Day: 9 July 2017

Sydney’s Palace Hotel continuing to keep punters warm with series of live music this July

July 9, 2017

The Palace Hotel has long been one of Sydney’s mainstay pub and entertainment venues, its history stretching all the way back to 1877. Situated in the Haymarket district on George Street, The Palace has been a popular haunt for many locals and visitors and continues to pride itself on authenticity and great quality food, drink […]

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Interview: DJ Qualls on typecasting, working on The Man In The High Castle, Fargo and Supernatural

July 9, 2017

DJ Qualls is that guy, a character actor whose face is recognisable, but as he puts it for being the “weird cousin Joe” type and not your typical attractive Hollywood type. But with his IMDB page boasting 50+ roles and some of those including cult movies like Road Trip and The New Guy and more […]

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Director Patrick Buchanan talks The Orb and Lunar Orbit ahead of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

July 9, 2017

We caught up with director Patrick Buchanan talks Lunar Orbit ahead of the screening of his film about iconic group The Orb at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival this week. As a filmmaker, can you tell me a little bit about your process behind making this film: Did you find the story in the edit […]

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Flight Review: Jetstar’s late night service from Hobart to Sydney (JQ724)

July 9, 2017

On this week’s flight review we travel from Hobart to Sydney with Jetstar, on the final flight of the night to depart the Tasmanian airport. Airline: Jetstar Route: Hobart to Sydney (JQ724) Type: Airbus A320 Class: Economy Seat: 11A (Window 3-3) Flight Time: 1 hour 50 minutes On Time? Departed and arrived about 45 minutes […]

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Theatre Review: STC’s Cloud Nine does much to draw you in to this most powerful play (Performances to August 12th)

July 9, 2017

In a bleak midwinter comes forth STC’s Cloud Nine– surprising, hilarious, shocking and magnificent. The staging bespokes a Kip Williams production in its minimal design, allowing focus to solely rest upon its carefully selected cast. A layer of dirt covers the ground, upon it a glass box to which the actors retire occasionally to be […]

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The best Bastille Day events in Melbourne and Sydney 2017

July 9, 2017

Friday 14th July is Bastille Day, France’s national day which always brings an excuse to indulge in the rich culture and cuisine of the famous country. Being that some of the country’s best French restaurants are located up and down the East Coast – particularly Melbourne and Sydney – Bastille Day across the country’s two […]

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Burger Watch: Mister Gee’s exceptional Buttersoft makes its way back onto the menu (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

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. […]

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A new Head Chef has brought an Ibero-American twist to The Butler (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

Flipping up the food menu at Potts Point favourite The Butler is newly appointed Head Chef Amber Doig, who has made some significant changes by bringing in an Ibero-American influence while retaining the venue’s share-style approach to dining. In making use of traditional Central and South American cooking techniques, recipes and methods, the New Zealand-born […]

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Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burger, sake and karaoke den (Melbourne)

July 9, 2017

Named after a notorious outlaw subculture in Japan, Bosozuku is South Yarra’s new Japanese burgers joint and sake den, a 200-seater located just off Chapel Street with designs on becoming one of the city’s new favourite destinations. It’s from the same team behind Bird Watching Society and St Kilda’s buzzing Lady Grange, taking on a […]

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Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains and Collin Fassnidge plan Winter Wonderland dinner (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

After a successful outing last year, the picturesque Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains is once again planning to host an extravagant Winter Wonderland gala dinner fronted by celebrity chef Colin Fassnidge. The My Kitchen Rules judge will be making the short journey out of Sydney to lead guests through a culinary journey, centered around a four-course […]

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A specialist Japanese sake shop has just opened in Stanmore (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

In response to the increased demand and awareness of Sake amongst Sydney’s most discerning diners, the team behind Chef’s Armoury have decided to open the city’s first specialist store dedicated to the art and versatility of Japanese sake. Going by the simple name of Sakeshop, the store has flung open its doors on Percival Street […]

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Piccolino celebrates their 25th anniversary with a huge rennovation (Melbourne)

July 9, 2017

After undergoing a massive renovation, Piccolino, one of Mount Waverley’s favourite classic Italian restaurants, have once again opened their doors to the public, just in time to celebrate their 25th anniversary. First opened in the early 90s by John Dib, Piccolino started off as a humble take-away store on Mount Waverley’s Blackburn road, serving up […]

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Review: Darlinghurst’s Lucky Suzie brings modern Malaysian to a whole new level (Sydney)

July 9, 2017

Darlinghurst’s Lucky Suzie is one of the area’s best kept secrets; there’s no doubting that. What chef Zachary Tan (widely known for Devon Cafe) has worked up in his experimental modern Malaysian kitchen is a consistent burst of big traditional flavours mixed into modern, eye-catching dishes with a menu that seems to be changing regularly. […]

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