Friday, 30 October 2015

The Post Hotel

A friendly pub in St Kilda, The Post Hotel delights locals with a menu that draws influence from waterholes the world over.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Altro Pizza & Cafe

Williamstown's favourite pizzeria, Altro prides itself on being true to the artisan style of Italian pizza making.

The new Eastland invites the community to ignite their cultural senses

Following the opening of the new Eastland today, as a gesture of thanks for the continued support of the local community, Town Square will come to life in a cultural celebration with a series of gourmet masterclasses, artisan workshops, films and street music designed to be a sensory festival.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Naked Wines winery visit @ Strathbogie Ranges

Crowd funded wine company Naked Wines Australia are an online wine company based in Sydney and work with independent winemakers across Australia.

Nutella Infused Mini Eclairs @ Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses

The doughnut has arguably had its moment in the spotlight, and the time has come for the sugar loving masses to frenzy over Melbourne’s next sweet treat - and so we introduce to you, from one of Australia’s oldest baking families the Plarre’s Mini Eclair collection.


The digital release of sumptuous documentary, FOODIES: THE CULINARY JET SET is all set for October 29. 

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Tapastry @ Pullman

Pullman, Accor’s 5-star hotel brand, has launched a re-weaved Tapastry menu under the direction of culinary Ambassador, Justin North. A vibrant way to dine, the Tapastry menu combines artistry and gastronomy.

Recipe: Crepes with sugared coconut crumble

Malaysia Kitchen has recently launched its cooking series on Seven Two on Saturdays at 3pm (Read more here). To whet your appetities, here is a recipe for the Crepes with sugared coconut crumble from Episode 1...

Monday, 26 October 2015

Schhh…A Secret Bar in Melbourne Awaits

Schh, we have a secret… there is a new bar in Melbourne…serving bespoke cocktails inspired by current London bar trends. And listen closely, because it’s only here for three weeks.

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Good Food Blooms at Southgate [31 October – 8 November 2015]

A cascade of edible flowers will transform Southgate’s precinct of 13 restaurants and bars during Spring Racing’s Melbourne Cup week, from 31 October until 8 November.

Saturday, 24 October 2015

An Enchanted Spring Evening @ Oakridge

Oakridge Wines and Creative Universe recently presented “An Enchanted Spring Evening” featuring sensational Australian group Pot-Pourri.

IMK Pro Colour Kettle

The IMK Pro Colour range of simple and stylish appliances has just been released.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café Has Arrived in Melbourne’s CBD

Guylian, the world’s favourite Belgian chocolates, has opened its first Melbourne café. Nestled in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD at 146 Swanston Street, locals can discover Guylian Belgian Chocolate, known world-wide for its Sea Shells in fine Belgian chocolate with a homemade roasted hazelnut praline filling, whilst indulging in the varied food and beverage offerings from the fully licensed café.

Diemen's Hot Sauce

Diemen's is Australia’s only native hot sauce, fired by locally-grown chilies and Tasmania's native pepper berry Tasmannia Lanceolata. Grown in the pristine, cool rainforests of southern Tasmania, the native pepper berry provides Diemen's hot sauces with a distinctive fruity flavour with hints of the Aussie bush.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Taste of Melbourne [12 – 15 November 2015] | Win 5 x double passes

It’s time to start exercising your tastebuds in preparation for the greatest restaurant line up Taste of Melbourne in partnership with Electrolux has ever seen. 

Dollar Tea Box

Dollar Tea Box provides a monthly subscription box of loose leaf tea. Every month a different brand located here in Australia that create delicious tea,  is showcased, providing subscribers with a range of their tea to try for the month. 

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Dessert Evenings by Pierre Roelofs

Dessert Evenings by Pierre Roelofs has well and truly settled in at Adriano Zumbo’s beautiful high tea salon, Fancy Nance. The beautiful space is a wonderful backdrop for the delectable treats that ensue during the Dessert Evenings - an ever-changing 4 course dessert degustation from Pierre alongside warm, friendly service. 

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Malaysia Kitchen is coming to Seven Two this Saturday @ 3pm | Recipe: Nasi Ulam

The first episode of Malaysia Kitchen is coming up this Saturday at 3pm on Seven Two, and will be followed by 9 more on each consecutive Saturday. 

Yardmill Raw High Tea

Working with Head Pastry Chef Emma Granleese, owner Tracey Sisson has combined her dedication to good food and wellness with her love of an exquisite and delicious High Tea, to be shared with close friends and family, the Yardmill way.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Lounge Kitchen

Known for bringing iconic late night music to the forefront of Melbourne's music scene over the last few years, the focus at Lounge Kitchen has recently shifted. 

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Cake Bake & Sweets Show [23-25 October]

There is only a few days to go until Melbourne is that little bit sweeter with the arrival of the Cake Bake & Sweets Show - bringing the most delectable and awe-inspiring elements of the baking world to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23-25 October 2015.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

New Spring menu @ Arbory Bar & Eatery

Arbory Bar & Eatery is a unique venue in Melbourne overlooking the iconic Yarra River and built out of the disused Sandridge Line at Flinders Street Station.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Montara Wines | 20% off for Gastrology readers

Grampians based winery Montara Wines create award-winning cool climate wines in red and white varieties. 

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

16th annual Sanpellegrino Cafe Society Awards

Written by Simon Ly
The 16th annual Sanpellegrino Cafe Society Awards and Photography Exhibition was held at the NGV Great Hall last week. The event showcased and celebrated the wonderful works of RMIT students and revealed the many different interpretations that an artist can take when working with restrictions (all photographs had to incorporate Sanpellegrino, surprisingly, in its piece). 

Pink Ribbon High Teas at Harry’s Restaurant [Throughout October 2015]

Stamford Plaza Melbourne is showing their support for women diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancers this October.

Monday, 12 October 2015

Upcoming Event: Gastronomique - Victorian chefs unite for Vulnerable Children [25 November 2015]

Victoria’s finest chefs are sharpening their knives for the annual Gastronomique gala food and wine charity night for Anglicare Victoria.

Saturday, 10 October 2015


Criniti’s is a vibrant chain of restaurants with a Melbourne outpost in Carlton. High energy dining in a unique space, Criniti’s has a cosmopolitan glow about it with a downtown design.

Friday, 9 October 2015


Thanks to Altair, Warrandyte’s dining scene has been taken to new and unexpected heights. The menu is designed to surprise and delight over perfectly executed dishes that retain your interest from start to finish. 

Thursday, 8 October 2015

The Best of Lamb @ Stamford Plaza [Throughout October]

Executive Chef Ketan Seth is taking diners on a journey of mouth-watering lamb dishes through October at Harry's Restaurant in Stamford Plaza Melbourne hotel.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Denis The Menace

Pioneering a culture of excellent food and coffee, Cremorne’s hottest new café, Denis The Menace is an exciting addition to this thriving foodie hub.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Culinary Caulfield comes to life during Spring Carnival

Melbourne’s world-class food culture is expected to translate trackside during the BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival this year, with new additions to the premium fine-dining packages offered across the course as well as the introduction of a quintessentially Melbournian food pop-up series.

Tazio Birraria Pizzeria Cucina

Blending the best of local produce with authentic Italian cooking, Tazio satisfies families and gourmet diners alike.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Melbourne Festival 2015 - Festival Feasts Sneak Peek [8 - 25 October 2015]

Melbourne Festival has teamed up with some of the city's best dining establishments to keep Festival-goers nourished this October. Starting in a veiled Mesoamerican saloon style bar, Gastrology were taken on a tour on just some of the 2015 restaurant partners to get a taste of the delicious food and drink on offer.

Sunday, 4 October 2015

AMBC Victoria Malaysia Day Celebration Dinner @ Marriott Hotel [17 September 2015]

Gastrology recently joined Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) at Australia Malaysia Business Council Victoria (AMBC Victoria)’s Malaysia Day Celebration Dinner at Marriott Hotel.

Donut King - Disney’s Frozen themed donuts & Donut Mini’s [Until 11 October]

Australia's original Donut Royalty has some exciting new donuts in store. Do-nut resist the temptation to treat yourself!

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Officeworks’ 3D Experience Centre

Officeworks’ launched the first ever 3D Experience Centre in June this year. The experience centre is the first of its kind from a major Australian retailer, where people are able to buy 3D printers, scan and print 3D objects and become immortalised via the (already very popular) ‘Mini-Me’ 3D printer.

Friday, 2 October 2015

Ribs & Burgers

Launched in 2011, Ribs & Burgers is a foodie favourite with a focus on fresh and healthy ingredients.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Night Tripping @ The St Hotel

Gastrology recently attended 'Night Tripping' at the St Hotel where the space was transformed into an Asian bazaar.

Alison Nelson's Chocolate Bar NYC

Gastrology joined Alison Nelson's Chocolate Bar NYC for an evening of fun, mayhem and very chocolatey journey at the store's launch party back in July.