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Embark on a memorable New Year’s Eve dining experience at Stokehouse

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Get ready for an extraordinary culinary journey this New Year’s Eve at Stokehouse. With a curated 4-course dinner by executive chef Jason Staudt, this dining experience promises to be truly unforgettable. Starting from 7pm, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in opulent pre-dinner delights at STOKEBAR. Picture yourself savoring freshly shucked oysters and premium canapés, perfectly complemented by the light and crisp tones of Pol Roger champagne or one of Stokehouse’s signature cocktails. Once seated, prepare to be wowed by a stunning caviar service featuring Polanco Oscietra caviar, harvested in Uruguay and adorned with Stokehouse’s unique garnishes. Following this luxurious starter, guests will be treated to a show-stopping dish of poached southern rock lobster, melon gazpacho, and buffalo curd, all crafted using locally and sustainably sourced ingredients. For the main course, guests can choose between two premium options: an aged and glazed Macedon Ranges duck or King George whiting with summer peas and salmon roe caviar butter. These dishes will be accompanied by a choice of two sides, including a refreshing Ramarro farm tomato and stone fruit salad, as well as hot chips with citrus salt. To cleanse the palate, a refreshing lemon sorbet with Bellarine extra virgin olive oil will be served before moving on to the grand finale. Indulge in a popcorn mille-feuille with salted caramel ganache and old-fashioned baba, meticulously crafted by Head Pastry Chef Ash Smith. This decadent dessert is the perfect ending to an extraordinary dining experience. As you celebrate the new year, Stokehouse’s extensive cellar offers a wide… Read More

Scotland’s Hogmanay headliner’s been announced for 2019

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Mark Ronson’s your man this Hogmanay 2019 and the world’s having a minor panic. He’s done the Academy Award, Grammy and Golden Globe thing and now, Ronson’s doing the Hog, hosting a whopping party party to ring in 2020 in Scotland’s capital, marking the first time a DJ is doing Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. He did Glastonbury, too, making the UK Ronson’s next big, obvious thing. All this comes after the release in June of Late Night Feelings, a sparkling summer soundtrack filled with leading female vocalists including Camilla Cabello, Miley Cyrus, Angel Olsen, Lykke Li and YEBBA. The whole event’s called Mark Ronson’s “Hogmanay in the Gardens” and will be complete with iconic trumpet fanfares and more bangers than the midnight fireworks, making it the best place to welcome the new decade.  Get tickets from 10am on 22 July at edinburghshogmanay.com.

7 best ways to celebrate New Years Eve 2018 in Sydney

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New Years is happening again and it’s a case of if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.  All over Sydney and Melbourne things are being turned all the way up, with DJ acts, bottomless everythings and general debauchery available everywhere to welcome-in 2019. Here’s where to go… NYE at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel With an electric line up and unbeatable views of the fireworks action over the city skyline, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel is the place to kick back and let loose on the biggest night of the year. The event opens at 5pm with warm up sets from local DJs, before Sydney DJ and producer Jesse Porches takes to the decks – fresh from his national tour of Australia, Jesse’s worked with the likes of Flume and Skepta and is tipped to be one to watch on the electronic scene. He’s warming up for event headliner MUTO, the northern beaches born DJ and producer who packed out the tent at his Splendour in the Grass debut this year; MUTO will be ramping up the energy as the clock strikes midnight and local DJs continue the party until 2am. Check it all out at the Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel here.  Portside at Sydney Opera House Portside Sydney Opera House has released tickets to its ultimate NYE event, offering an all-inclusive VIP experience, complete with the best vantage point of Sydney’s world-renowned fireworks. $795 Second release General Admission includes: ·    Free flowing French Champagne, beer and wine (spirits at additional cost) ·    Canapes and substantial food grazing stations ·    Prime… Read More