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!
Australia’s casual eats scene is so damn fine that of course the sports industry is going to want a slice. The organisers behind College Football Sydney Cup have had the good sense to move away from plastic-tasting hotdogs and stale-tasting doughnuts and enlist the help of some real pros to cater match day on 27th August at Allianz Stadium. The pros: Jimmy Hurlston (AKA Jimmy’s Burgers) of Guilty (and Easey’s) and prodigal donut champ Morgan Hipworth of Melbourne’s super popular Bistro Morgan.... Read More | Share it now!
You’re going to want to hit up Semi Permanent this year. The design conference has partnered up with Carriageworks to bring La Rosa Social Club over to Sydney, after much success in L.A and Berlin. A concept given life by famed filmmaker Aaron Rose, the pop-up bar is designed to be pull together elements of an exhibition hall and performance space and mesh it with a bar, taking up residence in the Elston Room at Carriageworks for select nights between Wednesday 24th May to Thursday 1st June.... Read More | Share it now!
Wild Turkey are currently running an event series inspired by their iconic Master Distillers Jimmy and Eddie Russell, split between Sydney and Melbourne with an ode to passionate and talented Australian artists ranging from music to food. The food part is of particular interest here because the organisers have had the good sense to hook up with Burgers by Josh, commissioning a special bourbon-themed menu that will have guests chowing down on Americana style food like The Wild South Cheeseburger with Wild Turkey, peach and BBQ sauce and Smoked Turkey Wings with Wild Turkey marinade.... Read More | Share it now!
After building a passionate following with their Newtown store, Sydney’s beloved T Totaler, purveyor of hand-blended tea, has opened up a little bit closer to the heart of town, securing a small but impressively designed space in The Galeries. Opening up opposite Incu the purveyors of locally grown artisan tea have lined the new bright and cosy store with tea tubes and jars, looking like an ultra-modern apothecary that so happens to smell like a tea enthusiasts dream.... Read More | Share it now!
As far as marketing pushes go, this one takes the cake. Films often inspire all sorts of cool little happenings in cities around the world, and in the case of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales it’s an eerie looking ghost ship that’s set to stalk Sydney Harbour for the next few days. ... Read More | Share it now!
For the third year in a row, Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland is offering Australian artists something pretty darn unique with their annual “Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Prize”. Open from now until June 30th of this year William Grant & Sons are on the look out to award one very (and we mean very) lucky artist a unique residency valued at $21,000, where they will work and live for three months at the iconic distillery in 2018.... Read More | Share it now!
Sushi rolls not enough for you? If so then Sushirito + Juicery, a new eatery on Chippendale’s lovingly curated Kensington Street, should be able to meet your needs. The team behind it are the latest to recreate a mutant-food from overseas, bringing Sydney a central spot to grab a Sushirito alongside Korean shaved-ice desserts and bubble tea. ... Read More | Share it now!
Crown Street pasta bar Besser is no more, having now been reshaped and reborn as the second location for Flour Eggs Water. While both brands are more casual members of the A Tavola family, owner Eugenio Maiale made the decision to tighten the focus on Flour Eggs Water, mirroring Tramsheds’ resident Italian staple with a dedication to pasta handmade from a theatrical open set-up and a daily-changing menu highlighting seasonal produce sourced from artisan providores. ... Read More | Share it now!
Newtown locals are used to seeing some of their favourites come together for limited edition collaborations. By now those who live around the inner-west gem should be more than familiar with the Newtown Locals but there’s plenty of other partnerships worth paying attention to. The latest: a delicious fusion from Gelatissimo and Brewtown Newtown.... Read More | Share it now!