The anticipation was at an all time high this past Wednesday at a special ceremony held at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building. With the highly authoritative World’s 50 Best Restaurants already announcing their 100-51 positions last week, with some very fine entries, discerning diners all across the world were speculating as to which destinations would make it into the prestigious top 50. Well, the results are out now, and they may be surprising for some as there’s been plenty of big changes as restaurant’s the world over have taken their menus in new, exciting directions. ... Read More | Share it now!
In case you haven’t heard, the highly authoritative World’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony is being held in Melbourne next week. Often referred to as the definitive ranking of culinary excellence across the globe, the anticipated list will be released on Wednesday 5th April after much deliberation by an anonymous panel made up of over 1,000 industry experts. But it doesn’t just stop at 50. A week out from the big reveal, the restaurants who made the cut from 51 to 100 have been revealed, featuring iconic dining destinations from 24 countries across six continents. ... Read More | Share it now!
Once again The Age Good Food Month brings the month-long food and drink festival down from Sydney to the world’s most livable city and its surrounds, tasking some of Victoria’s finest with more than 100 events designed to show off the best, most creative sides of the state’s lauded food and beverage scene. From today until the end of November, Melbourne and regional victory will turn into a playground for hot chickens parties, banquest feasts, and a tightly curated program from superstar chefs like Ben Shewry and Stephanie Alexander along with international guests like London’s Fergus Henderson, who will be designing a one day only (November 27th) spring picnic with local culinary heroes.... Read More | Share it now!
Following yesterday’s exciting announcement that the ultimate food bucket list awards, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, will be held in Melbourne for the first time ever next year, the 2016 edition of the coveted list has been released. Surprisingly, only one Australian restaurant (Melbourne mainstay Attica) made the the top 50 this year, while regional restaurant Brae (#65) and Sydney’s Quay (#98) slotted into the top 100. ... Read More | Share it now!
Further placing Australia as a major player on the global food industry scene, Tourism Australia has announced that, in 2017, Melbourne will become the host destination for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards – a culinary institution often described as the “Olympic Games of food”. This news follows the earlier two phases of Restaurant Australia, which has seen noma Australia host a successful pop-up in Sydney and Hobart staging Invite the World to Dinner, contributing to an initiative which, since tightening its focus in 2013, has increased food and wine spending by international visitors to Australia by more than $1 billion – double the original two-year spending $500 million target originally set when the campaign was launched. ... Read More | Share it now!