• Christmas giveaway: An Ecovacs Robotics Vacuum Robot, Deebot Ozmo 930

    It’s one thing for us to be able to control the lights in our home with an app, it’s another to be able to play music through more stylish wireless speakers through an app, but it’s completely another to be able to clean-up your home with an app. Miraculously, though, that is now a reality thanks to […]

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    Christmas giveaway: Win a set of Sennheiser CX 7.00BT In-Ear Wireless earphones

    You know how there are heaps of wireless headsets and earphones out there on the market and some are heaps better than others? Well, Sennheiser is right up there – like, right up there – at the good end of the scale, championing what it means to have practical and functioning life-ready earphones that not only […]

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    Why Soul Cycle will change your take on exercise – and life in general

    There aren’t many exercises out there in the world that could blur the lines dividing exercise, therapy and religion, except Soul Cycle. It’s an American phenomenon that had already taken off in its own right. But then, a Kardashian found it and the whole world naturally had to follow suit. Now fast-forward eleven years and […]

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Vidal Legacy Vintage Hugh Critchton THE F wine waiter

Vidal wines from New Zealand is taking wine to new heights

Vidal is a New Zealand wine that will have you ‘please and yes and and more sir’–ing until Galadriel gets wind of the nectar and its no more for you. Until that days comes, it’s eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow. We might have to admit to the neighbours across the sea that they […]

Chula Mexican restaurant Potts Point Sydney THE F dining room

Kings Cross’ old Hugo’s site is being born again with the launch of Chula

When a group of hospitality leaders fly a guy in from Mexico to head their kitchen in a new Mexican restaurant, you know the result is going to be good. That’s exactly what Peter Lew and Nicole Galloway – the brains behind the well-loved Barrio Cellar and Fei Jai in Sydney – have decided to […]

Opera Australia Merry Widow

The Merry Widow operetta is coming to the Melbourne Arts Centre in November

If operettas (little operas) are more your thing than full-blown three-hour productions, then The Merry Widow might be right up your alley. Especially flown in for it, Melbourne-born international opera star Danielle de Niese will make a return to home to perform in her first opera in Australia. MORE: It’s been a decade since the […]

Feruccio Furlanetto Opera Australia recital

Ferruccio Furlanetto & Igor Tchetuev in recital with Opera Australia

World renowned baritone, Italian Ferruccio Furlanetto flew in to Sydney recently to make an appearance on the stage of the Sydney Recital Hall that was more than well-received. For an hour and twenty minutes, he and pianist, Ukrainian Igor Tchetuev performed in a recital after Furlanetto wound-up his acclaimed performances as King Philip II in Don Carlos to give […]

Reed Gift Fair Sydney THE F

Reed Gift Fair Sydney is back in great style

Reed Gift Fair returned to Sydney in epic style at The Retail Quarter at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre. The theme? With December now imminent, Christmas was the focus, turning out all the merriment and festive cheers you’d expect from a gathering of over 211 retailers. Splitting up the exhibition appropriately into four quarters was […]

Wild Sage Barangaroo THE F

Wild Sage has opened a second restaurant in Barangaroo and you NEED to go

Think urban-cool, mixed with all the bells-and-whistles of contemporary interior design coupled with a seriously f&%$-off good menu and you have the latest iteration of Wild Sage Sydney. Since opening their first restaurant in Cammeray NSW, the name has become one in the same enough with seriously quality food and a nice atmosphere that the […]

ivy Pool Club Sydney Tony Tokyo rooftop bar THE F swimming

There’s a Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club for the month of October

Say konichiwa to the tiny bars at Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club in Sydney. Almost everyone you speak to lately is off to Japan to ski the slopes at Hokkaido, take in the views of Mt. Fuji and explore the laneways of Tokyo. Now you can get a glimpse of all the wonder and […]

Car problem under bonnet hood

Common car problems and how to fix them

Like all other machinery, cars also sometimes face mechanical problems. Being subjected to rough conditions on the roads, small problems are common in vehicles. While it is true that only a professional mechanic can guarantee a complete fix, being aware about the common problems is becoming increasingly necessary. Not having the basic knowledge about the […]

Black pearl Bar Melbourne cocktail bartender Chris Hysted Adams

A Melbourne and Sydney bar have been named two of the world’s best

It’s pretty often these days some amazing feat of Australian ingenuity, taste, sophistication and talent gets recognised internationally, because we really are quite awesome, BUT these are especially good. Two Australian cocktail bars have nabbed a spot in the top 50 ranking of the world’s best bars in Europe, giving tastemakers from around the world […]

Barzaaris Muhallebi

Recipe: Barzaari muhallebi-arak sorbet, candied fig, meringue, rose dessert

Muhallebi Muhallebi is a milk-based rice custard, historically from Cyprus, Greece and the Middle East. It’s simple and versatile and delicious. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 portions Ingredients: -4 cup milk -1/2 cup rice flour -1/2 cup caster sugar -2 vanilla -2 cinnamon quill Method: -Remove vanilla from its pod, cutting along the […]