Sitchu’s Ultimate Guide to American Express delicious. Month Out
From one-off events to exclusive deals, here’s how you can make the most of American Express delicious. Month Out in your city.
Top left: The Imperial, Top right: Smith St Bistrot, Bottom left: Fugazzi, Bottom right: Fino Vino
For the third consecutive year, American Express has partnered with delicious. to host popular, month-long foodie festival American Express delicious. Month Out (AEDMO). Taking over restaurants, bars and cafes for the entire month of May across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and for the first time Adelaide, diners can expect a jam-packed calendar filled with exclusive deals, theatrical dining events and one-of-a-kind experiences.
Designed to support and reignite Australia’s hospitality industry, American Express delicious. Month Out could not come at a better time. After two years of lockdowns and uncertainty, they’re encouraging people to dine together and rediscover their local foodie scene – one mouth-watering meal at a time. With American Express giving Card Members up to $25 back per Card via a 20% credit per transaction at participating businesses*, there’s no excuse not to check out the best of AEDMO in your city.
To help you navigate this fun and exciting culinary festival, we’ve got the lowdown on the best things to do during American Express delicious. Month Out in each participating city. You’re welcome!
Top: The Imperial, Left: Lotus Dining Group, Right: Shell House
A spectacular array of venues from Sydney’s diverse hospitality scene have joined the month-long foodie festival. On the events calendar you can expect bespoke menus from iconic restaurants, alongside fun, immersive experiences at local dining destinations.
One event you should add to your calendar immediately is the Drag ‘N’ Dine at The Imperial Erskineville. Get all dressed up for a fun night of dazzling drag queens, delicious dishes and impressive drinks. Hosted by restauranteur Khanh Ong in The Imperial’s restaurant Priscilla’s, you can expect an extra-special and entertaining edition of their iconic drag night.
For something a bit different, join the Sunday Supper Club at Shell House and experience their specially curated menu. On the hunt for an American Express delicious. Month Out-exclusive dining deal? Look no further than Lotus Dining Group. Book in a lunch or dinner date from Tuesday to Thursday at either Lotus Double Bay or Lotus The Galeries, and dine on the $79 or $99 banquet to receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling Tropo Blanc de Blanc.
Top: Smith St Bistrot, Left: Tipico, Right: Robata
Although the temperature is cooling, Melbourne’s food and wine scene is set to sizzle as the city showcases the best of the best. Think world-class restaurants and humble local eateries offering unique culinary experiences to create an incredible month-long celebration of food.
Melbourne’s American Express delicious. Month Out offering takes you right across the globe, with an array of multicultural meals for every occasion and palate. Dine on classic French cuisine at Scott Pickett’s romantic new restaurant Smith St Bistrot. Schedule date night at Windsor’s modern Italian eatery Tipico. Enjoy a dynamic Japanese fine dining experience with views of the Yarra River at Saké. Or, for an epic meal with friends, gather around the table at Maha Bar and dine on a Middle Eastern meze feast.
Looking for a completely unique dining experience? Be sure to head to Robata. At this vibrant Japanese grill, for one-night only, you’ll be joined by two world-class chefs at one exclusive masterclass. Indulge in a three-course lunch, a premium saké pairing and your very own sushi-making lesson, as you venture behind the scenes of Robata’s action-packed kitchen.
Top: OTTO Brisbane, Left: Greca, Right: Sasso Italiano
The Brisbane dining scene is waiting in anticipation to host local foodies this May, with a selection of the city’s best restaurants offering exclusive deals for savvy diners during American Express delicious. Month Out.
One booking we’re keen to make is a long lunch at Sasso Italiano. This neighbourhood trattoria is serving up a seasonal set lunch menu each Friday this May, where diners can sip on spritzes and negronis all afternoon, while tasting their way through the delicious four-course offering.
More highlights from the inviting list of offers include OTTO’s cacio e pepe pasta special, the delicious $25 weekday lunch special at Greca, and Industry Bean’s decadent ‘Porcini Nest’ breakfast deal.
Top: Fugazzi, Left: Fino Vino, Right: arkhè
Adelaide's diverse culinary scene and welcoming wine bars are on show at American Express delicious. Month Out for the first time this year. From neighbourhood diners to rooftop oases, there are so many venues to visit and dishes to try all month long.
One restaurant we highly recommend you check out is contemporary Italo-American inspired eatery Fugazzi. Transporting guests straight to Little Italy, the space itself is the perfect marriage between old and new, while its menu of easy-to-share New York-Italian-inspired food is refined yet soulful.
*American Express Card Member offer must be saved to eligible American Express® Card first. Limited Offer. Offer ends 31 May 2022. Excl, T&Cs apply.
**Provision of the special American Express delicious. Month Out offers and events are at the restaurant's discretion and is subject to availability.
Ready to fire up the group chat, unlock the best offers and events, and eat your way through Australia’s magnificent hospitality scene this May? Plan your month out by perusing the full line up of restaurants, bars and cafes in your neighbourhood at American Express delicious. Month Out.
Check out Sydney’s sensational AEDMO offering, explore Brisbane’s bustling nightlife, sample a taste of Adelaide’s dining scene, and check out some of the unique Melbourne bars, restaurants and cafés taking part in this mouth-watering month.