Food and Drink

Register For The 2021 Melbourne Cocktail Festival Now and The First Round Is On Them

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival is back for 2021 and if you’re in the first 1000 to register, the city will shout you a drink!

We’ll explain. 

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival was created to celebrate and show appreciation for the Melbourne bar community and champion an industry that is so integral to our city. 

Running this year from 12 – 18 April, some of Melbourne’s most notable bars and bartenders will come together to quench the thirst of us cocktail nerds. There’s a curated program of events, the overarching being the festivals signature Bar Safari, where drinkers can go on an extensive bar hop and sample bespoke MCF cocktails created in bars across Melbourne.

Each participating venue will offer a cocktail that is exclusive to the Melbourne Cocktail Festival. To be a part of the Bar Safari, you need to register online. It’s free registration, and the first 1000 people to register will get a free cocktail! Ticket-holders will then be able to purchase any bespoke cocktail for $15, as well as receive a month-long 10% discount on all purchases from the Good Spirits online store, as well as a digital recipe book. 

This is the perfect opportunity to get back out in the streets of Melbourne, maybe trying a venue you’ve never been to, or broadening your cocktail knowledge and palette. 

Participating venues include: Above Board, Arbory Afloat, Anther Distillery, Bad Frankie, Bar Margaux, Beneath Driver Lane, Bijou Bottle Store, Black Pearl, Boilermaker, Bomba, Byrdi, Capitano, Eau De Vie, Gimlet, Gin Palace, Heartbreaker, Little Lon Distillery, Molly Rose, Nick & Nora, St. Felix, Tetto Di Carolina and The Everleigh. 

For all the event information go to The Melbourne Cocktail Festival website, and you can register for the Bar Safari here.

Tickets will be available from March 12th. 

Food and Drink

Red Rooster Is Serving Free Chicken and Piping Hot Cash This Christmas in July

Get your early dose of festive cheer.

Red Rooster Christmas in July
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The cold weather in most parts of Australia coinciding with EOFY celebrations is the closest thing that we’ll get to snowy Christmas vibes. And if you’re in dire need of some festive cheer after the first six months of 2023, grab your ugly sweater and head to your nearest Red Rooster for Xmas in July deals.

From June 29 – July 31, 2023, Red Rooster is serving up free food items, a chance to win $10,000 or one of 10 merch packs valued at $400 and other fun prizes. All you have to do is sign up as a Red Royalty member and spend $5 on at a location near you or online.

Each week there’ll be new delicious deals and prizes to win. The week one deals have already dropped and they’re looking pretty tasty. You can get access to them via your Red Royalty account. The more you purchase, the more chances you have to win.

Spoiler alert: you can get 10 chicken nuggets for free, right now. Brb running to Red Rooster.

Terms and conditions apply. Visit Red Rooster’s Christmas in July to see all the deals.


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