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 […]

Wild Sage has opened a second restaurant in Barangaroo and you NEED to go

Wild Sage Barangaroo THE F

Think urban-cool, mixed with all the bells-and-whistles of contemporary interior design coupled with a seriously f&%$-off good menu and you have the latest iteration of Wild Sage Sydney. Since opening their first restaurant in Cammeray NSW, the name has become one in the same enough with seriously quality food and a nice atmosphere that the […]

There’s a Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club for the month of October

ivy Pool Club Sydney Tony Tokyo rooftop bar THE F swimming

Say konichiwa to the tiny bars at Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club in Sydney. Almost everyone you speak to lately is off to Japan to ski the slopes at Hokkaido, take in the views of Mt. Fuji and explore the laneways of Tokyo. Now you can get a glimpse of all the wonder and […]

A Melbourne and Sydney bar have been named two of the world’s best

Black pearl Bar Melbourne cocktail bartender Chris Hysted Adams

It’s pretty often these days some amazing feat of Australian ingenuity, taste, sophistication and talent gets recognised internationally, because we really are quite awesome, BUT these are especially good. Two Australian cocktail bars have nabbed a spot in the top 50 ranking of the world’s best bars in Europe, giving tastemakers from around the world […]

Hilton Sydney’s latest spring seasonal table cocktail: kumquats

Glass Brasserie Hilton Hotel cumquats spring table

The Spring menu continues at the Hilton Sydney this month and their dine-in restaurant, the Glass Brasserie, are getting even more creative. MORE: See what Hilton Sydney can do with asparagus in a cocktail The menu has moved on from vegetables to fruits, mirroring Sydney’s own gradual transition to the warmer months of Spring. The […]