Vivid Sydney and Carriageworks announce chef line up for “Sydney Table”

After a string of sold out nights last year Carriageworks and the forthcoming Vivid Sydney are once again planning to host their series of bespoke dining experiences. Taking place at The Clothing Store across the nights of 14-17 June, Sydney Table will be bringing in some of the state’s leading chefs and pairing their specially created menus with elements of contemporary music, art and design. ... Read More | Share it now!

New cafe Concrete Jungle opens on Kensington Street (Sydney)

As Chippendale’s Kensington Street precinct continues to grow, Sydney welcomes a fresh new café by the name of Concrete Jungle, an apt name for a space that has been brought to life with touches of vibrant greenery, shaped as a “serene oasis” in the midst of one of the city’s busiest areas. Though a large amount of natural light helps the cafe’s rose gold glow spring to life, its not just about the aesthetics as the new menu is being handled by Bryan O’Callaghan, who has worked wonders over at eastern Sydney favourite Harry’s Bondi, in partnership with co-owner Mo Mrad (founder of Culture Bean in Kogarah). Joining the duo is sous chef Iain Haywood, who comes from London’s Chez Bruce to help the kitchen maintain its focus on sustainable ingredients and creativity. ... Read More | Share it now!

Michelin Star chef leads the kitchen at new Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry (Sydney)

Funky new contemporary Japanese restaurant Tokyo Laundry has just opened down at Gateway Sydney precinct of Circular Quay, adding to a diverse lineup of restaurants and cafes with an inventive menu by Michelin Star chef Masahiko Yomoda (ex-Restaurant Vivraishe), widely known for his training in both Japanese and French cuisine, worked to suit the new venue alongside Chef Naoki Hozawa (ex-Sake) who handles the pans and has employed modern Japanese cooking techniques with his own twist.... 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!

The Australian Museum is hosting an interactive murder mystery party this month (Sydney)

The Australian Museum has never said no to some of Sydney’s most unique parties these past few years. After all, the historic opposite-Hyde-Park institution was the original site for the sorely missed Jurassic Lounge when the unique after-work party series began. It seems the venue’s penchant for parties with a difference hasn’t died down though, as next month The Australian Museum and the Alliance Française de Sydney will be hosting an interactive murder mystery party for the Angela Lansbury in us all.... Read More | Share it now!

Burger Watch: Guilty brings mi goreng fried chicken sandwiches to Sydney

Welcome to Burger Watch, where we acknowledge the constant creativity bursting from all sides of the epic burger wave that regularly sweeps Australia. The highest-of-high demand is reserved for this timeless food staple and just about every interpretation of it, whether it to be an over-the-top glutton-fest or a focus on simple burgers done well. We acknowledge that it’s not just enough to compile a list of the best burger joints for each city, because we all know the cream of the crop have space on their menu for revolving specials. That’s why every now and then we’ll be paying close attention to some of the absolute best burger joints across the country and picking limited edition specials we feel you need in your life, so you’ll never have to miss out again.... Read More | Share it now!

Joe & The Juice is on the path to redefining Sydney’s juice bar scene

Joe & The Juice is a hip, healthy juice bar chain originating from Denmark that has been successfully blitzing up nutritious juices across America and Europe. The man behind it all is Kasper Basse, a former martial arts champion and black belt, who decided to create a healthy juice café that offers a unique experience. It goes beyond what you would normally expect of a juice bar, by creating a large vibrant establishment inviting you to stay and hang out.... Read More | Share it now!

Pyrmont Festival set to host Mudgee Region in massive two-week showcase event (Sydney)

The Pyrmont Festival is back again in 2017 with a two-week long event to advertise the best of both the Pyrmont and New South Wale’s stunning Mudgee region. Pyrmont will play host to the event from May 13th – 27th, giving visitors the opportunity to experience the country charm of the Mudgee Region as well as the best the city has to offer, which for most people means lots and lots of incredible drops of cool-climate wine. The festival will include everything from events and experiences to photographic exhibitions and art displays.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Efendy remains at the forefront of contemporary Turkish cuisine – Balmain (Sydney)

We’re seated outside at Efendy in Balmain on a beautiful sunny Sunday. The courtyard has a casual atmosphere that’s friendly and inviting, extending through to the contemporary Turkish food. There’s nothing too fussy going on with everything we order, just authentic and bold flavours. With a new focus on charcoal grilling, chef Somer Sivrioglu was inspired by a recent trip to his home country.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Koi Dessert Bar brings Asian flavours to a sweet and savoury degustation – Chippendale (Sydney)

Delectable desserts with Asian influences are at the forefront of Chippendale’s Koi Dessert BarReynold Poernomo of Masterchef fame along with his brothers Arnold and Ronald opened the dessert bar on Kensington Street. A food destination in its own right, the street has quickly become one of the most exciting precincts in the inner city, dotted with cafes, restaurants, and dessert bars.... Read More | Share it now!