Din Tai Fung announce exclusive 18-course degustations for Melbourne and Sydney

Dumpling favourite Din Tai Fung has announced two exclusive one-night-only degustation menus for August, both on the same date with one being in Sydney and the other being in Melbourne. The set menus will feature a whopping 18 courses for guests, including various new dishes never seen on Din Tai Fung menus before, sitting alongside returning limited edition favourites and a few twists to beloved regulars.... Read More | Share it now!

4 Ounces Burger Co opens in Alexandria (Sydney)

As of earlier this month Alexandria has its very own entry into Sydney’s contentious gourmet burger scene, welcoming hip-hop oriented joint 4 Ounces Burger Co which is pushing a strong commitment to sustainability and local produce. The new business comes from Michelin trained chef Rory Donnelly (ex-Cafe Del Mar) and childhood friend and experienced bar manager Mitch Coleman, both whom have secured an impressive list of suppliers for the new eatery, which includes The Bread and Butter Project, Feature and Bone, Westmont, Diemen, Donut Papi, and Karma Cole. ... Read More | Share it now!

Food, arts and music festival Lost Picnic to return in October (Sydney)

After a three-year hiatus, Lost Picnic is set to return to Sydney this October. The boutique festival, which completely sold out when it was last hosted in 2014, is aimed at food, music and art lovers alike, taking over Sydney’s The Domain for a potent blend of art, theatre, food and music. Lost Picnic is the creation of Simon Beckingham and Wade Cawood, both whom started in the electronic industry before moving into organising dance events across Sydney and are perhaps best known for the minds behind beloved Glenworth Valley festival Lost Paradise.... Read More | Share it now!

Luxe pop-up igloo bars have taken over Walsh Bay (Sydney)

With the middle of winter upon us Sydneysiders are able to strut their stuff on pop-up skating rinks and happen upon mulled wine served up in the city’s best bars. This latest winter-exclusive really takes things to the next level though. The ever-creative minds over at Pier One Sydney Harbour have hooked up with G.H Mumm Champagne and St Hugo Wines to host a bunch of luxe pop-up igloo bars that you are most definitely going to want to drink in.... Read More | Share it now!

Four Seasons Hotel unveils new dining spot Mode Kitchen & Bar (Sydney)

The lush Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has just revealed the new restaurant replacing Mark Best’s beloved Pei Modern, moving towards European influenced dining overseen by Head Chef Francesco Mannelli, who is best known for his work at heavy-hitters Balla, Est., and Uccello. The name for the new lobby-level restaurant is Mode Kitchen & Bar, bringing a focus on uncomplicated dishes that highlight the simplicity and quality of food that sticks true to the flavour, colours and texture of those from Mannelli’s heritage.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Rocker is an essential new dining spot for North Bondi (Sydney)

North Bondi was chosen as the location for Rocker, a high-profile new opening from Sweet & Chilli’s Cam Northway and the always-excellent Darren Robertson, best known for being one of the driving forces behind Three Blue Ducks as well as his new stint on My Kitchen Rules. Reputation is nothing without execution though, and fortunately this casual all-day restaurant and bar delivers, both with it’s locally-appropriate laid-back atmosphere and gorgeous share-style dining.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney Harbour’s three-day Wine Island festival returns this November

We have to go back! To where? To Wine Island of course, Sydney’s idyllic three-day wine festival which takes place entirely on the harbour’s picturesque Clark Island. The typically Sydney event will returning from Friday 10th to Sunday 12 November, offering guests access to a pop-up paradise featuring curated selections of wine, food, live music, silent discos, masterclasses, treasure hunts and a bunch of other activities.... Read More | Share it now!

District Brasserie opens in Chifley with an in-house bakery, bar and restaurant (Sydney)

Chifley continues to grow as one of Sydney’s most exciting new food hubs with District Brasserie, a new opening helmed by Head Chef Mark Knox with a commitment to “refined yet casual” dining. The multifacted 200-seater restaurant, bar and bakery, designed by the stalwart Paul Kelly, has also recruited Jason Hillier-Leggatt, a former pastry chef at the famous La Renaissance who now oversees the restaurant’s in-house bakery.... Read More | Share it now!