Author: Paige Totman

Woollahra’s popular Buzo finds a fresh face as Jersey Road Bistro (Sydney)

March 23, 2017

Woollahra’s Buzo is taking on a new name for a new chapter, recently transforming into Jersey Road Bistro, a new venture led by Head Chef Jason Dean. Chef Dean, along with Sous Chef Chris Cho (ex-Oscillate Wildly), have elevated the food from its Italian roots to a modern bistro style menu, focusing on Australian producers […]

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Crafted Live: Wollongong’s first ever BBQ, craft beer and music festival announced for April

March 21, 2017

This Easter, Wollongong is grilling up to become a part of the growing barbecue scene as Crafted Live: Brewed & BBQ’d launches at MacCabe Park. The Australian Barbecue Alliance (ABA) has sanctioned this one of a kind event to showcase low n’ slow competition BBQ, along with a heady dose of a craft beer & […]

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Asia’s lesser known destinations are picking up in popularity according to new study

March 20, 2017

Recently conducted by Agoda, the Travel Smart Study has revealed the 10 fastest rising travel destinations in Asia. From the millions of bookings made on the site in 2016, it looks as if travellers to Asia are showing a preference for lesser-known destinations, bypassing the most obvious for new experience and new settings.  Japan’s mythical powder paradise, Niseko […]

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Opera Australia brings Spanish flavour to the harbour for Carmen (Sydney)

March 13, 2017

Gale Edward’s acclaimed production of Bizet’s Carmen will return to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2017, but there’s a new flavour coming to the experience this time. Fresh Catering have returned as dining partners to help shape the atmosphere, food and drink towards the performance. Five different restaurant and bar areas on-site will serve a range of foods featuring […]

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Kitchen by Mike opens at Sydney Airport

March 12, 2017

Sydney’s beloved Kitchen by Mike has officially opened in the new City View precinct at Sydney Airport’s T1 International. It’s the final eatery to help refresh the airport, joining already opened businesses like The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck, Benny Burger by Shannon Bennett, Joe & The Juice and Heineken House by Heineken. With this iteration of […]

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Matt Moran’s Woollahra restaurant Chiswick celebrates its fifth birthday (Sydney)

March 7, 2017

Matt Moran’s Woollahra restaurant Chiswick turns five this month, and to celebrate the venue is organising a full month of events. Since opening in 2012, the restaurant has attempted to be the leaders in paddock-to- plate dining. For a start, Chiswick is bringing back their popular take on an old classic, the Chiswick Bombe (Alaska). The lime and […]

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Mr G’s Bar and Grill brings the Bronx to the Bay (Sydney)

March 5, 2017

Mr. G’s is the newest player to join the increasingly popular Intercontinental Double Bay. Owners Patrick and Angela Gallagher of Gallagher Hotels, named the restaurant after the original Mr G, Patrick’s father. They’ve brought on chef Dave Little – former private chef to film-maker George Lucas – to take care of the kitchen, focusing on quality sourced […]

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Roxborough: Fitsrovia’s little sister set to make a big splash in St Kilda (Melbourne)

February 26, 2017

“…generous, rustic Mediterranean that is super seasonal with the focus on the ingredients,” is the style for Owner Paul Jewson’s new Acland Street restaurant Roxborough. Founder of well-known St Kilda brunch spot Fitzrovia, Paul Jewson collaborated with partner Gian Marco Pugnaloni and friend Christian Bryne for Roxborough, with the aim to create a more sophisticated […]

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