Herb & Chilli Festival heats up the Yarra Valley

March 19, 2023

This weekend in the Yarra Valley, hot heads and green thumbs alike swarmed to the aptly named Lovely Nursery for the 11th Herb & Chilli Festival. Featuring over 80 stalls, live cooking shows, hot wings, fresh chillies and chilli chocolate chip cookie eating contests, and a whole host of fresh herb and chilli plants to […]

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Sydney’s BRAND NEW summer hot spot La Bottega Leichhardt is here

December 1, 2022

We visited Sydney’s new Italian café La Bottega to check out the vibe and the food. Tucked away down busy Norton Street, it has a friendly inviting feel. Colourful umbrellas give some cool shade to the outdoor tables, while the open glass doors make the indoor space feel part of the outdoors. The menu has […]

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Aussie restaurants are set to bring the PlayStation experience to the plate

December 7, 2021

Gaming fans and foodies alike can rejoice as PlayStation launches PlayStation to Plate, giving Aussies across Sydney and Melbourne a taste of the many exclusives the platform has to offer. From 3 December, three restaurants will bring to life meals inspired by classic franchises including The Last of Us, Ratchet and Clank and Uncharted. Dish 1: […]

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Lorraine’s Bistro is a fantastic French home run for Waverley’s Robin Hood Hotel

November 21, 2021

Sydney will never have enough French restaurants. The cuisine can arguably outmuscle Italian and Japanese when it comes to density, with some of the city’s most beloved dining institutions favouring the regional delicacies of France. Sydney’s already got a new spat of finer dining, more upscale French restaurants with Porcine and Bistro 916, but our […]

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Food Review: Duncan Welgemoed (Africola) & Shannon Martinez (Smith & Daughters) cooked up mouth-watering dishes at their Carriageworks Masterclass

March 2, 2019

Carriageworks host an excellent farmers market every Saturday. They also feature chefs’ masterclasses which showcase the markets excellent and sustainable produce. Duncan Welgemoed of Adelaide’s Africola hosted the March edition with Shannon Martinez from Fitzroy’s vegan mecca, Smith & Daughters. They cooked up delicious dishes that were influenced by different cultural influences and fused together […]

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Interview: Duncan Welgemoed of Africola talks Maghreb cuisine and his upcoming Carriageworks Chef Series Masterclass

February 23, 2019

The Carriageworks Chef Series Masterclass returns again in 2019. The first person off of the rank is Duncan Welgemoed, the head chef and owner from the award-winning, Africola in Adelaide. Welgemoed’s techniques draw upon his rich cultural history including his chef dad, and Portuguese and Italian grandparents. We sat down with Duncan to learn more […]

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Food Review: Going all in at Melbourne’s Grand Lafayette in Prahran

November 23, 2018

At first sight, with its minimalistic interior design complete with cool pastel walls and plywood furniture, the Grand Lafayette feels just like any other Melbourne café. And in many ways, that’s exactly what it is. The breakfast and lunch menus consist of popular western dishes infused with Asian flavours and ingredients, resulting in dishes like […]

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Carriageworks announce Christmas Farmers Market 2018

November 18, 2018

Christmas lunch is sorted, with the Carriageworks Christmas Farmers Markets having all the ingredients, produce and gifts you need this festive season. This year’s Carriageworks Christmas Farmers Market is bringing the best of food and produce to one free festive event on Saturday 22 December form 8 am to 1pm. Not only will you get the fantastic food […]

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Atmospheric Mexican joint El Camino Cantina opens on Manly Wharf

November 13, 2018

Rockpool’s energetic Mexican concept El Camino Cantina has expanded to a spacious waterfront eatery in Manly, with promises to equal the good vibes that made The Rocks original such a hit when it opened. Making the rooftop on Manly Wharf its new home, the Tex Mex joint promises frozen margaritas, taco Tuesdays and sunset soirees just […]

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Project Yum has popped up at Broadway Shopping Centre with Poklol, Brasserie Bread, and more (Sydney)

March 21, 2016

The pop up food festival Project Yum has now been launched in Sydney’s Broadway Shopping Centre. The festival brings the latest trends in food from the likes of Asian food eatery, POKLOL, and organic food specialists, Agape Canteen, together with live music by DJ Xcentric every Friday from 12pm to create a complete entertainment experience. […]

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