Pepsi are rounding up Sydney’s top chefs for a vanilla themed pop-up restaurant

Following the recent launch of its new Vanilla flavour, Pepsi Max are bringing a pretty damn sweet pop-up dining concept to Sydney for three days later this month, rounding up a talented bunch to offer cheap-as-chips $30 set menus. That talented bunch consists of Mitch Orr (ACME), Jimmy Hurlston (Guilty, Easey’s), Andy Bowdy (Saga) and Andres Walters (The Lobo Plantation, The Kittyhawk), all of whom will be taking over a Chippendale space from 22nd to 24th June, welcoming guests to The Vanilla Kitchen.... Read More | Share it now!

FLUX contemporary Hawaiian designer pop-up rides a wave into Sydney this week

This time of year it’s mighty tempting to fight them winter chills and head off somewhere sunny, welcoming and familiar. Hawaii remains a top destination for us Aussies which is unsurprising, given how similarly laid back and beachy the vibe is over there. So for anyone craving an eternal summer or daydreaming about their next trip, a visit to the FLUX Hawaii Shop pop-up heading to Sydney this week may be a good start. ... Read More | Share it now!

Interactive performance art bar La Rosa Social Club is coming to Carriageworks (Sydney)

You’re going to want to hit up Semi Permanent this year. The design conference has partnered up with Carriageworks to bring La Rosa Social Club over to Sydney, after much success in L.A and Berlin. A concept given life by famed filmmaker Aaron Rose, the pop-up bar is designed to be pull together elements of an exhibition hall and performance space and mesh it with a bar, taking up residence in the Elston Room at Carriageworks for select nights between Wednesday 24th May to Thursday 1st June.... Read More | Share it now!

Anna Polyviou’s epic chocolate firecracker gets a dessert pop-up at Shangri-La Hotel (Sydney)

One of the country’s most renowned pastry chefs Anna Polyviou stirred up a recent episode of MasterChef Australia with one of the most curious desserts the reality show has seen, sparking contestants with a challenge to recreate her playful Firecracker dessert. The intricate, cartoon-themed chocolate dessert was an instant hit with viewers, playing on Polyviou’s penchant for interactive sweet treats with a colourful cylinder containing roasted milk chocolate, peanut grue, raspberry marshmallow, peanut butter cremeaux, raspberry cold set brulee, chocolate souffle sponge, raspberry gel, and roasted milk chocolate mousse, all in a chocolate shell covered with comic-book like panels and then lit with an actual sparkler as a tail.... Read More | Share it now!

The Dolphin Hotel has launched an Aperitivo Hour series with guest chefs, snacks and wine (Sydney)

After unveiling a new era last year and subsequently rising through the ranks to become one of the area’s hottest spots, The Dolphin Hotel in Surry Hills will be using their dedicated Wine Room as a platform for a guest chef series fashioned as “Aperitivo Hour”. The series, which kicked off early last month and will continue up until the end of July will see various collaborations with some of Australia’s top chefs and restaurants – both casual and not-so-casual – as every week brings in a fresh face to handle “super-value” snacks to pair up with well-priced drinks. There’ll even be a few chefs from overseas.... Read More | Share it now!

Breaking Bad’s Los Pollos Hermanos is popping up in Sydney next week, and so is Gus Fring

Gone but definitely not forgotten, AMC’s now iconic Breaking Bad series is still making waves through pop culture, largely in thanks to currently running spin-off Better Call Saul, the third season of which will be premiering in Australia in Stan come April 11th. Cause the celebrate? You’re god damn right. After popping up at SXSW in Texas earlier this year, AMC and Stan will be recreating the legendary Los Pollos Hermanos chicken shop and bringing it to Potts Point in Sydney. ... Read More | Share it now!

Gelato Messina are serving up pies at their Rosebery HQ this weekend (Sydney)

You know Messina Eats right? That delicious foodie series created last year by Gelato Messina in which the dessert empire invites all sorts of savoury champions to their Rosebery HQ in Sydney to put together a carpark feast. It’s back this weekend, and this time Messina have tapped into one of their young chefs, Tom, who has returned to the business after leaving to hone his skills as a pie maker. Tom now stands at the head of Messina’s gelato and pastry team, and on Saturday 18th March he’ll be mixing that all up with his love of freshly baked pies. Yep, pies and gelato – you’re in for a treat.... Read More | Share it now!

Twinings are bringing a public tea house pop-up to Oxford Street (Sydney)

Free tea? That’s always a good thing, especially when it’s a brand new blend that’s not yet been released by top selling brand Twinings. Drawing on the essence of their iconic London flagship, Golden Lyon, Twinings will be temporarily taking over the space at 17 Oxford Street in Paddington, offering anyone free samples of their brand new Morning Tea blend every afternoon across five days. ... Read More | Share it now!