If you're wondering what our mate Mark LaBrooy looks like when he's in his element, it's this: barefoot on the back of a boat, in the middle of the Maldives, reeling in a jobfish. Mark travelled to the island paradise to bring a bit of The Ducks laidback flavour to the luxe W Maldives – [...]
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Waaaaay back in the day (like, all the way the back to 2010, when the boys opened the OG Ducks in Bronte), we partnered up with a coffee roaster Single O. The founders Dion and Emma were our kind of people – passionate about their product and committed to running an ethical, sustainable business. Nine [...]
Ever sat back, enjoying a freshly shucked oyster, and wondered where this tasty little mollusc came from? Well, last week, Bronte chefs Edmée and Leo went to find out – because they wanted to see how the seafood they plate up in the restaurant is harvested from the water. (We also hear they enjoyed quite [...]
School's out and but the Byron BBQ is on! Throughout the Queensland and NSW school holidays, we are firing up the outdoor barbie at The Farm every Saturday and Sunday. With a seasonal BBQ menu, based around the freshest local produce, it’s the perfect grab-and-go option – or find a place on the grass and [...]
If you've been just a bit jealous of all the seafood Darren Robertson cooked up for his recent Ducks Island Takeover at W Bali - Seminyak – well, let's just say, you're not the only one... As soon as he landed back in Byron from his trip to Indo, we shook Daz down for his [...]
'Tis almost the season for end-of-year merrymaking. And whether it's your office throwing a thanks-for-all-the-late-night-pencil-pushing shindig, or every one of your mates deciding you "really should catch up before Christmas", we've got the food and drinks sorted. With group menus that feature two-course, three-course or ultimate feast options in all four Ducks venues, you can [...]
Flying to Bali to takeover the kitchen at W Bali - Seminyak's beachside Starfish Bloo... it's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it. So, we sent chef Darren Robertson over to plate up a Ducks-style menu of locally-sourced seafood, including Pacific Coast oysters, Indonesian swordfish and lobster. He's definitely had worse days in the [...]
Surfing, food and zero phone reception. That's what lured co-owners Chris, Sam and Mark, along with a few more of the Ducks crew, to put the 'out of office' on and fly to the Mentawai Islands. They spent two weeks chasing pumping tropical waves and catching fish that they cooked up on the boat. We [...]
We've been busy making lots of fresh products lately – from chilli salts and sriracha to breakfast jam and granola, all the delicious condiments on our restaurant shelves are made by our chefs in the kitchen and packaged by hand in our venues. But if you're ever thinking 'Mmm, Ducks Curry Paste... what should I [...]
We're proud of where our produce comes from. And because we think it's important to know about what's on your plate, we're introducing you to some of our favourite local suppliers… like the game-changers at Provenir. You sit down for dinner at Bronte, and you order the rib eye on the bone. What you [...]