Feast on the beast as The Offering closes Apollo Bay’s WinterWild 2017

21 June

On the wall of La Bimba in Apollo Bay hangs a painting of a cow’s carcass after slaughter. The head, intact, looks at you with a human eye. We are all part of the same system, we are all sentient beings and all life relies ultimately on death.  This is the message of La Bimba’s […]

confit mushroom


16 June

THE SAINT AND THE MADAME FAMILY TRUFFLE DINNER ST. ALi and Madame Truffles reunite for the seventh year in celebration of the truffle season. Winter only means one thing to Melbourne foodies – the return of the food world’s black gold – and this decadent four-course dinner, hosted by the Saint and the Madame, will […]

Ox the Baker

Ox The Baker brings ‘real bread’ to South Melbourne

16 June

MEDIA RELEASE JUNE 2017   Ox The Baker brings ‘real bread’ to South Melbourne Ox Noonan, better known as Ox the Baker, is a man of many skills. Boat builder, beekeeper, and Adjunct Research Associate are just some of the titles that make an appearance on what is a fairly imposing CV. Ox has earned […]

Hank does Singapore Fancy Hank’s to launch weekend pop-up Majestic Hawker

14 June

Never one to sit still, Hank has been honing his Asian barbecue skills. The team behind Fancy Hank’s – Kent Bell, Mike Patrick, Daragh Kan and Myles Munro – will launch Majestic Hawker for one weekend only on Friday 14th July until Saturday 15th July. The new pop-up will take place in a warehouse opposite […]

Wilson & Market

Modern Australian Brasserie gets a sophisticated farm to table revival at Wilson & Market

13 June

 The highly anticipated Brasserie will open at Prahran Market on June 18 as part of respected British-born chef and restaurateur Paul Wilson’s exciting rollout of eateries under the Wilson & Market stable. Harking back to Wilson’s starting point at The Botanical in the ‘90s and returning him to the heart of the Melbourne food scene, […]

Creative cocktails are the perfect accompaniment to Piquancy’s stunning street food

30 May

Since opening last month, Piquancy has treated diners to an array of flavours with their street food, brunch and pot food menus. In keeping with the theme of an unusual name for an unusual restaurant, diners can find a selection of beautiful and delicious cocktails to accompany their meal. Cocktail lovers can expect the likes […]

Gontran Cherrier baguette

Gontran Cherrier celebrates Bastille Day French Festival at Meat Market 15 – 16 July 2017

30 May

Gontran Cherrier, Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie is celebrating Bastille Day at the Bastille Day, French Festival Melbourne 2017 held at the Meat Market from 15 – 16 July. Festivalgoers can indulge in traditional crusty French baguettes, buttery croissants, melt in your mouth pain au chocolat and more. The festival celebrates all things French and the Alliance […]

Christy Tania Floating Ice Cream

Dessert queen Christy Tania to launch Glacé pop-up in Melbourne

22 May

Internationally acclaimed pastry and dessert chef Christy Tania will be making an appearance on MasterChef Australia tonight at 7:30pm, for the fourth year in a row. Contestants will be challenged to create her Floating Ice-cream dish. After the episode airs, the talented chef will tease the public with pop-ups in Melbourne (Prahan Market, 25 – […]

WinterWild 2017: a new after-dark festival in the Otways, July – August 2017

15 May

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires – William Shakespeare Embrace the elements of the southern Otways when a new after-dark festival sparks up next month: the first WinterWild will revel in the untamed side of Apollo Bay. Don’t look away. Inspired by the elements of earth, water, air […]

The original secret Flip City Burger menu arrives on UberEats

15 May

Flip City Burgers is where it all started for Dani Zeini and Terri Tep of Royal Stacks – The Flip City burger was originally available as a secret menu item at Dandenong Pavilion. Not remaining a secret for long, the one secret burger turned into a dedicated burger menu at the venue, which went on […]