Cocktail class series at Barangaroo Sydney that will sort out your weekend

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The Streets of Barangaroo launches its ‘Shake It ‘Til You Make It’ cocktail class series on Saturday 1 July and it’s gonna be good. Six venues across the precinct, including 12-Micron, love.fish and Untied, will be hosting cocktail masterclasses from Saturday 1 July – Sunday 2 July. All in an effort to bolster guests’ knowledge […]

What it’s like at the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of ‘Macbeth’

Macbeth Melbourne Theatre Company

The Melbourne Theatre Company has dared to modernise recent adaptations of Shakespeare, including Hamlet and Queen Lear, to great success. This year’s production of Macbeth is no exception. Director Simon Phillip’s modern portrayal of Shakespeare’s 411-year-old tragedy demonstrates that play’s themes of politics and power are no less relevant today, albeit in different ways. The […]

Brilliant brunch in Hawthorn at Rustica Canteen

Rustica Canteen Hawthorn

In a social media world of #cleaneating and #nocarbdiet, I am still a firm believer that there is no situation that can’t be fixed by a good bit of crusty bread. I also believe that we work better when we have access to brunch and all-day breakfast. Thankfully, our friends at Rustica Canteen provide all […]

Superstar tenor Jonas Kaufmann returns to Sydney

Jonas Kaufmann Parsifal Opera Australia

Jonas Kaufmann is the hottest name in opera tenors around the world at the moment and he’s coming to Australia! Kaufmann is hailed as the greatest tenor of our time and is here for Opera Australia, to perform in the title role in a concert presentation of Wagner’s Parsifal. The multi-award-winning tenor, described by The […]

The safest and cleanest way for you to enter the Skintrade

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Skintrade ain’t all that bad. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. And no, we’re not talking porn, but instead, a sensational new addition to the Australian skincare industry that takes the best bits of all the pre-existing brands out there, darkens it ever-so-slightly, strips it of all the rubbish that otherwise surrounds labels and substance […]

Coors annual block party was a slam dunk

Coors Party Sydney 5

Celebrating all things street culture, music and food with the likes of Timberland and Superior Burgers, Coors managed to create a nostalgic 90s feel to a street style block party that took the inner east of the city by storm. Meanwhile, music acts from Australian artists Flexi Mami, Spit Syndicate and One Day DJ all […]

7 steps to prepare your plumbing for winter

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As you would know, Winter can often be pretty harsh on your home plumbing systems – particularly in regions where temperatures drop to single digits or, even worse, below zero. This is why it is so crucial that you make necessary preparations for your home ahead of time to ensure that your home plumbing system […]

Meet celebrity chefs at QT Sydney in late June

Gilt Lounge QT Sydney

If food is your thing and the celebrityhood masters who cook it are your version of excitement, then what QT Sydney is doing this month will be right up your alley. QT Sydney is hosting shoulder-rub worthy dinners with celebrity chefs the likes of Colin Fassnidge, George Calombaris and Luke Nguyen to celebrate the perfect cocktail […]

Win tickets to Tina Arena’s Innocence to Understanding concert with Lanson

Tina Arena portrait

You’ll even get to meet and have a drink with her!

Sydney’s best private dining rooms and where to find them

Johnnie Walker Diamond Jubilee launch Sydney Opera House 2

Sydney is a treasure trove of luxurious living for the masses, with hundreds of years of Australian history tucked away in cosy little nooks, cracks and crevasses, awaiting discovery by many of the city’s millions of visitors per year. And it’s easy to see why. For the more fanciful of taste, the city is loaded […]

Chocolate pairings: the best flavours to pair with chocolate right now

Reynold Poernomo with KitKat Secret Garden Dessert and new Inspired By KitKat Chocolatory range

Reynold Poernomo is the dessert king behind Koi Dessert Bar and to celebrate all the exciting stuff KitKat is doing these days, he’s got some handy tips on how to pair chocolate with essentially everything! This is what he had to say… Quirky flavour combinations have become the hot trend for 2017, and has produced a […]

Espresso martinis have been given a facelift

Espresso martini variations Northies Cronulla cocktail feature

The humble coffee imbued espresso martini holds a special place in the hearts of many and now thanks to Northies in Sydney’s southern suburbs, it’s about to do so all over again. For the June long weekend, they have re-worked the martini into 9 indulgent variations worthy of any heart-stoppingly good menu of decadence. With ingredients […]