My Sweet Box delivers the kind of happiness you didn’t think possible

My Sweet Box feature

Happiness does come in a box. And that box’s name is My Sweet Box. Never before has someone thought a curated and carefully, lovingly created box of carbs and sugar could be the best gift – but it is, because you can’t eat flowers. A Sydney initiative, the My Sweet Box revolution has taken hold, […]

The art of made-to-measure according to P Johnson Tailors and Suit Shop

Patrick Johnson P Johnson tailors Strand Arcade fitting room

The Strand Arcade in Sydney is synonymous with fashion and design talent and still, playing home to many of the city’s finest retailers and apparel artisans. It’s a collective of people that trade there to whom the principles of design, retail and manufacturing are held dearly close to their hearts. They stop at nothing when […]

Recipe: Chorizo Tlayuda from Chula, Sydney

Chorizo Tlayuda Chula Potts Point

Before you tuck into this sumptuous Mexican dish at your place, spare a thought for Sydney’s newest chef at the equally as new Mexican restaurant in Potts Point, Chula. Read about it here. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes MORE: How to make delicious Mexican Scallop Aquachile Ingredients: 1/2 cup bean purée 1 1/2 inches […]

Recipe: Scallop Aguachile from Chula, Sydney

Chula Scallop Aquachile

Chula is a Mexican restaurant that has recently opened up in Sydney, serving all kinds of Mexicana Cantina vibes with quality food to boot. Read more about the new restaurant here. Like this… Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 100g scallops 1 cup coriander 1/2 cup Lime juice 1/2 fresh Jalapeno chilli 1/4 […]

Christmas giveaway: Win a his and hers watch by Adrien Harper

Adrien Harper watch giveaway

From time-to-time, Sydney produces some quality works in the creative space and Adrien Harper is a striking testament to that. A Sydney label but a few years old, the design duo who founded it wanted to create minimalistic, stylish and easy-to-wear timepieces for men and women that will last the distance and not break the […]

The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney is this spring’s hot spot

Sydney Calyx Royal botanic Gardens exterior

The Calyx – in case you’ve never heard of it – is Sydney’s ultimate architecturally designed living garden of a venue that is all the rage this spring and it’s easy to see why. Located in the Royal Botanic Garden, The Calyx is a fusion of art, theatre and flora, immersed in greenery and makes the perfect […]

Madama Butterfly by Opera Australia is flying away after 20 years

Opera Australia Madama Butterfly Capitol Theatre Sydney set

It was 20 years ago that Moffatt Oxenbould directed Opera Australia’s since two decade-long production that is Madama Butterfly. The production has lived on between cities, bringing the joy of the Madama to audiences around Australia but now after a fair stint, Opera Australia is retiring the production, giving the Butterfly one last flutter before […]

There’s a beer festival coming to the Inner West at The Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel Leichhardt beer festival THE F

Leichhardt is known for its easy urban feel, Inner West coolness and proximity to more-or-less anything you’d need at a whim, so it’s no surprise it’s the new home to a beer festival in Sydney. The corner of Leichhardt’s Norton and Carlisle Streets is coming alive from 18-19 November for a beer festival, celebrating 12 […]

Make your own gin at Taste of Melbourne

Taste of Melbourne THE F 4

A gin-making masterclass at Taste of Melbourne is coming to Melbs from 30 November to 3 December at the MCG’s Yarra Park. MORE: See what’s on in Sydney this Good Food Month It’s encouraging invites crafty spirit-loving festival-goers to learn the art of distilling with an Archie Rose expert and take home a 200ml bottle of their own blended gin. The […]

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

Good Food Guide Awards logo

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 […]

Tips to make the most of this Melbourne Cup Race Day

Melbourne Cup race track in Flemington on a sunny day

Tips to make the most of this Melbourne Cup race day can really help a lot of people involved. When it comes to horse racing, it really is hard to beat the Melbourne Cup. This 3,200 metre race can still feel like it is over in an instant, which is more or less how a […]

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

Bom Fromage cheese festival Carriageworks Sydney

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 […]