Eat & Drink

Regional Markets this December

Support your local farmers' market and handmade markets this Christmas across our region: Friday 6 December 5pm-8.30pm, Twilight Market, Bendigo District RSL  Havilah Road, Long Gully 5pm-8pm, Daylesford Twilight Christmas Market, Daylesford Town Hall Saturday 7 December 9am-1pm, Woodend Farmers Market, Cnr High & Forest Streets 3pm-8pm, Kyneton Twilight Festival, 81 Mollison Street 8am-12 noon,

Good vibes, good vino & good reasons to visit Heathcote

On Saturday 2 November, Heathcote kicks off the 'long weekend' with a new and exciting wine + music event Vibes & Vino. Famous for its many award-winning wines, and conveniently situated just down the road from Bendigo, Heathcote is the perfect getaway for a weekend of music wine & food. Set in the centre of

Coffee in Long Gully!

By Dave Fagg Community worker at St Matthew’s Church godfoodpeople.orgt Bit of a good news story for you all, involving a few of my favourite things: my neighbourhood of Long Gully, coffee, creative community action. Many of my Long Gully neighbours will know Gar, who runs the Long Gully post office. He is a

Adults only hot beverages

Mulled wine Wine Bank on View, 45 View Street After a sip of her very first mulled wine, my companion "immediately felt warm from the inside out. It really reminded me of Christmas, the only thing missing was snow outside the windows." We asked for ours to be served in a mug, and the staff

Five top spots for a beer this winter

Bendigo winter is on the way, bringing with it the crisp days and icy nights that we know all too well. But just because it’s cold out doesn’t mean you need to stay in. The folks at Bendigo Beer made a list of some of their favourite spots for a beer, so you can keep

Bendigo’s best brownies!

This post was written by the lovely Issy Kerr, from Seriously Milestones.  I’m a sweet tooth, but I’ve also noticed lately that gluten tends to give me killer heartburn, so in order to satisfy my cravings but also not feel like I’m dying, I’ve turned to my old friend the humble brownie (which are usually made

Sunday Night Dining

Who wants to cook on a Sunday night? Usually not us! This is a list of our favourite places to dine out on a Sunday night. Harpoon Social Club 36 High Street The newest, coolest place in town with ramen, bao, food to share (if you're so inclined) and a fabulous selection of gin, whiskey,

2019 Federal election democracy sausages

Everyone needs an election day sausage, even if you've already pre-polled! Nowadays there are cake stalls and more! Where to go to vote in the Federal State Election on Saturday 18 May? There are many options, but here are our picks and they also raise money for your local schools and community organisations. Sausage sizzle AND

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend. Wallys Dog Café Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale This mobile café is not

Where to find Bendigo’s best craft beer

Contributor:  Jo Doye, Treasurer Bendigo Beer Co-Festival Director - Bendigo on the Hop Favourite beer style: Red IPA Favourite brewery: Bridge Road Brewers   Cambrian Hotel Walking into the bar, you’ll feel at home instantly. A true country pub minus the tasteless macro lager on tap. Here you won’t find anything on tap owned by the