Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour welcomes back the classic ‘La Bohème’

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If you loved Opera Australia’s latest production of the Puccini classic ‘La Bohème‘ the first time, then prepare to begin the countdown until next season’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour; La Bohème is back! Announced recently, Opera Australia is continuing its hugely successful Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour series with the announcement today of a new three-year […]

The Glenmore is helping to get your whiskey rocks off this Rye July

Glass of Whiskey with Ice

The Glenmore Hotel hosts its fourth annual Rye July series to celebrate all things whiskey this July. So, if you’re a whiskey-lover or are looking to become a connoisseur in spirit, the Night of Whiskies on Thursday 13 July is just what you need.  The Glenmore’s cosy middle level will be turned into a whiskey wonderland. “This […]

Recipe: Primus Hotel Sydney’s winning espresso martini

PHS Espresso Martini w Nitrogen

Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 30 mL infused vanilla Belvedere unfiltered vodka 30 mL cold dripped coffee 20mL Kahlua 10mL Frangelico shaken on ice Method: Pour all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass and serve in chilled martini glass and garnish with 3 roasted coffee beans. Note: […]

Here’s how Archie Rose Distillery is your new favourite tattoo parlour

Archie Rose Distillery gin Japanese Winter cocktail 2

Sydney’s Archie Rose Distilling Co. has teamed with Horisumi-Winter to create the second of four rare gins in collaboration with tattoo artist, Horisumi. It’s great. It has been created to conjure the familiar scents and emotions of the colder months – the freshness and purity of winter air and the clarity of aromas whilst using […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]