Day: 24 September 2017

New Music to Listen to This Week (25th September 2017)

September 24, 2017

Struggling to face the realities of a Monday? Don’t go past the groovin’ new single from Alice Ivy (we made it easier by putting it first) in the weekly Spotify playlist of fresh music we’re loving. It will pick you up wherever you are. As well as Ivy, you’ll also find newies from Liv Cartledge […]

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Eight things you have to do when in Hawaii

September 24, 2017

Travel to Hawaii from Australia has never been easier or more affordable. Budget carrier Jetstar offer some of the cheapest deals between the east coast of Australia and Honolulu, while their parent company Qantas also offer daily services. Hawaiian Airlines – who sit as part of Virgin Australia’s Velocity Network – are usually the best […]

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OzAsia Festival Review: Until the Lions by Akram Khan – Playhouse, Adelaide

September 24, 2017

Until the Lions is derived from a tale in the Mahabharata about Amba and Shikhandi. Director Akram Khan has a long history with the Mahabhrata, having performed in Peter Brook’s version in 2005. In this dance piece, Khan brings to life the story of Amba, who on her wedding day is abducted by Bheeshma as […]

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Win a double pass to attend the Play Taiko workshop at the Taikoz Ultimo Studio in Sydney

September 24, 2017

Learn how to play the fascinating, awe-inspiring taiko! Play Taiko will leave you with a unique group experience that will energise, stimulate and excite. Taiko playing requires great energy and teamwork, as well as total integration of one’s mind, body and spirit; the rhythm of the taiko pulsates through your body – its expression is […]

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Theatre Review: Beautiful is so much more than the Carole King musical (now playing at Sydney Lyric)

September 24, 2017

If you enjoyed Jersey Boys then you’re sure to love the latest jukebox musical to hit Aussie shores: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Starring the sublime Esther Hannaford and featuring an incredible collection of hits, Beautiful is slickly produced and expertly performed. It’s a guaranteed good night out for all. Billed as a musical […]

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Pringles have introduced limited edition ‘Chicken Salt’ and ‘Meat Pie’ flavours

September 24, 2017

How the hell do you express a flavour profile of beef, gravy and pastry in a light, crispy potato chip? We’re not quite sure on the science behind it all, but we’re glad Pringles have decided to go full Aussie and launch a Meat Pie flavour. And why stop there? They’ve thrown in a special […]

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Recipe: juice cocktails from Blu Bar on 36 x The Juice Farm

September 24, 2017

Australian juice brand The Juice Farm has recently inked a partnership with Sydney’s Blu Bar on 36 at the Shangri-La Hotel that will have their range of 100% chilled fresh juice used in a number of specially made cocktails. There’s at least three on the menu right now, so rather than just describing them we […]

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Sydney now has a Kingsman pop-up with special Statesman bourbon cocktails

September 24, 2017

To celebrate the release of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the team behind Old Forester Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey have launched the Statesman, an exclusive special selection batch of the distillery’s premium bourbon, in Australia. Not only that, but they’ve taken over Sydney institution Zeta Bar as the city’s main hub of the expression, transforming the […]

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Knafeh Bakery have built an exclusive pop-up for Pier One Sydney Harbour

September 24, 2017

The famous Bearded Bakers of nomadic Sydney institution Knafeh Bakery are planning to host a very special pop-up at the ultra-lux Pier One Sydney Harbour for the forthcoming Good Food Month. Kicking off on 5th October and lasting right through to 29th October, the newly designed concept – a first for the bakery – will […]

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Storehouse on the Park introduces a dedicated dog-friendly menu for canine companions (Sydney)

September 24, 2017

More restaurants across Sydney are beginning to embrace more dog-friendly policies, but Storehouse on the Park in Rushcutters Bay has kicked the trend up more than a few notches. The breezy bar and restaurant, which is a part of Vibe Hotel Rushcutters Bay, has introduced a dedicated pooch-friendly menu in addition to their regular human […]

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Opera Bar is presenting a four-day rosé festival this long weekend (Sydney)

September 24, 2017

Across all four days of this October long weekend, Sydney’s iconic Opera Bar will be hosting a very special “Rosé All Day” festival, highlighting just about everything one could possible ask for when it comes to the lavish pink wine. A number of producers will be showcased at the waterfront bar as Opera Bar’s usual […]

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Shane Delia expands his gourmet kebab empire with Biggie Smalls Windsor (Melbourne)

September 24, 2017

This week Shane Delia will be expanding on his long-established and much-loved gourmet “kbab” shop Biggie Smalls, bringing a second location into the fold on Chapel Street in Windsor. He’ll be opening doors on Thursday 28th September, revealing a reloaded menu along with his best sellers, including the Biggie Smalls Snack Pack and a new […]

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Ripples Chowder Bay plans ‘seafood and jazz’ feast for October long weekend (Sydney)

September 24, 2017

There’ll be plenty to do around Sydney across the forthcoming October long weekend, but one of the standouts for those who prefer seafood feasts, live jazz and sparkling harbour views will be this lush event thrown by Ripples Chowder Bay as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations. The highly regarded seafood restaurant is promising an […]

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Barrio Cellar team to open Mexican restaurant Chula in Kings Cross (Sydney)

September 24, 2017

The team behind late-night favourite Barrio Cellar and Cantonese restaurant Fei Jai are about to expand to a third venue, putting the finishing touches on a Mexican dining concept on Kings Cross’ Bayswater Road. Titled Chula, the new restaurant will be led by Nicole Galloway and Peter Lew while Reece Griffiths has come on board […]

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