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 […]

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 […]

You can now wear Kylie Minogue on your face

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She’s the most famous Kylie in the world (Jenner, who?) and for years, Kylie Minogue has dominated so many elements of the global entertainment industry that has shot into the firmament, that it’s time for another. Kylie has diversified a bit more once again in addition to her epic vocal and music career into the world […]

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

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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 […]

Chandon’s top 5 cocktails for the Formula1 season

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It’s Formula 1 Grand Prix season in Australia, so you need drinks. Goes without saying. Cheer on Daniel Riccardo and the others with a Chandon-inspired cocktail in-hand for extra effect. Here are the recipes for five fabulously champagne-inspired ones you need to try. Chandon Sparkles Chandon Sparkles is a drink created to celebrate the partnership […]

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

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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 […]

Chic ways Sonos is waking up the silent home

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When was the last time you listened to music out loud at your place? Turns out, if it was recently enough for you to remember, you’re probably in one of the lower percentiles of people (about 40%) who aren’t afraid to listen to music out out at home, overcoming what Sonos has dubbed ‘screen-induced isolation’. Yep, […]

Andrew Pap’s top 5 tips for running in winter

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Keep it up and don’t let all the hard work you’ve done so far, fall away!

Neil Perry’s new day-night menu at Sake Jr. will change the way you eat out

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Neil Perry doesn’t do things in halves. He saw an opportunity to change the menu at Sake Jr. by the Rockpool Dining Group and took it, changing their menu up like never before and giving it a new dual-approach feel. Strategically placed around Sydney and Melbourne, the Sake and Sake Jr. name has become something […]

Why you need to see the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour production of Carmen

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Few things in this world as an adult can leave you dumbfounded, but the forthcoming production by Opera Australia of Georges Bizet’s ‘Carmen’  is definitely one of them. And that’s being said without even having seen it yet. Sure, we saw the interpretation of the romantic, saucy, firey, spicy (etc.) story of love and flirtatiousness come […]

Like drama? You’ll love ‘Tosca’ by Opera Australia

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If there’s one thing to know about Tosca, is that she never knew what she had coming to her. She’s part femme fatale, part manipulator whose conniving and playing of the waif all come crashing down on her and you’re left feeling overwhelmingly final at the crescendo of Opera Australia‘s production of this season’s Tosca by […]

Vincent Van Gogh is coming back to the NGV

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The National Gallery of Victoria, in partnership with Art Exhibitions Australia, is bringing back the great works of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh in Van Gogh and the Seasons for the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series in 2017. The exhibition has been curated by Sjraar van Heugten, independent art historian and former Head of Collections at the […]