Day: 28 May 2017

Seventeen things we learned about director Oliver Stone in his Vivid Ideas appearance

May 28, 2017

Helping kick off the first weekend of Vivid Ideas today was one of the biggest names to ever grace the event – iconic director Oliver Stone, who spoke with Margaret Pomeranz in front of a sold out crowd at Sydney’s City Recital Hall as part of the event’s “Game-Changers” series that also includes Shepard Farey […]

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Twin Peaks returns as it left: Impressions of the first four episodes of season three

May 28, 2017

A young Dale Cooper and Laura Palmer seated in the black lodge, two and a half decades past. It‚Äôs the first image we get from Twin Peaks returned and extends a moment of nostalgia before settling how much time has passed, both in Lynch‚Äôs universe and ours. When Coop reappears following Angelo Badalamenti‚Äôs Twin Peak‚Äôs […]

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Interview: Hounds of Love star Ashleigh Cummings on playing the empowered victim

May 28, 2017

Hounds of Love, a genre-bending powerhouse thriller from Australian director Ben Young, has been wowing critics across the globe since its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in 2016. And earlier this month it had its North American premiere at SXSW. Featuring a¬†cast of familiar and new faces, the film tackles deep issues of trauma […]

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Jackalope, QT Melbourne and The Johnson named among Australia’s top hotels for 2017

May 28, 2017

Long-standing publication Gourmet Traveller have once again scanned Australia’s rich and diverse hospitality scene to find our nation’s top performing hotels across various categories. From established luxury properties to boutique gems, the awards this year represent a very wide range of accommodation options for locals and visitors, acknowledging everywhere from a newly opened favourite in […]

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Review: Sugarcane introduces a Southeast Asian breakfast menu to Coogee Beach (Sydney)

May 28, 2017

Unique brunch menus are hard to come by in Sydney. With a forceful wave of avo on toast or anything matcha-flavoured taking over the cafe scene, it’s refreshing to sit down at a breakfast table that delivers on restraint, taste, and technique. A stone’s throw away from Coogee Beach, Sugarcane is the perfect setting for […]

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Both Luke Mangan and Johnny di Francesco announce new restaurants for P&O Cruises

May 28, 2017

The rise¬†of the ‘casual gourmet’ dining experience is fast becoming¬†a staple across the Australian¬†foodie scene. Ahead of their 2018-19 departures, P&O Cruises are taking the ‘casual gourmet’ trend on-board with the help from acclaimed chef Luke Mangan, and famed Melbourne pizza master¬†Johnny Di Francesco. Guests at sea on the cruise line’s Pacific Explorer will be […]

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A Night with the Nail: Drambuie is bringing a five-week bar experience to Brisbane this June

May 28, 2017

Scotch Whisky Liqueur brand Drambuie is celebrating the revival of its most renowned cocktail, The Rusty Nail,¬† with a five-week bar experience called ‘A Night with the Nail’. The pop up follows success in other Australian cities, highlighting one of the most iconic whisky cocktails and how the simply beautiful recipe has stood the test […]

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The epic Italian Wine & Food Festival returns to Melbourne this June

May 28, 2017

Following last years success, the Melbourne Italian Wine + Food Festival returns to Carlton Gardens for one day only. From street-style pizza to pasta made in front of guests, the festival will bring together Italian food and drink, information and entertainment. Chefs Rosa Mitchell from Rosa’s Canteen, and Johnny di Francesco from 400 Gradi will […]

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Brisbane’s four-day Maroon Festival set to showcase Queensland’s finest eateries

May 28, 2017

The Maroon Festival will be a hub for Queensland fans, with the inaugural event kicking off on the days leading up to the State of Origin. Running from Sunday 28 May to¬†Wednesday 31 May along Brisbane’s South Bank, the free family event blends all things rugby league and Queensland’s booming culinary culture across four days […]

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