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 […]

Giveaway: A Nescafé Gold Organic winter pack

Nescafe Gold Organic giveaway win 1

Winter has well and truly arrived and what better way to stay warm than with a hot cuppa of NESCAFÉ Gold Organic. Nestle has recently launched NESCAFÉ Gold Organic – an expertly crafted, premium grade Fairtrade and organic coffee which has been inspired by baristas. You can now enjoy a high-calibre coffee to drink easily […]

Meet celebrity chefs at QT Sydney in late June

Gilt Lounge QT Sydney

If food is your thing and the celebrityhood masters who cook it are your version of excitement, then what QT Sydney is doing this month will be right up your alley. QT Sydney is hosting shoulder-rub worthy dinners with celebrity chefs the likes of Colin Fassnidge, George Calombaris and Luke Nguyen to celebrate the perfect cocktail […]

Recipe: Stilton jaffle with Talisker

Talisker-Stilton-jaffle

Difficulty: Easy Makes: 6 jaffles   Ingredients: 50g unsalted butter, softened 1?4 cup very finely grated parmesan cheese 12 slices white bread 300g mozzarella, coarsely grated 100g stilton cheese, crumbled Method: Preheat a jaffle maker. Combine butter and parmesan then use to butter one side of each slice of bread. Turn half of the slices, butter-side […]

Sydney’s best private dining rooms and where to find them

Johnnie Walker Diamond Jubilee launch Sydney Opera House 2

Sydney is a treasure trove of luxurious living for the masses, with hundreds of years of Australian history tucked away in cosy little nooks, cracks and crevasses, awaiting discovery by many of the city’s millions of visitors per year. And it’s easy to see why. For the more fanciful of taste, the city is loaded […]

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 […]