Australia’s first non-alcoholic bar is opening this April: Brunswick Aces Bar

Brunswick Aces - Distillery Front

There’s a new bar opening in Brunswick East, Melbourne and they’re not serving alcohol. To a seasoned drinker, this is quite shocking, but to those who aren’t into it, can’t drink it, or just fancy not writing themselves off on a first date or casual catch-u[ with friends, it’s been a long-time needed. It’s called […]

Drinks from a drag queen: how to make it happen

BWS Mardi Gras

This annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, you can have a drag queen bring you alcohol. And be happy about it. BWS Paddington South Dowling Street, BWS Paddington Oxford street and BWS Darlinghurst – have had store signs changed to BWS YASSS, complete in rainbow colours, as part of the celebrations which means that […]

Get baked at Sydney’s newest pop-up event – The Big Bake

The Big Bake Sydney

We’re all looking for interesting and fun events to get us out of the house, so here’s one for Sydneysiders who don’t mind getting their fingers sticky while enjoying a cocktail or two.  From the team who brought us Floating Cinema, Bumper Cars on Ice, Beyond Cinema, and the Mad Hatters Tea Party, Viral Ventures […]

Gordon’s Gin launches a new zesty flavour – Mediterranean Orange Distilled Gin

Gordon's mediterranean gin

So it appears we won’t be heading to the Mediterranean any time soon, so good thing Gordon’s Gin is bringing the Med to us! Adding to their list of diverse and vibrant flavours – think, Gordon’s Pink, Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon, and now Mediterranean Orange – there’s something to suit everyone’s taste and great for any […]

Join a KitchenAid colour of the year masterclass this February with all proceeds going to charity

KitchenAid Masterclass Sydney

We’re all looking for a positive spin on 2021 and this is the perfect way to kick it off.  KitchenAid first launched its iconic colour products in 1955. Ever since then, it has unveiled an annual KitchenAid ‘Colour of the Year’, with this year’s colour named Honey’ – a warm and rich hue with a […]

Learn how to make a winning Chilcano cocktail recipe with an Aussie twist

Queensland Yacht Club cocktail

Who doesn’t appreciate a refreshing and fruity cocktail on a warm summer day? And a winning cocktail recipe to boot!  After a fierce competition featuring 26 original recipes to find the best Chilcano cocktail in the country, Alicia Clarke from Double Deuce Lounge in Sydney was crowned the Chilcano Champion in the first-ever Aussie Pisco […]

South Yarra Melbourne’s newest cafe: Norman

After the mess that was 2020, Norman is now open in South Yarra! A visually pleasing space to drop-in to or stay a while, it’s complete with a two-level tranquility, that can hold up to 100 guests. It’s a sleek and sophisticated joint with brushed brass tones, baby blue hues and leafy greens throughout.  And […]

11 Melbourne restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day at in 2021

Valentines Day

So, Valentine’s Day as a concept is super divisive. Some love it, some not so much, others just use it as an excuse for dinner. That’s where this comes in handy. Here’s a list of 11 of Melbourne’s trendiest and top-notch places to smash a romantic dinner with a special someone – or group of […]

Melbourne’s Hawthorn Hotel is back in 2021

Hawthorn Hotel

The Australian Venue Co and Swinburne University of Technology have joined up with the Hawthorn Hotel in Melbourne to bring it back to life. Listen closely enough and you can hear every student of the nearby University cheering! After closing its doors in 2020 due to the impacts of the coronavirus, the 152-year-old venue will […]

Perrier collaborates with renowned Japanese artist and filmmaker Takashi Murakami

The latest artist to restyle the recognisable Perrier bottle is renowned Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. Incorporating his famous flowers and characters Kaikai and Kiki, the original range of bottles will be made available through select retailers and two highly collectible Limited Edition Perrier screen-printed glass bottles will be available to win through competitions.  The Perrier […]

3 watermelon cocktails to keep summer alive

Watermelon-cocktail

Summer in a weird lockdown-limbo can be hard. What’s the best way to get through it? Have a guess… Thankfully, Ciroc vodka’s intro’d a new mix for the season, making the most of the ripest watermelons the country’s got on offer. Here are the recipes. Cîroc Watermelon Le Twist 40ml Cîroc Summer Watermelon  20ml Lemonade 40ml Soda 10ml […]

Summer just got hotter with Drumstick’s two latest ‘Mega Tip’ flavours

They’re as Aussie as the cricket during the summer, days at the beach over Christmas, and the sound of lawnmowers roaring in the distance on a hot summer afternoon. We’re talking about the Aussie Drumstick. Drumstick has always signified the arrival of summer in the hearts and minds of Aussies and their new brand platform […]