Where to pay your respects this ANZAC Day

Beer Festival

ANZAC Day is one of those times in The Aussie calendar that doesn’t need an explanation, fanfare or monumentally BS religious reason to exist. It’s the best of humanity coming together to pay respects to those who fought for our way of life, which is exactly why you should go to any of these venues […]

Want to learn about wine? There’s only one place to go in Sydney

Couple toasting with wine in cafe

Wine is one of those tricky elements of life that defines people: you either know wine, or you don’t and pretend you do. We all fall into one category, and whether you own it or not, normally it’s the latter. However, this year (thank god), The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney’s latest billion-dollar building development […]

Dinner at Old City is so good it hurts

Old City Newtown THE F MEDITERRANEAN SALAD_prawn cutlets, chicken pieces, octopus, pan fried, tossed in olive oil, lemon, garlic chilli, parsley served on a salad of baby rocket, cucumbers, spanish onion & olives (5)

“I’ve never had anyone say anything bad about our haloumi, so if you do, I’ll punch you in the face!” he said with a laugh. Sure, when an executive chef of Old City, a restaurant in Sydney’s Newtown makes that threat, you’re not going to push it; but thankfully, the haloumi – one of their prized […]

A foodie’s year highlight: March into Merivale

angel place march into merivale

Back again for another iteration, the annual March into Merivale food-lovers’ paradise celebrates food with five unique experiences in one mammoth venue that jams-in thousands of enthusiasts. Merivale’s history in Sydney is steeped in food and entertainment, so by transforming its synonymous Angel Place into an Asian market, the upstairs dance floor of Palings into a […]

You need to go to dinner at Lot 1 Sydney

Lot 1 Sydney bartender

Adam Swanson is an award winning executive chef and restaurateur from Adelaide who’s managed to create one of the best menus in Sydney at one of its newest venues. Lot 1 Sydney is a modern take on traditional Italian food with an Australian fusion, set in the chic stylings of a restaurant that is as […]

You must try the Crab Carnival at The Morrison Sydney

The Morrison oysters

It’s time for the Sydney Crab Carnival again the that means the institution that is The Morrison on George St is hosting it’s annual crustacean celebration that you cannot miss. Think all the seafood and crab-related dishes you can imagine and then some – these guys are doing it all. Hosted by The Morrison Bar […]

Why Koi Dessert Bar is all it’s cracked-up to be

Koi Dessert Bar

Lacking in the Sydney culinary offering was a dedicated dessert bar, that served some of the world’s most-loved flavours in a super stylish setting. Enter Koi Dessert Bar, which does all that and takes the city’s burgeoning demands for the sweet stuff well within its stride. It started a while back under the inspiration of […]

Behind ‘Carmen’ on Sydney Harbour with one of it its principal tenors

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F full cast

Arnold Rutkowski is one of the principal tenors in this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, taking on the role of Don Jose in the production of the classic by Bizet, ‘Carmen’. Ahead of the performance’s debut this Friday on Sydney Harbour, we spoke to the Polish singer who let us in on a little bit […]

Where to celebrate the Easter long weekend

Easter table decoration with copy-space

Easter is fast approaching, so that means a long weekend! But, what to do… Lots of things are shut, the roads are slammed and prices for any accommodation around any major city is booked out. The drama. So, turn the lens a little closer to home and take a peek at the below list of places […]

The future holds some exciting news for Neil Perry’s Eleven Bridge

Eleven Bridge Sydney THE F 4

Food lovers assemble! There’s some quality news about Neil Perry‘s baby in the heart of Sydney, Eleven Bridge, you need to know. With the restaurant as we know it scheduled to close after dinner service on 13 May, the restaurant and its historic location won’t go to the dogs it turns out, with the news […]

How to eat through autumn according to the Papi Chulo

Papi Chulo burger

Moving into autumn, it all changes. The way we dress and what we eat take a turn and none of it’s bad! We spoke to Patrick Friesen the executive chef at Papi Chulo in Manly about what’s good for the season and you’ll agree… Dinner view ???? #papichulo #dinner #sunday A post shared by JAMES […]

Neil Perry’s Burger Project has hit Parramatta

Burger Project Neil Perry Parramatta

It’s happened! Neil Perry has gone west. “Western expansion has been in our sights for some time,” Neil said. “Many of our Sydney customers stem from the west and Parramatta is an impressive and lively city undergoing an amazing transformation.” So based on that alone, it’s great news that he’s shipped off the Burger Project […]