F&L News: Sydney Craft Beer Week announces over 130 events for 2015

From Saturday 17th to Sunday 25th October, Sydney will once again be celebrating the enormously popular art of craft brewing as Sydney Craft Beer Week takes over the city with an exciting program of events across 70 bars, restaurants, breweries, and outdoor spaces. Over 130 events are planned this year, all focused in on the love we share for craft beer and the variety it has given us.

F&L News: Chur Burger to open in Sydney Domestic Airport T2

Having time between check-in and take-off has just become a whole lot more delicious when flying domestic from Sydney Airport on every T2 airline; the great and unstoppable Chur Burger will be opening up a store there in an airport first. It will be one of the first casual dining offers to open as part of T2 Departures' refresh of its food and drink offerings.

F&L News: Gourmet Traveller reveals its 2015 Restaurant Award finalists

Federico Zanellato from LuMi Dining in Sydney is nominated for Best New Talent

Get ready to find out about the hottest eats around the nation, with the finalists in Gourmet Traveller’s Restaurant Awards to be unveiled in the current issue. Casting a spotlight on the best of everything in the food world, these awards will also be the launch of Australia’s only national restaurant guide to accompany the country’s premier food and travel magazine.

Weekend Highlight: Dom Pérignon Third Annual Masquerade Party at Marquee (Saturday, Sydney)

Feel like splashing a bit of cash and living it up this weekend? The Star's superstar nightclub Marquee Sydney will be hosting their third annual Dom Pérignon Masquerade Party, once again teaming up with one of the world's most premium champagne brands to spray a bit of sophistication and mystery into each corner of the venue.

Weeknight Highlight: Hashtag Burgers team up with Burgers by Josh at Cafe Lounge (Thursday, Sydney)

There is an art form in the architecture of burger creation at the moment. It’s a fight for supremacy in constructing the perfect combination of indulgence, attitude and originality. This Thursday sees one of Sydney most notorious burger chefs return to the kitchen after a recent evolution in his burger creating life. What, when, where? Find out here!

F&L News: Nominees announced for Time Out Sydney Food Awards 2015

Chef Nelly Robinson's Nel. has been nominated three times

Time Out Sydney have released the list of nominees which will be up for their 7th annual Food Awards this year, once again scanning the city's rich food industry to celebrate another strong year in dining. Growth has been phenomenal in the scene these past 12 months, with innovative restaurants opening up, established venues evolving, and food trucks becoming a real strong force. The Time Out Sydney Food Awards will celebrate all of that across eleven categories at a special Awards ceremony on Monday 24th August at Sean Connolly's oyster and ale house The Morrison.

Eating with the AU: Meat Masterclass at The Oaks - Neutral Bay (Sydney)

Initially, I wasn’t big on the idea of being schooled while I ate. Aside from a menu description, I’m usually pretty happy to explore flavours and enjoy a dish in my own time. However, the entertaining and educational evening held at The Oaks in Neutral Bay totally changed my mind.

F&L News: Golden Gaytime ice cream is now available in 1.25 litre tubs

Arguably Streets most famous and sought after creation is the Golden Gaytime. It's loved by pretty much everyone around Australia, so much so that a Facebook Group campaigning for the lauded ice cream to finally be released in tubs was started. It seems that this campaign has now been successful, as Streets have officially announced that they will start selling the product in 1.25 litre tubs.

F&L News: Tasmanian food and drink to be showcased at VIN Diemen (Syd, Melb, Bris)

Tasmania is one Australia's finest regions of food and wine, with a unique climate and a shared dedication to high quality, small-scale production. It's then no surprise that almost everything that comes out of Tasmania is highly sought after in the world of food and drink, and Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane will get to experience why at VIN Diemen (an event formerly known as Tasmania Unbottled).

F&L News: ARIA Sydney teams with New Zealand's Felton Road Wineries for exclusive dinner

ARIA Sydney will be once again teaming up with an award-winning winery to host an exclusive dinner for one night only, complete with a specially made menu to pair up perfectly with the variety of wines on offer. For August, the winery that will be teaming with ARIA will be the award-winning Felton Road Wines from New Zealand, offering up their premium quality wines for a special dinner on Thursday 13th August at 6:30pm.