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 […]

There’s a beer festival coming to the Inner West at The Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel Leichhardt beer festival THE F

Leichhardt is known for its easy urban feel, Inner West coolness and proximity to more-or-less anything you’d need at a whim, so it’s no surprise it’s the new home to a beer festival in Sydney. The corner of Leichhardt’s Norton and Carlisle Streets is coming alive from 18-19 November for a beer festival, celebrating 12 […]

Good Food Guide reveals Australia’s top dining destinations for 2018

Good Food Guide Awards logo

In what is ubiquitously Australia’s most beloved and prestigious totem of recognition in the world of gastronomy, the Good Food Guide Awards have named their winner and other notables for the coming year. Hint: they’re good. MORE: There’s a new Mexican restaurant with style, Chula, opening in Potts Point Ben Shewry’s Attica (VIC) received the night’s top honour […]

There’s a free cheese festival, Bon Fromage, coming to Sydney this weekend

Bom Fromage cheese festival Carriageworks Sydney

Last year Melbourne copped its own cheese festival, satisfying the cheese needs of thousands but this year, it’s Sydney’s turn. Carriageworks will come alive this weekend from 14-15 October, celebrating with half a tonne of European fromage, presented by the one-and-only Centre National Interprofessionel de l’Economie Laitiere (CNIEL) with the support of the European Union.  With […]

Opera Australia is selling Halloween costumes for as little as $2

La Boheme Opera Australia, Sydney Opera Huose THE F 5

Halloween is here in 19 days, so now’s about the time you hit the ‘panic’ button. That’s why Opera Australia has decided to be basically everyone’s saviour this year by putting on a sale to end all sales as they empty out their MASSIVE warehouse. The thing with Opera Australia is that every costume they’ll […]

Vidal wines from New Zealand is taking wine to new heights

Vidal Legacy Vintage Hugh Critchton THE F wine waiter

Vidal is a New Zealand wine that will have you ‘please and yes and and more sir’–ing until Galadriel gets wind of the nectar and its no more for you. Until that days comes, it’s eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow. We might have to admit to the neighbours across the sea that they […]

Kings Cross’ old Hugo’s site is being born again with the launch of Chula

Chula Mexican restaurant Potts Point Sydney THE F dining room

When a group of hospitality leaders fly a guy in from Mexico to head their kitchen in a new Mexican restaurant, you know the result is going to be good. That’s exactly what Peter Lew and Nicole Galloway – the brains behind the well-loved Barrio Cellar and Fei Jai in Sydney – have decided to […]

Ferruccio Furlanetto & Igor Tchetuev in recital with Opera Australia

Feruccio Furlanetto Opera Australia recital

World renowned baritone, Italian Ferruccio Furlanetto flew in to Sydney recently to make an appearance on the stage of the Sydney Recital Hall that was more than well-received. For an hour and twenty minutes, he and pianist, Ukrainian Igor Tchetuev performed in a recital after Furlanetto wound-up his acclaimed performances as King Philip II in Don Carlos to give […]

There’s a Global Millennial Summit coming to Sydney you should know about

Millennial summit Sydney

There’s a global millennial summit coming to Sydney and now is the time to rally. Sydney has been chosen as the newest location for the global Millennial 20/20 Summit an this year will draw in about 3,000 millennials and their fans (if they exist) to Carriageworks on 14 and 15 November 2017. The whole thing is […]

Reed Gift Fair Sydney is back in great style

Reed Gift Fair Sydney THE F

Reed Gift Fair returned to Sydney in epic style at The Retail Quarter at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre. The theme? With December now imminent, Christmas was the focus, turning out all the merriment and festive cheers you’d expect from a gathering of over 211 retailers. Splitting up the exhibition appropriately into four quarters was […]