Bread And Threads

Posted 17 Jan 2017 @ 7:07pm

The Golden Gaytime resurgence continues as five special flavours make their way to Market St tomorrow.


A stalwart of milk bar freezers for what seems like forever, the invitingly-named Golden Gaytime has had a bit of a renaissance in recent years, becoming just a touch trendy as far as ice creams are concerned.

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 2:50pm

Carriageworks is going all-out for Chinese New Year and Sydney Festival with a one-night-only vibrant celebration of Asian food and culture curated by the amazing Kylie Kwong.


Welcome in the year of the rooster in a melting pot of contemporary Asian food, pop culture and sounds including a performance by DJ Tyson Koh and speciality dishes created exclusively for Carriageworks...

Posted 31 Dec 2016 @ 10:00am

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The Deck Sydney embraces expansive harbour and waterfront views, spanning the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Circular Quay. Just a ten-minute ferry ride from the CBD, The Deck is poised to become a favourite Sydney destination all week long.

After work drinks are now even better with The Deck Sydney’s $10 cocktails every Thursday – take your pick...

Posted 28 Dec 2016 @ 3:41pm

Combining storytelling with a four-course meal, Hakawati – an Arabic word for ‘teller of tales’ – is unlike any dinner conversation you’ve ever heard.


As director Wayne Harrison explains, this intriguing addition to the Sydney Festival program will sate all appetites.


“What makes a good story?” Harrison muses. “I like the traditional answer, which is to have a...

Posted 20 Dec 2016 @ 4:09pm

Who’s the cook/bartender?


Shane Lurie is the owner and our head chef. He has spent years working for Michelin-rated chefs in Europe and opened his first restaurant in Bondi before he was 30. For ten years he had Blue Orange, a locals’ favourite there. 


Eye candy: 

We wanted it to feel like you have come to our home to eat, so working with Shane’s designer...

Posted 20 Dec 2016 @ 2:57pm

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The Thirsty Wolf is a small bar oasis on the northern end of King Street in Newtown. We’re passionate about making people feel comfortable so we’ve tried to ensure there’s something for everyone. From our main bar at the front to our private event space upstairs and beer garden out the back, you’ll love it here!



Posted 15 Dec 2016 @ 1:51pm

Christmas is now days away, and the shops are busier than they’ve ever been with people hunting for gifts for their loved ones.


And let’s face it; some family members and friends are a little harder to buy for than others. But don’t stress: we’ve got four great gift ideas for that special someone in your life, right here – whether they’re the indoorsy type, they prefer the...

Posted 14 Dec 2016 @ 5:28pm

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Located at the former Hazy Rose site on Sydney’s iconic Stanley Street, The Long Goodbye is a 1940s and 1950s themed cocktail bar. We take a scientific approach to our cocktails – an ultrasonic machine is used to add flavour to the base liquor. We’ve created some unique flavours including a duck-fat-washed apricot brandy, strawberry balsamic shrub and...

Posted 12 Dec 2016 @ 12:15pm

Get festive on Sunday December 18.


The team behind the Brewery Yards Market are set to host a festive double Christmas market next week. The event will run from 10am - 4pm and then again from 5pm - 9pm. It's set to feature over 60 boutique stalls such as Haus Of Dizzy, Eaterbella and Lekker Tucker. 


Entertainment will include live music, kids entertainment such...

Posted 8 Dec 2016 @ 1:16pm

The day will feature twilight markets, christmas workshops, silent discos and more.


Discovery Markets have been southern Sydney's spot of choice for everything from gourmet food to boutique wares on the first and third Saturday of every month.


For the third Saturday of this month, it's hosting a Christmas extravaganza, with over 60 stalls, live music from...

Posted 7 Dec 2016 @ 1:19pm

What is The Tribe Art + Design Collective, and what do you do?


The Tribe has a mission to visually engage everyone, with everything from affordable, ready-to-hang artworks and small homewares to large-scale original artworks. We also like to run workshops and networking events, as well as offer mentoring and help to young creatives.


How do you come to work with...

Posted 5 Dec 2016 @ 4:21pm

Foodies Fairground, a festival of more than 40 food and drink vendors, will fill the Entertainment Quarter at Moore Park this weekend.


The vendors will include Tsuru, Big Papa’s, Stroop Bros and the Knafeh Bakery, while there'll also be kids' activities, live music and more to keep the whole family occupied between servings.


Koala Mattress will even set up a '...

Posted 1 Dec 2016 @ 5:26pm

It's official: summer is upon us.


With the temperatures rising, Sydneysiders are now free to do what they do best - flock to the beach en masse, towels in hand and slathered in sunscreen. And aren't we just spoilt for choice? Sydney is an embarassment of riches when it comes to scenic spots to set up and stare at the waves, and sometimes choosing a destination for your beach...

Posted 1 Dec 2016 @ 2:39pm

Christmas in Australia is a time of sun, family, holidays and gifts.


While buying presents can be stressful, it doesn’t have to be, and you can definitely do better than the dime-a-dozen stocking-fillers at the local department store. A bunch of Christmas-themed markets are happening all over Sydney in December – the perfect place to find a unique gift for that special family...

Posted 1 Dec 2016 @ 2:23pm

To save Sydneysiders from boring stickers to slap on their Christmas presents, DoDarlo are back with another festive sticker giveaway.


After last year's success, DoDarlo have brought in local street art legend Lister to design the gift labels. 


With help from the Darlinghurst Business Partnership, the Darlinghurst area will host a number of businesses giving...

Posted 25 Nov 2016 @ 3:14pm

The artisinal market will set up in Hyde Park Barracks in December.


Over 40 stalls selling hand-produced food, drinks and crafts will feature at Sydney Living Museums' Christmas Fare this year.


Sip a brew with Young Henrys, or pick out wines for the holidays with Freeman Vineyard and Eloquesta Wines. 


Other stalls include the delectable Black...

Posted 24 Nov 2016 @ 1:03pm

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The bar menu offers a vast and colourful array of cocktails, a well-travelled wine list and refreshing beer on tap.


Care for a drink? 

We’ve got a great wine list and a seasonal cocktail list. We can proudly declare the Aperol sour and The Exchange Punch our two signature cocktails and best-sellers.


Posted 24 Nov 2016 @ 1:00pm

The store will host a sweet selection of new flavours and the return of some classics.


To celebrate 125 chocolate-covered years of Allens, the company has announced it is launching a pop-up lolly bar throughout December for Sydney fans.


With new flavours of Funny Teeth, a special Aussie Mix and the return of the legendary Green Frogs, it's sure to satisfy your...

Posted 23 Nov 2016 @ 12:00pm

If you happen to be one of those people who always leaves their Christmas shopping as late as possible (admit it, we know there are a few of you) Carriageworks has your back with its second annual Christmas Market. 


On Friday December 23, for one night only, more than 160 leading restaurants, providores, designers, homewares and lifestyle brands will come together at...

Posted 11 Nov 2016 @ 12:42pm

A bit of Southern hospitality comes to Sydney later this month.


Legandary whiskey makers Jack Daniel's are getting the Thanksgiving celebrations off to a start with food, booze, dancing and most importantly - you!


Food will come in the form of a Southern BBQ from Zac Parker (one half of hickory hunks Scott's-Parker's) with sides coming fresh from the team at...

Posted 10 Nov 2016 @ 12:31pm

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Located in the heart of Newtown, Miss Peaches Soulfood Kitchen is a blues-infused Southern cocktail bar that serves up authentic homemade soul food and drinks. With a weekly live music lineup featuring some of the best Americana bands in town, Miss Peaches brings you the Southern American states’ most authentic watering holes without the 17-hour flight....

Posted 9 Nov 2016 @ 2:05pm

Rock and roll your way through your Christmas shopping this year with the Christmas edition of the Sydney Rock 'N' Roll & Alternative Market. Part market, part music festival, part meeting place, what could be a more fun and unique way to get through that list?


The market includes stores selling rock‘n’roll, alternative and vintage clothing, jewellery, accessories, posters...

Posted 9 Nov 2016 @ 12:47pm

Get a taste of Malaysia as Sydney's inaugural Malaysia Fest takes over town. The two-day interactive festival will tickle taste buds and immerse Sydneysiders in the melting pot that is Malaysian culture in a multi-layered sensory experience.


Malaysia Fest will feature Malay, Indian and Chinese dancers and stalls from some of Sydney's best Malaysian restaurants as well as places...

Posted 2 Nov 2016 @ 4:58pm

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Come on in to PHP and straight into our beer garden – beer is what we’re passionate about. Pass the giant woodfired pizza oven and grab a seat in the heart of PHP! This is where the magic happens.


What’s on the menu?

Pizzas are hand-made in front of you and daily specials feature the ‘from scratch’ philosophy of head chef Martin...

Posted 2 Nov 2016 @ 12:50pm

If you're like us and have a slight obsession with pretty, handmade gifts and all things one-of-a-kind, chances are you're already on the lookout for places to turn upside down for that perfect Christmas gift. Well look no further, because Finders Keepers is coming to town once again.


After touring Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide, the market is coming back to the Australian...

Posted 27 Oct 2016 @ 11:56am

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Located right in the heart of Chippendale, the Chippo Hotel (formerly the Chippendale Hotel) has just relaunched with a fresh new fit-out. The relaxed atmosphere, sunny courtyard and mouth-watering menu make it an ideal lunch spot for those wanting to get away from their desks during the day, a sweet local hangout for uni students and a chilled-out spot...

Posted 20 Oct 2016 @ 2:35pm

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The Cidery Bar & Kitchen is dedicated to serving the best ciders in Australia. It is located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD inside Rydges World Square Hotel, overlooking the buzzy shopping piazza. Created to pay respect to the great beverage of cider...

Posted 20 Oct 2016 @ 1:34pm

The hops are flowing this time of year, and Coogee Bay Hotel is celebrating in its glorious beer garden with a weekend-long festival of craft beer, cider, live music and food. The venue will host 20 stalls from Australia’s best brewers this Saturday and Sunday, and we picked five of our favourites to find out more.



Posted 19 Oct 2016 @ 4:02pm

Lace up your boots and get your drinking arm ready...


Gritty back-alley blues meets sun-kissed beaches this weekend as the Craft Beer and Cider Festival takes over the Coogee Bay Hotel with an epic music backdrop.


Headlining the weekend are Sydney's fireballs Papa Pilko And The Binrats...

Posted 18 Oct 2016 @ 1:09pm

Makers and market-lovers, lend me your ears.


Dear Pluto is hosting yet another Makers Market this weekend, and the full lineup of stallholders has been announced. They'll spread across two levels at 107 Projects, and FBi Radio's FlexMami, Tessellate and Spacie will be there to provide the soundtrack.


Without further ado about nothing, the stalls on show will be...