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Dumplings N’ Massage July 2019

Join resident massage therapists Jelena and Masa and the Horse Bazaar crew for a weekly nourishment of the senses; fusing massage, beats and dumplings all in one enticing, revolutionary combination. Massage (10mins included in ticket): Online bookings for massage times are essential, with limited sessions available each week. Please select your massage time and date … Read more

Taste of Waterfront Restaurant

The culinary team at Waterfront Restaurant have put together a special two & three course choice menu showcasing their menu favourites. This is exclusive to Tastes of July and includes a complimentary glass of local sparkling. Every evening during Tastes (5 – 28 July) 5.30pm – 9.30pm $55 for two courses and $65 for three … Read more

Beef and Barossa

Each month for the whole of winter, celebrate beef and Barossa at Arbory Bar and Eatery. A different selection of beef cuts will be roasted by chef Nick Bennett and paired with a delicious red wine. Each dish will change daily and will showcase a range of beef cuts, paired with a glass of Powell … Read more

Unbelievable New Cruise Deals

Your Club has accessed ‘last minute’ cruise deals. You’ll find unbelievable pricing, up to three months notice, multiple cruise lines, and referral bonuses. These amazing deals are exclusive to club our club members! Last Minute Cruise 1 SAVE 27% 18 night Fly/Stay/Cruise holiday package from $2999 depart Sydney for Honolulu 2 April 2019 CRUISE/FLY/STAY package … Read more

Pair Wine And Beer with BBQs: A Simplified Guide

We are now well into Spring and the weather is starting to improve. It’s time to think about getting the BBQ out! Our friend Jack Thompson from BroBBQ provides some tips for matching BBQ and wine and beer. This is the first of a series of extensive guides, tasty recipes & advice about the great tradition of American BBQ.

BRANCHING OUT Blends are the New Black

As I am a new contributor who is trying to build up a solid reader base, (and not get anyone offside) I am yet again going to address sauvignon blanc in this column. As I have mentioned before, it is my intention to get you all trying and enjoying OTHER varieties (hence the name of … Read more

Walking the weight off in Kuala Lumpur

Southeast Asian countries are synonymous with all things dodgy: corruption, the sex trade and rip-off schemes. Ever bought a Rollex? If you want a SE Asian adventure and want to avoid Ping-Pong shows, try the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur (KL). Due to its limited size, navigating KL on the train system and Monorail is a … Read more

Branching Out – Josef Chromy Sauvignon Blanc, Tasmania

I have long held concern for people that limit themselves to drinking only Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. With this is in mind, I have a cunning plan. I have thought about weening people of this wine, rather like moving a baby from breast milk to formula. Instead of immediately suggesting another variety, I would like to … Read more

Kerrie Howell – Sommelier

About me… I grew up in a house where wine came from a box. What I liked was on the relatively rare occasion this box was produced, my parents would behave slightly differently. My father’s cheeks would glow and he would play “Sailing up the Clyde” (his favourite record), and my mother would laugh a … Read more

Ben’s Burgers

Sharing a Culture of Food Ben and Nick Chiu, the brothers behind Ben’s Burgers in the Valley, Brisbane have no real background in food – aside from loving it! Working in the retail industry with his high-end streetwear store, Apartment, but having a real knack for home cooking, Ben Chiu decided to make the transition … Read more

An Amateur’s Guide To Australian Pilsner

Australia has a growing number of boutique breweries popping up right around the country, all who create a different range of beers. I put my tastebuds to the test to see how a select few breweries from TAS, VIC, NSW, QLD & WA differ when it comes to their Pilsner. In no way do I … Read more

Pig to Plate

Woolumbi Farm on the Mornington Peninsula is home to a variety of amazing fresh produce and products. They farm their own pigs, which are then turned into a range of delicious pork and salami products as well as producing a unique cider from local fruit they have on offer. Trading Plates spoke to Kenneth Neff, … Read more