Dumpling favourite Din Tai Fung has announced two exclusive one-night-only degustation menus for August, both on the same date with one being in Sydney and the other being in Melbourne. The set menus will feature a whopping 18 courses for guests, including various new dishes never seen on Din Tai Fung menus before, sitting alongside returning limited edition favourites and a few twists to beloved regulars.... 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!
As of earlier this month Alexandria has its very own entry into Sydney’s contentious gourmet burger scene, welcoming hip-hop oriented joint 4 Ounces Burger Co which is pushing a strong commitment to sustainability and local produce. The new business comes from Michelin trained chef Rory Donnelly (ex-Cafe Del Mar) and childhood friend and experienced bar manager Mitch Coleman, both whom have secured an impressive list of suppliers for the new eatery, which includes The Bread and Butter Project, Feature and Bone, Westmont, Diemen, Donut Papi, and Karma Cole. ... 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!
With the middle of winter upon us Sydneysiders are able to strut their stuff on pop-up skating rinks and happen upon mulled wine served up in the city’s best bars. This latest winter-exclusive really takes things to the next level though. The ever-creative minds over at Pier One Sydney Harbour have hooked up with G.H Mumm Champagne and St Hugo Wines to host a bunch of luxe pop-up igloo bars that you are most definitely going to want to drink in.... Read More | Share it now!
Rooty Hill RSL is ready to launch its new multi-million-dollar venture Made By The Hill. This new social space will open later this month, in hopes to become a local haven for foodies in Western Sydney. An official launch party, set for Made By the Hill will celebrate the opening with an official launch party over two nights on July 28 and 29. ... Read More | Share it now!
The lush Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has just revealed the new restaurant replacing Mark Best’s beloved Pei Modern, moving towards European influenced dining overseen by Head Chef Francesco Mannelli, who is best known for his work at heavy-hitters Balla, Est., and Uccello. The name for the new lobby-level restaurant is Mode Kitchen & Bar, bringing a focus on uncomplicated dishes that highlight the simplicity and quality of food that sticks true to the flavour, colours and texture of those from Mannelli’s heritage.... Read More | Share it now!
North Bondi was chosen as the location for Rocker, a high-profile new opening from Sweet & Chilli’s Cam Northway and the always-excellent Darren Robertson, best known for being one of the driving forces behind Three Blue Ducks as well as his new stint on My Kitchen Rules. Reputation is nothing without execution though, and fortunately this casual all-day restaurant and bar delivers, both with it’s locally-appropriate laid-back atmosphere and gorgeous share-style dining.... 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!
Chifley continues to grow as one of Sydney’s most exciting new food hubs with District Brasserie, a new opening helmed by Head Chef Mark Knox with a commitment to “refined yet casual” dining. The multifacted 200-seater restaurant, bar and bakery, designed by the stalwart Paul Kelly, has also recruited Jason Hillier-Leggatt, a former pastry chef at the famous La Renaissance who now oversees the restaurant’s in-house bakery.... Read More | Share it now!