Sunday, 31 May 2015

Far East Degustation @ Rendezvous Hotel | “Live Like A Local” With Far East Hospitality

Gastrology recently joined Mr Arthur Kiong, Chief Executive Officer of Far East Hospitality (FEH) for a sumptuous Singaporen Degustation luncheon at Rendezvous Hotel created by Executive Chef William Soh, who was flown in from Singapore to prepare the delicious menu.  

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Gusto Italiano Masterclasses @ Good Food and Wine Show [5 - 8 June 2015]

The Gusto Italiano stand at Good Food and Wine Show will feature master classes and guided sensory experiences dedicated to the appreciation of Italian certified Prosciutto di Parma, fresh handmade pasta and expert advice on how to get the best experience from wine by using the correct glasses. Experience Italian produce like never before with live cooking demonstrations and sampling throughout the day.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Mornington Peninsula 'Meet The Maker' Event by Wine Compass

Gastrology recently attended one of Wine Compass’ limited series “Meet The Maker” tour events on the Mornington Peninsula. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most innovative and charismatic producers, these tours are for those who love wine, spirits, beer and food and want a fresh experience with lots of knowledge sharing, conversation with local characters, plenty of laughs and of course great wine and food.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

2015 Good Food & Wine Show [5 - 8 June 2015]

Gastrology bloggers will attend courtesy of Gusto Italiano.
This year, the Good Food & Wine Show will be bringing its scrumptious line-up to Melbourne in June serving up a host of Australia’s finest food and wine, a huge celebrity chef line up and a feast of tasting experiences to tempt everyone’s palette.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

#GastrologyInBarcelona - Brasserie in the vibrant La Ramblas

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Luzia.
Located on the vibrant La Ramblas, Luzia is a brasserie which celebrates the concept of a non-stop street grill.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Fiesta Malaysia 2015

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of MASCA.
On Saturday 9 of May 2015, Melbournians celebrated Fiesta Malaysia - a festival which showcased Malaysian cuisine sourced from the best and most authentic Malaysian restaurants in and around Melbourne.

Monday, 25 May 2015

Takeaway Review: Mr Loys | Ordered in via EatNow

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of EatNow.
We recently ordered in a Singaporean feast to enjoy at home via Eatnow through their Melbourne CBD delivery and takeaway page. We have visited Mr Loys on several occasions and have been consistently pleased by the quality of their dishes.

Restaurant & Bar Dansk

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Restaurant Dansk.
Restaurant Dansk impresses with outstanding contemporary Danish cuisine. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, the Restaurant Dansk is a brilliant introduction to Nordic cuisine and focuses on modern techniques to emphasise clean, crisp flavours, especially from hedgerows.

Sunday, 24 May 2015

#GastrologyInBordeaux - Going behind the scenes in St Emilion with Nicolle Croft

Gastrology bloggers attended the tour courtesy of SIP Wine Tours.
Gastrology joined wine expert and author Nicolle Croft on a journey through the wine region of St Emilion in Bordeaux, where we gained a deep understanding of this famous appellation - from the soil, to the making of wine, the different vintages and the often confusing classification systems.

Saturday, 23 May 2015

#GastrologyInBordeaux - On the road of the Médoc Grands Crus with Bordeaux 360

Gastrology bloggers attended the tour courtesy of Bordeaux 360.
Bordeaux 360 provides a wonderful way to discover the Bordeaux wine region, allowing you to sit back, relax and take in all that this beautiful region has to offer.

Friday, 22 May 2015

Thursday, 21 May 2015

#GastrologyInBordeaux - Cuisine d'influence @ Dan

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Dan.
Bordeaux’s younger and more cosmopolitan vibe is lending itself to an evolving gastronomic scene, bringing exciting innovation into the local food scene. Leading the charge is restaurant owner and chef, Jérôme Billot.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Bombay Sapphire’s pop-up bar ‘Project Botanicals’ is back for 2015 with a distinctly different twist

In celebration of Australia’s continued love affair with gin and following the success of last year’s event, Bombay Sapphire’s Project Botanials is back in 2015. Launching 24 June, the unique bar and dining experience will be in Melbourne for three weeks only with a new seasonally crafted menu and distinctly different twist to the cocktail list.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Australia's Top 100 Restaurants list unveiled - as voted by Australia's top chefs and restaurateurs

Gastrology bloggers attended the event courtesy of Qantas.
The Australian Financial Review’s Australia’s Top 100 Restaurants’ list has been revealed Monday, May 18 at Crown Melbourne, with Sydney’s Sepia taking the number one spot.

St Zita's

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of St Zita's.
Tucked away amongst the leafy, tree lined streets of Glen Huntly, St Zita’s is a local hotspot which serves good food and coffee.

Melbourne’s Top Pubs Crowned at Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards @ Beer DeLuxe

Gastrology bloggers attended the event courtesy of Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards.
The winners of the 2nd annual Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards have been announced. The awards, which recognise the city’s top watering holes, both old and new, were held last night at Beer DeLuxe in Federation Square, the official Hub of Good Beer Week and one of the Week’s major events.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Mangiare e felicita @ La Svolta

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of La Svolta.
La Svolta draws on traditional Italian food culture by celebrating the joy of sharing locally-sourced, fresh produce together with family and friends.

Sunday, 17 May 2015

JD's Burgers

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of JD's Burgers.
JD's Burgers fuses the flavours of Asia with the mighty burger.

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Spiral Foods Introduces New VeríVal Organic Porridge

Gastrology bloggers received the product courtesy of Spiral Foods.
Spiral Foods, Australia’s oldest and most trusted organic health food supplier, is excited to reveal their delicious new range of VeriVal Organic Porridge just in time for winter. Available for the first time in Australia under the exclusive rights of Spiral Foods, the VeriVal philosophy supports the notion that a wholesome, healthy breakfast is the key to the start of a good day.

Friday, 15 May 2015

Brother Burger opens second restaurant on Chapel Street

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Brother Burger and the Marvellous Brew.
Adored Fitzroy burger destination, Brother Burger and the Marvellous Brew, has crossed the river to open its second restaurant on Melbourne’s iconic Chapel Street. Taking over the site formerly home to Café Greco, Brother Burger is part of the new guard of Chapel Street hangouts.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Itali.Co.
St Kilda's favourite pizzeria,, is continuing its innovative approach with a new range of pizzas and bases.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Hotel Spencer

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Hotel Spencer.
A friendly pub in West Melbourne, Hotel Spencer delights locals with a range of pub-style dishes in their beautiful old-style dining room.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Aussie Wine Month @ Dan Murphy's

As the official launch event of Aussie Wine Month, Dan Murphy's are thrilled to be involved in showcasing the very best Australian wine regions, their characters, and stories.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

#GastrologyInBurgundy - Burgundy’s gastronomic star - Restaurant Stéphane Derbord

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Restaurant Stéphane Derbord.
Located at the end of Dijon's beautiful park alleys, Michelin star Stéphane Derbord offers refined traditional French cuisine in which the Burgundian terroir is honoured.

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Friday, 8 May 2015

Bibelot by Chez Dré opens tomorrow!

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Bibelot.
Located at the Coventry Street-entrance to Chez Dré, Bibelot is an opulent destination for all things sweet; an artisanal patisserie, gelateria, coffee bar, chocolate shop, high tea salon and a library of coffee table books for any dessert aficionado. Good news is, they open tomorrow!

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Upcoming Event: Fiesta Malaysia 2015 [9 May 2015]

Fiesta Malaysia is a festival which showcases Malaysian cuisine sourced from the best and most authentic Malaysian restaurants in and around Melbourne. Restaurants which have participated in the past include Mamak, Madam Kay's Platz, Sambal Kampung and Little Nyonya. This year, Fiesta Malaysia will bring even more popular Malaysian eateries on board.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Australian VIP launch of JOHN WALKER & SONS Private Collection 2015 Edition

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Diageo.
Gastrology attended the Australian VIP launch of JOHN WALKER & SONS Private Collection 2015 Edition at Lake Eyre Penthouse, The Olsen last night.

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

#GastrologyInDubai - Breakfast @ Reform Social & Grill

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Reform Social & Grill.
Best known for its authentic gastropub lunch and dinner experience, Reform Social & Grill Dubai is also home to the city’s best English breakfast.

Monday, 4 May 2015

#GastrologyInParis - A delicious chapter of Parisian life @ Les Bouquinistes by Guy Savoy

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Les Bouquinistes.
Set up on the banks of the Seine like any "bouquiniste" (booksellers of used and antiquarian books) worthy of its name, Les Bouquinistes welcomes passers-by, connoisseurs, travellers and those who stop out of curiosity.

Sunday, 3 May 2015

#GastologyInParis - Traditional cuisine @ Au Petit Sud Ouest

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Au Petit Sud Ouest.
A hop and a skip away from the Eiffel Tower, Au Petit Sud Ouest is a reliable outpost for hearty South-western French cuisine.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

#GastrologyInDubai - Asian Inspired World Cuisine @ China Grill

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of China Grill Dubai.
It's a Friday night and China Grill is bustling. While most are toasting to the end of another working week, the work is just beginning for the China Grill team.

Friday, 1 May 2015

Recipe: Chicken and chives with Adabi Fried Vegetable Paste (Sayur Goreng)

This post was sponsored by MATRADE's Malaysian Kitchen Program.
This is a super easy stir-fry recipe which is a perfect mid-week dinner solution.