‘The Magic Flute’ by Uni of Sydney is perfect for future opera singers

Sydney Conservatorium Music Con Opera Mozert Magic Flute Zauberflote Queen of the Night Pamina

Sure, it’s one thing to see some of the world’s greatest opera singers do their thing for the likes of Opera Australia, but what about the up-and-coming talent that you don’t see too often? Well, a lot of them come from the likes of Sydney’s prestigious Conservatorium of Music, are students and offer some of […]

Barzaari is Mediterranean food in Marrickville done so well

Barzaari Marrickville Sydney

Barzaari turns Mediterranean food on its head. Conveniently in Marrickville, the rustic-yet-modern restaurant is urban, kind of grungy, but all the while welcoming and warm with a buzzing atmosphere all its own. It’s a contemporary taste of Cyprus in the heart of Sydney’s Inner West that takes an earthy toned tack to presenting what it […]

And the best cocktail makers in the country are…

Moutai Enter the dragon cocktail competition

Chinese spirits are pretty incredible. If it’s not Wuliangye that has a prime position in your collection, then something like Moutai is definitely one to invest in. Especially when you hear it’s responsible for crowning some of the best dispensers of delicious cocktails around the country in the second ever ‘Enter the Dragon’ cocktail competition. Enter […]

Why you need to try 3 Weeds Rozelle

3 Weeds Rozelle

The classic pub dinner has been given an overhaul thanks to the magic of 3 Weeds, Rozelle. Gone are the days where uncreative pub food is all that is on offer, doing away with regular schnitzels and a garden salad. For lucky locals in Rozelle their local pub, 3 Weeds, have decided to take those […]

How your drinking habits can help dude’s health this spring

Moustache espresso martini

It’s hard to find a reason other than everything to drink these days, but just in case you needed another one, try adding men’s health to the list. The legends at Applejack Hospitality have turned on a men’s health campaign, encouraging drinkers to head in to any of their venues around Sydney to spill a drop […]

My Sweet Box delivers the kind of happiness you didn’t think possible

My Sweet Box feature

Happiness does come in a box. And that box’s name is My Sweet Box. Never before has someone thought a curated and carefully, lovingly created box of carbs and sugar could be the best gift – but it is, because you can’t eat flowers. A Sydney initiative, the My Sweet Box revolution has taken hold, […]

The art of made-to-measure according to P Johnson Tailors and Suit Shop

Patrick Johnson P Johnson tailors Strand Arcade fitting room

The Strand Arcade in Sydney is synonymous with fashion and design talent and still, playing home to many of the city’s finest retailers and apparel artisans. It’s a collective of people that trade there to whom the principles of design, retail and manufacturing are held dearly close to their hearts. They stop at nothing when […]

Recipe: Chorizo Tlayuda from Chula, Sydney

Chorizo Tlayuda Chula Potts Point

Before you tuck into this sumptuous Mexican dish at your place, spare a thought for Sydney’s newest chef at the equally as new Mexican restaurant in Potts Point, Chula. Read about it here. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes MORE: How to make delicious Mexican Scallop Aquachile Ingredients: 1/2 cup bean purée 1 1/2 inches […]

Recipe: Scallop Aguachile from Chula, Sydney

Chula Scallop Aquachile

Chula is a Mexican restaurant that has recently opened up in Sydney, serving all kinds of Mexicana Cantina vibes with quality food to boot. Read more about the new restaurant here. Like this… Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 100g scallops 1 cup coriander 1/2 cup Lime juice 1/2 fresh Jalapeno chilli 1/4 […]

Christmas giveaway: Win a his and hers watch by Adrien Harper

Adrien Harper watch giveaway

From time-to-time, Sydney produces some quality works in the creative space and Adrien Harper is a striking testament to that. A Sydney label but a few years old, the design duo who founded it wanted to create minimalistic, stylish and easy-to-wear timepieces for men and women that will last the distance and not break the […]

The Calyx in the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney is this spring’s hot spot

Sydney Calyx Royal botanic Gardens exterior

The Calyx – in case you’ve never heard of it – is Sydney’s ultimate architecturally designed living garden of a venue that is all the rage this spring and it’s easy to see why. Located in the Royal Botanic Garden, The Calyx is a fusion of art, theatre and flora, immersed in greenery and makes the perfect […]

Madama Butterfly by Opera Australia is flying away after 20 years

Opera Australia Madama Butterfly Capitol Theatre Sydney set

It was 20 years ago that Moffatt Oxenbould directed Opera Australia’s since two decade-long production that is Madama Butterfly. The production has lived on between cities, bringing the joy of the Madama to audiences around Australia but now after a fair stint, Opera Australia is retiring the production, giving the Butterfly one last flutter before […]