Karen’s Diner

The events of the past 15 months and international border closures have presented big challenges for the Australian hospitality industry. Yet, for the new owners of one iconic Sydney location, business is booming. Sydney-based hospitality company, Viral Ventures, owners of Sydney’s famous World Bar (now known as Wonderland Bar) have opened seven new venues in … Read more

Byron’s Harvest to Open Sydney Location

Renowned Byron Bay eatery Harvest Newrybar is set to open its first Sydney location in 2022, set amongst the iconic bushland backdrop at the new Wisemans Surf Lodge. Harvest Wisemans will celebrate the best of the Hawkesbury with connected food experiences across an eatery, outdoor bars, barbecue deck and kiosk. The venue will also include … Read more

80 Collins Melbourne

80 Collins celebrates retail and dining openings with a new Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event series, an installation from designer Şener Besim and more Melbourne’s newest destination for luxury, 80 Collins, reinvigorates the ‘Paris End’ of Collins St with a new network of laneways leading to a discovery of highly curated flagship and concept … Read more

Hope St Radio Collingwood

Pete Baxter and Jack Shaw are set to open the doors to Hope St Radio, a new wine bar and custom-built home for the much-loved radio station, on Thursday May 11. The new Hope St Radio home and wine bar builds on its community DNA, incorporating works by the pair’s friends and families, lovingly brought … Read more

Surfair Beach Hotel leased to AVC

Australian Venue Co. has acquired the lease of the Surfair Beach Hotel in the picturesque Marcoola Beach, Qld.  A Sunshine Coast flagship venue, Surfair Beach Hotel features a recently renovated Garden Bar, Bistro and Sports Bar. The Garden Bar is just footsteps from the surf and is beside the 60m lagoon pool. The pub is … Read more

Vamos Fitzroy

Vamos was born from the innate desire of four friends Iliana Hernandez (Mexican), Marcela Rodriguez (Colombian), Juan Ignacio Angel (Colombian) and Thomas Norwood (Australian) with diverse backgrounds in hospitality, music, and education, to showcase the best that Latin America and Spain have to offer in terms of food, drinks, live music and fun. After six … Read more

Lorraine’s Sydney

Sydney’s East welcomes Lorraine’s, a European inspired bistro made for lazy afternoons and evenings spent drinking and dining with friends and family. Situated on level one of the iconic Robin Hood Hotel in Waverley, and following its multi-million-dollar renovation, the light filled venue features a stunning glass atrium roof – the perfect space to relax … Read more

Lily Lee Helsinki

Tomi Björck is one of Finland’s best-known chefs and restaurateurs. With ten restaurants and two bakeries already to his name across Finland, Sweden and Australia, Björck with his wife Minka and three other associates embarked on their latest project in Spring 2020. Lily Lee, in the heart of the Finnish capital of Helsinki, offers a … Read more

Foresters FV

Gaining Altitude Foresters FV: 209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD  (07) 3188 3161 or forestersfv.com.au Right at the top of Brunswick Street is a triangular block of land that is redefining Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The striking triple towers that make up Tim Gurner’s FV development contain close to 1000 apartments at the luxe end of the … Read more

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