6 desserts around Sydney that will subdue your itchy sweet tooth

Le Bailli de Suffren hotel France Sable abricot frais, mousse au jasmin et sorbet abricot 9

Dessert is life. Thankfully there are a helluva lot of restaurants and cafes around Sydney that do the sweet stuff well and have really made a name for themselves because of it. We did a round-up of the best ones available in Sydney that are worth such a visit, you’ll never want to leave… KOI […]

3 wine-fuelled dinners you have to try at The Newport by Merivale

White wine chardonnay

This July, running right through to September at The Newport by Merivale about an hour north of Sydney, there are some dinners taking place that are worth the trip. The Newport Bottle Shop will hold three long table dinners, hosted by Franck Moreau, the first Australian Master Sommelier graduate from the Court of Master Sommeliers […]

Sometimes a chill dinner at Mrs Sippy Double Bay is all you need

Mrs Sippy Double Bay Chefs Table Sydney table dinner

Nestled along a thoroughfare of Double Bay, Mrs Sippy sits gorgeously ready to receive you. Complete with fresh and minimalist décor, flowers to make your instagram account pop, and soft lighting to bring the mood just where you want it, Mrs Sippy knows how to treat you right. The menu is sensational. We’re talking house […]

And the Helpmann theatre nominees are…

Helpmann Theatre

The Helpmann Awards Nominations for 2017 were announced on Monday night at Hamer Hall in Melbourne. Since 2001 the Helpmann Awards, named in honour of famed Australian actor, choreographer, dancer, and theatre director Sir Robert Helpmann, have been awarded to recognise exceptional achievements in the disciplines of musical theatre, contemporary music, comedy, opera, classical music, theatre, dance and physical theatre. Over the next two […]

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

Plumbing

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 […]