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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 

WICKED DESSERT FESTIVAL 2018

YOU BETTER LET YOUR INNER SWEET TOOTH KNOW ABOUT THIS ONE! We are super excited to announce Prahran Market’s annual Wicked Chocolate Festival has expanded to include all things sweet and delicious and is now our Wicked Dessert Festival! Showcasing the very best in all things sugary and delicious,  the Festival will again have fantastic and exciting demonstrations, live entertainment, kids activities and more. Elizabeth Street will become a dessert lover’s dream, with stalls selling everything from doughnuts to cream pastries, luxury chocolates to crêpes. Prahran Market’s speciality traders will take visitors on a delicious culinary journey with offerings to tempt and delight. Demonstrations will be held at the Omega & Neil Perry Kitchen every hour from 10.30am, including Tobie Puttock, Christy Tania, and the expert chefs from Bibelot, Luxe bite and That’s Amore! Have a go on a DIY dessert smoothie bike, all for a good cause (all proceeds go to Very Special Kids).  Have a boogie with the amazing talented Bearded Bakers from Knafeh Bakery, try a dessert cocktail from Prosecco Queen and eat a hell …

All about the Cheese!

After a successful inaugural 2017, MOULD – A Cheese Festival is back for 2018, returning to Melbourne for the second year running, and heading to Sydney for the first time. Presented by REVEL (the team behind cult wine event Pinot Palooza) in collaboration with cheesemaker and Milk Made author Nick Haddow of Bruny Island Cheese., MOULD is a celebration of the Australian cheese industry. The best artisan cheese producers from around the country – including Bruny Island Cheese Co., Yarra Valley Dairy, Shaw River Buffalo Cheese, Grandvewe, Stone & Crow and many more – will come together for tastings, conversations, demonstrations, and masterclasses. Demand from the cheese-crazed crowds was so high in 2017, that in 2018, MOULD will operate over multiple limited-capacity sessions. In Melbourne, session one will run from 5pm to 9pm on Friday 4th May, and sessions two and three will run from 11am till 4pm and 5pm till 9pm respectively on Saturday 5th May. In Sydney, two sessions – 11am till 4pm and 5pm till 9pm will run on Saturday 1st September. Alongside tastings of the …

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 …

Great Eats served with Beats

The Glen will launch its new food gallery and the second stage of the shopping centre’s $460 million redevelopment with a three-week music event, commencing Wednesday 28 March on the new precinct’s first day of trade. Eats & Beats will see a program of acoustic soloists, singer-songwriters and instrumentalists visit The Glen, set up in the new 850+ seat food gallery and bring visitors the ultimate in laid-back lunchtime tunes and easy listening evenings. From classics to current hits and instrumental melodies, Eats & Beats will feature a number of Melbourne’s best local performers at The Glen for a limited time. Opening the Eats & Beats program will be musician Andrew Lim, who (like global superstar Ed Sheeran) can loop his own vocals, harmonies, and even his guitar live to captivate an audience and create a ‘band’ vibe. Regularly occupying the stage at the St Kilda Branch and Union hotel on Chapel Street, Lim will appear multiple times throughout the program. Also, part of Eats & Beats will be singer, musician and performer Sam Ludeman …