Say Aloha to Lost Luau

Sydney rum lovers, get to Lost Luau this summer. Popping-up at 28 York Street from 1 December, this Hawaiian-themed pop-up bar will be serving tiki style drinks and island bites until the heat abates. Take a mini-vacation from work, and sip on tropical classic cocktails adorning pineapples, coconuts and umbrellas all afternoon or evening. Feeling hungry?…

Boy oh Boy Does Project Botanicals 2017 Look Good!

Stop what you’re doing and book your ticket for Project Botanicals 2017. Trust us on this one. It’s back. It’s big. And it’s breaking everything we thought possible within our cocktail and culinary imaginations. Project Botanicals: ‘A Journey to The Edges of Food, Music & Imagination’ is a four-course degustation that will take consumers in…

In Review: Spring Time at The Butler

SPONSORED BY CHAMPAGNE G.H.MUMM What could be better on a warm spring day than sitting amongst a lush, green paradise with a glass in hand, taking in the sweeping views of Sydney’s awe-inspiring skyline? The Butler, Potts Point’s multi-storey restaurant and bar venue is the ideal spot to soak up the warmer weather and spoil…

The Biggest Beer-Fest is Back

For the 13th year in a row, Beer-Fest will return to the Australian Heritage Hotel in The Rocks, the original home of craft beer in Sydney. The two-and-a-half-day bash commencing on October 13 will showcase more than 30 breweries and feature over 120 varieties of beer and cider, enough to tantalise the palate of even…

Discover Victoria’s Hidden Gem: The Moorabool Valley Wine Region

WORDS KIRSTIE BEDFORD  A burgeoning food and wine region in a pocket of Victoria many people have probably never heard of is the State’s newest tourist trail. The Moorabool Valley, tucked away north-west of Geelong, is one of Australia’s finest cool climate wine regions and has been creating quality wines for decades. Tourism Great Geelong…

Tickets Go on Sale to Wine Island Today

This November, the picturesque Clark Island in the heart of Sydney Harbour will transform into Wine Island with over 100 wines to try, alongside food from award-winning chef Warren Turnbull (Banc, Assiette and Chur), music, masterclasses and more. From Friday 10 November to Sunday 12 November, you can enjoy top drops from 37 of New…

A Bar Dedicated to Chicken Wings and Beer is Open in Sydney!

The aptly named Wings x Tins has opened in the inner city Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, and is the city’s first bar dedicated to buffalo wings and ice cold tinnies (cans for the Victorians). All we could think was, why on hasn’t this been done before? Here chicken wings are the order of the day and…

Looking for Something to do This Weekend? Visit Patient Wolf Distillery

Calling all Melbourne gin lovers – this Saturday, the Patient Wolf Distillery in Brunswick is opening its doors to the public for a one-off cellar door event with free tours and tastings. All afternoon, visitors will be able to get a rare look inside the distillery with owners Matt Argus and Dave Irwin showing their…

Bing! We Have a Winner!

Finally, the street food destination Sydney’s ‘bing’ waiting for! Say hello to Barangaroo’s Bings Bao & Beer, serving up good beer and great bao, five days a week for lunch and dinner. The eatery offers three different styles of bun to suit all tastes: bao (steamed open bun); bing (flat fried bun) and bun (soft…

Why Annata Is a Must Visit for Their Wine List

Why should you have to travel for a great food and wine experience?  Annata, Crows Nest’s premium wine bar and restaurant, is bringing fine wine and dining to the ‘burbs and the locals are loving it, with the venue just recently winning the Gourmet Traveller Wine Readers’ Choice award for their wine list.  The operation…

The Journey to One of Australia’s Best Whiskies

Where the coast meets country, in the westerly city of Burnie, Tasmania is an unlikely cooperative of dairy farmers producing some of Australia’s best whisky. In 1997, at a time when the rest of Australia wasn’t concentrating on locally made spirits, the visionary dairy farmers at Betta Milk set about quietly crafting their own premium…

Lose Yourself in Good Food and Great Music

Sydney’s premier art, music and food event is returning to the Domain this spring, bringing together a talented line-up of Australian artists with a tasty array of treats whipped up by some of the city’s best restaurants. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club and to celebrate…