Sydney’s best private dining rooms and where to find them

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Sydney is a treasure trove of luxurious living for the masses, with hundreds of years of Australian history tucked away in cosy little nooks, cracks and crevasses, awaiting discovery by many of the city’s millions of visitors per year. And it’s easy to see why. For the more fanciful of taste, the city is loaded […]

Espresso martinis have been given a facelift

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The humble coffee imbued espresso martini holds a special place in the hearts of many and now thanks to Northies in Sydney’s southern suburbs, it’s about to do so all over again. For the June long weekend, they have re-worked the martini into 9 indulgent variations worthy of any heart-stoppingly good menu of decadence. With ingredients […]

Learn how to make desserts so pretty, you won’t want to eat them

Koi Dessert Bar Ryde

If you’ve never tried Koi Dessert Bar in Sydney, then it turns out you officially don’t need to! Reynold Poernomo, the guy behind the desserts has something new to offer his most die-hard cake-loving fans. The self-proclaimed dessert king has since opened a second dessert restaurant in Sydney’s Ryde, where he is now offering masterclasses in […]

Cha Li Boi is awesome Asian food in Bondi Junction

Cha Li Boi Bondi Junction

Cha Li Boi is the new venture from Nahji Chu, creator and brains behind Miss Chu, the chain of Vietnamese rice paper roll tuckshops that became a staple in Sydney and Melbourne’s casual dining scene and whose empty takeaway boxes were so often a fixture in many a kitchen. The so-called “dumpling house” in Bondi Junction […]

How to get all the chicken you need in an instant

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Chargrill Charlie’s has quickly commanded its own slice of the chicken restaurant pie in Sydney, working with nine stores around the city that are now that much easier to order from than ever before. The new Chargrill Charlie’s mobile wallet app make ordering dinner after work, or lunch on an easy weekend a breeze with […]

Like food trucks? Then you need to go here during VIVID Sydney

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It’s one thing to call yourself a ‘foodie’, but does it even count unless you’re willing to tempt fate and throw your caution into the big vat of frying oil in the back of a food truck to really test your mettle? We say nay, so that’s why you need to visit The Burrows this VIVID Sydney […]

How to own a piece of musical history

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Not in a way you’d expect!

Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong have a show on at the Sydney Opera House

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Richard Nixon was one American President who became known as a leading anti-communist. However, he saw value in improving relationships with China and Russia, so took a trip there to rub shoulders with then Chairman Mao Zedong of the Communist Party of China. It made history. Nixon laid the groundwork for his overture to China even before […]

London’s Ministry of Sound is coming to Sydney

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London’s iconic Ministry of Sound Club has today announced it will be coming to Sydney, with Ministry of Sound Club Australia set to launch on Saturday 10 June. Cue freak out. It will be taking over Sydney’s ivy every Saturday night and feature a brand new sound system and a clubbing experience like no other in […]

Hendricks has awakened and you need a bottle

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Gin & Sin have always been a pigeon pair synonymous with making any evening a memorable one. But Hendrick’s is putting something more than just a tonic finish and a cucumber garnish in their highly prestigious dry gin. Now, they’re looking to awaken cocktail connoisseurs everywhere, with their weekend long immersive theatre event aptly named […]

Where to go for a drink in Sydney during Negroni Week 2017

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Negroni week is back! The time has come to can that drinking ban. In its fifth year, the week-long international charity initiative will take place from 5-11 June, with bars, clubs and restaurants from across the world coming together over the classic Negroni cocktail – the one and only iconic mix of Campari, gin and red vermouth – […]

A different way to enjoy Negronis at Fretelli Fresh

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What are you doing this Negroni week? If “going to Fratelli Fresh” was on the cards, then you made a right choice. There’s nothing quite like Negroni, a bittersweet balance of gin, Campari and vermouth. Of course, though, the concept takes on a different angle when it’s poured from a tap, taking the quick-serve attitude […]