Thirsty Thursday: Bootleg Brewery

Thursday October 25, 2012

Back in 1994, long-term Margaret River resident Tom Reynolds glanced around at the monotonous fields of wine grapes that surrounded him and thought, "booooooring". 

On Your Bike (giveaway)

Saturday October 20, 2012

If you live in the city and use a bike a lot you probably want it to look nice and ride even better. You could try out hundreds of options to find one that ticks all the boxes or, alternatively, you could make your own. 

Thirsty Thursday: Knappstein Lager

Thursday October 18, 2012

Knappstein Lager comes in packs of four. This is good, because like other four-packs (Murray's, Moo Brew) per bottle it's pricier than your average six-pack. It's also bad, because you'll down all four bottles in no time and be back at the store for more.

Sydney Craft Beer Week

Monday October 15, 2012

Aussie beer taps were once dominated by the same three or four brands, but over the past half-decade we've found ourselves with a selection of micro-breweries and small batch brewers equal to anywhere in the world.

What I Have To Offer

Monday October 15, 2012

Last September, Charlie Kaufman, he of the mind-bending genre rollercoasters Synecdoche, New York and Adaptation, addressed a BAFTA screenwriter's conference. 

Sunday Reading: Diner

Sunday October 14, 2012

Since opening his restaurant, The Dip, inside a Sydney club in 2010, Andrew Levins has become a tried-and-tested authority on all things smoked, fried, salsa'd and sauced. He's now sharing the recipes in a new cookbook: Diner.

Thirsty Thursday: Pumpkin ale

Thursday October 11, 2012

It's a novel choice: but with Halloween around the corner it seems like the right time to talk about pumpkin ale.

River Cottage (DVD giveaway)

Wednesday October 10, 2012

Beyond having the best name in televised gastronomy, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall also stands at the forefront of Britain's "real food" movement. 

Sunday Reading: The Gourmand

Sunday October 07, 2012

The Gourmand is a magazine about food, discussed by artists and made by designers. It's fun, bright and features popular arty people talking about food - from culinary trends in inner-city London to sloppy hamburgers at CalArts in LA. 

Spring Plant Sale

Friday October 05, 2012

This weekend Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens are throwing their annual Spring Plant Sale, where carefully cultivated examples of the RBG's most interesting and rare stock are available for purchase by the public.