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Pub Of The Week

Tony Leonard is back to present 3AW's Pub Of The Week in 2016.

For the 21st year with Neil Mitchell, the Pub Of The Week segment returns to find the best pub during 2016 from around 36 reviews each year.

Jim's cheat sheet: Jan 20

Jumping for joy: Sammy Davis Jr dances for Marilyn Monroe. A new Davis biopic is on the way.

Jim Schembri 2:46 PM   The most illegally downloaded films revealed, 'Split' roasted by SANE Australia, and a Sammy Davis Jr biopic in the works.

Stokehouse Pontoon review

Huge king prawns scorched and dressed with a spicy chilli and ginger dressing.

Ela Carte 12:53 PM   Ela Carte reviews the renewed Stokehouse Pontoon in St Kilda, a decidedly more casual affair than its predecessor.

This Week In Food: Jan 20

 Why not combine prosecco and lip-smacking street food?

Kate Stevenson 12:40 PM   Sparkling street food, free Australia Day steak sangas, Chinese New Year banquets, and designer Kit-Kats.

Jim's new releases

The search for self: Saroo Brierley (Dev Patel) tries finding home in the moving, fact-based Australian drama Lion.

Jim Schembri 12:21 PM   Jim Schembri reviews Lion, XXX, Westworld, Jackie, The Benefactor, and more.

Donna's Gossip Sheet: Aus Open Edition

Nick Kyrgios poses for a selfie with fans at the IMG Tennis Party.

Donna Demaio Gossip Sheet: The Australian Open tennis edition.

RECIPE: The Ultimate Burger

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's controversial recipe for the ultimate burger.


Terindah Estate Winery

Kate's week in eats, January 14.

Ela Carte's latest review

Ela Carte   Ela Carte's reviews the Chrismont Restaurant and Larder.

RECIPE: Golden Syrup dumplings

Lynton Tapp shares his Golden Syrup dumplings recipe on 3AW Afternoons.

RECIPE: Vegies on the grill

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's delicious recipe for vegetables on the barbeque.

Jim's new releases - Jan 6

The not-so-wonder years: Hailee Steinfeld perfectly captures the confusion of teen life in The Edge of Seventeen.

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri reviews The Edge of Seventeen, Passengers, and Assassin's Creed.

'Stray Neighbour' review

Stray Neighbour, Preston.

Tregan Borg reviews the 'vibey neighbourhood eatery' Stray Neighbour in Preston.

RECIPE: Quinoa, Broccoli and Asparagus Salad

Tobie Puttock's recipe for Quinoa, Broccoli and Asparagus Salad.

RECIPE: Chipotle Oysters


Bob Hart   Bob Hart's delicious recipe for oysters on the barbeque.

Pauly Plated reviews Moby

Southern Fried Chicken Sub with house-made kimchi, Kewpie mayo, salted peanuts.

Pauly Plated   Pauly Plated reviews Moby in Armadale, a place with a sense of style and a confidence.

The Year In Film: 2016

Disney's latest animation <i>Zootopia</i> is about a modern mammal metropolis where animals live together in harmony.

Jim Schembri   THE YEAR IN FILM: Jim Schembri takes a look back over a year's worth of movies - the good, the bad, the unwanted, and the unwatchable.

Emma's Panzanella recipe

Emma Dean's recipe for Panzanella, a great summer dish.

EXCLUSIVE: Grubby and Dee Dee track Santa

Santa Claus is coming...

Grubby and Dee Dee spoke to Air Services Australia on Christmas Eve following the release of Santa's flight path.

RECIPE: Christmas Turkey with Paul Mercurio

Paul Mercurio's Christmas turkey

Paul Mercurio   Paul Mercurio stopped by to share his recipe for Christmas turkey with liver, sausage and rice. Delicious!

Jim's Boxing Day films

Dancing in the aisles: a domesticated pig gets down in Sing, just one of the movie delights opening on Boxing Day.

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri's Boxing Day film guide: Sing, Moana, La La Land, and more.

Darren James chats with Georgia Love

Georgia Love with Darren James.

It hasn't been long since Georgia Love stole hearts on TV screens on The Bachelorette.


Unseen Classic: Despite its massive popularity among young people, some people still haven't seen the original Star ...

Jim Schembri   With everybody talking all things Star Wars thanks to the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the team at The Weekend Break thought it was high time our producer, Jessie Aiton, got with the program.

Tips for Christmas feasts

Perfect pork crackling.

Adrian Richardson from La Luna Bistro has shared his top tips for the perfect pork crackling.

DOG MAN: Interview with Red Dog director Kriv Stenders

The Return of Red: the iconic Australian movie dog returns for another adventure in Red Dog: True Blue.

Jim Schembri   DOG MAN: The last thing anyone wanted with a Red Dog sequel was a film that felt rushed and cynical, explains director Kriv Stenders

Sherlock's Classics: Film Review - The Right Stuff (1983)

Jim Sherlock reviews the 1983 film.

Jim Sherlock   The Right Stuff is the epic and spectacular story of the original U.S. Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho at the birth the space program and space exploration.

RECIPE: Moist turkey and smoky glazed ham

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's delicious Christmas turkey recipe.

Jim interviews David Parker

Office adventure: David Parker, director of The Menkoff Method, his first comedy in 20 years.

Jim Schembri   THE PARKER METHOD: Jim Schembri's interview with veteran Aussie director David Parker.


Pub of the Year!

Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel crowned the 2016 Pub of the Year!

Tony Leonard with the 2016 Pub of the Year! And the winner is...

Jim's review of Star Wars

An entertaining mess: Rebel recruit Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) fights to find her father in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri reviews Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Emma's Baked Eggs

Emma's Baked Eggs!

Emma Dean's recipe for baked eggs!

Sherlock's Classics: Film Review - Rollerball (1975)

Jim Sherlock   Jim Sherlock reviews Rollerball.

Sherlock's Classics: Film Review - The Party (1968)

Peter Sellers stars in The Party.

Jim Sherlock   Jim Sherlock reviews The Party.

Jim Sherlock's classic Christmas recommendations

Emma Thompson and Alan Rickman in a scene from Love Actually (2003)

Jim Sherlock   There's plenty out now on DVD and Blu-ray to choose from for the Christmas stocking.

Jim's new releases - Dec 13

Little gem: The friendship between two teenage boys (Theo Taplitz & Michael Barbieri) is tested when their parents get ...

JIM SCHEMBRI   Jim Schembri reviews Little Men, Office Christmas Pary, Mahana, and more.

RECIPE: Snags on the barbie

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's delicious recipe for sausages on the barbie.


AACTA Awards red carpet

Mel Gibson holding his AACTA award.

Donna Demaio   The 6th annual AACTA awards welcomed the big names of television and film at a gala ceremony in Sydney.

RETURN HOME: Interview with 'Mahana' director Lee Tamahori

Home fires: Temuera Morrison and director Lee Tamahori on the set of Mahana, teaming up again after 1994's Once Were ...

Jim Schembri   After a prolonged adventure in Hollywood, director Lee Tamahori gets back to basics with Mahana.

Tad Lombardo's recipe for chocolate orange hazelnut slab

The recipe for chocolate, orange, hazelnut bark.

Tad Lombardo shares his recipe with Denis Walter.

Paul Hogan awarded AACTA

Donna Demaio   Paul Hogan say he's baffled and mystified to receive Australia's highest screen accolade - the AACTA Longford Lyell Award - claiming to be a one hit wonder.

RECIPE: Citrus-spiced chook on the barbie

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's delicious recipe for char-grilled chicken with a twist...

This Summer In Food

Geoff Lindsay is setting up a "Crab Club" at the Lorne Hotel over summer.

Kate Stevenson   Lorne's 'Crab Club', The Stokehouse re-emerges, and Burn City pops up for the summer.

Ela review Ombra, in the city

The pork neck was soft and salty, almost sweet.

ELA CARTE   Ombra looks like the kinda place you wanted to stop in for a wine and a snack - and that's what it's all about.

Jim's new releases - Dec 2

Coming at ya: Catsuit-clad vampiress Selene (Kate Beckinsale) returns for Underworld: Blood Wars, the fifth in the series.

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri reviews Underworld: Blood Wars, The Legend of Ben Hall, Trolls, The Founder, and more.

David Parker talks to Denis about his new film The Menkoff Method

Director David Parker and Denis.

Australian director David Parker stopped by the 3AW studio to talk to his long time friend Denis Walter about his new movie.

Interview with Ben Hall director Matthew Holmes and actors Jack Martin and Jamie Coffa

Behind the gang: Ben Hall writer/director Matthew Holmes (centre) flanked by actors Jamie Coffa (left) and Jack Martin ...

Jim Schembri   Director Matthew Holmes wants people to know that Australia's bushranger history does not begin and end with Ned Kelly.


A new view: Director Ted Kotcheff (left) hears a review of his 1970 classic Wake in Fright from Weekend Break producer ...

Jim Schembri   This week on the Weekend Break we introduced a new semi-regular segment to the movie show in which we get our movie-loving producer Jessie Aiton to review a classic film she has never seen.

Jim Sherlock's Classic Film Reviews

Jim Sherlock has delved into the vault.

Welcome to the home of Sherlock's Classics - a series of classic films reviewed by 3AW's own movie critic Jim Sherlock.

RECIPE: Emma's Ice-cream Christmas Pudding!

Emma Dean   Emma Dean's super easy and delicious ice-cream Christmas Pudding!

Donna's Gossip Sheet - November 30

Tim Finn

Donna Demaio Gossip Sheet: A facebook imposter, a celebrity quiz and Hollywood hunk returns home

Peppa Pig down under

Peppa Pig heads down under!

Donna Demaio   After 12 years, Peppa Pig is having her first holiday and it's in Australia.

RECIPE: Kingfish on the grill

Bob Hart

Bob Hart   Bob Hart's recipe using "kingie."

Channel Seven's 60th Birthday

Donna Demaio   Channel Seven's 60th Birthday Party

This Week In Food, Nov 25

Four Pillars Gin's one-offs and collaborations tend to sell out pretty quickly.

KATE STEVENSON   This Week In Food: Christmas gin, a curated wine experience, and Kirk's adds beer.

Ela's review of Gingerboy

Exotic mushroom dumplings are tasty as hell.

ELA CARTE   When Melbourne’s original Asian fusion restaurant does brunch, there’s buckets of flavour, and plenty of booze.

Tobie's Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme

Tobie Puttock's Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme

Tobie Puttock's recipe for a delicious Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme.

Finding 'The Founder'

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri interviews screenwriter Robert Siegel about the dark truth behind the birth of McDonald's.

Donna's Gossip sheet - November 23

Rose Byrne has been announced as Head of Jury for Tropfest 2017.

Donna Demaio Gossip sheet - The judge, the flirt and the injured actor

Jim's new releases - Nov 21

Pensioner rage: An elderly man fights for his rights and his dignity in Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake.

JIM SCHEMBRI   Jim Schembri reviews I, Daniel Blake and Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

Sneak peek of Hoges

Ryan Corr, Josh Lawson as Paul Hogan and Justine Clark in Hoges.

Donna Demaio   Donna Demaio with a sneak peek of Hoges: The Paul Hogan Story

OUTBACK HORROR: Ted Kotcheff interview

Wake in blight: Teacher John Grant (Gary Bond) refreshes himself while local cop Jock (Chips Rafferty) looks on in Ted ...

Jim Schembri   OUTBACK HORROR: Veteran director Ted Kotcheff speaks about making the iconic Australian classic Wake in Fright

This week in food!

Bar Lourinha.

Looking for somewhere to eat this weekend? Kate Stevenson is here to help!

Ela Carte reviews Dainty Fish and Grill

The dish of the day goes to the “Mouth-watering Chicken”.

Dainty Fish and Grill – 338 Clayton Rd Clayton

Emma's Best Ever Ginger Bread

Emma Dean's Best Ever Ginger Bread. Yum!

Schembri's new release movie reviews

Amy Adams in Nocturnal Animals

Jim Schembri   3AW Film Critic Jim Schembri reviews Nocturnal Animals and Arrival.

Ela Carte reviews Ascot Food Store

Ascot Food Store in Moonee Ponds.

Not your average cafe, Ascot Food Store has an extensive and alternate menu. It is definitely worth those Instagram shots.

Jim Schembri explains PAX

PAX was a success in Melbourne.

Jim Schembri   3AW film critic Jim Schembri explains the hype surrounding gaming festival PAX.


Bon Fromage.

A cheese festival, a campaign that encourages you to do more than just drink, and Queen Victoria Market's Summer Night Market is backed.

Jim Schembri interviews Luke Bracey

Answering the call: Home & Away actor Luke Bracey, opposite Andrew Garfield in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge.

Jim Schembri   A major role in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge was a life-changing experience for Home & Away actor Luke Bracey.

Dean Bourne pays tribute to Roy Orbison on 3AW Afternoons

Dean Bourne will be performing as Roy Orbison at Hamer Hall later this month.

Three of the world's greatest and most successful rock music legends will come to life on stage this month.

Mimis Sticky Fig Pudding with Salted Butterscotch

Mimi Baines' Sticky Fig Pudding with Salted Butterscotch

Mimi Baines' Sticky Fig Pudding with Salted Butterscotch

Elvis fans aren't dead

Elvis 'Live on Screen'

Elvis Presley confidante and former manager, Jerry Schilling spoke with Denis Walter about "Elvis. The Wonder Of You 2017" Tour.

Donna's Gossip Sheet: November 9

Paris Hilton is coming to Melbourne.

Donna Demaio   Donna Demaio Gossip Sheet - Chef shenanigans, Food Festivals and Paris comes to town.

Jamie Durie chats to Denis

Jamie Durie and Denis Walter caught up to chat Jamie's new book.

After years of specialising in landscape design and horticulture, Jamie Durie has expanded his portfolio to include high-end furniture and interior design.


Melbourne Music Week.

The food trucks are out, a standard $100 Haute Dog, and the classic steak sandwhich.

a moveable feast

A Moveable Feast's guide to the best travel spots

On A Moveable Feast's list, the Cook Islands.

Lonely Planet has just released its Best in Travel book for 2017, the travel company's annual collection of world trends, destinations, journeys and experiences.

Schembri's new release movie reviews

Almost ideal: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander play a couple who nearly have the perfect life in the superb ...

3AW film critic Jim Schembri's reviews for November 4

All the colour and celebrity news from Donna Demaio at Oaks Day

Usain Bolt at Oaks Day.

Donna Demaio   Donna Demaio caught up with Usain Bolt, Jennifer Hawkins and others at Oaks Day.

Ela Carte reviews Pickett's Deli

The lovely John Dory fillet.

Ela Carte   Part deli, part rotisserie, part wine bar – it's all communal dining or window seats inside, with the option of smaller tables outside on the busy streets of Elizabeth and Therry.

Jim Schembri interviews Bill Mechanic

Into the breach: Andrew Garfield as Desmond Doss in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge. Inset: producer Bill Mechanic.

Jim Schembri   3AW film buff Jim Schembri spoke with Hollywood producer Bill Mechanic about Hacksaw Ridge.


Emma's Tomato Kasundi

Emma's Tomato Kasundi

Emma Dean   Emma Dean's recipe for Tomato Kasundi.

Donna's Gossip Sheet - November 2

Olympian James Magnussen in the Mumm Celb pool.

Donna Demaio   Donna Demaio's Gossip Sheet: Melbourne Cup Carnival edition

Derby Day with Donna

Donna Demaio   3AW was trackside on Derby Day where more than 90 thousand people descended on Flemington.

Kate reviews Captain Moonlite

Captain Moonlite at the Anglesea Surf Lifesaving Club.

Kate reviews Captain Moonlite at the Anglesea Surf Lifesaving Club.

THIS WEEK IN FOOD - October 28

Footscray Night Market: Every Thursday Night in November, 4PM - 8.30PM Footscray Station Forecourt

Kate Stevenson   A night market, where to eat before and after the races, wine and food festival and an exclusive lunch!

Jim Schembri interviews director Sitiris Dounoukos

Lethal love: Joe (Jerome Meyer) and Anu (Maggie Naouri) share an intimate moment in Joe Cinque's Consolation.

The bizarre killing at the heart of Joe Cinque's Consolation consumed director Sotiris Dounoukos for nearly a decade.

Country singer Melinda Schneider's latest tribute to the legendary Doris Day

Melinda Schneider joined Denis in studio back in February.

Singer Melinda Schneider is releasing her second tribute album to Doris Day.

Emma's Strawberries and Basil Cream

Emma Dean's 'Strawberries and Basil Cream'

Emma Dean   Emma Dean's recipe Strawberries and Basil Cream

Donna's Gossip Sheet - October 26

Barista and footy player Max Gawn

DONNA DEMAIO   A footballer's passion, a celebrity chef sighting and a New York dream comes true.

Manu Feildel's tips for Denis and callers

Manu Fieldel.

Despite his international stardom as a top chef, Manu Feildel says he loves cooking but doesn't want to spend hours in the kitchen when he's at home.

Jim Sherlock's classic Halloween horror films

The 1960 horror classic 'Psycho' is on Jim Sherlock's list.

Jim Sherlock   3AW classic film critic Jim Sherlock gives his best classic Halloween horror recommendations.

What's new at Flemington?

Fun is free!

Donna Demaio   The Melbourne Cup Carnival is preparing to welcome more than 300,000 to Flemington Racecourse for four days of racing and let's face it, partying, at the track.

Jim's Cheat Sheet - Oct 24

Rating victory: Adelaide director Taryn Brumfitt (third from right) is thrilled her body image documentary Embrace has ...

Jim Schembri   More Willy Wonka, documentary freed from MA rating, and Girl on the Train takes No.1.


 Cafe Society.

Jim Schembri   Jim Schembri reviews: Cafe Society, Jack Reacher 2, Keeping up with the Joneses, Boys In The Trees, Ouija: Origin of Evi, Zero Days.

Kate's week in food - October 22

Kate Stevenson   Kate Stevenson's This Week in Food!

REVIEW: Garden State Hotel

Ela Carte   Ela Carte reviews the recently opened Garden State Hotel and it lived up to the hype.

Jim interviews Nicholas Verso

Not-so-serious young insect: Director Nicholas Verso wants Boys in the Trees to reflect the Gen-Y experience.

JIM SCHEMBRI   UNDER THE INFLUENCE: Director Nicholas Verso's supernatural teen drama reflects his love of American cinema.

Kinky Boots with Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper and Donna Demaio

Donna Demaio   Cyndi Lauper has given the tick of approval to the Melbourne cast - ahead of the Australian premiere of Kinky boots the musical.

Tobie Puttock's Panzanella Salad

Tobie Puttock.

Tobie Puttock's Panzanella Salad.


Weekend Coffee Break

Catch up on where we've been with 3AW's Weekend Coffee Break

Top Choice

Who is 3AW's Top Choice this week?


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