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    Good Food Guide reveals Australia’s top dining destinations for 2018

    In what is ubiquitously Australia’s most beloved and prestigious totem of recognition in the world of gastronomy, the Good Food Guide Awards have named their winner and other notables for the coming year. Hint: they’re good. MORE: There’s a new Mexican restaurant with style, Chula, opening in Potts Point Ben Shewry’s Attica (VIC) received the night’s top honour […]

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    Scandi interiors just got a new name thanks to IKEA: YPPERLIG

    IKEA have teamed up with iconic Danish design duo HAY to create the ultimate Scandi collection of dreams – the YPPERLIG collection that drops in stores today. MORE: Remember that time IKEA sold artwork off the walls at the Art Gallery of NSW? The collection is everything you could’ve dreamt up of when it comes […]

  • La Peer Hotel West Hollywood THE F Bar

    West Hollywood’s newest hotel in the heart of the Design District, La Peer

    Around the corner from Craig’s, down the road from The Abbey, super close to the West Hollywood design district and located just a stone’s throw from West Hollywood’s most recently completed hotel The Jeremy West Hollywood stands La Peer Hotel. Or more, what will be La Peer Hotel when it’s completed this November. It will […]

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Good Food Guide Awards logo

Good Food Guide reveals Australia’s top dining destinations for 2018

In what is ubiquitously Australia’s most beloved and prestigious totem of recognition in the world of gastronomy, the Good Food Guide Awards have named their winner and other notables for the coming year. Hint: they’re good. MORE: There’s a new Mexican restaurant with style, Chula, opening in Potts Point Ben Shewry’s Attica (VIC) received the night’s top honour […]

East London Grow a Pear recipe

Recipe: East London’s ‘Grow a Pear’ cocktail

45mL Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum 30mL spiced pear puree 30mL apple juice 15mL lime juice 15mL Frangelico 10mL sugar syrup Add ingredients to shaker. Shake thoroughly Pour over fresh ice into rocks glass Garnish with cinnamon stick and mint and a dash of bitters on the top. MORE: See what else is on at the […]

IKEA Hay Mette Rolf Danish Swedish design Scandi

Scandi interiors just got a new name thanks to IKEA: YPPERLIG

IKEA have teamed up with iconic Danish design duo HAY to create the ultimate Scandi collection of dreams – the YPPERLIG collection that drops in stores today. MORE: Remember that time IKEA sold artwork off the walls at the Art Gallery of NSW? The collection is everything you could’ve dreamt up of when it comes […]

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There’s a free cheese festival, Bon Fromage, coming to Sydney this weekend

Last year Melbourne copped its own cheese festival, satisfying the cheese needs of thousands but this year, it’s Sydney’s turn. Carriageworks will come alive this weekend from 14-15 October, celebrating with half a tonne of European fromage, presented by the one-and-only Centre National Interprofessionel de l’Economie Laitiere (CNIEL) with the support of the European Union.  With […]

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Opera Australia is selling Halloween costumes for as little as $2

Halloween is here in 19 days, so now’s about the time you hit the ‘panic’ button. That’s why Opera Australia has decided to be basically everyone’s saviour this year by putting on a sale to end all sales as they empty out their MASSIVE warehouse. The thing with Opera Australia is that every costume they’ll […]

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Why the Eurail network is the best and most preferred way to travel Europe

If you’re from Australia and you’re yet to travel to Europe, have you even travelled? In an age where over 47% of people aged 18-35 are influenced by social media to travel of 44% from friends alone, it’s hardly any surprise that Europe still has the biggest allure, with an estimated 8.4 million holidays taken […]

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Vidal wines from New Zealand is taking wine to new heights

Vidal is a New Zealand wine that will have you ‘please and yes and and more sir’–ing until Galadriel gets wind of the nectar and its no more for you. Until that days comes, it’s eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow. We might have to admit to the neighbours across the sea that they […]

Chula Mexican restaurant Potts Point Sydney THE F dining room

Kings Cross’ old Hugo’s site is being born again with the launch of Chula

When a group of hospitality leaders fly a guy in from Mexico to head their kitchen in a new Mexican restaurant, you know the result is going to be good. That’s exactly what Peter Lew and Nicole Galloway – the brains behind the well-loved Barrio Cellar and Fei Jai in Sydney – have decided to […]

Opera Australia Merry Widow

The Merry Widow operetta is coming to the Melbourne Arts Centre in November

If operettas (little operas) are more your thing than full-blown three-hour productions, then The Merry Widow might be right up your alley. Especially flown in for it, Melbourne-born international opera star Danielle de Niese will make a return to home to perform in her first opera in Australia. MORE: It’s been a decade since the […]

Feruccio Furlanetto Opera Australia recital

Ferruccio Furlanetto & Igor Tchetuev in recital with Opera Australia

World renowned baritone, Italian Ferruccio Furlanetto flew in to Sydney recently to make an appearance on the stage of the Sydney Recital Hall that was more than well-received. For an hour and twenty minutes, he and pianist, Ukrainian Igor Tchetuev performed in a recital after Furlanetto wound-up his acclaimed performances as King Philip II in Don Carlos to give […]