Belvedere Ice-Pop cocktails have popped up in Zeta Bar (Sydney)

With summer heating up the words “popsicle cocktails” are two of the sweetest things you can hear, and luckily for Sydneysiders the icy concoctions are currently being offered by a Belvedere Ice-Pop Bar which has been set up Hilton Sydney’s famed Zeta Bar. The well established rooftop bar will be pushing back against the relentless heat with a list of frozen Belvedere Vodka cocktails including smart twists on classic mixes. ... Read More | Share it now!

Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates Tatsuo Myajima with pop up Cherry Blossom Bar (Sydney)

To celebrate the new and exclusive Tatsuo Miyajima exhibition at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art, the institution has transformed their harbour-side space into a popup Cherry Blossom Bar full of Japanese saké, whisky and beers. The summery outdoor bar popped up this weekend and will remain in place throughout the exhibition, right up until 5th March next year. ... Read More | Share it now!

New York speakeasy Attaboy will pop up in Surry Hills for one night only (Sydney)

Just last year, famous New York speakeasy Please Don’t Tell staged a pop-up takeover at Black Pearl’s The Attic in Melbourne, and now it seems a NYC-to-Australia connection has been sparked because another Big Apple favourite, Attaboy, has settled into The Everleigh’s Elk Room in Fitzroy this week, before moving to Sydney’s Dead Ringer next Monday, February 15th, for one night only. You might know Attaboy from it’s current status as the 11th best bar in the world (according to authoritative list The World’s 50 Best Bars 2015).... Read More | Share it now!

Pub Life Kitchen and Barrio Chino extend their legendary Deus Ex Machina pop-up for another three weeks (Sydney)

Many thought the ridiculously good burger pop-up by Pub Life Kitchen and Barrio Chino at Camperdown’s Deus Ex Machina would sadly come to an end this past weekend, with the culinary collaboration originally scheduled until to end of January. However, sometimes things just work, ya know? And the burger lords are certainly in our favour as “building delays” have extended the pop-up for another three weeks.... Read More | Share it now!

Rene Redzepi reveals the menu for Noma Australia (Sydney)

René Redzepi’s hotly anticipated Noma Australia is finally here, popping up in Barangaroo on Australia Day for a sold-out, ten-week residency that runs until April 2nd. The arrival of Noma has been met with so much speculation, given Redzepi’s dedication to local produce and the team’s singular level of creativity in the kitchen; they all embarked on multiple excursions to Australia in the lead-up to the restaurant, learning about native ingredients, local wines, and new cooking methods. Now, the full menu has been revealed, and unsurprisingly it sounds like those lucky enough to nab up the expensive tickets (in a matter of seconds as well) are in for a dining experience of a lifetime.... Read More | Share it now!

Lotus, The Galeries x Black Star Pastry’s Lunar New Year Menu – CBD (Sydney)

As a special treat during Lunar New Year in 2016, lofty CBD restaurant Lotus, The Galeries has brought in Sam Yeo from Sydney dessert staple Black Star Pastry to help newly appointed Lotus Head Chef Tiffany Jones (Four in Hand, Banc Restaurant) create an exclusive dessert degustation, exploring both the various textures and tastes of Asian desserts, representing the three blessings of wealth, prosperity, and longevity. The menu will be offered for just five days in February, from the 10th to the 14th, at a set price of $68 per person ($98 with matching wines), and brings in unique twists and turns on traditional flavours, delivering complex, layered desserts that follow a round of Lotus’ savoury dumplings.... 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!

Gelato Messina, Knafeh, Porteño, and more announced for Sydney Festival 2016

There’s going to be some serious eating to do at Sydney Festival’s 40th anniversary this year as some of the city’s best and most innovative food outlets spread out over the festival’s four separate entertainment hubs, from Parramatta to Barangaroo, and of course Hyde Park. Everything from Gelato Messina’s carnival candy inspired creations and gelato doughnut treats to popcorn shrimp wraps by Saké Restaurant & Bar will be available for the duration of the festival, from 7th to 26th January.... Read More | Share it now!