The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017: positions 51-100 have been announced

In case you haven’t heard, the highly authoritative World’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony is being held in Melbourne next week. Often referred to as the definitive ranking of culinary excellence across the globe, the anticipated list will be released on Wednesday 5th April after much deliberation by an anonymous panel made up of over 1,000 industry experts. But it doesn’t just stop at 50. A week out from the big reveal, the restaurants who made the cut from 51 to 100 have been revealed, featuring iconic dining destinations from 24 countries across six continents. ... Read More | Share it now!

Cartoon Network and Doughnut Time hook up for Adventure Time treats

“It’s Always Adventure Time”, a bacon pancake doughnut, is the latest creation from the ever-busy folk at hole-in-the-wall chain Doughnut Time, the result of a partnership between the iconic animated show, Cartoon Network, and the popular Aussie franchise. To mark the arrival of “Adventure Time Live” Doughnut Time are offering this beauty, which is made from maple glaze in Jake’s signature yellow, topped with hand-made sprinkles in Finn’s iconic colours and, of course, caramelised bacon pancake, from Thursday 9th March.... Read More | Share it now!

KFC introduce lamington krushers because ‘Straya

In time for Australia Day, KFC have just released what is perhaps their greatest creation since the Golden Gaytime Krusher made it’s way onto the fast food giant’s menu; the creation: Lamington krusher. The limited edition shake is being added to their range to go head-to-head with it’s Golden Gaytime counterpart, with KFC encouraging Australians to vote for their favourite and decide on which Aussie classic shall best the other.... Read More | Share it now!

UberEATS to deliver bags of ice to backyard barbecues across Australia tomorrow

If a typical Aussie backyard BBQ is your main game for the Australia Day public holiday tomorrow then you may want to make sure you’ve got UberEATS on your smartphone. The delivery service have announced that instead of the usual messina and puppie bringing, their fleet of on-demand drivers will be heading around all serviced areas across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide and delivering bags of ice. ... Read More | Share it now!

An Airbnb-like service for food catering has launched in Australia

Yep crowd sourcing start-ups aren’t going anywhere anytime soon as people are heavily influenced by the innovative model of services like Airbnb. It’s led to some creative ideas in the past, and Melbourne-based start up CaterNow seems to be no exception, allowing users both corporate and consumer to easily find local caterers without having to fork out bucketloads to the big guys. ... Read More | Share it now!

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts are celebrating classic cocktails with a slick new menu

70 years in and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts are still at the forefront of premium travel around the world. And as one of the leading hotel brands, it only seems right that they celebrate such a milestone by connecting many of their finest properties around the world through one celebratory cocktail menu, fashioned as the “Worldly Classics Collection”.... Read More | Share it now!

Urban Purveyor Group acquire Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group

As they approach the end of what has been a tremendous year of growth, hospitality juggernaut Urban Purveyor Group have announced a merger with Neil Perry’s Rockpool Group to create what is now known as Rockpool Dining Group. It’s a coup for the Quadrant Private Equity backed group, who have employed global hospitality veteran Thomas Pash to serve as Chief Executive Officer in collaboration with Perry, who will moving into a new role as Head of Culinary. ... Read More | Share it now!