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Roll’d releases customisable new rice bowl menu

December 1, 2020

If you’re a firm believer that ‘Rice is Life’, you won’t be disappointed with Roll’d’s new rice menu. Whether you’re a lover of white jasmine rice or the nutty brown, the beloved grain is a primary food source that promotes a great source of energy. “Rice offers a range of nutrients that our body can […]

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Hendrick’s Gin is bringing a hot air balloon bar to Sydney

November 30, 2020

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to soar through the sky with a gin in your hand, then wonder no more as Hendrick’s Gin launches its first exclusive bar in a hot air balloon.  The free event is for one day only and with a limited number of people, the ‘Hendrick’s Gin’s […]

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Sugar Coat It is your new favourite dessert box

November 20, 2020

Whether you’re looking for the perfect birthday, anniversary or Christmas gift, the sisters at Sugar Coat It have got you covered.  19-year old Holly Northott and her sister Hannah from Perth are making headlines with their aesthetically and extravagant sweet and savoury gift boxes. Curated by the sisters themselves, each box has boundless options including […]

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Grill’d squares off with KFC by launching Healthy Fried Chicken (HFC) bites

November 17, 2020

Continuing down the path of healthier offerings, Grill’d has this week launched Healthy Fried Chicken (HFC) Bites on their nationwide menu. And its quite an explicit dig at the most obvious competition, KFC, especially with a launch campaign that involves offering the colonel’s workers free HFC if they rock up to a Grill’d store in […]

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Bon Fromage Festival of European Cheese goes digital for 2020, with produce boxes available online

November 14, 2020

A year of virtual wine tastings and relentless Zoom meetings has built up quite the appetite for digital-only events. This is especially the case with festivals trying to adapt to current health protocols in the face of an ongoing global pandemic, the latest making the – yep, here it comes – pivot, is the always […]

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Single O bring back the famous Sugarplum coffee for Christmas 2020

November 13, 2020

With Christmas zooming closer, we’re bound to see some of the country’s most innovative brands come up with themed released. Beloved coffee purveyors Single O have thrown their deliciously caffeinated hat in the ring, as dictated by yearly tradition, by releasing a new version of their beloved Sugarplum blend, this time sticking it to this […]

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Black Star Pastry now has a Summer S’more pastry on the menu

November 9, 2020

Following the introduction of dramatic new cake Chocolate Mirage to their acclaimed menu, Black Star Pastry has once again expanded its inventive range to include the “Summer S’more”. Inspired by the good ol’ fashioned tradition of toasting marshmallows over an open fire, the Summer S’more boosts the beloved brand’s pastry selection with a light croissant […]

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Rosé Rising is back at Barangaroo House this month

November 4, 2020

“Rose Rising” returns with its annual celebration at Barangaroo House this month. Marking its third year in a row, expect to see all things pink, rosé inspired food and drinks and multi-sensory art installations by Sydney artists Sam Whiteside and design studio BABEKÜHL. Situated on all three levels of Barangaroo House including BEA and Smoke, […]

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COYA is the Northern Beaches hidden gem of fine dining

November 3, 2020

Award-winning restaurant, COYA is Sydney’s Northern Beaches best kept secrets. Nestled in Cromer, this fine dining restaurant celebrates a fusion of modern Australian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Not only has the venue won multiple awards such as the Gault & Millau Australia Award 2019, The Sydney Metropolitan Award for Best New Restaurant in 2017 and […]

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Roll’d delivers the goods for World Vegan Day

October 30, 2020

As World Vegan Day approaches, renowned Vietnamese franchise, Roll’d, is getting ready to serve you with their tasty vegetarian, gluten-free and animal free options. Celebrated globally around the world, the event aims to spread awareness of the health and environmental benefits of veganism. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or simply want to celebrate World Vegan Day, […]

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American-style Harvey’s Hot Sandwiches opens next week

October 30, 2020

If you’re looking for some chunky, finger-licking sandwiches, look no further than Harvey’s Hot Sandwiches. Taking up residence in the $3.2 billion redevelopment of Parramatta Square, the new venue is right in the hot spot of Parramatta. Owned and operated by Chifley Square’s District Brasserie, the group are are also opening up two more restaurants […]

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Surry Hills hotspot The Clock Hotel gets arty with Bombay Sapphire and local creatives

October 28, 2020

Though we weren’t able to attend Vivid this year, Surry Hills’ The Clock Hotel are putting on their luminous art exhibition in partnership with Bombay Sapphire, hosting the alluring “RE-CLAIMED”. Prepare for an an enigmatic light and sound experience created by Sydney artist Sam Whiteside and design-driven creative studio Babekuh.  The Clock Hotel will, temporarily, become […]

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Esteban: a new tequila and mezcal bar opens in Sydney CBD

October 27, 2020

Whilst travelling overseas may be off the cards at the moment, that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge what the world has to offer at your favourite restaurants. From the team at Tequila Mockingbird, the Atticus Hospitality Group is expanding with their second instalment, Esteban. After their success with their recent pop-up, Tequila on York, the […]

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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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