What are you doing for Bastille Day? Going to Ananas, of course

French restaurant Ananas Sydney

France’s favourite national holiday, Bastille Day is coming up on 14 July and this year in Sydney, Ananas will pay tribute to its French roots with an elegant three-course dinner on 14 July in honour of the revered day. They will be serving classic French dishes and marvellous views of Circular Quay, to the romantic tunes of a […]

Tella Balls Dessert Bar is doing fish and chips like you’ve never had before

Tella Balls fish chips

Everyone loves that old time favourite fish ‘n chips, right? Well, what about when you take the traditional option and turn it into something even a little worse for you, yes, but pretty much better? The answer lies in the new menu offering by Tella Balls Dessert Bar. A fried fish-shaped hunk of ice-cream, coupled […]

Australia’s top 100 restaurants for 2017 are…

Luis Tan Bondi Food, THE F 5

Australia’s Top Restaurants have been announced and it’s epic. Presented by Qantas and The Australian Financial Review the top 100 eateries were revealed at a Gala Awards ceremony held at The Star. The number one? Dan Hunter’s acclaimed Brae took the coveted number one position, followed by Attica, Ester, Sixpenny, Sepia, Franklin, Tipo 00, Embla, Automata and Hubert, […]

P. Johnson is a welcome addition to the MR PORTER range

P Johnson suiting MR PORTER beach view

MR PORTER is known for stocking some crazy nice stuff, so when they announced that P. Johnson has been called in to stock on the global online style outlet, it got that much more exciting. P. Johnson was established in Sydney in 2008 and has since made a unique name for itself thanks in large […]

Where to go to celebrate Bastille Day in Sydney

Merivale Felix Angel Place French Bastille Day laneway

It will be tres magnifique.

Winter’s chill has nothing on Cryo

Cryo cold freezing therapy Sydney 2

It’s winter and baby, it’s cold outside! But it’s even colder at Cryo… Cryotherapy is just like your traditional post-workout ice bath or cold shower – only this time, you’re blasted with nitrogen mist, at temperatures as low as -130 degrees for up to three minutes. Welcome to the future of body treatments. The icy […]

Recipe: Bolognese biance with pappardelle, by Bar Machiavelli

Bar Machiavelli biance pappardele

If there’s one venue in Sydney that does quality Italian food, it’s Bar Machiavelli in Rushcutters Bay. Here’s how to make one of their own delicious creations at home! Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 500g pork and veal mince 250 good chicken or vegetable stock 200g Parmesan ½ cup brandy ½ cup […]

Celebrate World Chocolate Day in Sydney this 7 July

Chocolate warm couverture ganache_BLACK Bar & Grill

World Chocolate Day is back, so if you’re not hitting-up the chocolate festival in Sydney, then perhaps hoeing into some of these babies is a better option… Catalina Rose Bay Chocolate marquise, hazelnut dacquoise, chocolate cremeux and chocolate sorbet (Gf). Bay Vista Dessert Bar ‘A list’ deconstructed hot chocolate board and ‘D-lux’ hot chocolate milk foam. […]

The Upside man spring-summer collection is chill

The Upside mens active athleisure wear 11

If you haven’t heard of The Upside, then you need to have. It’s athleisure threads with an easy-to-wear, snappier feel than the other stuff out there on the market, working with collections and a style all their own. Founded by Jodhi Meares, this season’s collection takes its cues from Wimbledon for inspiration, resulting in a […]

George Calombaris, Colin Fassnidge & Luke Nguyen threw a cocktail party

Colin Fassnidge, George Colambaris, Luke Nguyen, Alaistair McLeod Celebrity Chefs Meet Greet at Gilt Bar at QT Hotel Sydney - Thursday 22nd June, 2017 Photographer: Belinda Rolland © 2017

Celebrity chefs George Calombaris, Colin Fassnidge and Luke Nguyen threw a cocktail party at the QT Hotel Sydney and its super luxe Gilt Lounge, just ‘cos. The result? Out of this world. The three celebrity chefs crafted bespoke little tidbits that were nothing short of ideal for the quality often associated with the QT Sydney. […]

Ksubi has a new shop in Paddington that’s sexy

Ksubi shop Paddington 1

Ksubi has been kicking goals since 1999. Sure it was sold a couple of times and its future was in question, but it’s held on for dear life and this year, is back in action with a new boutique store in Paddington, Sydney. It’s working its completely unfussy style when it comes to the look […]

The ultimate guide to a quality feed in Sydney, Smudge Eats

Smudge Eats Sydney book

Whether you’re hungry, thirsty or just want something new to try, the Smudge Eats ‘Flavours of Sydney‘ book is the ultimate bible to it all. It’s the product of Smudge Publishing whose Sydney and Melbourne offerings pick apart the best of what each city has to offer and puts it out there to the world […]