Good Food for Good Cause: YWCA’s Song Kitchen to support domestic violence victims

Nourishment is a fundamental part of life and a way of connecting with our loved ones regularly, so why not make those nights out count even more by supporting a good cause? This notion seems to be gaining momentum across the food industry with Song kitchen’s profit for purpose model aiming to do just that. Located beneath the YWCA NSW’s Song Hotel (formerly the Y Hotel) all proceeds from the restaurant, café and bar fund services and support for domestic violence victims.... Read More | Share it now!

FLUX contemporary Hawaiian designer pop-up rides a wave into Sydney this week

This time of year it’s mighty tempting to fight them winter chills and head off somewhere sunny, welcoming and familiar. Hawaii remains a top destination for us Aussies which is unsurprising, given how similarly laid back and beachy the vibe is over there. So for anyone craving an eternal summer or daydreaming about their next trip, a visit to the FLUX Hawaii Shop pop-up heading to Sydney this week may be a good start. ... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s top chefs are cooking up a multicultural lamb dining experience at The Currency Kitchen (Sydney)

Three Williams Cafe have been pretty open to collaborative projects in the past, such as their art gallery collaboration with Brad Robson a couple of years ago so it’s great to see the space handed over for another worthy cause, hosting a five night pop-up dining experience dubbed The Currency Kitchen. Meat and Livestock Australia have partnered with the venue and five stellar chefs of reputable note to further reinforce their We Love Our Lamb campaign and promote diversity with a global cuisine and currency theme. ... Read More | Share it now!

The team behind Mary’s and The Unicorn announce big plans for The Lansdowne Hotel (Sydney)

We have news and it’s yuuuuge!!! Chippendale’s iconic live music venue The Lansdowne Hotel is re-opening and there just aren’t enough exclamation points in the universe to contain or express our excitement. After the closure of many a wild and wonderful place such as The Newtown Social Club, The Annandale Hotel and Goodgod Small Club it’s an absolute pleasure to announce what could signal a positive resurgence in Sydney’s nightlife.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s getting an espresso martini festival next month

All hail the espresso martini, a genius fusion of caffeine and alcohol created by a fellow named Dick and a never to be named supermodel. Regardless of how it came to be, the more important thing is there’s an official festival idolising the signature cocktail heading our way. Following its recent success in Melbourne last year the Mr Black Festival of the Espresso Martini is heading to Sydney and we are ready to embrace the boozehound/coffee snob within.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s top chefs gear up for OzHarvest’s Kitchen Table Series

Food rescue organisation OzHarvest will be teaming up with Head Chefs from reputable establishments including Acme, Biota, Otto, Bennelong, Nomad and Paper Daisy to raise funds and awareness around food security and wastage, as part of an annual Kitchen Table Dinner series running from 10th-14th & 17th-21st October to celebrate Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Month.... Read More | Share it now!

The Randwick Club launches expansive Cantonese restaurant Zhu Canton (Sydney)

The Randwick Club’s third level has now doors to an elegant Cantonese inspired dining experience, Zhu Canton, this past week. The modern Asian restaurant’s name shares several different meanings including ‘host’, ‘to join together’ and ‘to express good wishes’ and is an expansive, beautifully furnished offering that will open guests up to a daily Yum Cha menu, full dinner service, and an Imperial Banquet during evenings.... Read More | Share it now!

Pullman Grand Quay launches Cuban inspired bar Hacienda (Sydney)

Adding a touch of Cuban flair to Pullman Quay Grand’s lavish atmosphere, new vista bar Hacienda made its presence known this week, welcoming 200 guests through its doors. The bar’s influences consist of botanical elements with a hint of plantation sheik and all the trimmings of Miami inspired vintage architecture, whilst taking complete advantage of Circular Quay’s famous harbour views.... Read More | Share it now!