Why ‘Carmen Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’ is the best date night

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F fireworks

It’s true when Bizet scripted his famous opera ‘Carmen‘ in 1875, he never would’ve thought it would be played out on such an international – albeit floating – stage, received so loved by thousands. Opera Australia has reimagined the classic and turned it out on the flotilla stage that has stunned the world for years […]

Ella Bache has a new winter range

Ella Bache The Dolphin skincare

Ella Bache has carved a name for themselves as the go-to for all things personal skin consultation, products and care around the country and this season has a new range of products to tide over its loyal band of customers. Launching their new range of Ella Bache products in Sydney at The Dolphin, the skincare gurus introduced a whole […]

If you like Indian food you need to visit Brick Lane

Brick Lane beef short rib

Take everything you know about Indian restaurants and toss it – there’s a new player in town. Brick Lane steps back from the traditional aluminium and copper bowls and Raj-like decor that have helped Indian eateries to carry themselves happily into the ‘kitsch’ of subcontinental restaurants in Sydney and take a new approach. Heads up! There’s a […]

Brunch in Melbourne: Mr & Mrs Anderson

Mr and Mrs Anderson Melbourne

No food scene would be complete without brunch and with the endless amount of choices, the pressure is on to offer the tastiest and prettiest dishes in hopes that diners will share their food photos on Instagram and bring more brunch fanatics through their doors. What Mr and Mrs Anderson are doing is exactly that […]

Why you need to see the return of ‘Puppetry of the Penis’

Puppetry of the penis

If you are looking for a light-hearted, raunchy, fun night of entertainment then this is the show for you. Provided your chill-meter is set to ‘high’. When Puppetry of the Penis made its debut at the 1998 Melbourne International Comedy Festival it was received as the ‘Outright Best Show’ and has dominated international stages ever […]

Happy Birthday Tella Balls Dessert Bar!

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The guys who pioneered the Nutella-loaded doughnut, Nutella and icecream slider and Tella Balls milkshake in Sydney’s southern suburb of Dulwich Hill have not only opened a new store in Concord, but celebrated their first birthday in fabulous style. Taking to the menu to celebrate the coming-of-age in a competitive food market in Sydney, Aki and Simon […]

Smart tips to keep your important personal effects safe and organised

Front door of house with lights at night

We’ve all got those special things in life we don’t want ruined or stolen—jewellery, electronics, passports, mementos and so on. But gone are the days keeping them strewn around the house is a safe option. It used to be the case that people were once too proper and cautious to enter someone’s house without knocking. Now, […]

Melbourne’s International Flower & Garden show was bloomin’ awesome

Melbourne International Flower Garden Festival MIFGS THE F 19

Who doesn’t like flowers, plants and gardens?! The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show took to Melbourne once again and attracted 101,000 green thumbs to the Royal Exhibition Building. What a sight! The Show was a true feast for all five senses, with visually stunning Show Gardens designed by the nation’s best landscaping talent, the scent of […]

Thinking about brunch? Try Mrs Sippy in Double Bay

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Mrs Sippy is that venue in Sydney’s Double Bay that just knows ‘good’ and how to do it right. Located right in the heart of the city’s harbourside entertainment precinct, Mrs Sippy has a new brunch menu available on Saturdays only between 11-4pm that adds a bit of much-needed sparkle to any given weekend. And […]

There’s a lot more to the Grand Prix than fast cars thanks to Heineken

TAG Heuer Grand Prix tent

Turns out there’s a lot more that goes on at the Melbourne International Formula One Grand Prix than just racing super fast cars, if Heineken has anything to do with it. And no, it doesn’t just involve screaming at Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne from the sidelines, either… To mark the occasion that was the latest iteration of Heineken […]

Latest exciting news for Neil Perry and the Rockpool Dining Group

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You’d think when you’re a restaurant that’s part of the 50+ venues belonging to the Rockpool Dining Group, life would be pretty good and not much could get better, right? Wrong. MORE: See what great new alternative Sake Jr is now offering diners Turns out, Rockpool Dining Group and Neil Perry, its creative director have been […]

Where to pay your respects this ANZAC Day

Beer Festival

ANZAC Day is one of those times in The Aussie calendar that doesn’t need an explanation, fanfare or monumentally BS religious reason to exist. It’s the best of humanity coming together to pay respects to those who fought for our way of life, which is exactly why you should go to any of these venues […]