Posted: 22 August, 2016

KFC Secret Herbs & Spices Recipe Revealed


One of the world’s biggest culinary secrets has apparently been exposed - The 11 secret herbs and spices that made Kentucky Fried Chicken such a winner around the world.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the secret recipe was discovered by Colonel Harland Sanders' nephew, Joe Ledington of Kentucky, in a scrapbook belonging to his aunt Claudia, who was Sanders' second wife.

Check out the recipe below… and it’s understood the Ts stand for tablespoons.

11 Spices Mix With 2 Cups White Fl.
1) 2/3 Ts Salt
2) 1 Ts Thyme
3) 1 Ts Basil
4) 1/3 Ts Origino (sic)
5) 1 Ts Celery Salt
6) 1 Ts Black Pepper
7) 1 Ts Dried Mustard
8) 4 Ts Paprika
9) 2 Ts Garlic Salt
10) 1 Ts Ground Ginger
11) 3 Ts White Pepper

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Tags: Kentucky Fried Chicken

Posted: 17 August, 2016

Andrew’s Hamburgers Opens Second Store After 77-YEARS

Get around it!

Andrew’s Burgers has been dealing out their famous burgers in Albert Park since 1939...

Now, there is finally a second outlet, with a new store opening around the corner from the Queen Vic Market.

The menu hasn’t changed.... with no brioche buns in sight!

If you head there be sure to grab a Andrew’s Burger. You won’t regret it.



155 Franklin Street, Melbourne
(03) 9690 2126

Daily 10am–9pm

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Tags: Grub, Food

Posted: 22 July, 2016

The Tradie Diet By Adam MacDougall

Adam MacDougall and The Man Shake share the plan that works and still lets you have a beer or three

Chocolate milk and a pie for every meal is often called a ‘tradie diet’. It’s a diet that’ll see you joining two tool belts together to make one that fits around your gut.

Here are the rules for my Tradie Diet:

  1. Have a high protein breakfast like The Man Shake.
  2. Snack healthy - cans of tuna or salmon are great.
  3. In the drive thru, choose the healthy options!
  4. Diet right and you can still enjoy a cold beer at the end of a hard day.
  5. The best diet is the one you stick to. Find something that works for you and commit!

They’re the basic rules. Here’s how you can follow them every day.


Blokes need a high protein, low sugar breakfast - like eggs on wholemeal toast or The Man Shake for all the protein, vitamins and minerals you need to kick-start your day.  

Cereal is the worst as it’s mainly carbs and sugar. If you must, go 2 weetbix with 200g low sugar yoghurt.



Choose something with protein that’s low in sugar - like a can of tuna or a greek yoghurt.



A takeaway sandwich could be what you need. Grab one with meat – like ham, turkey or chicken breast - and minimal sauce (or the Man Shake).



A handful of nuts and a piece of fruit are perfect. They’re low in sugar with plenty of protein.



Grilled meat and steamed veggies. Yeah, it’s boring but you need your veggies!


That’s a pretty simple diet to stick to, especially if The Man Shake is part of it. Put your health first and see the difference.


Written by NRL Legend Adam MacDougall, founder of The Man Shake.

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Posted: 6 July, 2016

The LuWOW Is Closing For Good


The LuWOW - Fitzroy's best tropical tiki bar - is closing its doors for good.

Time Out report that the bar will say its final goodbyes at Christmas time.

For those who haven’t been the bar it features a tropical jungle of fake plants, hand carved tikis, and tropical ornaments of every description & a whole bunch of cocktails.

If you want to say your goodbyes, head to 62-70 Johnston St, Fitzroy.

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Tags: Melbourne, Tiki

Posted: 28 June, 2016

Melbourne Burger Joint Offering Free Burgers FOR LIFE


Popular Melbourne burger joint Mr Burger wants to give people free burgers for life.

Although, there is one serious catch…

The person must be willing to legally change their last name to Burger!

If they do they will be entitled to a burger a day for the rest of their life (or for as long as you retain the last name ‘Burger’).

To enter, you must:

• Change your last name to “Burger” via this application form.

• Send the Mr Burger team an email with a copy of the name-change confirmation from the Australian Government by July 31.

Mr Burger will also cover the change-of-name fee ($101.40) for anyone who actually goes through with it. There’s no cap on the number of winners.

What are you waiting for... 

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Tags: Burgers, Melbourne

Posted: 14 June, 2016

Melbourne Restaurant Ranked In World's Top 50

Australia's Best Restaurant Revealed

Attica in Ripponlea, Melbourne has been ranked in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants at a New York awards ceremony today.

Attica, now owned by New Zealander Ben Shewry after ten years working in its kitchen, appears in the world famous list of the best places to eat on Earth for the fourth consecutive year. It slips one place from its 32nd placed ranking in 2015, but still makes it the highest placed restaurant in Australia.

Congratulations Ben and the Attica team on doing Australia – and Ripponlea – proud.

For the full list check out

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Tags: Food

Posted: 10 June, 2016

Melbourne Is Getting Its Own Jack Daniel's Bar

Get excited Jack Daniel's fans.

Melbourne will be home to its very own barrel house as part of the 150th anniversary of the Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee.

The Jack Daniel’s Barrel House will be built on Melbourne’s Southbank and will be open from June 24 to July 3.

In the image above you can see how the bar is going to look, if you aren't going to Tennessee anytime soon this is the next best thing!

A team of Australia’s finest “mixologists” will be preparing signature serves including the iconic Lynchburg Lemonade.

Triple M favourites Kingswood will be performing at the bar on Friday the 24th which is sure to be epic night!



Of course, if you make it down to the Barrel House remember to drink responsibly.

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Tags: Melbourne

Posted: 4 June, 2016

Aussie Bloke’s Vegemite Disaster Becomes Work Of Art

Australia's love affair with Vegemite turns into fine art.

Everyone is aware of Australia's love affair with Vegemite

If you don't like it, people thinks it's "un-Australian" or that you should have your passport cancelled. 

Just like disliking Sam Kekovich or not refering to this fine country as Straya.

Anyway, a bloke has taken to reddit to describe his Dad's emotional reaction to running out of Vegemite. 

"My Dad ran out of Vegemite and posted a sad photo. I turned it into fine art," wrote guyandrodd on Reddit.

From this...

 To This:

Of course the internet reacted with its typical pedantic, analytical and hilarious responses.


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Tags: Vegemite

Posted: 6 May, 2016

Fellas, Healthy Takeaway Food Is Actually Thing

You can eat takeaway AND watch your circumference!

There’s so much tasty food out there and if you’re worried about your belly being awarded its own postcode, you don’t have to sub out the meals you love for organic celery.    

You can still eat your favourite takeaway, without adding to your beer belly.

Here are some of the best and worst dishes you should consider, and some you should avoid next time you’re looking at a menu.

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Posted: 28 April, 2016

Stuff To Know To Smoke Meat Like A Pro

Who knew there was an art to smoking meat?

There are people who reckon they know their way around meat. No one can do Texas smokehouse better than San Antone’s Pit Master, Kevin Bludso.

This guy’s granny taught him how to smoke brisket and ribs with her own secret recipes, using techniques passed down by Kevin’s great, great grandfather. When has a granny’s secret recipe ever let you down?

Here’s some stuff you need to know before you can call yourself a pit master.

Read up for your next BBQ...

Posted: 28 October, 2015

Melbourne Now Has A Floating Bar And It Looks Awesome

The place to be.

This is the place to be during the Spring Carnival.

The Arbory Bar & Eatery have opened up a floating bar on the Yarra near Flinder’s St Station.

It launched on Tuesday October 27 and will stay open until Sunday November 8.

If you want to head in for a drink it’s open from 11am until late.

Arbory Afloat @arboryeatery is open until the end of the Spring Racing Carnival. Get on board #arboryafloat #melbourne

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Arbory #AFLOAT 👀🎉🎶🍴🍸⚡️🙌

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Tags: Arbory, Melbourne

Posted: 15 October, 2015

TripAdvisor Name The 10 Best Australian Restaurants For 2015

The best Aussie restaurants revealed.

Image: Instagram

TripAdvisor have named the 10 best restaurants in Australia for 2015 in its annual Travellers’ Choice Awards.

The awards are based on reviews from its millions of users worldwide.

Melbourne’s Vue de Monde took out the top spot, with The Fish House in Burleigh Heads coming in second.

Top 10 Restaurants In Australia:

1. Vue de Monde, Melbourne, Victoria

2. The Fish House, Burleigh Heads, Queensland

3. Chianti, Adelaide, South Australia

Sardines #ontoast #sustainableseafood

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4. Quay Restaurant, Sydney, New South Wales

5. Muse Restaurant, Pokolbin, New South Wales

6. Aria, Brisbane, Queensland

What an honour for ARIA Brisbane to make the top 100 food experiences in Queensland.

Posted by ARIA Restaurant Brisbane on Friday, October 2, 2015

7. Tetsuya’s, Sydney, New South Wales

Our executive chef Kevin Mok with Tetsuya in the kitchen this afternoon at #tetsuyas

A photo posted by Tetsuya Wakuda (@tetsuyasydney) on

8. The Stunned Mullet, Port Macquarie, New South Wales

Oysters anyone?

Posted by The Stunned Mullet on Saturday, April 11, 2015

9. Sage Restaurant, Canberra, ACT

10. Coda, Melbourne, Victoria

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Tags: Food