Review: Bluesalt + Oceans, Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach – Coogee (Sydney)

The beachfront Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach is the perfect place to escape the busy city and live like a local. With incredible views of the ocean and the sound of waves lapping at the coastline, it’s an idyllic choice for those looking to relax, surf, and enjoy the beach. If you prefer, you don’t have to leave the hotel at all to have a good time. The Crowne Plaza’s outdoor pool, a tennis court, a gym, and plenty of dining options have got you covered.... Read More | Share it now!

Interview: Rene Redzepi (noma) talks foraging, Australian ingredients, fine dining, and more

Tonight SBS premieres noma australia, documenting René Redzepi’s journey of relocating noma, one of the world’s best restaurants, from Copenhagen to Sydney. The series uncovers how the Australian landscape informed menu ideas, especially foraged native ingredients. We got in touch with René to find out more about his experiences with the celebrated pop-up, how indigenous produce influenced his approach, his future plans, and more. ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Platinum Club Dining at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour (2016 Menu) – Mrs Macquaries Point (Sydney)

With spectacular views of Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Opera House, The Platinum Club at Handa Opera is pop-up dining at its most exclusive. The undercover restaurant offers unique opera dining experiences themed according to the production. Indulge in a pre-performance three-course meal, a signature buffet, or a dessert high tea during the interval, all devised by Fresh Catering’s Chef Geoff Haviland.... Read More | Share it now!

Spotlight on Orange NSW: A Sneak Peek of Orange F.O.O.D Week

The Food of Orange District (F.O.O.D) festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Running from 8th to 17th April, F.O.O.D Week is the country’s longest running regional food festival. You only need to drive about 3.5 hours out of Sydney to reach the charming food and wine hub. Showcasing quality produce and cool climate wine of the region, Orange F.O.O.D Week brings together a love of good ingredients, community spirit, and diversity. The festival is packed with six signature events and more than 90 satellite events at local eateries, cellar doors, and paddocks.... Read More | Share it now!

Manta Restaurant and Bar – Woolloomoolloo (Sydney)

Manta at Woolloomooloo wharf has revealed a new fit out, new menu, and new sommelier. Like a lot of other restaurants near the water, the focus is on seafood, but at Manta there’s a Mediterranean slant. Head chef Daniel Hughes is bringing back simplicity and provenance. It’s all about fresh produce that you can trace right back to the source. Origins of the seafood and meats are listed on the menus, so that diners can be more aware about where their food comes from.... Read More | Share it now!