Dark Mofo’s fiery Winter Feast once again proves itself a foodie’s dream come true (Hobart)

Taking over Princes Wharf 1 for a total of seven nights during the festival, Winter Feast remains one of the most recognisable and accessible elements of Dark Mofo, a 13-day arts and music festival held in Hobart each June. It’s a night market if you want to paint a less inspired picture, but really it’s so much more than that; an intoxicating (in more ways than one) medieval-inspired community feast with longer-than-long tables streaking from one end of the high-ceiling space to the other. Candles battle against an eery blood red glow that illuminates dozens upon dozens of hanging crosses – the festival’s most salient motif – while a band squeezes into a small alcove perched above a pop-up Asahi bar.... Read More | Share it now!

Where to spend Mother’s Day 2017 in Sydney

Lavish long lunches rule when it comes to Mother’s Day options around Sydney this year. If taking your leading lady out to experience some of the best food the city has to offer, while letting the restaurants add their own little touches to each menu, sounds like your idea of a perfect Sunday afternoon then we’ve got you. Here we’ve picked out some of our favourite Mother’s Day menus for those who’ve left their planning to the last minute, whether that be a genuine farm-to-table lunch in Paddington, a smorgasbord of smokehouse goodness in Barangaroo, or a generous Trukish feast in Balmain. ... Read More | Share it now!

Our 23 favourite Sydney restaurants, bars and cafes of 2016

Why 23? Are you turning into Buzzfeed with your arbitrary numbers based on how much you can be bothered googling and presenting to your readers as some kind of faux-authoritative listicle they’ll share with their friends and be like “omgod dis so me fo’ real, fam. Sc-uhhh-reaming!”? Well, not quite. There has been too many great openings in Sydney as of late, so we had to stretch the below list from the originally planned 20 to 23 because it was just too damn hard to leave even one of these out. ... Read More | Share it now!

Merivale open dual venue Fred’s and Charlie Parker’s in Paddington (Sydney)

It has been a year of tremendous growth for Merivale and as we enter the final few months of 2016, Justin Hemmes’ hospitality empire is pulling some final tricks out of the sleeve. A stellar team of Merivale key players – Head chef Danielle Alvarez and cocktail duo Sam Egerton and Toby Marshall – are driving the group’s latest offering, which is a dual restaurant-bar in the heart of Paddington, worked around a philosophy of elevating produce with the use of both old-world and innovative techniques.... Read More | Share it now!