A Short History of Brunch

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A Short History of Brunch

You could be forgiven for thinking that brunch was the brainchild of an Australian. We are a nation recognised globally for our culinary creativity between sun up and 2PM. But brunch originated in England during the late 19th Century. Read more

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Introducing Belinda Brett: Part I

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Introducing Belinda Brett: Part I

Meet Belinda Brett.

Belinda is our in-house style guru and the creative genius behind weddings and events held at Regatta Rose Bay. She’s lived and worked internationally, curating soirées and media launches of all shapes and sizes and we think she is pretty damn wonderful at her job! Read more

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So You Want to Have a Party?

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So You Want to Have a Party?

The weather is finally permitting shirts, the air carries the spring scent of wet clay and you can feel the being within slowly evolving from caterpillar to social butterfly. Dividends from staying homebound during the winter have paid and, naturally, you want to throw a cocktail party!

You’re dreaming up ideas and themes and getting excited about having all your favourite people together in the same room! Then, suddenly, the pressure of having to “entertain” hits. How do you do this again? Read more

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Sip Yourself Better

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Sip Yourself Better

Sometimes when we are at the whim of our feeble bodies, the week has only begun and the rest of the chores won’t do themselves, we need a little pick me up.  It can be  daunting staring into the pantry with a foggy brain, knowing you need something but not exactly sure what. Fortunately, there are a few simple – and tasty – beverages that can give the kick you need, without requiring any travel further than your kitchen and any clarity further than what to watch as you sip. Read more

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Winemaker Profile: Patrick Carmody

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Winemaker Profile: Patrick Carmody

Two Thousand and Eighteen is set to be a memorable year for Patrick Carmody. Not only are the Melbourne Football Club looking optimistic for the AFL finals after a narrow miss last season but Pat, his wife Dianne and their three Border Collie – Coco, Bessie and Rowdy – will be celebrating the 40th vintage of their second generation family farm, Craiglee Vineyards….Read more

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Ward off those Winter Woes

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Ward off those Winter Woes

Oh, Winter! You seem to have snuck up on us again this year. Jeans without stockings no longer suffices, food without heavy or creamy ingredients just doesn’t fill the void, and the flat, bleak sky isn't exactly an invitation to socialise after dark.

These midway months can be tough, on the body and the mind, but our attitude towards winter need not match that of its dark and gloomy colour palette. They’re plenty of practical ways to make this season bearable, if not enjoyable. Read more for a few…

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Amelia & Ryan's Wedding

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Amelia & Ryan's Wedding

We had the great pleasure of hosting Amelia & Ryan's Wedding in May, of this year. With 135 of their closest friends and family, they enjoyed a 3-course choice menu and danced until midnight….Read more.

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