From multi-million dollar yachts to kittens: the Garage Sale Trail is back for its sixth year

From a modest start to what is now a heavily anticipated national program, the Garage Sale Trail returns to Australia each October to encourage local communities to engage with and host good ol’ fashioned garage sales, and we aren’t just talking dusty old books and fur coats. On October 22nd, registered garage sales across the country will form one large, synchronised treasure hunt with people selling off their wares – big or small – or offering up some unconventional goods, like adoptable kittens, or multi-million dollar yachts (someone has legit registered the huge yacht that was used in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby for sale this year).... Read More | Share it now!

Streets Ice Cream are bringing Viennetta on a Stick to Australia

Those unmistakable ripples of Streets’ fluffy Viennetta ice cream have been burned back into the hearts and minds of Aussies everywhere since an elusive image of a “Viennetta on a stick” product went viral a few days ago. It only to lead to sighs of disappointment when it was revealed that the holy grail of dessert products was not available in the country. However, as news.com.au report, that’s all set to change because Streets Ice Cream have confirmed that the bucketloads of demand that followed the image have forced them to officially launch Viennetta on a Stick in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!

Wine List of the Year Awards: best wine lists in Australia have been revealed for 2016

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 hosting a free food rescue feast across Australia this week

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!

Jack Daniel’s plan free time travelling whisky masterclasses across Australia

As part of their worldwide 150th anniversary celebrations, iconic brand Jack Daniel’s are bringing a unique experience to Australian Whisky fans, planning free “A Journey through 150 Years of Craft & Cocktail Culture” masterclasses and tastings that are said to take guests back to 1920s prohibition era and beyond. JD’s Assistant Master Distiller Chris Fletcher will be making his way down to host these events, which are planned for Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth.... Read More | Share it now!

Nigella Lawson announced as headliner for fifth annual Margaret River Gourmet Escape (WA)

Now in it’s fifth year, Margaret River Gourmet Escape has proved to be one of the most unique and celebrated food and wine festivals in Australia, a three day extravaganza curated by some of the leading chefs and personalities in the world. For the event’s fifth year, the organisers have managed to pull together a food and wine lineup that’s being headlined by none other than UK culinary goddess Nigella Lawson, who is but one international guest slated to be heading down to WA in November.... Read More | Share it now!

Doughnut Time, Gelato Messina, Bourke Street Bakery and more will be at Splendour in the Grass

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!

Uber is delivering ice cream designed by Australia’s top chefs this Friday!

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!

Max Brenner up their hot chocolate game for World Chocolate Day

Australia has the good fortune to be in the midst of winter when World Chocolate Day (today, July 7th) rolls around each year, which usually means that across the country people will be dipping their marshmallows in a comfortable cup of hot chocolate. One of the most ubiquitous chocolate cafes in the country, Max Brenner acknowledge the power of a good cup of rich and creamy hot cocoa, and this year they are channeling that into two limited edition flavours to add to their current range of winter warmers.... Read More | Share it now!

Heineken embrace Australian multiculturalism with City Shapers Festival

Heineken will be celebrating global cultural, culinary, musical and art contributions which have positively helped shape and influence Australia’s diversity as part of a City Shapers Festival which will span across Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth. Whilst all capital cities will share in the fun it seems Melbourne is set for a truly memorable experience with guests being taken to a secret location for a party of epic proportions.... Read More | Share it now!