Where to get your teeth whitened in Sydney

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If there’s once place to consider going to get your gob whitened and photo-ready, it’s Pure Smile Sydney. They offer teeth whitening solutions across Australia with 11 cosmetic treatment centres in Sydney alone, making it the perfect one stop shop for all your shiny smile needs. The clinics offers three different teeth whitening treatments for an […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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, […]

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 […]

Where to pay your respects this ANZAC Day

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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 […]

Want to learn about wine? There’s only one place to go in Sydney

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Wine is one of those tricky elements of life that defines people: you either know wine, or you don’t and pretend you do. We all fall into one category, and whether you own it or not, normally it’s the latter. However, this year (thank god), The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney’s latest billion-dollar building development […]

Dinner at Old City is so good it hurts

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“I’ve never had anyone say anything bad about our haloumi, so if you do, I’ll punch you in the face!” he said with a laugh. Sure, when an executive chef of Old City, a restaurant in Sydney’s Newtown makes that threat, you’re not going to push it; but thankfully, the haloumi – one of their prized […]

A foodie’s year highlight: March into Merivale

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Back again for another iteration, the annual March into Merivale food-lovers’ paradise celebrates food with five unique experiences in one mammoth venue that jams-in thousands of enthusiasts. Merivale’s history in Sydney is steeped in food and entertainment, so by transforming its synonymous Angel Place into an Asian market, the upstairs dance floor of Palings into a […]

You need to go to dinner at Lot 1 Sydney

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Adam Swanson is an award winning executive chef and restaurateur from Adelaide who’s managed to create one of the best menus in Sydney at one of its newest venues. Lot 1 Sydney is a modern take on traditional Italian food with an Australian fusion, set in the chic stylings of a restaurant that is as […]