Australia’s top 100 restaurants for 2017 are…

Luis Tan Bondi Food, THE F 5

Australia’s Top Restaurants have been announced and it’s epic. Presented by Qantas and The Australian Financial Review the top 100 eateries were revealed at a Gala Awards ceremony held at The Star. The number one? Dan Hunter’s acclaimed Brae took the coveted number one position, followed by Attica, Ester, Sixpenny, Sepia, Franklin, Tipo 00, Embla, Automata and Hubert, […]

The finest Coonawarra wines you need to make the most of any weekend

Riddoch Coonawarra wines

If there’s one wine region you should love – and if you don’t already, then learn to – it’s Coonawarra. Why? It makes Riddoch wines that will turn your winter weekends from a regular fun-of-the-mill round of the chilly season to something you won’t want to end. The guy behind the wine, John Riddoch, is […]

Celebrate World Chocolate Day in 6 new ways with Cadbury

Cadbury new flavours world chocolate day

World Chocolate Day is the only day of any year that actually matters and this year, it matters even more so! This year, Cadbury are launching a new range of their much-loved dairy milk range with six striking new flavours.   The new flavours are Mega Crunchie, Oreo Double Choc, Mad 4 Mint, Craving 4 Coffee, Crazy […]

So, how do you pair wine with chocolate? Cellarmasters has the answers

Christine Ricketts Cellarmasters

Love chocolate? Love wine? Enjoy them together for the ultimate taste sensation on International Chocolate Day this July 7. To enhance the flavours of your favourite chocolate, Christine Ricketts, Cellar Director and Wine Educator at Cellarmasters, has shared her expert tips on what wines to match. “The secret is to find a wine that is […]

Where to go to celebrate Bastille Day in Sydney

Merivale Felix Angel Place French Bastille Day laneway

It will be tres magnifique.

6 super healthy summer dishes

Luis Tan Bondi Food, THE F 5

Summertime in Australia means fresh ingredients, the gorgeous Aussie sunshine and top healthy dishes to keep you satisfied all summer long. Image: Wikipedia So what are you waiting for? Fire up the barbie, pick those wild berries and get cooking. Here, we’ll give you some fresh, vibrant and easy recipes to follow to make the […]

Recipe: Bolognese biance with pappardelle, by Bar Machiavelli

Bar Machiavelli biance pappardele

If there’s one venue in Sydney that does quality Italian food, it’s Bar Machiavelli in Rushcutters Bay. Here’s how to make one of their own delicious creations at home! Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 500g pork and veal mince 250 good chicken or vegetable stock 200g Parmesan ½ cup brandy ½ cup […]

Bosozoku is a new Japanese joint in South Yarra you need to try

Bosozoku Japanese South Yarra Melbourne log

Bosozoku is Melbourne’s latest addition to the Japanese food scene. Smartly situated just off Chapel Street, this edgy new eatery seems almost too cool to join the rest. But with Melbourne’s already overpopulated coloured burger bun providers, can this new fine-dining burger joint make it’s stamp on the food scene? After making your way past […]

The best Italian food in Sydney is from Machiavelli Ristorante Italiano

It’s the kind of place that you wouldn’t know existed unless someone told you about it, but once you do, it will be hard to forget. Machiavelli Ristorante Italiano is one of those Sydney restaurants and authentic eateries that serves-up food to rival the most hatted restaurants in the city, without all the overly gratuitous […]

Recipe: Baked dark chocolate mousse

Baked dark chocolate mousse cake

This decadent chocolate dessert is somewhere between a mousse, a cake and a soufflé. Served warm, boasting intense chocolate flavour and truly indulgent.  Preparation time: 30 minutes Servings: 6-8 Difficulty: Easy   Ingredients: For the mousse cake 75g Lindt Dessert chocolate, 70% cocoa 60g butter 3each eggs, separated Pinch Salt 90g raw caster sugar 15g […]

Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Sydney this 7 July

Chocolate warm couverture ganache_BLACK Bar & Grill

World Chocolate Day is back, so if you’re not hitting-up the chocolate festival in Sydney, then perhaps hoeing into some of these babies is a better option… Catalina Rose Bay Chocolate marquise, hazelnut dacquoise, chocolate cremeux and chocolate sorbet (Gf). Bay Vista Dessert Bar ‘A list’ deconstructed hot chocolate board and ‘D-lux’ hot chocolate milk foam. […]

The most delicious reason to visit Canberra this winter

Truffle Negroni cocktail drink

The world’s most delicious fungus, truffles is all the rage this season and of course, nowhere does it quite like the Canberrans. Truffle fever has hit the city and QT Canberra is showing their support with numerous in-house offerings and a much celebrated truffle package that combines an overnight stay with a hunt for the […]