NEWS: Gastronomy, Gault&Millau, Jacktember, Messina Cider Spider, World of Whisky & More…

This week’s news round-up with Gastronomy, Gault&Millau, Jacktember, The Victoria Room Spider, World of Whisky Birthday, an invitation and a lot more…

Gastronomy Catering

Gastronomy offer premium catering services from small parties and custom lunches to major events. The award winning caterer has recently launched a spring menu with a focus on seasonality and provenance.

Gastronomy Catering

Shown above is a delicious selection of potted farmhouse duck rillettes with sour dough bread, Salad of fried lotus root, edamame bean, shiitake mushroom and tiger lily buds, Strawberry, raspberry and white chocolate trifle and a bottle of Antipodes water.

Gault&Millau in Australia

Gault&Millau is set to launch its first Australian guide this November. The international guide allows Australian chefs be judged on the same scale as the best in Europe. The reviewers place more of a focus on the chefs and their food and less on ambience, décor, location and etiquette than other restaurant guides.

Messina Cider Spider at The Victoria Room

The Victoria Room has partnered with Gelato Messina and Hills Cider Co to bring ‘Messina Cider Spider‘. Think the ‘Raspberry Beret‘ or the ‘Spider Colada’ with Messina’s salted coconut and mango gelato, white rum, lime juice and The Hills pear cider. 1/235 Victoria St Darlinghurst

Jacktember: Raise a Jack to Jack

September is Jack Daniel’s birthday. Since the actual date he was born is unknown, fans around the world celebrate ‘Jacktember’ during the whole month. So this September, raise a Jack to Jack.

Jack Daniel's Cake
Jack Daniel’s Birthday Cake

To celebrate in Sydney, an intimate party was held at Tokonoma with Gentleman Jack cocktails and a cake made with Jack Daniel’s, bacon and biscuits.

World of Whisky Turns 3

World of Whisky in Double Bay is turning three and to celebrate, they are holding a little party and giveaway. On Saturday 28 September, from noon to 4.00pm, if you spend over $100.00 in the shop on the day, you will receive a free 50ml miniature, which you can fill yourself from their own 5 litre barrel.

You’re Invited… Mix It to Fix It

If you’re looking for a fun night out in support of a worthy cause, come along to the Arthouse Hotel on Monday 16 September where I will be judging Mix It to Fix It, an all-female cocktail competition. Men are most welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. Click on the Mix It to Fix It link for details.

In Case You Missed It

Sailor Jerry’s Hotel Street pop up has anchored in Sydney’s Kings Cross. Cherry Blossom Festival is on at Sake Restaurant and Bar with cocktails and food made with the flowers. You can meet Sharon Salloum of Almond Bar restaurant and cookbook on Tuesday, September 17th between 6.30 – 8.30 pm at Berkelouw Books.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.