Thursday, 16 October 2014

Australian Quick Bites - Pei Modern - Craft Beer Week - Food Safari - New Look Watermark - Bluesfest

Pei Modern opens in Sydney
Pei Modern is now open at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney. Pei Modern is headed up by Matt Germanchis, who has worked alongside Mark Best at Pei Modern in Melbourne and is joined by restaurant manager Tara Sullivan as well as award-winning sommelier Annette Lacey.
Sydney Craft Beer Week
Sydney Craft Beer Week begins this Friday, 17 October. The event runs for nine days and features over 100 events including various beer experiences such as beergustations, beer high teas and the chance to sample beers from all over Australia and the world.
Sacred Earth Safaris new tour
Sacred Earth Safaris have introduced an exciting new adventure through the remote South Australian outback. The 10 day Legendary Outback Tracks 4WD Safari is for those who wish to combine cultural Indigenous and European history with landscapes and native wildlife.
Food Safari hits Perth's streets
Leederville Food Safari is a food adventure that takes guests on a three hour culinary journey. The tour begins at Ria Malay Kitchen for entrées and drinks, a rickshaw then escorts guests to Kitsch Bar Asia for the main event, and finally to Foam Coffee Bar for sweet delights.
New look Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast
This summer, the Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast will transform with the addition of a multimillion dollar, architecturally inspired precinct. The hotel is set to make an impact on the Gold Coast with its design innovation and dining experience.
2014 Tissot Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
The 2014 Tissot Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix starts this weekend on 17–19 October at Phillip Island, Victoria. Jack Miller and Dani Pedrosa took their motorcycles for a spin along the banks of Melbourne’s iconic Yarra River yesterday. Watch the video here.
Second Bluesfest announcement
Bluesfest has just released its second lineup announcement that includes Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals, Paolo Nutini, David Gray, Ben Howard, Counting Crows, Jimmy Cliff and Sheppard joining the bill. The festival will be held at Byron Bay from 2-6 April 2015.
Mystery Box Rally
Starting on 22 August 2015 in Townsville and 28 November 2015 in Sydney, Mystery Box Rally is for those that crave adventure as you take to the roads with your route shrouded in mystery. 75 cars take part in each rally over 5 days. The only obligation is raising much-needed funds for cancer research.