Chocolate pairings: the best flavours to pair with chocolate right now

Reynold Poernomo with KitKat Secret Garden Dessert and new Inspired By KitKat Chocolatory range

Reynold Poernomo is the dessert king behind Koi Dessert Bar and to celebrate all the exciting stuff KitKat is doing these days, he’s got some handy tips on how to pair chocolate with essentially everything! This is what he had to say… Quirky flavour combinations have become the hot trend for 2017, and has produced a […]

Espresso martinis have been given a facelift

Espresso martini variations Northies Cronulla cocktail feature

The humble coffee imbued espresso martini holds a special place in the hearts of many and now thanks to Northies in Sydney’s southern suburbs, it’s about to do so all over again. For the June long weekend, they have re-worked the martini into 9 indulgent variations worthy of any heart-stoppingly good menu of decadence. With ingredients […]

Learn how to make desserts so pretty, you won’t want to eat them

Koi Dessert Bar Ryde

If you’ve never tried Koi Dessert Bar in Sydney, then it turns out you officially don’t need to! Reynold Poernomo, the guy behind the desserts has something new to offer his most die-hard cake-loving fans. The self-proclaimed dessert king has since opened a second dessert restaurant in Sydney’s Ryde, where he is now offering masterclasses in […]

Cha Li Boi is awesome Asian food in Bondi Junction

Cha Li Boi Bondi Junction

Cha Li Boi is the new venture from Nahji Chu, creator and brains behind Miss Chu, the chain of Vietnamese rice paper roll tuckshops that became a staple in Sydney and Melbourne’s casual dining scene and whose empty takeaway boxes were so often a fixture in many a kitchen. The so-called “dumpling house” in Bondi Junction […]

6 ways beer can be better for you

Heineken

Beer’s alright, hey? It’s fresh, bubbly, amore affordable alternative to cocktails (as good as they are) and now apparently, isn’t all that bad for you thanks to Heineken.  Their latest brew is low carb, low calorie and with just as fresh a taste, so it’s not like you’re taking a hit on any front.  1. […]

How to get all the chicken you need in an instant

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Chargrill Charlie’s has quickly commanded its own slice of the chicken restaurant pie in Sydney, working with nine stores around the city that are now that much easier to order from than ever before. The new Chargrill Charlie’s mobile wallet app make ordering dinner after work, or lunch on an easy weekend a breeze with […]

Like food trucks? Then you need to go here during VIVID Sydney

Vivid Sydney Burrows George Twilight Dining food trucks signage

It’s one thing to call yourself a ‘foodie’, but does it even count unless you’re willing to tempt fate and throw your caution into the big vat of frying oil in the back of a food truck to really test your mettle? We say nay, so that’s why you need to visit The Burrows this VIVID Sydney […]

Where to find the best steak in Melbourne

Steak! Good for you, delicious and darn hard to find a place that does a good one. That is precisely why you need this list of the best restaurants in Melbourne who know how to do a steak pretty well. Get to it! L’Hotel Gitan, Prahran Steak at L’Hotel Gitan is from three main beef suppliers – Southern […]

How to keep your vegetables fresh for two weeks

The Swag

Keeping your veggies fresh for two weeks has up until now seemed like a pipe dream for those of us for who fresh produce is a must. Well, all that is about to change thanks to a nifty – and super simple – invention by a Sydney local whose passion for freshness turned into a […]

George Clooney: Actor, Husband and now Tequila Maker

George Clooney Casamigos tequila

Yep, you read that right. Founded by two friends George Clooney and Rande Gerber, Casamigos is the name of this tequila brand and its surprisingly very good. The ultra-premium tequila is made from the finest selected 100% blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay soil of Mexico and went through an extra-slow fermentation […]

Hendricks has awakened and you need a bottle

Hendricks gin Awakening

Gin & Sin have always been a pigeon pair synonymous with making any evening a memorable one. But Hendrick’s is putting something more than just a tonic finish and a cucumber garnish in their highly prestigious dry gin. Now, they’re looking to awaken cocktail connoisseurs everywhere, with their weekend long immersive theatre event aptly named […]

Where to go for a drink in Sydney during Negroni Week 2017

Negroni

Negroni week is back! The time has come to can that drinking ban. In its fifth year, the week-long international charity initiative will take place from 5-11 June, with bars, clubs and restaurants from across the world coming together over the classic Negroni cocktail – the one and only iconic mix of Campari, gin and red vermouth – […]