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Bar recipes and drink guides
Acat's Bar Pages The main goal for these pages is to educate people interested in making and drinking wine/cocktails/long drinks
Bartender's List Alphabetical list of bar recipes, printed horizontally on the page ? easy to reference.
Links to Drink Recipe Sites An extensive listing of net resources concerning mixed drinks and cocktails
Setting-up a bar From Webtender this is a very useful list of all the equipment and initial stock you'll need to set up a new bar.
The Ultimate Bartender's List A comprehensive alphabetical list of drink recipes. Print it out, bind it and leave it behind your bar.
The Webtender Professional site dedicated to bar staff everywhere. Great graphics,design and content.
About.com - cocktails This well laid out and comprehensive e magazine site has a rich collection of information and links for the beverage professional.
="http://www.stashtea.com/" target="_blank">A world of Tea Everything you ever wanted to know about tea.
BeverageNet This is an attractive US based site devoted to beverages of all kinds. It features a multitude of different sections, some providing free information and others offering other resources. Contains a good listing of most of the major beverage producers web sites.
Coffee US based site devoted to coffee and associated subjects. Features a good list of coffee links with descriptions.
Coffee science source A really good site dedicated the the health issues related to coffee consumption. Very informative.
Coffee Universe If you want information about coffee this is the place to go. A comprehensive site with very good content.
Cooking with coffee Probably should be in the food and cooking section but this site lists history, lore, storage, and information on cooking with coffee
Tea related links An interesting list of tea links on the web with specific information about the various types of teas and the different ways people prepare tea.
Virtual Coffee Emag containing columns by the industry's foremost experts, up-to-date news on industry events, trends, products and people, insightful features on the world of coffee, photos, links, reviews, tips, etc.
Ale Street News Top award-winning online magazine for those interested in beer or brewing. Great layout, great site.
All About Beer Humorous magazine dedicated to beer. Well done, informative and pleasing to the eye.
Beer basics for restaurants and bars Information on beer storage, handling and dispensing from Beveragenet in the US. Features a useful troubleshooting chart.
Cat's Meow This very strange name is the internet database of beer recipes. Very comprehensive. Well constructed and interesting site.
Lion Nathan The huge NZ based brewing company has a wealth of resource information about beer and brewing on its web site.
Pubcrawler An extensive database of over 3,500 microbreweries, pubs and bars across the US and Canada. Lots of information about what's happening over there.
The Beer Info Source This is a service provided to the seekers of fine brews who wish to locate information on the Net regarding their favourite beverage.
The Real Beer Page Everything you could ever want to know about craft-beer can be found here, and more!
General food and culinary
Chef2Chef.net US based resource site specifically for chefs. Features a broad range of information, services and products; as well as an attractive and easy to use site design.
Escoffier on Line Commercial Web Site for Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Cooks, Culinary Educators, Food & Beverage Managers and all Food Professionals. Comprehensive indexed links to heaps of other sites.
Food Lover's Glossary As the name suggests this site is a dictionary of food and culinary terms. Easy to use.
Food Net US based information Center for Food Professionals. Very professional, good content.
French Culinary Institute A Lycos Top 5% site and deservedly so. Great design, a wealth of course information for prospective students. A good example of web marketing
Global Gourmet US emag featuring lots of information and links to food and wine issues. Unlike a lot of it's competitors this site is not cluttered and is fairly user friendly.
Le Cordon Bleu, Paris - The famous cooking school.
Mangia Firenze Cooking School Threw this one in because it is a stunning visual delight and a great example of Internet marketing.
Pearl's Food Glossary Exactly as the name suggests? a comprehensive online dictionary of culinary terms.
Safefood This site is designed to increase consumer awareness of the safety and nutritional value of processed foods. It will also
help consumers choose foods wisely, and teach you how to properly handle, prepare, and store foods.
Sally's Place A Worldwide perspective on the finer things in life: food, wine, people, travel and fun.
The Culinary Connection Thoughtfully constructed food oriented site. Recipes, 800 food related links, chat and newsgroups.
The Diner's Grapevine A commercial site in the U.S. that's so cool we had to put it on this list for you to have a look at.
The Food Resource A fabulous site with heaps of interesting information, plus an extensive library of free, downloadable food photography and images (JPG).
The Global Gastronomer - Cuisines of the World This site is devoted to links to recipes, food history, and food lore of all regions of the globe, with the goal of discovering, sharing, and appreciating the diverse tastes of all the world's people.
The Inquisitive Cook Surf around this one ? it contains some good articles and a question and answer section.
The Kitchen Link One of the most comprehensive lists of links to recipes, sources, consumer information, culinary schools, and related sites.
The Netfood Directory A pretty complete listing of professional food related sites. If you're looking in a specific interest area, go here.
Ichef.com An electronic recipe archive dedicated to the worship of food. If you are looking for cooking ideas you'll find them here.
SOAR: Searchable Online Archive of Recipes 30,000 recipes, broken down into various categories, with the ability to search for key words or phrases. No photos. Meal Master 8.02 format.
The Internet Epicurean Recipe Exchange Interact with other cooks and find specific recipes, or recipes using special ingredients. Contains over 5,000 recipes. Searchable.
The Recipe Network Loads of recipes already in several different database formats (Master cook, Meal Master, Recipe Wizard).
Top secret recipes This is a really interesting site. Just type in the name of almost any food product or fastfood item (e.g. KFC, McDonalds, Starbuck's) and up comes a recipe to reproduce it. Extensive database, mainly US products.
Beef.org Award winning site devoted to guess what? Great graphics and lots of free information.
The Cook's Thesaurus The Cook's Thesaurus suggests substitutions for thousands of cooking ingredients, including low-calorie and low-fat alternatives for dieters, inexpensive substitutes for gourmets on a budget, and innovative replacements for hard-to-find ethnic ingredients.
Fish FAQ A bouillabaisse of facts about fish. Ever wanted to know how long a fish lives? I didn't but I found out anyway.
Great Eastern Mussell Farm Slick commercial site containing a wealth of information about mussels?buying them, storing them and cooking them.Interesting.
Sushi Great site for all those outside Japan who want to enjoy the Japanese cuisine throughout the world. Searchable database for restaurants in your neighbourhood and all you need to know about sushi.
The Complete Chocolate Web For all you addicts. Great site containing lots of free information about the origins, history and uses for chocolate. Also contains a chocolate links page if you want more.
Wine & Spirits
About Scotch Whisky A comprehensive site with lots of information and tasting notes about Scotch Whisky ? blends, single malts, the lot...
Bob's Wine Links A bland but interesting collection of wine links that can lead you to all kinds of wine related information
Eat, drink, dine Need to match food with wine, or vice versa? This tidy site allows you to select a grape variety or wine style and find the perfect culinary match.
Into Wine Very well presented site with a wealth of information about wine and wine making. Great learning site.
Liquor Merchant's Association of Australia Web site designed and maintained to promote the exchange of information concerning liquor promotions in Australia.
Miningco's Wine Links A list of wine links with descriptions from the US. Some good listings.
Robert Parker's Vintage Chart (Print it out) Robert parker has updated his famous vintage chart. It should serve as a general guide to wines from around the world for each of the vintages of the past twenty five years.
Robyn Garr's Favourite Wine Links Robin Garr has a nice looking page with some very good wine related links. Each link is accompanied by a short explanation.
Rum Drinks Page An extensive recipe list of rum based cocktails and mixed drinks. A good basis for a spirit theme promotion, perhaps?
The Wine Page Information and ratings on wine from all over the world.
Vinternet the official site of some of the best french wine and champagne houses.
Wine Enthusiast Good looking and informative emag from the US. Features info on a wide range of international wine issues.
Wine Events A US site featuring a listing of wine related events occuring world wide. Has a section for Australian events.
Wine Links A good list of wine links from the US commercial site Wino Net.
Wine Lover's Page From Robin Garr. Heaps of info for those who want to learn more about wine.