Award-winners like Sixpenny and Biota join The Gantry for a special winter menu (Sydney)

A beautifully curated menu has hit Sydney’s The Gantry for the remainder of this month, offering an extra special collaborative feast that includes chefs from heavy-hitting culinary powerhouses like Sixpenny and Biota Dining. It’s a rare opportunity to showcase dishes by so many award-winning chefs in one spot, presenting diners with an essential, affordable set that’s being pushed for both lunch and dinner sittings throughout July.... Read More | Share it now!

The Dolphin Hotel has launched an Aperitivo Hour series with guest chefs, snacks and wine (Sydney)

After unveiling a new era last year and subsequently rising through the ranks to become one of the area’s hottest spots, The Dolphin Hotel in Surry Hills will be using their dedicated Wine Room as a platform for a guest chef series fashioned as “Aperitivo Hour”. The series, which kicked off early last month and will continue up until the end of July will see various collaborations with some of Australia’s top chefs and restaurants – both casual and not-so-casual – as every week brings in a fresh face to handle “super-value” snacks to pair up with well-priced drinks. There’ll even be a few chefs from overseas.... Read More | Share it now!

One of the world’s greatest Turkish chefs to cook at Efendy for one night only (Sydney)

He runs one of the most acclaimed restaurants in the world, Istanbul’s Mikla (currently number 56 in world’s 50 best restaurants), and for one night only he’ll be joining Sydney’s Somer Sivrioglu at Balmain eatery Effendy. For a one-off collaboration dinner Sivrioglu has invited his good friend Mehmet Gürs to fly in and give guests an incredible opportunity to taste some of the best Turkish food in the world as together they offer a four-course menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Interview: Newtown Locals talk food and drink at the 38th annual Newtown Festival

Newtown Locals is a collection of the inner west neighbourhood’s greatest food and drink purveyors, and each year the group comes together at the annual Newtown Festival to offer up special collaborative dishes designed to showcase the communal spirit of the area. Once again, the community cook-offs will aim at providing some much needed funds to Newtown Neighbourhood Centre’s First Response, and once again they will be dishing up some exclusives to help fuel the full day of live music, entertainment, markets, and general sense of Newtown being the forever thriving and unique hub it is. ... Read More | Share it now!

Newtown Locals: Hartsyard, Mary’s, Continental Deli and more announce collaborative dishes for Newtown Festival (Sydney)

With the 38th annual Newtown Festival coming up the inner-west suburb will once again be witnessing the return of Newtown Locals, a collaborative program from some of the area’s best chefs, restaurateurs and brewers aimed at sharing their love and passion for the famously bohemian neighbourhood. This will be the third year for Newtown Locals, and some of the area’s newcomers will be adding their own flavours to enrich what is already a who’s who collective of Newtown food and bev heroes. ... Read More | Share it now!

Five Points look to L.A and New Orleans for new limited edition burgers (Sydney)

Delicious marketing is the best kind of marketing. Want proof? Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are preparing for a trio of Australian home releases for long-running police procedural NCIS – NCIS Season 13, NCIS Los Angeles Season 7 and NCIS New Orleans Season 2 – and for Sydney they’ve decided to do something special. Rather than go the obvious route and connect with a donut brand, they’ve gone straight to the heart of Sydney’s crazy food queues and tapped one of the city’s best burger joints, North Sydney’s Five Points, to create two bespoke, limited edition burgers inspired by the cities of L.A and New Orleans. ... Read More | Share it now!