This weekend the annual smooth Festival of Chocolate returns to Sydney’s harbourside the Rocks precinct, bringing an enormous amount of dessert-focused goodness including chef presentations, endless rows of stalls, and a bunch of activities. It’s grown into one of the city’s most anticipated foodie events, and to help you prepare we’ve put together a list of some of the things you should be making a bee-line for as soon as you get there. Trust us, you’ll want to know where you’re going because the crowds can get pretty damn thick.... Read More | Share it now!
Throughout the month of August food and drink precinct Barangaroo is celebrating the tail-end of winter with a series of exclusive events, all spread across various restaurants, bars and diners including 12-Micron, Bel & Brio, Born by Tapavino, and Zushi. The collection of venues, officially dubbed “The Streets of Barangaroo” will be offering a range of influences for Eats on the Streets, from a series exploring four Italian regions at the aforementioned Bel & Brio, to a special kitchen-swap between neighbours Banksii and Anason. Check the full list of events below. ... Read More | Share it now!
The Italian Wine & Food Festival Sydney is back and celebrating five years of festivities in a new venue: the Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve. The festival starts Sunday August 27th with a marketplace full of Italian specialties and local produce as well as a wine garden and Italian entertainment. ... Read More | Share it now!
Japanese culture will be front and centre as Auburn’s Japanese Botanic Gardens host the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival in August. Set to be the biggest Japanese Festival in Australia, the spectacular surrounds will be filled with two weeks of Japanese food, drink, music, garden shows, art, anime, cosplay, and even a special sumo competition.... Read More | Share it now!
After a three-year hiatus, Lost Picnic is set to return to Sydney this October. The boutique festival, which completely sold out when it was last hosted in 2014, is aimed at food, music and art lovers alike, taking over Sydney’s The Domain for a potent blend of art, theatre, food and music. Lost Picnic is the creation of Simon Beckingham and Wade Cawood, both whom started in the electronic industry before moving into organising dance events across Sydney and are perhaps best known for the minds behind beloved Glenworth Valley festival Lost Paradise.... Read More | Share it now!
We have to go back! To where? To Wine Island of course, Sydney’s idyllic three-day wine festival which takes place entirely on the harbour’s picturesque Clark Island. The typically Sydney event will returning from Friday 10th to Sunday 12 November, offering guests access to a pop-up paradise featuring curated selections of wine, food, live music, silent discos, masterclasses, treasure hunts and a bunch of other activities.... Read More | Share it now!
Back for the fourth year in a row, Shangri-La Hotel’s Sweet Street will be popping up at the property’s Grand Ballroom, led by none other than master dessert and pastry chef Anna Polyviou who is heading up a sugary program from Sydney’s best. As has been the case in previous years, plenty of local businesses will be setting up stalls within the luxury hotel, offering guests a wide range of inventive desserts from Choux dessert burgers to gelato.... Read More | Share it now!
Returning for it’s fourth year of spreading sugar and assorted confectionery fun the smooth Festival of Chocolate will once again take over The Rocks across one weekend in August. Decadent exclusive treats and established favourites will be on show on Sat 12 and Sun 13th August from some of the country’s finest dessert businesses, pastry chefs, chocolatiers and ice creameries keen to showcase their signatures and new creations. ... Read More | Share it now!
A huge showcase of Tasmania’s famed produce will once again hop on over to the mainland when Vin Diemen returns later this year. The traveling food and wine festival will bring a very comprehensive platform for Tasmania’s finest producers to both Sydney and Melbourne, celebrating the event’s third year with an extended lineup.... Read More | Share it now!
As the city prepares for another round of Vivid Sydney some last minute events taking place during the festival are starting to take shape. The latest: a three-day festival of over-the-top and incredibly indulgent desserts like giant marshmallow sandwiches, dessert burgers and deep-fried oreo bites. It’s set to be a dramatic explosion of all things milk and sugar (in fact, the event is called Milk N Sugar) hosted above the Vivid walk at Overseas Passenger Terminal in Circular Quay, kicking off the same day as Vivid on Friday 26th May and lasting until Sunday 28th May.... Read More | Share it now!