delicious. announces new talent lineup and inaugural national restaurant guide

On the 18th anniversary of delicious. editor-in-chief Kerrie McCallum said there is plenty to celebrate with the release of the birthday-themed November issue today which includes the inaugural delicious.100 booklet tipped on to the front cover, in partnership with Yalumba.

Ms McCallum said: “delicious. is the leading premium food lifestyle brand in this country and thriving across all channels, print, digital, video, social and events. We wanted to produce something special for our 18th birthday and with our November issue devoted to celebrating, entertaining and parties, it really is our most delicious issue ever.

“As we celebrate 18 years I’m excited to deliver readers the first delicious.100 national dining guide. It features the nation’s top restaurants and reflects how Australians eat out today. We’ve also reinvigorated our contributor lineup with a mix of high profile global superstars and homegrown heroes, which is the icing on the cake.”

Australia’s freshest and most usable restaurant guide, the inaugural national delicious.100 booklet is tipped on to the front cover of the November issue in partnership with Yalumba.

This is the first time delicious. has published a national guide, and have done so in collaboration with News Corp Australia Sunday mastheads and their local delicious.100 lists published on October 13 in the Sunday Herald Sun, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sunday Mail Brisbane and on The Advertiser Adelaide.

New signings to the delicious. contributor lineup are international stars Yotam Ottolenghi and Rick Stein, and homegrown talent including vegan chef Shannon Martinez, no-waste warriors Jo Barrett and Matt Stone, and cheese pioneer Will Studd’s children, Ellie and Sam Studd, writing a column about cheese.

They join delicious. food director Phoebe Wood and senior editor Matt Preston and the existing delicious. family of contributors which includes Matt Moran, Shannon Bennett, Silvia Colloca, Darren Robertson, Larissa Takchi, Monty Koludrovic, Mike Bennie, Anthony Puharich and Colin Fassnidge.

In the November issue, delicious. is marking its anniversary by revisiting some of the most iconic recipes and contributors who have featured in the magazine over the last 18 years, revising their much loved dishes for 2019. This includes Bill Granger and his iconic hotcakes, which featured on the first delicious. cover.

A raft of the brand’s most loved longstanding and new contributors have contributed to a special birthday feature in the issue, including Colin Fassnidge, Anthony Puharich, Shannon Bennett, Kylie Kwong, Matt Moran, Monty Koludrovic, Danielle Alvarez and Ellie and Sam Studd, and filmed a series of fun 18th birthday speeches which will be released across the delicious. social channels.

delicious. is Australia’s leading premium food and lifestyle media brand reaching more than 1.9 million* people every month across print and digital. delicious.com.au has a unique audience of 833,000** and a social audience of more than 1 million.

Source: *emmaTM conducted by Ipsos, 12 months ending July 2019, Fused Nielsen Digital Panel calibrated to Digital Content Ratings, July 2019. All ppl 14+

**Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, Monthly Tagged, August 2019, Text, People 2+, Census.