The urban hangout that is Eastside Kitchen and Bar needs to go on your list

Eastside Kitchen Bar Chippendale bar

It was only a while ago they shocked Sydney with a chocolate cake that stood a mouth-wateringly impressive 17 centimetres tall and now, the Eastside Kitchen and Bar is doing it again – albeit healthier. They’re all about keeping it experimental, sustainable and local in what they bring to the table – and their little slice […]

Craving an Aperol Spritz? Catalina Rose Bay’s got your back

Aperol Spritz Catalina Rose Bay Sydney 1

This summer you can kiss the negronis goodbye and sub them out with an Italian Aperol Spritz, the official drink of the hot season. As the heat turns up, so do the quality of the drinks at Sydney’s most loved waterside restaurant, Catalina Rose Bay. With rising popularity of the orange Italian liqueur, demand does […]

Where to watch a movie about the story of Coco Chanel

Coco Como

Following the wildly successful Dior exhibition at NGV this spring, Melburnians continue to be treated to an abundance of fashion archival riches with Coco at Como: Mademoiselle’s Life Story. Francophiles and fashionistas alike gathered at Como House on Thursday evening for the opening of Paris to Provence: Festival Franc?ais de Melbourne 2017, presented by Mercedes-Benz Toorak and featuring […]

Get your Mexican on at Taqiza on Bondi Beach

Taqiza Mexican restaurant Sydney Bondi Beach food table

Taqiza is cosy Mexican restaurant tucked away near Bondi Beach. When you walk past the joint it feels as though you’re walking past a party that someone threw in their beachside home. There are people laughing by the front over some cocktails, in the back everyone is sitting closely to one another and sharing some […]

It’s time to ‘Wine Down’ for Christmas with the best wines for the season

Red wine glasses

Christmas is to presents, what wine is to people celebrating Christmas, so you know it’s just as mandatory as all the tinsel, mince pies and wrapping paper. There are at least a dozen mandatory drops to consider this year when winding down from the past 11-or-so months of frantic work, and gearing-up for the festivities […]

Wines to get you summer ready

White wine chardonnay

As summer approaches, we ditch our jumpers for light jackets, jeans for shorts, soups for salads and chai lattes for lots and lots of wine. But which wine is right for the warmer months can often be one hell of a daunting prospect to tackle. So, here’s six wines from Dan Murphy’s and BWS to get […]

Stanton & Co. is shaking-up The Cannery, opening its doors in Rosebery Sydney

Stanton Co Rosebery restaurant bar

Just in case Three Blue Ducks, Archie Rose Distillery and Black Star Pastry weren’t enough for you in Rosebery, there’s a new player to the game. Stanton & Co. has opened its doors this month, showcasing fine fare in contemporary Australian style. By the Parlour Group, the new restaurant will live in The Cannery, taking […]

All about Zoe Saldana’s seductive new role

Zoe Saldana Campari Legend Red Hand

Hollywood big gun Zoe Saldana and actor Adriano Giannini take-on new roles this season for a short film with a unique angle. In celebration of the return of yet another season of Campari Red Diaries, Saldana and Giannini star in the short film The Legend of the Red Hand for the Italian alcohol brand. A […]

Let Melbourne Night Noodle Markets ignite your senses

Melbourne Night Noodle Markets Gelato Messina

The Night Noodle Markets has returned to Melbourne with a scrumptious line-up of Asian food stalls, inspired by street food favourites seen in Thailand, China, Japan and more. MORE: See what desserts are on offer here Located in Birrarung Marr, the Melbourne Night Noodle Markets are a definite hot spot and must-do for any Melburnian. […]

The Jack Daniel’s Barrel House is back in Melbourne on Southgate

Jack Daniels Barrel House exterior

Remember last year when the Jack Daniel’s Barrel House hit Melbourne? They brought about stylish drinking, quality eating, happy atmospheres and all the quality vibes for lunch time noshes or after work drinks that really hit the spot. Well, it’s on again, taking over the Crown complex right on the Yarra and serving-up the JD-inspired […]

Brunch at Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel can make a weekend

Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel Sydney view

You know those stellar places just get it right and make a day? Combine it with quality people, a good drink or two and some quality food and you have a winning combination. That exact place is Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel in Sydney’s east. It’s on the water, offerings stunning views of the Sydney city skyline and […]

Rockpool Dining Group and Four Pillars created a new gin

Rockpool Gin

It’s not often a hospitality group lashes out and makes their own gin – with Four Pillars, no less – but that’s exactly what the Rockpool Dining Group has done. The group’s bar managers and mixologists have collaborated with Four Pillars Distillery to craft a limited-edition Maker Session Gin, which is exclusively available on the […]