Ermonela Jaho in ‘La Traviata’ by Opera Australia will crush you

Ermonela Jaho and Adrian Tamburini in La Traviata

It’s funny; Hollywood movies these days try so hard, pour-in millions of dollars and use some of the world’s greatest ‘talent’ to have the same affect on you as the script of an opera written 154 years ago does. Such is the power of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata on show at the moment by Opera Australia. Sure, […]

Say hello to Mrs. Sippy, Sydney’s LA style eatery

Mrs Sippy Sydney THE F 4

It will save you an airfare and having to navigate the joke of reality that is Donald Trump, but Mrs. Sippy is the Double Bay version of LA cool we all know and love. It’s down the road and sports some seriously chill vibes, with its airy interior, relaxed fare and casual atmosphere. It’s nice. Mrs. […]

Bondi Sands has a new product for men to make you sexy

Bondi Sands The Island THE F Sydney Harbour 5

Bondi Sands is the name is staining your skin a caramelised-orange in lieu of actual vitamin D this summer and this year, they’ve turned it up. Now offering a male-only exclusive option for dudes, Bondi Sands’ messaging is simple: guys care about the way they look, too. It came about as an idea the company’s founder […]

5 things you need to know about Tosca

The full season of opera by Opera Australia is well and truly into the swing of things and next cab off the rank is everyone’s favourite, Tosca. The eternal story of war, love and betrayal at a fast pace has carved a reputable name for itself in the annals of history and these are the […]

5 best Valentine’s Day deals at The Star Sydney

Valentine's Day dinner

The Star is Sydney’s (one of) most premier entertainment, eating, relaxation and cultural hubs that this Valentine’s Day is turning it all out and giving you what you need without having to think. Dinner and chill? Don’t mind if you do. Balla Take your loved one for a memorable five-course menu with a backdrop of […]

Opera Australia x Mazda opera in the Sydney Domain

Mazda Opera Australia Domain Sydney THE F 1

It’s amazing to see what bringing together four of the country’s greatest sopranos and tenors, coupling them with ten of the world’s most well-loved arias and putting them on a giant stage in the middle of a park will do. The result? 25,000 people in Sydney alone enjoying the vocal talent of some truly gifted […]

The rarest moment in Australian Opera

King Roger Opera Australia THE F

It’s really not often you hear an opera in Polish, especially in Australia, but Opera Australia took it upon themselves this season to produce just that. King Roger is the Polish language masterpiece written in 1926 by Karol Szymanowski that takes-on many points of contention for many people, regardless of what you think about opera. The […]

Menulog is taking over Sydney with simple style

Menulog at home zone THE F Sydney 2

Celebrating Chinese New Year and the year of the rooster is now a hell of a lot easier thanks to Menulog, which with this Lunar Markets in the city, launched its ‘At-Home Zone’, making easy food even easier.  Think bean bags, chilled vibes and nothing but easy relaxation at the markets with the uniquely Menulog zone, […]

You don’t know ‘World Nutella Day’ til you’ve seen it at Tella Balls

Tella Balls cafe Sydney

Tella Balls know how to do anything with Nutella. So, for World Nutella Day – which falls on 5 February – you know they’ve got something good planned. They’re celebrating with the ultimate pancake challenge: devour into six stacked pancakes smothered in Nutella topped with vanilla bean gelato in 10 minutes to win the meal for […]

Exciting news for the most famous opera by Opera Australia: $2 tickets!

To celebrate Opera Australia‘s 200th performance of the most performed opera in the world, La Traviata, they are offering 200 tickets for sale for a mere 200 cents (that’s $2, if you don’t know). Get excited! Verdi’s La Traviata has continued to attract huge audiences since it was written in 1852 and this season Opera Australia will kick […]

Celebrate Year of the Rooster at Spice Temple Sydney

To celebrate the Year of the Rooster for Lunar New Year, Spice Temple Sydney will be presenting a special Chinese New Year banquet menu from 23 January to 5 February. Neil Perry and Head Chef Andy Evans have created this special menu incorporating ingredients that promote health, wealth and prosperity during the New Year festivities. […]

The best bits about a bountiful degustation at Gateway Sydney

Hero Sushi Train

As a small-town suburban girl strolling her way through the CBD, Sydney city’s wealth of food eateries is unparalleled. Crossing cuisines, varying in formality and most importantly, price ranges, grabbing a bite to eat is as simple as turning a corner. That is, unless you’re in Circular Quay. The water view bathed end of Sydney […]