Whiskey drinker? Try this Italian ‘Chinotto’ inspired batch from Tasmania

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We all know Chinotto, right? That black, carbonated Italian drink that’s a kind of cola? Well, Tasmanian whiskey distillery, Lark, took it upon themselves to turn the eons-old beverage into an alcoholic tipple for the slightly adventurous and have crafted their first, ‘Chinotto’ whiskey. On a brisk Tasmanian afternoon, Head Distiller Chris Thomson was sampling […]

Can a gin be truly sustainable? Let’s take a look at Bombay Sapphire

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The gin will be first major brand made with 100% sustainably-sourced botanicals, they say. Let’s take a look at what’s happening to make that possible. With a truly Global approach, the gin will source all 10 of its botanical ingredients from certified sustainable suppliers in 2021. According to For Life, either of the suppliers have […]

Hong Kong Guide to Sydney: join the discovery with travel vloggers Nick and Helmi

Helmi Hong Kong cake

This is the year we turn more of our travel focus inward, looking in our own backyard rather than our favourite ‘overseas’. But that’s not a bad thing! The Hong Kong Tourism Board has teamed up with Aussie travel vloggers and passionate foodies, Nick and Helmi, to recreate a Hong Kong experience without leaving Sydney. […]

The new and improved meat snack: biltong

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We have all heard about biltong and the fantastic health benefits that come from eating this tasty snack. It is delicious and easy to cook with, but most of all, it is one of the healthiest snacks to eat if you are watching your weight. Sticking to a healthy diet and staying active has become […]

A new kind of Mexican in Melbourne: Johnny’s Green Room ‘New El Paso’

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This Sunday 11 April, there’s a new once-off Tex-Mex extravaganza at Johnny’s Green Room in Melbourne, showcasing the yummiest in food and drink of the Mexican persuasion. Complete with Melbourne rooftop views, delicious Mex-American dishes will be pumped out for under $20 alongside tunes from DJ Chico G. Oh, and a special one-time-only gelato taco […]

Get your booking for Drag Brunch Sundays at The Smith, Prahran Melbourne

Max Drag Queen

Sometimes brunch can be boring. To remedy that, you need a little glitter in your life. Enter The Smith Prahran, offering up Sunday brunch options that serve food, yeah, but offer up the snacks the likes of Max Drag Queen up as the main dish in all her glamorous glory. A two-hour brunch package that […]

2 places to go for the best Italian and Greek desserts in Melbourne

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Australia’s prized Mediterranean heritage comes fully into into its own category of awesomeness when you turn your gaze to the food. From the roadside delis of Oakleigh to the gastronomy of the CBD and the full-on production houses of the northern suburbs, there’s no surprise Greek, Italian and Mediterranean food is right up there on […]

An exclusive five-course wine and dine experience in Melbourne at Mr Joe

Mr Joe food

From Richmond, Mr Joe is partnering with two of Victoria’s most notable wineries to inner Melbourne with an exclusive five-course wine and dining event. Hosted in collaboration with 2019 Winery of the year winner, Seville Estate in Yarra Valley and Indigo Vineyard in Beechworth, the events are expected to showcase the best of Victorian wine […]

There’s a new Rumble Coffee espresso bar at Kensington, Melbourne opening up

Rumble coffee

Rumble Coffee Roasters are known for making waves in the world of Melbourne drinkers – the coffee capital – and have long been causing a rumble from their Kensington roastery. Up until now, they’ve commanded attention in the wholesale market and now, they’ve opened up a cafe! Originally from New Zealand, Matt Hampton and Joe […]

Pizza takeovers in Sydney and Melbourne at Ria Pizza + Wine and Arbory Afloat

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Because pizza is everyone’s favourite thing let’s celebrate the right way. Ria Pizza + Wine’s new Pizza Party Series is kicking off this March, playing host to some of the country’s best chefs for a series of pizza parties supported by Breville. Momofuku Sei?bo’s Paul Carmichael will be launching the first party in Sydney style on […]

Love the pickle? You’ll love this new festival dedicated to fermenting in Mudgee

Fermenting’s the unsung hero of the kitchen. If ever you wanted to make stuff last forever, it’s the number one tool for success. And the best bit? It’s literally so easy, you’ll wonder why you haven’t done it yourself sooner and been opting for super expensive pre-done options from the supermarket for years. There’s a […]

Top 5 events at Canberra Good Food Month in 2021

Canberra Good Food Month flat lay

Canberra Good Food month is back in 2021, celebrating the very best of the capital city for the seventh sensational year. Here are the five best events to add to your calendar: Alanna Sapwell x Analiese Gregory x Bar Rochford Lunch sittings from 12:00pm, dinner sittings from 6:30pm | Sunday, 28 March | Bar Rochford […]