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, […]

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 […]

Queen of the South’s vibrant vegan menu

17 March

Prahran newcomer Queen of the South is embracing the vegans of Melbourne wholeheartedly with its dedicated menu of plant-based Mexican dishes. Head chef Malcolm Williams has created a considered menu that is wowing vegans and omnivores alike. “The vegan movement has shown us that this style of eating is more than just a passing fad; […]

Good Beer Week Gala Showcase Masterclasses Announced

7 March

The Good Beer Week 2017 Gala Showcase is under two weeks away and a selection of free masterclasses with some of the industry’s best have been announced, which anyone attending the showcase can get involved in, on 16 and 17 March. Food vendors for the showcase have also been confirmed with ticketholders receiving a $10 […]

Melbourne CBD’s new Middle Eastern sanctuary, Souk

28 February

Tapping into the niche that is contemporary Middle Eastern cuisine in Melbourne’s dining scene, new restaurant and bar Souk – meaning Arab market or bazaar – will take diners deep into the flavours of Arabia, North Africa and Anatolia in a slick new venue down one of Melbourne’s CBD alleyways. Scheduled to open in early […]

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 […]