You need to go to dinner at Lot 1 Sydney

Lot 1 Sydney bartender

Adam Swanson is an award winning executive chef and restaurateur from Adelaide who’s managed to create one of the best menus in Sydney at one of its newest venues. Lot 1 Sydney is a modern take on traditional Italian food with an Australian fusion, set in the chic stylings of a restaurant that is as […]

How to do life according to Formula One driver Stoffel Vandoorne

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne THE F

Stoffel Vandoorne was one of the top contenders for this year’s Melbourne International Formula One Grand Prix as part of the illustrious Red Bull McLaren Honda team, and what a contender he was! Though turns out he’s quite the dude outside of the race car as he is behind the wheel of one. We had a […]

Top 5 tips to get a sharp shave with the Philips Series 7000 Vacuum Trimmer

man close shaving with the philips series 7000 vacuum beard trimmer

There are a lot of products out there in the world to make a man’s shave better (see some of our favourites here), but none do quite the same as the latest Philips Vacuum Beard Trimmer. It’s new to the market and as the name suggests, sucks-up all the yuck it slices off your face […]

You must try the Crab Carnival at The Morrison Sydney

The Morrison oysters

It’s time for the Sydney Crab Carnival again the that means the institution that is The Morrison on George St is hosting it’s annual crustacean celebration that you cannot miss. Think all the seafood and crab-related dishes you can imagine and then some – these guys are doing it all. Hosted by The Morrison Bar […]

Why Koi Dessert Bar is all it’s cracked-up to be

Koi Dessert Bar

Lacking in the Sydney culinary offering was a dedicated dessert bar, that served some of the world’s most-loved flavours in a super stylish setting. Enter Koi Dessert Bar, which does all that and takes the city’s burgeoning demands for the sweet stuff well within its stride. It started a while back under the inspiration of […]

You officially don’t need hot cross buns anymore

Hot Cross Bun KitKat THE F

Hot Cross Buns for Easter just got some new competition on the block and it’s possibly one of the more glorious options out there for sweet lovers! Just in time for Easter, the KitKat Chocolatory in Melbourne – which is the country’s only customisable KitKat boutique – launched a Lent-breaking, special edition Hot Cross Bun chocolate […]

Opera Australia’s Melbourne season dazzles with three Victorian premieres

King Roger Opera Australia THE F bonfire

Opera Australia returns to the Arts Centre Melbourne in May with a trio of fine, new productions locals will love! Carmen (read the review here), Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci (read about it here) and King Roger the Polish opera everyone’s talking about (read the review here) will all grace the stage,  giving Melburnians something to really sink their operatic […]

Behind ‘Carmen’ on Sydney Harbour with one of it its principal tenors

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F full cast

Arnold Rutkowski is one of the principal tenors in this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, taking on the role of Don Jose in the production of the classic by Bizet, ‘Carmen’. Ahead of the performance’s debut this Friday on Sydney Harbour, we spoke to the Polish singer who let us in on a little bit […]

Where to celebrate the Easter long weekend

Easter table decoration with copy-space

Easter is fast approaching, so that means a long weekend! But, what to do… Lots of things are shut, the roads are slammed and prices for any accommodation around any major city is booked out. The drama. So, turn the lens a little closer to home and take a peek at the below list of places […]

Chandon’s top 5 cocktails for the Formula1 season

Chandon bottles champagne

It’s Formula 1 Grand Prix season in Australia, so you need drinks. Goes without saying. Cheer on Daniel Riccardo and the others with a Chandon-inspired cocktail in-hand for extra effect. Here are the recipes for five fabulously champagne-inspired ones you need to try. Chandon Sparkles Chandon Sparkles is a drink created to celebrate the partnership […]

The future holds some exciting news for Neil Perry’s Eleven Bridge

Eleven Bridge Sydney THE F 4

Food lovers assemble! There’s some quality news about Neil Perry‘s baby in the heart of Sydney, Eleven Bridge, you need to know. With the restaurant as we know it scheduled to close after dinner service on 13 May, the restaurant and its historic location won’t go to the dogs it turns out, with the news […]

How to eat through autumn according to the Papi Chulo

Papi Chulo burger

Moving into autumn, it all changes. The way we dress and what we eat take a turn and none of it’s bad! We spoke to Patrick Friesen the executive chef at Papi Chulo in Manly about what’s good for the season and you’ll agree… Dinner view ???? #papichulo #dinner #sunday A post shared by JAMES […]