Food & Drink
Recreate This Sydney Chef’s Spicy Deep-Fried Avo Tacos At Home

As the mercury starts to drop, our hearts lust after a spicy meal to warm us up. Enter: Executive Chef Manuel Diaz and his spicy…

Markets & Food Events
A Retrospective: The Woman Who Reviewed 63 Frozen Chips Weighs In On Which Fries Took The Prize

During Melbourne’s lockdown, some people baked sourdough, and others burnt their retinas to a crisp playing video games for six months…

Things To Do
7 Awesome Things To Tackle On Your Lunch Break If You Work In Sydney’s CBD

It’s understandably hard to know how best to spend that glorious little window of a lunch break each day. Obviously, delicious food is…

Markets & Food Events
Yotam Ottolenghi Has Just Served Up New Dates For His Australian And New Zealand Live Tour

Yotam Ottolenghi, author, chef, restaurateur and the friendly father of the global culinary scene, has announced new dates for his live…

Food & Drink
From Bottomless Beers And Cocktails To Crispy Schnitzels, Get Around This Epic Feast With Your Crew

If you and your mates like to keep your plates full and drinks flowing, then we’ve found the ultimate feast perfect for your next…

Recipes
Recipe: A Simple, Boozy Vodka Pasta That’ll Steal The Show At Your Next Dinner Party

Cooking with booze can sometimes seem like a technique reserved for the pro's, though depending on the dish it can be far easier…

Food & Drink
Load Up, These Tex-Mex Cantinas Are Slinging $2 Tacos and 10-Cent Wings

¡Ay caramba! Loosen your belts and round up the crew, because we have the scoop on not one but two epic foodie happenings and they are…

Restaurants
Save Your Coin, Here’s Every Restaurant Slashing Up To 50% Off Your Food Bill This Month

There’s nothing like saving even more dollars at the start of the year, so loosen those belts and settle in—TheFork Festival is…

Local Escapes
15 Epic Things To Do In Waiheke That Aren’t Drinking Wine

Don’t get us wrong—we love wine as much as the next person, and with Waiheke's famed vineyards scattered all over the…

U:L By You
14 Places You Need To Eat At Next Time You’re In Hobart

With its world-class arts, food and wine scene, Hobart is the beating cultural heart of Tasmania. So, if you're looking for…

Food & Drink
We Just Found Sydney’s Best Vegan Dessert And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Sydney dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the magic…

Food & Drink
Cue The Drools, We Just Found Brisbane’s Best Vegan Dessert And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Brisbane dining institution with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the magic…

Restaurants
Feast Your Eyes On Australia And NZ’s Most Beautiful New Restaurants Of 2020

These days, it’s not enough for a restaurant to have a deliciously creative menu, a talented kitchen crew and the freshest local…

Food & Drink
We Just Found Melbourne’s Best Vegan Breakfast And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Melbourne dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the…

Food & Drink
Cue The Drools, We Just Found A Plant Based Deconstructed Pavlova And It Is All Time

What happens when you pair a Perth dining favourite with gourmet ice cream heavyweights Connoisseur? Well, that’s when the magic…

Food & Drink
Here’s Every Reason You Should Venture To Marrickville For This New Plant Based Sweet Treat

Matinee might be the most Marrickville café around town, and we mean that as the biggest possible compliment. It’s an eclectic…

Things To Do
Pop Your Out Of Office On And Hit Up These Luxe Weekend Getaways

While it doesn’t look like international travel will be on the cards anytime soon, there are countless amazing spots to explore right…

Restaurants
Prepare To Drool, A New Plant-Based Burger Just Dropped And It’s Not From Where You’d Think

Hitting ‘confirm’ on a couple of buns packed with your favourite fillings has been a surefire way to improve the mood over the…

Restaurants
Watch Your Burger Intake Increase When Five Guys Opens Its First Australian Restaurant

Famed US burger joint Five Guys is coming to Australia. We've had various burger chains from overseas dip their toe into the Australian…

Food & Drink
5 Easy Ways To Help Your Local Café To Thrive And Not Just Survive

It goes without saying, the food and beverage industry has been through the wringer in 2020, and while it may seem like we’ve come out…

Gifts
Skip The Box Of Favourites And Send Mum Messina’s Glossy New Chocolate Bon Bons

Mother’s Day will definitely look a little different this year. Brekkie in bed or brunch probably aren’t on the cards…

Recipes
Stoke Your Sugar Cravings With 12 Easter Treats You Can Make At Home

Easter is just days away and for the sweet tooths among us, this is egg-citing news. After all, what other holiday is celebrated by stuffing…

New Zealand
Get Ready To Feast At 9 Of New Plymouth’s Best Restaurants

Home to one of one of Aotearoa’s most beautiful and towering mountains—Mount Taranaki—art galleries and black-sand…

Asia
Eat Your Greens At Potato Head’s New Plant-Based Restaurant In Bali

Vegan or not, you’ll want to book yourself a spot at Tanaman, Bali’s newest plant-based restaurant next time you’re in…

Restaurants
Eat Your Way Through The Holidays At Australia And New Zealand’s Best New Restaurants Of 2019

It's been another big year, and if you didn't manage to eat out as much as you'd hoped now is your chance to eat the best the…

New Zealand
Pinkies Up, We’ve Found The Best Wineries On Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island is well-known for being one of the best islands in the world due to its pristine beaches and—of…

Recipes
Find Out How Sustainable Your Favourite Meal Delivery Service Is

Meal delivery services have become commonplace over the last few years, as delivery drivers in cars and on scooters replaced the late-night…

Restaurants
Here’s How To Get $25 Off At Your Favourite Restaurants… If You’re Quick

Hungry for a good deal? We’ve got your back thanks to our latest initiative designed with foodies in mind. We know how much you love…

Restaurants
8 Australian Chefs You Need To Know About

August is Food Month on Urban List where we look deeper into the best restaurants, dishes, and chefs from around Australia.…

Food & Drink
Treat Yourself At 15 Of The Gold Coast’s Absolute Best Restaurants Right Now

There’s no denying the Gold Coast of 2019 is a foodie’s paradise. But finding the right restaurant to suit that special night…

Food & Drink
Trash Is For Tossers | A Simple Guide To Going Plastic-Free

Let’s chat about breaking a dirty, little habit. No, we don’t mean your daily 3pm chocolate binge, we’re talking about…

Travel
13 Places You Need To Eat At Next Time You’re In Hobart

If you’re lucky enough to be in Hobart checking out DARK MOFO, or just down south for a bit of R&R, the good news is these days…

Food & Drink
Forkast | Why Smoke Has Become A Massive Trend In Cooking

Welcome to Forkast. A regular series where we delve into the how, and why of food trends currently making people salivate all over the…

Restaurants
The Greats | Best New Restaurants & Cafes Of 2018

When it comes to 2018’s hospitality scene, it was the year of new openings. Urban List’s cities were graced with countless new…

Restaurants
Lunch Sorted | Get Ready For Unlimited Champagne Flutes And Fresh Seafood

Welcome the weekend with unlimited champagne flutes and fresh seafood at Saké’s acclaimed champagne lunch. Summer is here and…

Asia
Two Fingers Canggu | The Verdict

Between its urban interior and playful Mexican-fusion menu, Two Fingers feels more like New York or Melbourne than the tropical cafes or…

Restaurants
Here’s Why Emu Eggs Are Trending Right Now

What’s that old saying? Someone had to be the first to eat an oyster? I feel like emu eggs require a similar level of Magellan-like…

Markets & Food Events
Get Ready For A Sensory Overload At This New Foodie Pop-Up

When we speak about food, we tend to speak in hyperbole. It’s hard not to when we pride ourselves on being ride-or-die foodies.…

Restaurants
Just Launched | Marco Pierre White’s App Gives You Huge Deals At Brisbane’s Best Restaurants

If the Barefoot Investor has kind of ruined your penchant for dining out for pretty much every meal, we have a feeling this news is going to…

Asia
A Brand New Restaurant Just Opened In Canggu And We’ve Already Booked Our Flights

Is it almost time for your quarterly stay-cay in Bali? After all, an island paradise (you don’t need roses or love drama to survive…

Restaurants
Instadream Alert | This Sky-High Event Space Is Serious Party Goals

Finding the perfect event space is hard, we hear you. Nothing is ever cool enough, the right price, or feels like it’s perfect for…

North America
Plot Twist: Things People Don’t Tell You About Las Vegas (But Really Should)

When it comes to Vegas, we can confirm that bright lights are gonna set your soul on fire—but team, there is so. Much. More. When I…

Restaurants
According To Locals, These Are The Best Eateries On The GC

We asked the hard questions and you answered—who does the best burger, coffee, breakfast and everything in between on the…

Asia
The Top 10 Places To Grab Ramen In Tokyo

Hopeless Ramen-tic’s listen up. The Japanese staple of ramen reigns supreme in Toyko. It has everything you could dream of: noodles,…

Asia
Sake No Hana | The Verdict

Gone are the days of a Bali vacay being synonymous with Bintang, fake Havaianas and bad decisions (although, let’s be real,…

News
Would You Like A Free Big Mac?

When there’s a day dedicated to celebrating burgers, you know it’s gonna be a good day. Monday 28 May is International Burger…

Travel Tips
How To Do London Like A Royal | Meghan Markle’s Favourite Spots

Like you, we’re devo that Meghan Markle has deleted her Instagram account and lifestyle website— The Tig. It’s standard…

Restaurants
These Are The World’s Best Hotel Restaurants Right Now

If you’re busy planning your next getaway and booking breakfasts, lunches, and dinners like there’s no tomorrow we urge you to…

What's On
Pssst… Sydney’s Famed Down N’ Out Burgers Are Here For The Commonwealth Games

After the raging success of the delicious lobster and champagne pop-up earlier this year, we’ve just received word that yet another…

What's On
These Kinder Egg Baileys Shots Are Adulting Goals This Easter

Feel as though your annual Dairy Milk hoard just isn’t doing it for you this Easter? Chin up, all you need is a little liquid courage…

Europe
5 Rooftops To Visit On Your First Time To Marrakech

If you’re all about living the high life, Marrakech is the place for you. This bustling metropolis fuses exotic Eastern tradition with…

Restaurants
Japanese Foot-Long Fries Just Landed In Australia

ICYMI, Japanese food is trending so hard right now. The fact that said trend has delivered gooey cheese tarts, burnt miso ramen,…

Restaurants
12 Valentine’s Date Spots That Will (Literally) Help You Change The World

Valentine’s Day is a rough time for everyone. Let’s put it this way: we’re more Ralph Wiggum’s heartbroken self and…

Restaurants
Yeasty Boy | Neil Perry Just Launched A Vegemite Burger

Ever tucked into a meaty cheeseburger and thought, ‘This thing could use more yeast’? Well, Neil Perry and the crew from…

Restaurants
BREAKING: The Farm At Byron Bay Is Opening A Second Venue!

Now, we cover a lot of new openings—it’s our job to sniff out the new places—but not all newbies are created equal. The…

Local Escapes
13 Activities To Do This Weekend To Unleash Your Inner Big Kid

Occasionally, even the most sophisticated, matured, ripe beings among us require a break from literature, fine red wine and electrifying…

Restaurants
Domino’s Is Now Serving Vegan Cheese

If there’s one thing vegans know a thing or two about, it’s realising you’re three minutes away from being hangry AF…

Restaurants
PSA: The World’s Cheapest Michelin-Starred Chicken Just Landed

There’s only one hawker cart in the Michelin Singapore guide, and this is it. Hawker Chan, the runaway culinary phenomenon, and one of…

Restaurants
Honour Roll | The Best New Australian Restaurants For 2017

We’re claiming it, Australia is basically just one gigantic smorgasbord of delectable eats. And if 2016 was the pinnacle of fab new…

Restaurants
Top 10 Spots For An Epic Summer Lunch

If there was ever a phrase that makes us do a little dance in our seats, it’s “long lunch”. Those two little words are…

Restaurants
10 Ways To Have A Boss Sunday For Under $50

Let’s have a show of hands; who here has been caught doing the ol’ stealth side-eye FB scroll mid conversation, or a quick…

Restaurants
Behind The Kitchen With Om Nom

Australia’s most indulgent dessert bar is creating next-level edible art. Because you deserve to indulge every day, we teamed up with…

Restaurants
15 Dishes You Should Have Eaten To Call Yourself A Foodie

As the nation’s food scene grows (they said the bubble had to burst but they were wrong), with it comes our insatiable need to out-eat…

Restaurants
Life = Made! A Nutella-Themed Dessert Bar Has Opened

If you’re shredding for summer, we suggest averting your eyes. In news that doesn’t exactly go hand in hand with bikini-wearing…

Restaurants
You Can Now Feast On An Edible Candle Made Of Chicken Fat

Well, this just might be the weirdest thing we've encountered in 2017, but it's true. A candle made from chicken fat and bone marrow…

Restaurants
This Restaurant Has Invented Nutella Pasta

It feels like not a week goes by without some mad scientist chef coming up with some new Nutella dish for us to wrap our laughing gear…

Restaurants
A Restaurant Dedicated Entirely To French Fries Has Opened!

Never a truer word was spoken than the matra ‘fries before guys’ (or girls, or, well, everything frankly), because fries…

What's On
Gelato Messina Now Do Dessert Packs And Of Course They’re Amazing!

It doesn’t take a genius to know that dessert is where the heart of the people really lies. Yeah, burgers are pretty great and all,…

Restaurants
These Burger Legends Are Giving Away Burgers In October!

Free food is great. But free burgers are even better. So we were pretty stoked to find out that the legends over at Grill'd are giving…

Restaurants
We Found The Most Luxe Lunch In Australia

ICYMI bottomless anything is always a good idea. But bottomless Dom Pérignon, now you’re talking. In the perfect example of…

Restaurants
Guys, This Food & Adventure Destination Is Killing it!

Picture this: a quaint, sleepy country town filled with adorable cafes, laneway bars, picturesque scenery, op shops filled with amazing…

What's On
There’s A Dog Film Festival Touring The East Coast

Dog lovers, listen up! A dog festival just for you is hitting our streets this month and it’s going to be pretty woofing…

Best Of The Web This Week

A clickable smorgasbord of celebrity trash talk, food porn, good-to-knows, generally interesting chat-starters, and anything else we think…

Restaurants
Nacho Fries Are Officially A Delicious Reality

Fries make life great. If we’re getting technical, you could say fries make the daily struggle worth it. Which is why an international…

Travel
The Beautiful Igloo Bars You’ll Wanna Hunt Down This Winter

SE Queensland may not endure sub-zero degree temps, nor will we ever know the nose-numbing pain of commuting through sleet and snow, but,…

Restaurants
We’ve Found Epic Japanese Fried Chicken In The CBD

We really try not to throw around words like ‘epic’ and ‘Japanese fried chicken’ in the same sentence. That is,…

Restaurants
This New Foodie App Is Giving Away Free Roti!

We all have our dining spots that we like just a bit more than the rest, right? For the most part, stuffing our faces at our favourite local…

Restaurants
How To Eat Like A Local In Noosa

Food is such an important part of your holiday and is often not given the proper respect it deserves. For some, meal times are nothing more…

Restaurants
12 Pizza Toppings That Shouldn’t Work (But Totally Do)

Choosing what pizza to order on a Friday night—or Wednesday morning, no judgement—is tough. If you’re anything like us,…

Restaurants
What Were The Best Openings Of 2016?

From cereal killer cocktails made with Fruit Loops milk, vodka and Aperol to homemade cocoa pops and sticky date pudding espresso martinis,…

Food & Drink
4 Reasons The Italians Win At Cheese

No one does it better than the Italians, so we’ve teamed up with Peroni in a three part series to meet some of the Italian…

Restaurants
Win The Ultimate Summer Sharing Feast For Ten Worth $1,000

Whether it's ciders at a mate's BBQ, a Sunday session at your favourite drinking spot, or a festive silly-season get-together,…

Restaurants
The 25 Absolute Best Burgers In Australia

Here at The Urban List you could certainly say we’re partial to a burger or two. I mean, isn’t everyone? We eat them pretty much…

Restaurants
5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When You Eat Japanese

Table manners, restaurant etiquette and long-standing national traditions—dining on another country’s cuisine can be a minefield…

The 7 Worst People You’ll Find At The Races

​Every year, horse racing brings together an eclectic range of our state’s most colourful people. Keep your eye out for these…

Restaurants
What Your Dinner Order Says About You

There’s something to be said about the insight one can gain from looking a little deeper in your food choice du jour. I mean, we all…

Restaurants
How To Pair Your Take Out With Your Wine | The Winter Edition

Ah winter, that glorious season where trackies can pass as a respectable clothing choice (we’re not talking active wear, we are…

Restaurants
Australia’s Best Cheap Eats

Remember the days when cheap eats meant fumbling to hand over a bunch of coins that you’d found down the back of your sofa/on the…

Restaurants
PSA: We Know Where To Get 10 Cent Chicken Wings This Friday!

Guys, you know how much we love wings. I think it kind of goes without saying by now — you’ve seen us rant and rave about…

Travel
The Urban List’s Weekend Guide To The Hunter Valley

Wine, glorious wine. It doesn’t really need a companion, but if it’s teamed with good food, picturesque scenery and maybe even…

50 Things Every Australian Remembers From Their Childhood

What’s that you hear? It’s the sound of an impending flashback. Strap in kids, things are about to get nostalgic and sentimental…

Restaurants
The $1 Chicken Wings You Need In Your Life

Chicken wings are one of life’s greatest joys. Whether you like them crispy, deep fried, dripping in sauce or so hot you break in to a…

Hair & Beauty
6 Ways To Avoid Dry Winter Skin

There are so many things that are oh-so great about winter in the beauty and style stakes… From cosy coats to cool-weather layers,…

Restaurants
What It’s Like To Eat At One Of The World’s Best Restaurants

“I’m sorry sir, I can’t find your name on the list.” These are not words you want to hear when you first arrive at…

Travel
10 Of Australia’s Most Insta-Worthy Venues To Visit

Australia is home to some beautiful natural landmarks, sure—but lately we’ve been oooh-ing and aaah-ing over some…