Review: Waterloo’s Allegra Dining is a hidden gem worth digging for (Sydney)

Sydney’s food blogger community has been raving about Waterloo’s Allegra Dining for quite some time and it seems, in this particular case, it’s perfectly fine to buy into the hype. Tucked away at the far end of the breezy courtyard of 18 Danks Street, which also hosts Kepos & Co and a bunch of showrooms, this almost-one-year old is a stunning addition for an area that’s not at all lacking when it comes to quality options. It’s Italian by taste, with pasta and crudo regular finds on a menu which seems to evolve with seasonality in mind, and is beautifully spaced with the same kind of bright, chirpy demeanour and minimal, effective design Sydneysiders have come to expect from modern eateries.... Read More | Share it now!

South West Rocks’ Seabreeze Hotel to host two-day craft beer festival in March (NSW)

Across the weekend of 10th and 11th March, Seabreeze Beach Hotel in South West Rocks will be once again hosting Crafts on the Coast. The annual craft beer festival will be drawing on some of the best names in the north coast brew and cider scene to make its third year bigger than ever before, transforming the venue into an enormous celebration of local and regional boutique breweries and cider makers.... Read More | Share it now!

Here’s what to expect from Darling Square’s Steam Mill Lane when it opens in April (Sydney)

Joining the already announced venues of Belles Hot Chicken, Fishbowl, Edition Coffee Roasters, Toby’s Estate and the Sydney debut of Melbourne’s famed 8Bit at Darling Square’s forthcoming Steam Mill Lane will be five new eateries, each reflecting a very diverse palate. Darling Square, part of the $3.4 billion plan to reshape Darling Harbour by the end of 2019, will be the location for this new food and drink precinct which will be revealed as early as April of this year.... Read More | Share it now!

Magnum teams with Australia’s fashion industry for three big new flavours

Magnum, everyone’s favourite indulgent ice cream, has lifted the lid on three new exciting flavours worked up in collaboration with numerous designers and influencers from Australia’s fashion industry. The flavours, each inspired by a different designer, are being described as “artisan-inspired” and have hit shelves across the country to what will undoubtedly be some feverish demand. Especially as February is consistently one of the hottest months of the year.... Read More | Share it now!

Here are three of the best Lunar New Year celebrations in Sydney for 2018

Lunar New Year is right around the corner, ushering in the Year of the Dog with the traditional festivities which always inspire a general celebration of Chinese culture, good fortune, longevity, wealth and happiness. As always, there will be a bunch of celebrations from some of the city’s best restaurants and precincts and to make the most of it you’re going to want to keep this guide handy. To help you eat your way through the celebrations with generous, shared family-style feasts we’ve put together a small list of some of the best ways to celebrate Lunar New Year in Sydney. ... Read More | Share it now!

Bistro Moncur announces special 25th Silver Anniversary dinner

Legendary Woollahra restaurant Bistro Moncur are planning a very special dinner to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The French dining institution’s impressive legacy will be highlighted and showcased on Friday 2nd March with a simple, elegant set menu designed by Head Chef Mark Williamson and Damien Pignolet, the original founder who will be returning especially for this exclusive event.... Read More | Share it now!

Veuve Clicquot is staging a bubbly takeover at Hilton Sydney for the next two months

Hilton Sydney have partnered up with Veuve Clicquot for to stage a bunch of “Yellow Hour” pop ups throughout the lush CBD property, presenting a number of specials each day between 5pm and 7pm Tuesday 13th February to Sunday 15th April. Zeta Bar, Marble Bar, and glass brasserie will each be flecked by yellow hues to highlight the happy hour(s) with their own curated menus celebrating the famed Champagne, and there will also be a pop-up Champagne Suite – the first of its kind in Australia – featured in the hotel.... Read More | Share it now!

Johnnie Walker Blue Label kicking off extremely rare series using whiskies from “ghost” distilleries

Johnnie Walker have announced a forthcoming Australian launch for the premium Blue Label Ghost and Rare, the first in a brand-new series of special releases from the whisky giants. The special release series will highlight the use of rare whiskies from “ghost” distilleries that have long since closed, blended with other very rare malt and grain Scotch whiskies.... Read More | Share it now!

Kitchen by Mike Express opens at Sydney Airport T1 International

Mike McEnearney has added a second iteration of his famed Kitchen By Mike concept to Sydney Airport’s improved dining scene, but this time it’s the spin-off “Express” version. Designed to offer high quality meals for passengers on-the-go, Kitchen By Mike Express has popped up at Sydney Airport’s T1 International before the security checkpoints for those looking to sample the restaurant’s healthy and fresh options despite time constraints.... Read More | Share it now!

Pizza Hut continue rolling out their modern concept stores with a new one in Marsden Park (Sydney)

t seems the big nostalgia-satisfying rebrand of Pizza Hut Australia is going to roll out at a rapid pace this year. Not long ago Sydney’s Waterloo became the flagship location for their new concept store, a crowd-pleasing shot at bringing back the beloved Pizza Hut all-you-can-eat sessions of yesteryear with a few modern twists like the ability to make your own (real) ice cream or frozen custards a new pizza toppings with the prospect of introducing experimental combos on the regular; there’s also an express lunch menu and a licenced bar area.... Read More | Share it now!