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!

Mr Black’s caffeinated cocktail classes impress at The Rocks Aroma Festival (Sydney)

Be prepared for a heady, hilarious and more importantly, intriguing experience when settling in for a schooling on caffeinated mixology by local cold pressed coffee liqueur gurus Mr Black. National Brand Ambassador, Malcolm Gandar knows how to spin a good yarn and has an ungodly knack for incorporating the deliciousness of Mr Black and a perfectly brewed espresso with a myriad of unlikely ingredients to create cocktails which are deceptively easy to drink and make (but fanciful enough to impress one’s friends).... Read More | Share it now!

Caffeine aficionados to flock to The Rocks Aroma Festival this weekend (Sydney)

Coffee. Nectar of the gods. Sweet, black gold. It’s not surprising that an annual festival celebrating one the finest beverages to ever have been invented does exist. Coffee aficionados prepare to unite this coming Sunday 24th July at heritage listed, iconic venue that is The Rocks in Sydney, to sample and be educated on the finest brews from around the globe at this year’s Aroma Festival.... Read More | Share it now!

Pullman Hotels open Mobius Bar and Grill in Mascot (Sydney)

The unveiling of an internationally branded five star hotel in none other than the surrounding area near Sydney Airport signifies two things. One: business is booming, represented not only in the increase of travellers through the airport, but the spurt in residential property development, eateries and cafes. Two: food options continue to improve and are worth travelling out for. The latter now merely a fact strengthened by the fine dining experience brought by Pullman Hotel’s Mobius Bar & Grill.... Read More | Share it now!