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WIN: 1 double pass to MOULD – Cheese festival

– competition now closed – You can never go wrong with a bit of cheese and wine. As MOULD – A Cheese Festival returns this year with the best artisan cheese producers from around the country, we have 2 x double passes (for Friday session) to giveaway! Enter via filling out the form below, competition closes on 27th April 2018. The festival is brought to you by REVEL in collaboration with Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese., read about the amazing organisers below. About Dan Sims and REVEL Global Dan Sims is a well-known wine commentator, educator and personality in Australian wine having worked in the industry for over 20 years. Sims is known for communicating with a broader audience about wine in an engaging and accessible way, believing that collaboration and ‘edutainment’ is the key to appealing to the general public. REVEL (formerly Bottle Shop Concepts) create, facilitate, manage and present event concepts that revolve around wine and food in a fun and educational way. Pinot Palooza, Game of Rhones, Wine Day Out, and Gauchito Gil’s Malbec Day are …

Big Vegan Market 2018

The Big Vegan Market is back for 2018, and this time there are some BIG changes about. Firstly, the markets are a lot bigger so you’ll have a lot more room to move about and browse all the wonderful without being too crowded. Also, and very importantly, we are now a 2 day market! That’s right, over the Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend (12th and 13th of May), you can come and shop from the huge variety of 100% vegan products at the beautiful Royal Exhibition Hall. Pick up something for you mum, or even better, bring your mum and discover all the great new goodies available together! Looking for more info? Check out the lineup so far here. When: Saturday 12 May and Sunday 13 May 2018 Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Melbourne More info: Here 

GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest 2018

Tasmanian jam, toasted marshmallows, rhubarb, Skittles, ice cream, dates, yuzu, gin, Bertie Beetles and even snails, crickets and oysters. These are just some of the more unusual ingredients you’ll find amongst the many unique ‘Festival Beers & Ciders’ to be served for the first time at the 2018 edition of GABS Beer, Cider & Food Fest presented by Dan Murphy’s, along with more than 500 of the very best craft beers and ciders from around Australia and New Zealand. Renowned as one of the world’s leading beer festivals, GABS (otherwise known as the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) brings together the best breweries from Australia and New Zealand for a non-stop celebration of craft beer and cider. Craig Williams, GABS Event Director, describes the festival as the perfect launching point for those keen to try something new in a fun and exciting way. “For us, GABS is about sharing our love of craft beer and cider with as many people as possible through an unforgettable experience. Great beer is about skill, passion, creativity and most of …

Cluster Truck takes over the Gaso Kitchen

The Gasometer Hotel – Collingwood’s stalwart local known for its ever amazing line-up of live music – is partnering up with Melbourne’s food truck wranglers  Cluster Truck to bring you a gastronomical treat. Starting on  Wednesday 4th April and over the next 6 months, some of Melbourne’s best food truckers will be taking up residency in the Gaso kitchen and serving up their much loved fare to hungry punters. On the line-up ● April – Senor BBQ ● May – Lil’ Nom Noms ● June – Meat Me Here ● July – Dr Sous ● August – Twisted Fisherman ● September – Pearl of the Quarter “We’re shaking things up and giving the people what they asked for. We’re always dishing up fresh tunes for your ear holes, now we’ve got fresh flavours for your mouth holes.” – Clint Fisher, The Gasometer Hotel “Summer’s over buddies, but your taste buds don’t have to go without your favourite festival hunger busters. Grab a stool, a beer and enjoy the deliciouness from the comfort of the Gaso. You …

Vic Market’s 140-year celebrations

The 140 Years Street Party on Sunday 29 April 2018 will be a highlight of the year-round celebrations. From 10am–4pm, Melburnians can celebrate everything they love about the Vic Market with a buzzing line-up of food vendors, free kid’s activities and live entertainment. The Vic Market’s Queen Street will come alive with popular children’s entertainment act, The Mik Maks performing on the main stage with ‘Drums the Panda’. Fun will continue for the whole family with a silent disco, flamenco dance performances, stilt walkers, mime characters, face painters, balloon artists and a magician roving the market. Street party-goers will be able to indulge in some of the best street food Melbourne has to offer with both Day and Night Market traders getting in on the birthday celebrations. Participating food vendors include: Drums Café: authentic, gluten-free curries from India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia; Taki’s Balls: hot Greek doughnut balls with your choice of topping: Nutella, salted caramel, cinnamon, or all of the above! George the Fishmonger: fresh market seafood from a Vic Market legend! Gozleme Turkish …

Wine & Cheese Festival

Wine and Cheese Fest – A celebration of the Senses Quite literally, a sensory overload is expected to hit again at the Meat Market in North Melbourne on Saturday 17 March 2018. from 10.30am to 7.30pm. The Wine & Cheese Fest is back, and looking to delight all your senses all over again. Is there a better base then combining Wine and Cheese, to start off from on this foodie adventure? There are over 30 quality exhibitors getting ready to happily showcase and share their artisanal products on the day. From wheels of fine cheeses and savoury sauces, to home-style pastries, pickled preserves, smoked and cured meats, luscious desserts and of course a huge array of wine, ciders and beers for all palates, the Wine & Cheese Fest is a tantalizing feast for both the taste buds and smell receptors. With the senses of taste and smell taken care of, the focus will be on the sense of hearing, and as always, the Wine and Cheese Fest is accompanied by live jazz music entertainment as …

The Super Mario Odyssey high tea

During the December and January school holidays from Thursday 28 December 2017 until Wednesday 31 January 2018, The Langham, Melbourne will present a Super Mario Odyssey-themed high tea at the hotel’s luxurious Aria lounge that ties in with the launch of the latest instalment in the Super Mario franchise, Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch. Little Langham high tea lovers and adults alike will be treated to a selection of sweets inspired by the Mario’s CAP-tivating, globetrotting adventures in Super Mario Odyssey. The highly-anticipated video game is already shaping up to be the hottest Nintendo Switch release of the holiday season. From Gold Coin cupcakes and Toad mushroom macarons, to Mystery Block lamingtons and Power Moon cookies, the menu is full of treats straight from the Mushroom Kingdom….and other exotic locales! The Super Mario Odyssey high tea also features Princess Peach muffins and Cappy toasties, delicate cucumber-ribbon sandwiches and the perennial kid’s favourite combination of ham and cheese, served with raspberry cordial or hot chocolate. The children’s high tea is $39.00 per child or $49.00 …