Win six Summer lunches for you and a bestie
Prefer premium meats to spreadsheets? Seasonal fare to childcare? Robust sauces to uni courses? This Summer, Melbourne Pub Group wants you to live lunch to the fullest, presenting six seasonal lunch specials to help you achieve procrastination perfection.
Food & Drink
The balls (plural) are in your court for the 2014 Aus Open
SERVING up lip-lickingly good meals and adding a splash of DEUCE to our vodka, we're as excited for the 2014 Australian Open as Bruce McAvaney. And with Early Bird dinner specials and a Major Prize for the taking, you should be too.
Acland St Cantina Baja Style Fish Tacos
A fresh steamy tortilla, delicate fish, light and crisp coating, two sauces, and a zingy crispy slaw; a lot of behind the scenes love goes into making ASC’s infamous (and Instagram-famous) Baja Style Fish Tacos. Fishing to try your hand at them? Sous Chef Cameron Dening shares the recipe.
MPG presents your 2014 countdown concierge
Indulge. Inspire. Invent. Invite. In 2014, we resolve to spoil our senses silly and share with you our most delicious fantasies. Salute the New Year with the finest of food, drink and company at one of the Melbourne Pub Group's coveted celebrations.
Introducing Ashly Hicks Executive Chef Circa, The Prince
Appointed as Executive Chef of Circa, The Prince in July 2013, Ashly is working towards launching a fresh new menu at the St Kilda institution and continuing the success of the hatted restaurant.
Real Good Smallgoods
Whether it’s spring milk, fresh tomatoes or a whole animal, smallgoods aficionado Sam Hurst of Savour and Grace believes that the only way to effectively consume seasonal produce without waste is by preserving it.
Pianos and Beer at Hargreaves Hill
Hargreaves Hill Brewery may well be one of Victoria’s best-loved craft beer producers, but its very existence is a testament to the tenacity of its creator, Simon Walkenhorst.
Fisheads Tell us How to Eat Crabs
Seafood specialist John Susman has some words for the wise on how to enjoy that tough shelled, bottom-of-the-sea-dwelling creature, the crab.
Skirt Steak by Acland St Cantina
Skirt Steak has long been classified as a lower-grade cut of beef, but now it features in the most popular recipe on the menu at Acland St Cantina. Chef Dan Hawkins tells us why.
Midnight Juggernauts A NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
The Correspondents (UK)
Georgia Anne Muldrow, Dudley Perkins & DJ Romes (USA)
Youth Lagoon (USA)
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique:DJ Food, DJ Cheeba And DJ Moneyshot (USA)