Author: Chris Singh

Chris Singh is the Deputy Editor of the AU review and a freelance travel writer. You can reach him on Instagram by following @chrisdsingh.
Maine Seafood Chowder

Recipe: How to make authentic Maine Seafood Chowder

May 18, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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More Merivale restaurants join group’s growing takeaway portfolio

May 18, 2020

Merivale’s newly formed “Just in Delivery” service is slowly bringing some of the group’s most popular venues back to life, offering menus so diners can enjoy almost-ready meals from the comfort of their homes. The new menus take in the likes of Bar Totti’s, Lotus 2.0, Mr Wong, Coogee Pavilion, and Merivale newcomer Jimmy’s Falafel, […]

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Thom Yorke helps Sonos launch new radio streaming service

May 18, 2020

Radiohead frontman and all-round brilliant person Thom Yorke now has his very own radio station as one of the first programs as part of new streaming service Sonos Radio. Over 60,000 radio stations will feature on the platform, as well as dedicated artist stations, which is where Yorke comes in, curating songs along the simple […]

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Recipe: Arnott’s has revealed how to make Iced VoVo biscuits

May 18, 2020

The most famous pink and red biscuits in Australia can now be remade at home with the official recipe for Iced VoVo. The iconic Arnott’s treat is the latest to be demystified by the Aussie brand as part of their generous series revealing once-secret recipes for those in lockdown. That eternal favourite combination of marshmallow, […]

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Caliphate Netflix

Is Netflix’s Caliphate worth watching?

May 18, 2020

Streaming on Netflix now, Caliphate is an eight-episode thriller shot between Sweden and Jordan, following a planned ISIS terror plot in Stockholm while at the same time examining the much deeper issue of radicalisation. With a long-running show like Homeland wrapping up (rather well, might I add) after eight seasons, it’s expected that some fans […]

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Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways restarts several Australian services this week

May 18, 2020

Qatar Airways will resume some of their Australian services starting Wednesday 20th May. The announcement follows the airline’s approval to operate to Brisbane, granted back in early April when the carrier helped take over 5,000 people home in the face of tough state borders. This is, of course, part of the gradual restart of services […]

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The Arcade Restaurant, Memphis

Recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes from The Arcade Restaurant in Memphis

May 17, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Virgin Australia

You can now use your Velocity points with Virgin Australia again

May 17, 2020

Following a four-week ban placed on Velocity members redeeming points with Virgin Australia, the airline is now allowing frequent flyers to use the virtual currency to book domestic flights. Of course, this is all contingent on the troubled airline being sold soon, but things do at least look promising with several potential buyers on the […]

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Emirates resumes passenger flights to Australia with strict health measures

May 17, 2020

Emirates has become the latest international carrier to pick up some key routes following the relaxation of lockdowns around the world. This includes flights into, and out of, Sydney and Melbourne. After the current pandemic forced them to cut some of their most valuable services, Emirates plans to restart services from 21st May, including to […]

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Philips Airfryer XXL Review: The chunky kitchen gadget that’s trending for good reason

May 16, 2020

Every now and again a specific kitchen essential rises in ranks, sitting comfortably at the end of frenzied shopping queues and rushed online orders. The awkwardly pear-shaped airfryer is having such a moment right now, and despite aesthetically being the George Costanza of kitchen tools, the hype has been well-placed. Aldi recently put a budget […]

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Tourism Australia launches new streaming campaign ‘Live From Aus’

May 15, 2020

Over the next three days, Tourism Australia will unleash a diverse live program of virtual travel experiences, showcasing a huge range of the country’s best to inspire domestic travel once restrictions lift. Anyone with an internet connection can discover a wide range of Australian experiences across everything from nature to music, world-class food and, of […]

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Joker, 1917, Ford v Ferrari and more digital downloads are $5 right now

May 15, 2020

If you don’t want to play the waiting game and count the days before the likes of Joker and 1917 hit streaming services than this week is going to be good to you. For the next few days, from now until Wednesday 20th May, a digital download frenzy called Mega Movie Week is on, slashing […]

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Recipe: Fry Sauce – a legendary condiment in Utah

May 15, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Track of the Day: Josh Pyke “Doubting Thomas” (2020)

May 14, 2020

A follow-up to his first release in five years (“I Don’t Know”), “Doubting Thomas” is the new one from the reliable Josh Pyke and another strong offering from the veteran Aussie singer-songwriter. Pyke, in a statement, says the break allowed him to shed some “self-imposed rules” when it comes to songwriting, and that “Doubting Thomas” […]

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Recipe: Pasiflora Cocktail from Los Cabos luxury resort “Solaz”

May 14, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Amazon’s Ring plans to upgrade its Video Doorbell, without upping the price

May 13, 2020

It’s getting more and more cost effective to join the traditionally expensive ecosystem of smart home security tech. Amazon’s Ring is giving a big nod to that fact with the announcement of its next-generation Video Doorbell, featuring significant improvements on the original model while maintaining its very attractive price of AU$149 The Amazon-owned company will […]

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Oppo A91 Review: Mid-range prowess but dated specs

May 13, 2020

The mid-range market has been a sweet spot for smartphones in the past few years, and Oppo are more focused on it than ever with the A91. While the Chinese company awaits the release of their much anticipated and super premium Find X2 Pro, it may be the A91 that ends up being one of […]

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Texas Chilli

Recipe: How to make authentic Texas chilli

May 13, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Sennheiser brings its $500 Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds to Australia

May 13, 2020

Sennheiser recently released the second generation of its acclaimed noise cancelling earbuds in Australia. Dubbed the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds, the AU$500 pins are impressively specced and boast a surprising battery life of up to 28 hours. Given the Momentum series has always been reliable when it comes to both performance and design, […]

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Qatar Airways offers 100,000 free international flights to frontline healthcare workers

May 13, 2020

Qatar Airways has committed 100,000 free international flights to frontline healthcare professionals across the globe. As the airline’s way of expressing gratitude for their heroic work during the ongoing pandemic, complimentary economy class return tickets are being offered, with full flexibility on destinations and travel dates up until the end of this year. There’s even […]

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Recipe: Duke’s award-winning Clam Chowder from Seattle

May 12, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Etihad resumes flights between Australia and London this week

May 12, 2020

As of 15th May, Etihad Airways will officially operate a regular schedule service from Melbourne to London Heathrow, via its home hub of Abu Dhabi. The move comes as border restrictions begin to cautiously relax in wake of stabilising COVID-19 cases, and Governments begin to plan for further loosening of lockdowns. In addition, as of […]

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No. 5 Restaurant and Archie Rose are doing “Date Night” packages every Thursday

May 11, 2020

Alexandria-based No. 5 Restaurant, Winner of the AGFG People’s Choice Award 2020, has teamed up with the ever-reliable Archie Rose to put together “Date Night” food and drink packages for at-home diners every Thursday. Priced at $99, the packages are available every Thursday of this month, and will rotate each week but generally contain numerous […]

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Mamasita

Mamasita and Hotel Jesus team up for “Greatest Hits” delivery menu

May 11, 2020

Melbourne favourites Mamasita and sibling restaurant Hotel Jesus have teamed up to curate a special “staff favourites” menu now being offered for pick up and delivery. The collaboration includes a generous selection of Mexican ‘slow food’ dishes that have been carefully packed and proportioned so diners can share at home. This sits alongside signature margaritas, […]

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Matt Moran’s Chiswick Woollahra now doing at-home dining

May 11, 2020

Sydney’s beloved Chiswick now has its own flavour-packed home menu, curating some of the kitchen’s most reliable meals to at-home diners across the city. Dinner specials created by Matt Moran feature alongside new desserts, salads, roasts, and of course Chiswick’s signature lamb. The menu will be available for pick up from the Woollahra restaurant from […]

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Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos from Guerrilla Tacos, Los Angeles

May 11, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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No Biggie Meals, a ‘dark kitchen’ concept, makes its debut in Melbourne

May 11, 2020

With the hospitality industry adapting to the ongoing pandemic in a variety of ways, Melbourne’s new online food service No Biggie Meals is providing a simple, thoughtful way for kitchens to connect with consumers. No Biggie Meals is a dark kitchen movement, born in Canberra and designed to strengthen and facilitate the connection between chefs […]

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Sonos turn to Dolby Atmos with new Arc Soundbar and more

May 10, 2020

Following the announcement that Sonos would be discontinuing support for some of their older speakers, the company is entering new era with the impressively specced Arc, a premium soundbar defined by Dolby Atmos support. A next-generation Sonos device, Arc will finesse and improve upon features sound in the Sonos Beam, adding Dolby Atmos support and […]

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Ahi Tuna recipe

Recipe: Seared ‘Ahi from Hawaiian chef Keoni Chang

May 10, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Recipe: Eggs Benedict w/ Smoked Salmon on a Toasted Croissant

May 9, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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