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 […]

Master the art of Pisco and Alpaca at Pastuso: Enjoy alongside the new Autumn Winter menu

8 May

AC/DC Lane’s Peruvian hotspot Pastuso is set to launch exclusive Pisco Master Classes for an intimate and fun experience from May 2017. Resident Pisco master, Miguel Bellido will share the history of the 400-year-old spirit of Peru. Customers will try different styles of Pisco and learn how to shake up their own Pisco Sour. Master […]

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The flavours of India come to Hawthorn with the launch of Piquancy

27 April

Hawthorn’s new Indian restaurant, Piquancy (meaning a pleasantly sharp and appetising flavour) is set to live up to its name with an enticing mix of flavours and spices to transport diners to the streets and homes of India. The contemporary venue from the team behind St Kilda hotspot Babu Ji will open on 5th April […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Fancy Hank’s Launches Chef Collab Sunday Lunch Series

28 February

Fancy Hank’s X Charley Snadden Wilson, Embla Sunday 19 March The team at Fancy Hank’s is excited to announce the launch of their new chef collaboration Sunday Lunch Series, which will run over a series of Sunday’s throughout this year. Never one for standing still, executive chef Mike Patrick hopes to collaborate with chefs throughout […]

Queen of the South’s modern Mexican reigns over Prahran

6 February

Queen of the South is set to reign over Melbourne’s ongoing love affair with Mexican cuisine. Just opening in January, the new Prahran restaurant and bar is headed up by head chef Malcolm Williams (Senoritas, Rice Paper Scissors, Touché Hombre Melbourne and Bangkok), who is dedicated to expanding Melburnians’ knowledge of and experiences in Mexican […]

Traditional Buffalo wings get smoky and fiery at Wings of Glory

17 January

Chicken and beer couldn’t be matched more perfectly at South Melbourne’s Wings of Glory, where Melbourne chef and owner Steven Lo has brought his US-inspired dream to life. Since opening, Wings of Glory has used locally-sourced ingredients to give the menu a Melbourne twist. Most recently two new flavours have hit the menu: Chilli Fla-Mango […]