Four Points by Sheraton finds inspiration in Melbourne’s dynamic craft beer scene

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!

Shane Delia expands his gourmet kebab empire with Biggie Smalls Windsor (Melbourne)

This week Shane Delia will be expanding on his long-established and much-loved gourmet “kbab” shop Biggie Smalls, bringing a second location into the fold on Chapel Street in Windsor. He’ll be opening doors on Thursday 28th September, revealing a reloaded menu along with his best sellers, including the Biggie Smalls Snack Pack and a new creation made especially for the Windsor store, called the ODB with pork and prawn shumai, hoisin mayo, pickled ginger slaw and chilli jam.... Read More | Share it now!

Cookie Dough Doughnut Sandwiches are coming to Bistro Morgan (Melbourne)

Morgan Hipworth, he who owns and operates Melbourne’s wildly popular concept store Bistro Morgan, has officially upped his doughnut game to the nth degree, leaving all other dessert crazes in the bin with a very, very indulgent looking Cookie Dough Doughnut Sandwich. The 16 year old chef will be selling these new creations from his Windsor store as of September 16th, highlighting a range of flavours worked up in collaboration with Cookie Doh Co.... Read More | Share it now!

The Best Father’s Day events in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne for 2017

Not sure where you’re going to be taking dad come this year’s Father’s Day weekend? Not to worry, plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes, event spaces and hotels will be putting on their very best for the occasion but for those who live in or around either Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra we’re picked out some of our favourites this year. Decisions are all the more harder when you’ve got options thrown at you for every direction so we’ve kept it tight this year, pushing away some of the more obvious destinations and highlighting a few of the best, most underrated options around these areas.... Read More | Share it now!

10 of the best breakfasts in and around Melbourne

Melbourne has the gold-standard locked down when it comes to breakfast and brunch. There’s no arguing against that, especially when the city has held onto that reputation for years on end without ever having to fear healthy competition like Sydney and Adelaide. It’s been a tremendously difficult job but we dived into the rich and diverse breakfast scene in and around Melbourne and emerged with a pretty damn good top 10 if we do so say ourselves. If you haven’t been to any of these then make sure you wake up early and head along, you won’t regret it. ... Read More | Share it now!

A hawker-style barbecue pop-up from a Michelin trained chef is popping up in Melbourne

After selling out its first pop-up earlier this year, Majestic Hawker has plans on returning to feed Melbourne locals from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th August. Open for dinner for just three hours, from 7pm to 10pm, the hawker kitchen will be pushing out many of the same dishes which made the July iteration such a hit as well as some new ones, making for a true hawker-style feast that includes chicken wings, skewers and stingray cooked in banana leaf in a toasty warehouse with an open fire kitchen, share tables and good tunes.... Read More | Share it now!

Rutherglen to host winter wine bar laneway pop-up in Melbourne

The winemakers of Rutherglen are bringing a pop-up wine bar to Melbourne CBD, shaped into the narrow Driver Lane for three days (Friday 25th to Sunday 27th August). Aimed at highlighting the essence of wines made in the iconic Rutherglen region of Victoria, the one-off pop-up will offer locals and visitors the opportunity to taste and learn more about the region’s unique varietals and its winemakers.... Read More | Share it now!

Seoulja Boy: Where the urban west meets the flavours of the east (Melbourne)

Since its opening earlier this year, Seoulja Boy has managed to maintain a large and steady hype across social media. And with a menu full of affordable, photogenic cocktails, bright neon signs, and an in-house DJ spinning a mix of current and old-school hip-hop and R&B music, it’s easy to see why the Korean fusion bar and restaurant has been so popular.  In terms of atmosphere and visual aesthetics, the venue has everything that is “in” right now. But does it deliver on the food front?... Read More | Share it now!