Your guide to the best Melbourne Cup events in Sydney

Even for those not taking any financial part in Melbourne Cup, the day has become an excuse to float around outside of work and track down some of Sydney’s best long lunches, whether it be down at the local pub (which usually turns out to be the best choice) or at a picturesque new restaurant by the sparkling harbour. We’ve picked out 11 of our favourite Melbourne Cup offerings for you to get across come Tuesday 1st November, each packing a punch with their food and drink offerings so you have a nice and diverse list to choose for your and your colleagues to choose from.... Read More | Share it now!

Our top picks for World Class Cocktail Week 2016 in Sydney

Get ready for seven days of fine drinking as the annual World Class Cocktail Week comes to task Sydney’s best mixologists with highlighting the city’s fantastic bar culture. In the past few years, Sydney has truly stepped up to rival Melbourne’s scene of small bars; add this to the big pub revival that’s happening, as well as plenty of other notable drinking holes around the city and you’ve got yourself one of the best platforms for this program, with over 40 curated events planned. Melbourne already had its turn in early April, and now Sydney takes the reigns from today, Monday 9th May to Sunday 15th May. You’re going to have a hard time trying to fit in all these events, so let us suggest a few, whether they be one-day-only shindigs or specials running throughout the week!... Read More | Share it now!

Hold onto summer with this Gin pop up by the rooftop pool of The Old Clare Hotel (Sydney)

Chippendale’s Kensington Street Social has now had more than enough time to settle into it’s groove as the third new opening at The Old Clare Hotel. The menus and cocktail list here have already been a hot topic for discerning diners and drinkers in the area, many of whom have the good sense to also venture on up to the hotel’s rooftop, where one of the city’s best rooftop pools sits pretty, adjacent to a bar serving up even more cocktails and snacks. Kensington Street Social know the rooftop is a special place to be so they’ve teamed up with Tanquaray Gin to stage a little ten-day pop up full of exclusive cocktails and food straight from the KSS kitchen.... Read More | Share it now!

First Impressions: Kensington Street Social – Chippendale (Sydney)

British Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton, he who runs Pollen Street Social and was once behind Gordon Ramsay’s famous Maze, has now seen his first Sydney restaurant and bar, Kensington Street Social officially open to the public. Part of Loh Lik Peng’s Old Clare Hotel, KSS is directly in-line with what has made Atherton such a renowned culinary force, fashioned by an award-winning architecture and design firm (Neri & Hu), and serving up some interesting, unique food and drink.... Read More | Share it now!

Details revealed for The Old Clare Hotel’s third restaurant Kensington Street Social (Sydney)

It’s already been one of the liveliest openings Sydney has seen this year. The Old Clare Hotel continues to take shape, preparing for the opening of it’s third restaurant following Automata and Silvereye, Jason Atherton’s Kensington Street Social. The recently re-opened boutique hotel has become quite the destination for food and drink lovers across the city, helped along by it’s classy street-level bar and rooftop pool-bar.... Read More | Share it now!