Newtown locals Young Henrys and Irish whiskey icons Jameson have just taken their ever-growing friendship to the next level, joining forces to create the first Australian whiskey partnership for the ongoing Jameson Caskmates series. You guessed it – that means a special, limited edition Jameson Caskmates Young Henrys Edition is heading our way very soon, building on the already successful partnership which last year saw the release of the “Craic & Barrel”, an Irish Red Ale from Young Henrys that had been aged in Jameson Irish Whiskey casks. ... Read More | Share it now!
Shaped into Surry Hills’ 100-year-old Griffiths Teas building, the long awaited Chin Chin Sydney will finally be opening its doors to the public on Monday 2nd October. Ever since it was announced that the Melbourne dining powerhouse would be opening a Sydney iteration, Chin Chin became one of the country’s most anticipated openings. The up-scale Thai restaurant has consistently remained near the top of the list when it comes to the best restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD, ever since opening back in 2011. ... Read More | Share it now!
Beginning 1st October of this year, the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Melbourne Docklands will be taking part in an ongoing global program designed to bring the hotel brands 225+ properties closer to the cultural scenes in their respective cities. And by cultural scenes we mean the tasty dynamic local craft beer scenes of the world, sifting through local breweries looking for the “best brew” to showcase on-site and on-tap to international and local guests. And considering the incredible reach the hotel brand has, with presence in almost 40 countries and territories, that’s an invaluable platform for creative local brewers to have. ... Read More | Share it now!
Celebrating the people and street culture of modern Cuba, Merivale will be using The Paddington to host a temporary transformation, filled with Que Bola feasts and Havana club cocktails. Across three nights, the popular Paddington gastropub will be taking on the character often credited to Cuba’s festive hospitality scene, with the crux of celebrations happening later this week on Thursday 28th September.... Read More | Share it now!
Making excellent use of their gorgeous The Cortile dining space, InterContinental Sydney have just launched a “buffet marketplace” brunch to take place every weekend for hotel guests and local visitors. “Brunch at The Cortile”, which kicked on on Saturday 23rd September, will be a special offering from the high-end hotel, tempting guests with a refined dining experience that features the season’s freshest ingredients with house-made signatures, contemporary favourites and, drinks like French champagne, mimosas and bloody marys. ... Read More | Share it now!
Featuring three distinct levels, Barangaroo House will be one of the biggest openings to date for the ever-growing precinct, led by none other than Matt Moran in partnership with Solotel, the group behind some of Sydney’s biggest venues including Aria, Chiswick and Opera Bar. It’s been a long time coming, with the project in the works for the past three years, but now the restaurant has finally locked in a December opening date, promising the define the new capital of contemporary Australian cuisine.... Read More | Share it now!
Harnessing the unique characteristics of Mizunara, a rare Japanese oak, Suntory Whisky have been able to make a huge leap forward in their whisky making. The newly released Yamazaki Mizunara 2017 Edition promises to highlight the unique properties of the uniquely Japanese tree, presenting whisky lovers with a blend created from a selection of single malt whiskies aged entirely in Mizunara casks for at least 18 years. ... Read More | Share it now!
There’ll be plenty to do around Sydney across the forthcoming October long weekend, but one of the standouts for those who prefer seafood feasts, live jazz and sparkling harbour views will be this lush event thrown by Ripples Chowder Bay as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. The highly regarded seafood restaurant is promising an afternoon of live jazz and specially curated sharing feasts, dubbed Sounds by the Sea, as they tap highly respected saxophonist and DJ Paul Chenard to provide some tunes and Head Chef Kristian Gamble to take care of the food.... Read More | Share it now!
More restaurants across Sydney are beginning to embrace more dog-friendly policies, but Storehouse on the Park in Rushcutters Bay has kicked the trend up more than a few notches. The breezy bar and restaurant, which is a part of Vibe Hotel Rushcutters Bay, has introduced a dedicated pooch-friendly menu in addition to their regular human offerings, featuring food and drink that is completely safe for canine consumption like puppyccinos, pawtein balls, watermelon chews and sesame pup wafers.... Read More | Share it now!
The famous Bearded Bakers of nomadic Sydney institution Knafeh Bakery are planning to host a very special pop-up at the ultra-lux Pier One Sydney Harbour for the forthcoming Good Food Month. Kicking off on 5th October and lasting right through to 29th October, the newly designed concept – a first for the bakery – will be set-up in a Perspex container along the waterfront of Sydney Harbour, providing ample space for the boys to mix their signature high energy dining concept while cooking up their signature Palestinian dishes.... Read More | Share it now!