The Fuscaldo family have opened a new Italian restaurant and cafe near Hyde Park (Sydney)

Sydney’s ever-changing William Street has copped a new neighbourhood Italian café and restaurant with Vizio Caffé e Cucina, opening up on the Hyde Park end of the long strip with designs on serving up hearty international breakfasts, leisurely lunches and authentic Italian dinners. The venue is owned by the Fuscaldo family, who have a long and storied history with bringing Italian food to Australia, dating all the way back to the first fresh pasta retail shop in Melbourne, opened in 1964.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney Festival: here’s what to expect at the Meriton Festival Village in 2018

Oh you thought Hyde Park was only Sydney’s most exciting destination during October’s Night Noodle Markets? Wrong. Each January Sydney Festival transforms a small but spacious section of the sprawling public park into the Meriton Festival Village, an endlessly exciting hub that dances around pop ups from some of the city’s best food and drink vendors with a dizzying, dazzling, and always daring array of art, music, comedy, theatre and more. It’s easily the hang-out spot in Sydney for the first month of each year, and with the worldly program they’ve got planned for 2018 it’ll be no surprise to see the place filled to the brim each day.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Weekend High Tea Buffet, Sheraton on the Park – CBD (Sydney)

After improving the design of their lobby-level dining space The Gallery, luxe Sydney hotel Sheraton on the Park have flipped the ‘on’ switch to their new afternoon high tea experience, a decadent buffet-style approach to the elegant tradition. There aren’t many high tea offerings around Sydney which allow you access to a buffet, so this one is of particular interest, especially since the traditional approach is notoriously light on food. ... Read More | Share it now!

Five star Sheraton on the Park refocuses The Gallery’s high tea experience (Sydney)

Sydney’s five-star Sheraton on the Park has refocused The Gallery, their modern dining option that now draws inspiration from the leafy surrounds of Hyde Park to acknowledge the property’s central location. A dramatic three-dimensional artwork adds a bit of theatre of the dining space, featuring roots of trees and sprawling branches that overlook diners, marking a major refurbishment for the awarded hotel and one which comes with a series of refreshed dining options, including a weekend afternoon tea buffet.... Read More | Share it now!

The Resident is Darlinghurst’s bright new Mediterranean restaurant (Sydney)

Acclaimed chef Pablo Tordesillas (Ortiga) has come on board for one of Sydney’s newest and most exciting CBD restaurants, which opened up right near Hyde Park at the end of last month. Titled The Resident, the new venture from the team behind dumpling staple Lotus Dining is focused on bringing an original take on Mediterranean food to the scene, characterised by a vigorous atmosphere created for diners, complemented by fresh food, organic breads, and seasonal lunches by day, while night brings generous European dishes adapted to high quality Australian produce. ... Read More | Share it now!

Spotlight on Meriton Festival Village 2016 – Hyde Park (Sydney)

Sydney Festival is back for their huge 40th year anniversary, once again propping up their central hub in the leafy surrounds of Hyde Park, this year presenting a re-brand of sorts as what was once known as Sydney Festival Village now becomes Meriton Festival Village. Not much has changed aside from the name though, and thankfully last year’s spacious layout is recreating almost exactly, with a few changes here and there, and an even bigger focus on providing families with a tempting all-day pop-up bursting with entertainment and hospitality.... Read More | Share it now!