Day: 21 April 2020

Tokar Estate is giving away free wine with ready-made delivery meals

April 21, 2020

Yarra Valley’s Tokar Estate has, like many others, given a huge rethink to the way they do business both for their wine and food. That’s been focused into new offering Rita’s Pantry, which is European-styled food and wine delivery service available across the Yarra Valley and the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This means home-made meals […]

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Interview: Max Lawrence introduces us to his new single “Gasoline” and talks about isolation during these bizarre times

April 21, 2020

Melbourne musician Max Lawrence has a new single called “Gasoline” which is out now via online streaming. His music embodies passionate vocals infused with a smidge of electronic and dance music, but still maintaining those chamber pop credentials we’ve grown to love. I’m curious to watch and hear Max Lawrence’s music progression. I hope he […]

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How to get home: These airlines continue to fly between the USA and Australia amidst the Coronavirus

April 21, 2020

Still trying to get home from North America? Or still in Australia and needing to get home to the USA? While any reports that indicate there are no flights are false, only one regular commercial route currently remains between our countries. That’s being operated daily by United Airlines, between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and […]

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Recipe: No.5 Restaurant’s Char Siu Glazed Pork Ribs

April 21, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Din Tai Fung opens online store for dumplings and sauces

April 21, 2020

Din Tai Fung has launched an online ordering site, with many of the products they use available for home delivery. While winter slowly approaches and isolation remains, you can stock up on some frozen goods supplied by the venue so you can try recreate their delicious dumplings and other dishes at home. Delivering an assortment […]

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K. M. Kruimink takes home The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award

April 21, 2020

Tasmanian writer K. M. Kruimink has been awarded this year’s The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award. Set in the 1800s, A Treacherous Country follows newly arrived migrant Gabriel Fox. Intent on finding a woman named Maryanne Maginn, Kruimink’s manscript sends Fox through the Tasmanian wilderness, accompanied by a guide who is not all he seems. The award […]

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Grand Casual

Track of the Day: Grand Casual “Western Border” (2020)

April 21, 2020

Esperance, WA blues rockers Grand Casual unveiled their latest single last week. “Western Border”, the band’s fifth single, is a high octane journey in two distinct parts. By all accounts it’s a fan favourite of their live shows, and it’s not hard to see why.  Recorded and mixed last year at Debaser Studio by Andy […]

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Birds of Tokyo

Interview: Ian Kenny of Birds of Tokyo (AUS) on their new album Human Design, isolating and healing his heart.

April 21, 2020

Birds of Tokyo have been a staple rock band in the Australian music landscape since their formation in 2004. In fact, they’re one of Triple J‘s three most played artists of the millennium, with over 70 of their songs featuring on the station’s rotation. It’s safe to say, our country loves anything this Perth outfit […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Ben Catley “Open Skies (This Splendid Sun)” (2020)

April 21, 2020

Friday saw Ben Catley release his brand new single, “Open Skies (This Splendid Sun)”. The track was recorded in collaboration with Tijuana Cartel’s trumpet player Eamon Dilworth. Today we’re pleased to premiere the uplifting and isolation busting music video that accompanies it.  Filmed by surfer and filmmaker Lachlan Ross, the video captures the stunning scenery […]

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