2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

Curryfest is the hottest day on the calendar for the tiny seaside town of Woolgoolga. Once a year the village comes alive with sounds of Punjabi music and the smell of delicious rich curries. Yes, today was the 2016 Curryfest and it was bigger and better than EVER!...
The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

Another great year for the Big Day Out! First stop was New Zealand on the 17th January, then it was the Gold Coasts turn to welcome the festival. A Big Day Out road trip was in order for Gourmet Getaways. Yes it’s a good 4 hour drive each way from Coffs Harbour...
2013 Toast Urunga

2013 Toast Urunga

Each year on Father’s Day the sleepy seaside town of Urunga comes alive for the annual food, wine and music festival which is “Toast Urunga.” Located on the grassy banks of the Kalang & Bellinger river, this picturesque setting plays host to more...
Launch 2013 SBS Feast -Tastings on Hastings

Launch 2013 SBS Feast -Tastings on Hastings

October will see a bigger and better Tastings on Hastings! Tastings on Hastings is the annual month long food, beer, wine and cultural festival based in Port Macquarie. It was officially launched this week with the announced that SBS food magazine Feast, will be the...
2013 Taste of Sydney

2013 Taste of Sydney

It was blue skies for as far as the eye could see for the Saturday lunch session, of the  “2013 Taste of Sydney“  food festival. Centennial Park was the venue for this four day event which saw restaurants and top chefs showcasing their signature dishes for public...
Big Day Out Gold Coast 2013

Big Day Out Gold Coast 2013

Every Big Day Out starts this way for us. At home we print off a copy of the line up from the website and highlight the bands we want to see. We check to see if there are any band overlaps, and we roughly plan our day. In years past I have had huge internal struggles...
Tastings of the Hastings Market Day

Tastings of the Hastings Market Day

October is a huge month for the Port Macquarie Area with a month long celebration of food and wine.  There are a series of events held on almost every day, which all come under the banner of the “Tastings of The Hastings.” The culmination of “Tastings of the Hastings”...
100 Mile Challenge Dress Rehearsal

100 Mile Challenge Dress Rehearsal

What do you get when you combine four amazing chefs, from four very different restaurants, fresh local produce from the sea and the paddock, plus a generous splash, of some top quality local vineyards? I would say it must be the Mid North Coast’s entry to the “Crave”...