World BBQ champion Tuffy Stone will headline Meatstock Melbourne this year

Get your grills out because Meatstock Melbourne is back for another year, and they’ve pulled some big smoking guns to come headline a stacked program in April of next year. Both Tuffy Stone, four-times world BBQ champion, and Jess Pryles, renowned Hardcore Carnivore, will sit at the top of a lineup that once again aims to show off all angles of good ol’ fashioned barbecued meats over two days of classes, demos, cook-offs, live music, BBQ food trucks, craft beer, and all the meat you could ever hope for.... Read More | Share it now!

Our Best Australian Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2016

Sunday 4th September brings Father’s Day around for another year, which means you’re pretty much bound by social norms to treat your dad to something special. Only you know how to best spoil the old man to his personal tastes, but just in case you’re thin for inspiration this year, allow us to spark those gift-giving talents of yours with some Australia based ideas. We’ve put together a straight-forward five ideas for you to get across.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s eastern suburbs are getting a new Texas-style BBQ series with “Up In Smoke”

Trained under prominent Brooklyn-based pitmaster Nestor Laracuente, Sydney based BBQ champ Dan the Man has decided that his hometown should never want for low-and-slow BBQ, making plans to introduce a new “Up In Smoke” series to kick off this August. Setting up shop the first Friday of every month for the rest of the year, Dan the Man will take over The Field at Eastern Suburbs Rugby Club in Bellevue Hill to light up the smoker and bring Texas-style BBQ to locals and visitors. ... Read More | Share it now!

Meatstock’s Sydney Barbecue Wars are heating up; we ask four competing teams what to expect

Meatstock is finally here! It’s time for Sydney Showground to be transformed into one large, two-day BBQ with some of the best of the best meat-pros heading out to Olympic Park to showcase, compete, and cook. Starting tomorrow, Saturday 13th February, and continuing through the weekend, Meatstock will be a celebration of meats cooked exactly right, with plenty of food, drink, live music, and general good times around. One of the main features will be the Sydney Barbecue Wars, where teams from around the country will compete in the cook-off to end all cook-offs. We caught up with four reps from four of the competing teams for a quick Q&A about what to expect from the competition, where to find the best BBQ’d meats in Australia, where they see BBQ heading, and more.... Read More | Share it now!