Review: Hacienda revamps Cuban inspired menu with newly appointed Executive Chef

Situated on the third floor of 5 star hotel Pullman Quay Grand, Hacienda’s old world Cuban charm and prime location have made it the perfect spot for an evening cocktail whilst marvelling at Sydney’s stunning harbour views. The luxe vista bar has recently revamped its distinctly Cuban menu thanks to award winning head chef Joshua Davidson taking over the management of kitchens at Pullman venues Q Dining and Hacienda.... Read More | Share it now!

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Weiss team up to indulge chocolate lovers through Autumn

Historic chocolatiers Weiss Chocolate are partnering up with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth over the next few months to fill the property with various chocolate inspired experiences including a chocolate high tea and bespoke dessert cocktail menu. Anyone heading along to the high-end hotel for the extra layers of indulgence from now through to the end of April can expect some unique creations from the property’s pastry team, all aimed at highlighting the many different textures of the luxury artisan chocolate. ... Read More | Share it now!

Young Henrys are curating a live music series at the MCA this summer (Sydney)

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia has hooked up with Newtown favourites Young Henrys for the latest iteration of their epic summer music series Sounds on the Terrace. The vibrant schedule of free live music will now be blended with a celebration of Sydney’s craft beer heroes on the first Wednesday evening of each month starting from November to February.... Read More | Share it now!

James Squire is opening an all-day dining brewhouse in Circular Quay (Sydney)

Australia’s first commercial brewery, James Squire, is coming to the Overseas Passenger Terminal building at Circular Quay with the opening of The Squire’s Landing, an all encompassing brewhouse featuring a restaurant, bar and micro-brewery. A joint venture between The Mantle Group and Lion, the venue will be taking over the former Doyles’ Restaurant space with development already underway and expected to be complete in March 2018.... Read More | Share it now!

A free Las Vegas food truck is parking up in Circular Quay from today (Sydney)

Let’s be frank here; some of the most famous city’s in the world cannot seem to escape the tendency for people to pigeonhole and stereotype. Certain features come to define a destination’s image to outsiders, a label that’s only broken once people actually experience and explore beyond the surface traits. Take Las Vegas for example; hedonism, indulgence, diva residencies, epic pool parties, and most of all cheap buffets and the fattier kind of American foods. Sound about right? Nope; dive into the city and you’ll notice that there are much more refined elements to Vegas life, particularly when it comes to gastronomy and wine experiences. ... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Pullman Quay Grand’s Q Dining impresses with new menu (Sydney)

The Pullman luxury hotel chain has been a strong leader in Australia’s hospitality sector, with highlights in the last couple of years including the opening of their new location at Sydney airport and a sleek refurbishment of Pullman Quay Grand’s Quadrant restaurant now dubbed Q Dining.  Led by Executive Chef Stefan Brademann (Bennelong, The Fat Duck) the restaurant’s spectacular location overlooking East Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge is seconded only by its modern yet elegant theme of glass and steel, its suspended dome lights making it instantly recognisable.... Read More | Share it now!

Ananas introduces new menu just in time for Vivid Sydney

It’s grown to be one of the most popular and chaotic events of the year with hoards of tourists flocking to Sydney for the sensory overload that is Vivid Festival. There is more than one way to enjoy Sydney’s lit up surrounds during this event and given the chaos and crowds sometimes it’s nice to start off in a comfy spot eating good food, taking in a view of the harbour lights.... Read More | Share it now!

This new Circular Quay bar is dedicated to using only Australian produce (Sydney)

Sydney now has a bar which exclusively stocks only Australian beverages and produce, nodding heavily to this country’s abundance with a strong dedication to keeping it local. Three Bottle Man is the name, and it’s opened as part of the lush Sydney Harbour Marriott down in Circular Quay and the property’s $15 million transformation, offering hotel guests and visitors a reflection of just how strong the scene of all-Australian food and drink is.... Read More | Share it now!

Michelin Star chef leads the kitchen at new Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry (Sydney)

Funky new contemporary Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry has just opened down at Gateway Sydney precinct of Circular Quay, adding to a diverse lineup of restaurants and cafes with an inventive menu by Michelin Star chef Masahiko Yomoda (ex-Restaurant Vivraishe), widely known for his training in both Japanese and French cuisine, worked to suit the new venue alongside Chef Naoki Hozawa (ex-Sake) who handles the pans and has employed modern Japanese cooking techniques with his own twist.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Hurricane’s Grill new Circular Quay location mixes classic charcoal with carnivorous delight (Sydney)

Floor to ceiling panes of glass permits natural light to fill the large, open space of the new Hurricane’s Grill location in Circular Quay’s The Gateway precinct. As well as allowing to people-watch as Sydney Harbour and the Ferry terminal lie in view, it brightens up the new restaurant from the popular meat-focused brand.... Read More | Share it now!