The Glenmore is helping to get your whiskey rocks off this Rye July

Glass of Whiskey with Ice

The Glenmore Hotel hosts its fourth annual Rye July series to celebrate all things whiskey this July. So, if you’re a whiskey-lover or are looking to become a connoisseur in spirit, the Night of Whiskies on Thursday 13 July is just what you need.  The Glenmore’s cosy middle level will be turned into a whiskey wonderland. “This […]

Recipe: Roasted Brussels sprouts with crispy onion

Brussels Sprouts onion

Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1kg Brussels Sprouts, stem removed and cut in half lengthways 1 red onion, finely sliced 4 large cloves of garlic, finely sliced 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt squeeze of fresh lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius fan forced. Place the garlic, onion […]

Recipe: Primus Hotel Sydney’s winning espresso martini

PHS Espresso Martini w Nitrogen

Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 30 mL infused vanilla Belvedere unfiltered vodka 30 mL cold dripped coffee 20mL Kahlua 10mL Frangelico shaken on ice Method: Pour all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass and serve in chilled martini glass and garnish with 3 roasted coffee beans. Note: […]

Here’s how Archie Rose Distillery is your new favourite tattoo parlour

Archie Rose Distillery gin Japanese Winter cocktail 2

Sydney’s Archie Rose Distilling Co. has teamed with Horisumi-Winter to create the second of four rare gins in collaboration with tattoo artist, Horisumi. It’s great. It has been created to conjure the familiar scents and emotions of the colder months – the freshness and purity of winter air and the clarity of aromas whilst using […]

Best indulgent winter reds to keep you warm this winter

Close-Up Of Bottle Pouring Wine In Glass At Home

Everyones loves a good glass of wine and there’s no time better to knock some back than in winter when you want that extra cuddly, warm indulgence of a good drop. There are thousands of varieties and vineyards out there that try to make what’s ideal for winter in Australia, but none come quite as […]

6 desserts around Sydney that will subdue your itchy sweet tooth

Le Bailli de Suffren hotel France Sable abricot frais, mousse au jasmin et sorbet abricot 9

Dessert is life. Thankfully there are a helluva lot of restaurants and cafes around Sydney that do the sweet stuff well and have really made a name for themselves because of it. We did a round-up of the best ones available in Sydney that are worth such a visit, you’ll never want to leave… KOI […]

3 wine-fuelled dinners you have to try at The Newport by Merivale

White wine chardonnay

This July, running right through to September at The Newport by Merivale about an hour north of Sydney, there are some dinners taking place that are worth the trip. The Newport Bottle Shop will hold three long table dinners, hosted by Franck Moreau, the first Australian Master Sommelier graduate from the Court of Master Sommeliers […]

The best red wines this winter by McWilliam’s and its new McW range

McWilliams Wines

In winter, we turf the white wines and anything chilled, opting for a more full bodied, warming experience to bunker down and snuggle with in front of the heater as the wind chill outside goes mental. McWilliam’s wines have some sensational options for doing just that with. Their new range, affectionately entitled the McW range is […]

Sometimes a chill dinner at Mrs Sippy Double Bay is all you need

Mrs Sippy Double Bay Chefs Table Sydney table dinner

Nestled along a thoroughfare of Double Bay, Mrs Sippy sits gorgeously ready to receive you. Complete with fresh and minimalist décor, flowers to make your instagram account pop, and soft lighting to bring the mood just where you want it, Mrs Sippy knows how to treat you right. The menu is sensational. We’re talking house […]

Recipe: Tia espresso martini cocktail

Coffee Cocktails

Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 30mL Tia Maria 30mL vodka and or rum shot of espresso 5mL sugar syrup Method: Fill the martini glass with ice and set aside to chill In the cocktail shaker add all the ingredients and ice, shake well until a frothy top forms Remove ice from the chilled martini glass, then […]

Cocktail class series at Barangaroo Sydney that will sort out your weekend

Making cocktails bartender mixologist

The Streets of Barangaroo launches its ‘Shake It ‘Til You Make It’ cocktail class series on Saturday 1 July and it’s gonna be good. Six venues across the precinct, including 12-Micron, love.fish and Untied, will be hosting cocktail masterclasses from Saturday 1 July – Sunday 2 July. All in an effort to bolster guests’ knowledge […]

Brilliant brunch in Hawthorn at Rustica Canteen

Rustica Canteen Hawthorn

In a social media world of #cleaneating and #nocarbdiet, I am still a firm believer that there is no situation that can’t be fixed by a good bit of crusty bread. I also believe that we work better when we have access to brunch and all-day breakfast. Thankfully, our friends at Rustica Canteen provide all […]