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Here’s everything you can eat at the new $3.2 billion Parramatta Square precinct

October 26, 2020

Though it’s gone through many iterations over the past few decades, Parramatta Square has been given a mammoth refresh to bring the precinct up to modern tastes. With the Western Sydney hub increasingly turning into its own viable city, the transformation has huge implications for the suburb’s hospitality scene. Some key names in the city’s […]

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Atomic Beer Project is Redfern’s latest microbrewery, workspace and restaurant

October 26, 2020

Western Australia’s Gage Roads Brewing Co is opening its very first venue in Sydney. Situated in the heart of Redfern, Atomic Beer Project brings an innovative concept to the hospitality scene with a microbrewery, workspace and restaurant. Set in in a contemporary warehouse and visually setting the scene with giant stainless-steel tanks of fresh beer, […]

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Hardys releases vintage wines with a Money Back Guarantee

October 22, 2020

Having over 165 years of experience in mastering the art of winemaking and with 9000 accolades, major Australian brand, Hardys showcases their latest wine range with a Money Back Guarantee promotion. Established from earnest family traditions and a dedication to premium quality wines, the range pays tribute to Thomas Hardy who released the brand in […]

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Tour Talk: You can now drink your way around Hunter Valley on a London-style double decker bus

October 19, 2020

Super convenient activities and experiences booking service Klook has now made it much easier, and cheaper, to plan the most quintessential Hunter Valley itinerary by opening the platform to 25 instantly bookable wine tastings. What’s more is that over 10 of those tastings have been made available for just $1 (with promo code “WINETIME”), with […]

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Southern Comfort is giving away $5,000 to help you live your “Easiest Day Ever”

October 19, 2020

You’d think with the multitude of “International something days”, we’d be blunted to the reality of yet another annual celebration aggressively shoved into our social media feeds and forcing us to fake enthusiasm. International cream puff day? International drinking straw day? International spaghetti day? As good as that last one is, not everything deserves a […]

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Messina teams with Peters Ice Cream to launch gelato bars in Australian supermarkets

October 13, 2020

It seems last year’s collaboration between Gelato Messina and Peters Ice Cream was only the start of something delicious and beautiful, releasing limited edition drumsticks to supermarkets across the nation to much fan-fare. Now, the partnership has resulted in three new gelato bars, permanently hitting Coles, Woolworths and independent grocers in Australia. The new range […]

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Night Noodle Markets at Home is here

October 10, 2020

For 20 years, the hawker-style market has taken up residence in Hyde Park. Although given the unprecedented times, the event has been re-imagined in a safe and socially responsible manner. This year, you can now enjoy Night Noodle Markets in the comfort of your own home. With curated banquets and delectable Asian cuisine available, your […]

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Merivale favourite Uccello will reopen this month under new chef Nigel Ward

October 7, 2020

With the sun now springing from its winter hideout, Merivale is bringing back one of the group’s long-standing favourites, poolside Italian restaurant Uccello. Now helmed by young chef Nigel Ward, ivy pool’s popular hotspot will reveal a swift renaissance, shifting its attention to the Amalfi coast as a new menu takes its cues from the […]

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Black Star Pastry gets theatrical with their newest cake, the Chocolate Mirage

September 28, 2020

The ever-creative, dessert-minded folks at Black Star Pastry may be most famous for the juicy flavours of watermelon and strawberries, but they never shy away from the quintessential hit of chocolate now and then. That’s most evident with their latest creation, the dramatic and hugely indulgent “Chocolate Mirage”. Adding to their already stacked and varied […]

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Darlinghurst’s Sandoitchi is serving up two-for-one chicken katsu bowls

September 25, 2020

If you haven’t eaten at Sandoitchi, now is the time to do so, as they are offering up a tasty discount on their menu. Situated in the heart of Darlinghurst, the cafe opened in 2018 and has become renowned for their delectable Japanese inspired dishes such as their katsu sandos and bowls. As of next […]

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Tokyo Lamington opens a Sydney flagship in Haymarket

September 22, 2020

It appears that the recent collaboration between Koko Black and Tokyo Lamington was indeed a sign of bigger things to come, with the Tokyo-born dessert store officially opening a flagship in Sydney today. Founded by N2 Gelato mastermind Min Chai and former Black Star Pastry alum Eddie Stewart, Tokyo Lamington is an ode to Australia’s […]

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The Mayflower is Darlinghurst’s affordable luxury cafe-restaurant

September 18, 2020

Tucked away in a small corner within Darlinghurst, The Mayflower is a hidden gem that pays homage to a 90s Art Deco florist. Revamped as a high-end cafe-restaurant, the venue flourishes with stylish floral centerpieces and distinctive interior pieces. With onyx stone tables, elegant pendant lights, peach chairs and stunning backdrops of abstract floral murals, […]

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The Arbory Afloat returns to the Yarra in time for spring

September 18, 2020

Melbourne’s renowned floating bar and restaurant, The Arbory Afloat resurfaces to the Yarra River. Spruced up with a fresh new look taking inspiration from Australian beach houses, the venue will showcase chic coastal interiors with an inner-city meets sea-side oasis. Although the two bars, upper pool deck and dining area have remained in place, expect […]

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Sydney’s The Burger Collective are slinging freebies for National Cheeseburger Day

September 16, 2020

Since 2016, Sydney-based smartphone app The Burger Collective has collated and showcased the best burger joints in the city. And that’s no easy feat, given that Sydney has what is arguably one of the absolute greatest collection of burger restaurants in the world. Burger Head, BL Burgers, Happy Ending, Mister Gee, Superior Burger – need […]

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You can now get Gelato Messina’s famous Magic Mushroom cake for $21

September 16, 2020

To celebrate its 21st birthday in Australia, eBay has partnered up with those dessert mad scientists over at Gelato Messina to bring back one of their most famous creations. Available for a limited time exclusively through eBay Australia, with all proceeds going to Beyond Blue, the treat is a refined take on the brand’s classic […]

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Sydney’s NOMAD to reopen in original Foster Street home next month

September 15, 2020

Beloved Sydney restaurant Nomad will shift back to its original Foster Street location as of Tuesday 20th October, reopening doors to reveal extensive renovations following a fire last September. The new-look Nomad will sport a larger kitchen, opened up and surrounded by twice as much seating, a larger charcoal grill, and the new addition of […]

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Jameson wants to buy you a free drink as Australia’s Biggest Shout returns

September 15, 2020

After success last year, Jameson have officially brought back “Australia’s Biggest Shout”, committing 15,000 free Jameson, Dry & Limes for Aussies at participating venues. Initially, this will include venues in NSW, QLD and SA, but Jameson has also promised to extend the shout and resume it when its safe for Victorians to head on out […]

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Employees Only Sydney introduces “Around the World in Four Drinks” set

September 14, 2020

Cocktail bars are catching onto the taste-bud-travel trend, and the latest just happens to be one of Sydney’s best. Employees Only has introduced a new travel-themed set of four cocktails, a tightly curated menu for customers to traverse the various tastes of popular spots like Japan, Mexico, Hong Kong, and New York, simply by sipping […]

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Potts Point favourite Yellow plans epic World Vegetarian Day feast with guest chefs

September 11, 2020

A new Australian inspired pizza joint isn’t all Bentley Group have got cooking in the kitchen. The team are set on continuing their long-running Yellow Presents series at the beloved Potts Point restaurant, planning a huge feast for World Vegetarian Day with numerous guest chefs from the group’s awarded restaurants. For one day only, Bentley […]

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Misfits Bar celebrates turning three with free birthday shots and special offers

September 11, 2020

After three years as Redfern’s trendsetting bar, Misfits Bar and Dining celebrates its third birthday in style with live music, birthday booze and tasty treats this September. Following the theme of all good things coming in three, the bar is delivering all the goodies in trios. Expect a triad of oyster shooters with flavours of […]

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Chin Chin is doing delivery to Mornington Peninsula for one day only

September 11, 2020

With Melbourne still under lockdown, ordering in has become a necessity for those who still want to support and experience their favourite venues. Chin Chin has been at the forefront of this, with their ready-to-cook Make Me, Feed Me packs being delivered all over Melbourne. Though that hasn’t been of much use for fans outside […]

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Tequila Mockingbird opens Sydney CBD pop-up

September 11, 2020

The best named Latin American restaurant in Sydney has officially popped open a sister venue, translating much of what makes Paddington’s Tequila Mockingbird such a stunner. The new Tequila On York is a semi-obscured, Tequila-heavy restaurant and bar hanging out in an old printing shop just off the CBD’s York Street, streamlining the flavours of […]

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Koko Black blesses chocolate lovers with new Australiana range

September 10, 2020

Australia’s most timeless treats have been pulled in every direction for the past few years, expressed so lovingly as ice creams, biscuits, KitKat’s, and more. Now, artisan chocolatier Koko Black have thrown their considerable hat in the ring with a new range celebrating Australiana classics distilled into and expressed as various chocolate bars and crackles. […]

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The Bentley Group is opening an Australian inspired pizza joint

September 3, 2020

With four acclaimed restaurants in their pocket such as Bentley Restaurant + Bar, Monopole, Yellow and Cirrus, the Bentley Group have announced they are opening Ria Pizza + Wine. Whilst Monopole relocates to Sydney’s CBD, Australia square in October, the new casual pizza joint will be taking up residence in it’s previous dining space with […]

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BL Burgers

Sydney’s WAP (Wet Ass Patty) burger is here to dominate your taste buds

September 1, 2020

If you love burgers and your name isn’t Ben Shapiro, then get the hell on down to BL Burgers this week. The ever-creative burger-slingers have created an unholy ode to your dirtiest, most salacious food fantasies with “WAP (Wet Ass Patty)” and its bound to weirdly offend unaffected conservatives the world over. As overwhelmingly large […]

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Barangaroo House reopens with new dining experiences

August 31, 2020

The iconic Barangaroo House is finally re-opening its doors and recommencing dine-in operations for their three venues, House Bar, BEA, and Smoke. In light of Coronavirus restrictions gradually easing, Matt Moran and Solotel Group have shifted their gears to cater towards smaller groups and will be consistent with government mandated health and safety regulations. “The […]

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Pier One Sydney Harbour opens their most coveted suite for group bookings

August 31, 2020

Sydney’s lavish, perfectly located Pier One Sydney Harbour has now started taking private bookings for one of the luxury hotel’s most coveted corners, for groups of up to 10. With hotels still finding their place in the ongoing pandemic, the “Harbour Bridge Balcony Party” is an attractive option for groups that feel like something special […]

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Salt Meats Cheese is now doing a plant-based Italian menu

August 28, 2020

Following the announcement of their new vegan restaurant Safiya, the team behind Salt Meats Cheese are introducing a plant-based banquet menu for their Italian restaurants in NSW and QLD. The ‘Soul Meets Cheers Vegan Series’ will take place across all venues (except Southbank) on Tuesday 8th September at 6pm. A strictly vegan approach to classic […]

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The Avalanches announces “A Party for Melbourne” with party food from Attica

August 28, 2020

Attica’s Ben Shewry has hooked up with the founding members of eternally acclaimed music wizards The Avalanches to throw “A Party for Melbourne”, a virtual house party taking place on Saturday 12th September. “The idea for A Party for Melbourne grew out of our friendship with Ben and Kylie Staddon from Attica,” said The Avalanches’ […]

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Sydney’s beloved Donut Papi is introducing whisky cinnamon doughnuts

August 27, 2020

Sydney’s wildly popular Donut Papi has teamed up with Fireball Whisky for a very limited edition, just-in-time-for-fathers-day “Fire in the Hole” doughnut. Breaking down the base profile of Fireball Whisky, the ever-creative team at the Redfern store has created what is easily one of Papi’s most exciting (and delicious – we tasted it as a […]

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