melbourne Food & Wine Festival in early March, all rocking up to outdoor food truck park Welcome to Thornbury for days of fried and flipped deliciousness. ... Read More | Share it now!

Din Tai Fung will be offering chocolate and banana monkey buns for Chinese New Year

Famed dumpling chain Din Tai Fung will be celebrating The Year of the Monkey in the most adorable way possible next month, offering specially created Monkey Buns along with new additions to their comprehensive menu. Available throughout February in Sydney and Melbourne, these steamed bao monkey buns will come filled with a creamy mix of banana and chocolate, priced at just $4.80 each.... Read More | Share it now!

McDonald’s Australia is now selling Big Mac Special Sauce in 500ml bottles for a limited run

Last year, fast food giant McDonald’s Australia started pushing exclusive 500ml bottles of their famous Big Mac Special Sauce to a selected few across the country, with the rest of the public able to get their hands on 25ml tubs from national outlets. But that was last year. In 2016, McDonald’s are taking the ‘exclusive’ label off of the popular product and adding them to the Macca’s menu, meaning anyone can purchase these highly sought after 500ml bottles from selected McDonald’s restaurants in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!

Melbourne’s award-winning Red Spice Road reopens following major redevelopment

Award winning South-East Asian restaurant Red Spice Road has reopened following stage one of their $1 million renovation, bringing some major changes to the look and feel of the restaurant with updated furnishings, new look interior and exterior, a new kitchen, and a brand new menu. The centrally located Melbourne dining experience recently picked up the People’s Choice Award from The Age Good Food Guide 2016, and are looking to maintain that reputation with their latest menu, which has retained signature dishes while introducing new flavours and styles.... Read More | Share it now!