The most delicious reason to visit Canberra this winter

Truffle Negroni cocktail drink

The world’s most delicious fungus, truffles is all the rage this season and of course, nowhere does it quite like the Canberrans. Truffle fever has hit the city and QT Canberra is showing their support with numerous in-house offerings and a much celebrated truffle package that combines an overnight stay with a hunt for the […]

The Upside man spring-summer collection is chill

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If you haven’t heard of The Upside, then you need to have. It’s athleisure threads with an easy-to-wear, snappier feel than the other stuff out there on the market, working with collections and a style all their own. Founded by Jodhi Meares, this season’s collection takes its cues from Wimbledon for inspiration, resulting in a […]

Cyrens: the Songs of Cy Colman

Cabaret Cyrens Cy Coleman

Three absolute professionals of Australia’s musical theatre and cabaret scene took to the stage on Tuesday night and breathed life and love into the songbook of one of Broadway’s star composers and coolest cats, Cy Colman. Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Renton-Gibb, and Melissa Langton were exceptional from first appearance on stage to last note sung in […]

George Calombaris, Colin Fassnidge & Luke Nguyen threw a cocktail party

Colin Fassnidge, George Colambaris, Luke Nguyen, Alaistair McLeod Celebrity Chefs Meet Greet at Gilt Bar at QT Hotel Sydney - Thursday 22nd June, 2017 Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2017

Celebrity chefs George Calombaris, Colin Fassnidge and Luke Nguyen threw a cocktail party at the QT Hotel Sydney and its super luxe Gilt Lounge, just ‘cos. The result? Out of this world. The three celebrity chefs crafted bespoke little tidbits that were nothing short of ideal for the quality often associated with the QT Sydney. […]

Ksubi has a new shop in Paddington that’s sexy

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Ksubi has been kicking goals since 1999. Sure it was sold a couple of times and its future was in question, but it’s held on for dear life and this year, is back in action with a new boutique store in Paddington, Sydney. It’s working its completely unfussy style when it comes to the look […]

The ultimate guide to a quality feed in Sydney, Smudge Eats

Smudge Eats Sydney book

Whether you’re hungry, thirsty or just want something new to try, the Smudge Eats ‘Flavours of Sydney‘ book is the ultimate bible to it all. It’s the product of Smudge Publishing whose Sydney and Melbourne offerings pick apart the best of what each city has to offer and puts it out there to the world […]

Recipe: Margherita pizza with prosciutto and wild rocket

Da Mario Rosebery prosciutto pizza recipe

Da Mario is one of Sydney’s finest Italian food restaurants that know how to make a terribly good pizza. Just read about how amazing they are here. Here’s the recipe to make their margherita con ruchetta e crudo pizze.  Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients: (For 1 pizza (approx. 270g dough ball)) 160g flour 100mL water […]

Meet the Drag Queen: Karen From Finance

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Karen is no ordinary queen. Yeah, sure, she puts on wigs, paints her face, pads-in her womanly bits with endless metres of foam; but it’s what lies beyond the façade and beneath the exterior that truly shifts what it means to be a drag queen in Melbourne’s growing scene. The on-stage persona of Richard Chadwick, […]

International opera stars to perform in unique Canberra gala

State Opera House of Saarbrucken Canberra

For the first time in Canberra, six international guest artists from the State Opera House of Saarbrücken in Germany will perform an exquisite repertoire with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra on 8 July only. This extraordinary international artistic collaboration between Australia and Germany promises to be an epic concert event. The Gala features world-class opera stars […]

3 Catalina Rose Bay cocktail recipes to set you right for winter

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Winter’s cold, so cocktails kind of take a back seat when it comes to deciding what to drink. Though if any of the recipes to come out of Catalina Rose Bay in Sydney have anything to do with it, that doesn’t need to be the case. Here are three refreshingly wintry cocktails to keep you […]

The Art Gallery of NSW is about the go down in history

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

The NSW Government has some good news for fans of the Art Gallery of NSW: it’s about to join the ranks of the world’s greatest art museums. They are pouring $244 million in funding to support the expansion of the NSW Gallery, which will transform the much-loved and historic Gallery into one of the world’s […]

Dirty? Get clean with the new, exotic range of Molton Brown washes

Molton Brown body wash shower

Molton Brown is one of those crazy olde English establishments that has gone worldwide and taken the whole thing over in epic style. And they’re not going anywhere, thankfully. Since 1973, they have been known for their innovative and memorable soaps, body washes, eau de toilettes and other grooming products, each time there’s a new […]