With two restaurants now open across Melbourne – Kew hotspot Mister Bianco and fresh face Massi – Chef Joseph Vargetto and his teams have decided to embrace Australia’s truffle season by launching a new dinner series celebrating everyone’s favourite fungi this August. The exclusive truffle events will run over four nights, marrying the sought after ingredient with Vargetto’s hearty Sicilian food, presenting a one-night-only five-course degustation at Mister Bianco and a series of Stuzzichini style events at Massi.... Read More | Share it now!
Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards, which are held each year in partnership with Gourmet Traveller WINE, have today been announced, a result of the heady task that is sorting through the country’s top restaurants to arrive at the very best being offered in 2016. Each year, the list of awards serves as an well respected guide to the best collections of wines sorted into categories, from the esteemed “Wine List of the Year” award, which was last year won by Bentley Restaurant & Bar (Sydney) and “Best New List” to “Best Food and Wine Matching List” and even “Best Beer List”.... Read More | Share it now!
OzHarvest are bringing back their annual Think.Eat.Save event this week, aiming to feed members of the public for free in cities both major and regional across Australia. Set up on Monday 25th July from 11:30am to 2:30pm, the food rescue organisation and some of the best Chefs in Australia will dish up plates made from “rescued” food. Sydney’s event will also feature a panel of food industry experts who will be discussing the issues of food waste, food security, and sustainability.... Read More | Share it now!
Starting from 17th July, on the last Sunday of each month, Mio Locale will be hosting a special four course Sunday Feast lunch event. Located on the quieter end of Melbourne’s lively Brunswick Street, Mio Locale is a family run café serving Italian and Mediterranean influenced cuisine.... Read More | Share it now!
Highlighting some of the best in the country, Melbourne’s 8th annual Sommeliers Australia Long Lunch will be returning to Albert Park early August with wines and dishes from three of the city’s best establishments – Embla, Rockpool Bar and Grill, and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. A three-way battle of sommelier supremacy will be pitting Christan McCabe (Embla), Ashley Boburka (Rockpool), and Harry Hunter (Dinner by Heston) against in each other in a challenge requiring each to present three wines and to match with each of the dishes presented to guests. ... Read More | Share it now!
Doughnut Time seem to be working hard to constantly bring us a stream of new and exciting creations, and they aren’t above dipping their toes in current gaming trends for inspiration. Just recently they played around with world politics to introduce a limited edition Donald Trump doughnut at their Australian stores; now, with the Pokemon Go craze buzzing around the world, the famed doughnut brand have created the limited edition I Pika Choose You”.... Read More | Share it now!
Premium food delivery service Deliveroo are prepping to unleash their Deliveroo Treat concept this Friday 15th July, offering to deliver free burgers from some of the best names in each city across Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. For three hours, Deliveroo drivers will be riding around their service areas delivering freebies from the likes of Hashtag Burgers in Sydney, Huxtaburger in Melbourne, and Buffalo Bar in Brisbane.... Read More | Share it now!
As if a three-hour set from The Cure and finally witnessing The Avalanches post-Wildflower wasn’t enough, this year’s Splendour in the Grass is promising its biggest food and lifestyle line-up to date. Following the success of having Mary’s up there last year (in the Gold Bar though), Secret Sounds have tapped into some of the most popular food vendors in the country to, in addition to all the regular food trucks and stalls, cater for the three-day festival. The likes of mega-popular Doughnut Time, pub food champ The Unicorn (from Sydney), and the forever-loved Bourke Street Bakery have jumped on board to bring all that delicious nosh up to North Byron Parklands next weekend, sitting in an area dubbed “The Very Small Suburb” along with a range of fashion and beauty pop ups.... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne’s newest luxury retail mall St Collins Lane recently opened its doors to Runya’s Room, a brand new champagne and high tea salon.Created by Sam Shagagi, the 70s inspired salon is an elegant tribute to Shagagi’s late wife Runya, who loved the sensory experience of high-tea in Melbourne.... Read More | Share it now!
Uber have partnered up with the team at OzHarvest to kick start a global event this Friday, bringing Australia the much loved “Uber Ice Cream” delivery service nation-wide, and this time some of the country’s top chefs are getting involved. People across Australia will be able to order in exclusive gourmet ice cream flavours designed by the likes of George Calombaris, Matt Moran, and Neil Perry through the Uber app from 11am to 5pm this Friday 15th July.... Read More | Share it now!