April is set to be the month all about good food, great wine, meeting new people and learning from the growers themselves. Coined as Eat Local Month, this is a month-long food and farming festival that aims to unite food lovers, families, and farmers across various locations and give them the chance to experience the tastes of the Surf Coast and surrounds.
Donut lovers rejoice. Our prayers were answered recently with a dedicated donut store popping up right in the heart of Geelong. Recently our carb-loading love affair with these yummy treats reached new levels when we decided to try out all the donut flavours this month – we know, it’s a tough job, but someone has to do it.
Hola amigos! Here at Forté, we’re big fans of anything Mexican – sombreros, cactus, moustaches, maracas, tacos and tequila. With the weather cooling down, we thought we’d turn up the heat and round up the best places to taste the fresh, colourful, spicy Mexican flavours we all love. Olé!
Craft beer will be a hot topic in February when Geelong celebrates the return of the Great Australian Beer Festival. Back for its fifth year, the Geelong Racecourse will be filled with an abundance of pop up bars, as local and state-wide breweries showcase hundreds of different brews and styles of beer and cider – enough to please any taste bud.
Wood, flame, and stone – the key ingredients of a great pizza. At The Forge Pizzeria, owners and brothers, Chris and Tim Matthews, liken the art of working a wood-fired pizza oven to a blacksmith working the forge – a hearth used to soften metals in the workshop. In 2010, inspired by the legacy of their grandfather who was a well-known blacksmith in the local area, the guys opened The Forge Pizzeria.