Gontran Cherrier and Fancy Hank’s announce delicious collaboration

11 April

Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie Gontran Cherrier and Melbourne’s premier barbeque institution Fancy Hank’s have joined forces to create a French American sandwich, available at both venues. Patrons will be able to enjoy Gontran Cherrier’s miso rye sandwich with Fancy Hank’s house cured and smoked pastrami with smoked cheddar cream cheese and pickled onions. Available to the […]

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Cirque d’Ali St Ali celebrates Dine with Heart Fundraiser for Sacred Heart Mission

11 April

On Friday, May 5th, St Ali presents Cirque d’Ali, a circus themed party to raise funds for Dine with Heart, Sacred Heart Mission’s annual fundraiser. Circus performers, jugglers, magicians and all manner of performance will delight in this intimate version of a big top, coinciding with lively music to transport guests to a vibrant atmosphere […]


A Foodie Feast at Good Beer Week 2017

3 April

In 2017, Good Beer Week’s Foodie stream continues to attract some of Melbourne’s and the world’s best chefs to the food capital of Australia. Festival-goers will experience the best of beer and food matching at the 69 food-focused events taking place during Good Beer Week from 12–21 May. Kicking things off on Saturday 13 May […]

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Hawkers release new limited Hop Series IPA

3 April

Hawkers latest addition to the brewery’s celebrated range of beers is the new rotational Hop Series IPA, made in collaboration with the world’s largest hop producer Barth-Haas Group. This new series will see the IPA reimagined over a range of releases, with each new ‘edition’ using different hops to highlight new flavours and notes to […]

From business to brewing: Hawkers Beer introduces new head brewer Justin Corbitt

3 April

Justin Corbitt has been appointed head brewer at Hawkers Beer taking over the reins from Jon Seltin. With over several years of experience in brewing, Justin’s new appointment is sure to see Hawkers become even bigger and better than ever. “I am very happy to be a part of the Hawkers team and I’m excited […]

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Sean Rielly and Callum Wright have the Bang Bang drinks lists locked and loaded

23 March

Sean Rielly and Callum Wright have been enlisted by Bang Bang at The Rifle Club to create a wine and a cocktail list (respectively) to go hand-in-hand with the carefully combined Southeast Asian and French flavours on the Indochine-inspired food menu. Bang Bang officially opened its doors on Wednesday 1st February and queues have been […]


Discover Melbourne’s #secretingredient at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

23 March

River Graze Presented by Melbourne Water, 31 March – 2 April This Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne Water encourages festivalgoers to learn how water is the #secretingredient in all the great produce we eat, drink and grow. To illustrate, the world’s largest floating fruit bowl will take pride of place on the Yarra River […]

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Hecker Guthrie Reveals Art Deco Delight at Roxborough, St Kilda

22 March
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Hospitality veterans Paul Jewson and Marco Pugnaloni threw open the doors to Roxborough in December 2016. Housed in the historic 1920s building that is also home to the St Kilda RSL, Roxborough pays homage to the art deco bones of this iconic venue. When Jewson and Pugnaloni decided to bring life back into the space, […]

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Yering Station teams up with Guy Grossi to present luxury fundraising lunch

18 March

Yering Station teams up with Guy Grossi to present luxury fundraising lunch, Saturday 20 May Yarra Valley’s gem Yering Station has teamed up with Guy Grossi to present a one-off special lunch where all proceeds raised will be donated to the Children’s Cancer Foundation. The event will feature five courses plus canapés, with matching Yering […]


Gontran Cherrier unveils hot cross buns and returns to Melbourne for lesson

18 March

Gontran Cherrier, Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie has released a range of delectable hot cross buns. Expect twists on the holiday favourite, including macadamia and chocolate, chocolate and hazelnut, and cinnamon and raisin flavours, available now. Not only can bread lovers pick them up in store, but Gontran himself will be baking them at the Sweet Alley […]