Bread And Threads

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...

Posted 14 Oct 2016 @ 9:29am

The Darlinghurst nightspot and live music venue formerly known as the Exchange Hotel has reopened on its Oxford Street premises as a restaurant and wine bar under the refashioned name, The Exchange.


The Exchange, which shut its doors in July...

Posted 13 Oct 2016 @ 5:56pm

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Hustle & Flow reopened at the start of the year under the ownership of a local family who undertook a stylish refurbishment with handmade timber furniture, complementing pieces by renowned graffiti artists like Days One and Yipes. The bar is a very cool space with a uniquely urban signature and has become an artistic hub for artists of various...

Posted 13 Oct 2016 @ 12:13pm

Vegan, vegetarian, fruitarian, flexitarian, pollotarian, paleotarian, carnivore: all are welcome at Glebe Street Fair this year.


If you like live performances, hundreds of market stalls selling strange and wonderful things, food truck alley galore featuring delectable cuisines and beverages from around the globe, contests, talks, and much more, then this is the ideal event for...

Posted 12 Oct 2016 @ 5:04pm

Celebrating Good Food Month, Kensington Street is giving licence to indulge with a series of events exploring the Seven Deadly Sins.


Seven of Chippendale's most exciting restaurants will offer diners a multi-sensory experience as they're...

Posted 11 Oct 2016 @ 2:39pm

The sun has officially come out, and now Coogee Bay Hotel is celebrating with a Craft Beer And Cider Festival in its beer garden next weekend.


The festival will feature more than 20 craft beer and cider brands from Australia and overseas, including local faves Young Henrys, Lord Nelson, Stone & Wood and Sydney Brewery.


CBH's chefs will be on hand to fire up...

Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 5:52pm

Sydney’s cultural life sure does get trash talked a lot these days.


It seems like everywhere you turn there’s another blog or media outlet denouncing our artistic contribution as being almost nonexistent, and any trace of optimism is a hard find. But although it’s fair to say that the lockout laws have a lot to answer for, Sydney’s still got a great deal of kick left, and...

Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 5:28pm

What is it about William Street that demands it gets its own festival, the aptly named William Street Festival?


This iconic street of Paddington – home to bespoke boutiques, eateries, pubs, beauty and hair salons – is a true gem that once a year gets celebrated in a different way. The event wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and participation of the local businesses,...

Posted 5 Oct 2016 @ 12:33pm

More drool-inducing baked goods are about to be made available as The Grounds Of Alexandria introduces a new experience at its revitalised location.


New culinary experience The Bakery at The Grounds provides a larger environment and a...

Posted 28 Sep 2016 @ 3:34pm

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Selina’s is renowned as one of the best live music venues in Sydney, and it has the legacy of the highest calibre of bands gracing the stage across the decades, including INXS, Midnight Oil, Nirvana, Rose Tattoo, Cold Chisel, The Divinyls, Crowded House and more. The room can hold almost 2,000 people in its full capacity, but for our Thursday night live...

Posted 15 Sep 2016 @ 2:33pm

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Leadbelly is a brand new cocktail bar located in Newtown offering free live music from Thursday through Saturday and amazing drinks and food all the time. We wanted to pay homage to the venue’s history – it was once the Vanguard – while keeping the live music element alive, but with the format...

Posted 9 Sep 2016 @ 6:18pm

Wine: How classy people get wasted.


Wine: How classy people get wasted. Let's all give a big cheer to welcome back to Pinot Palooza, returning to Sydney this fall. 


The event is Australia's biggest annual pinot noir and music festival, and will be brought to you by the one and only Bottle Shop Concepts. There'll be lots of wine on offer from over 100 of...

Posted 8 Sep 2016 @ 2:41pm

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At Mr Falcon’s, we like to think of ourselves as more of an “adult community centre” than just a bar. Yes, we serve alcohol, but we also offer our patrons a wide variety of activities, including live music, dance classes, burlesque, poetry nights, art exhibitions and script readings. 


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Drop in for a delicious...

Posted 25 Aug 2016 @ 1:54pm

Bunnings is SO last year. Treat your Darth Vader this Father's Day to a scrumptious lunch instead.


Dearest Daddy Day is coming up, and if you're lacking in ideas about what to get your father (or maybe you have no idea what he likes), take him out for a wine and dine at one of these fine venues across Sydney. They've got special offers available, especially suited for your...

Posted 25 Aug 2016 @ 12:58pm

Get out the tissues because this is drool-worthy.


Salts Meats and Cheese are presenting the lastest and greatest tutti a tavola, with friend and renowned Italian Chef Massimo Mele. Tutti a tavola means "everyone at the table", and, staying true to this Italian phrase, this event is sure to have everyone at the table eating... Or more likely just breathing in their food because...

Posted 23 Aug 2016 @ 5:28pm

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Tokyo Bird is a Japanese-inspired small bar in Surry Hills, with a focus on Japanese whiskies and beers, cocktails, saké and yakitori (grilled chicken parts on skewers). We aim to combine the best of Tokyo’s yakitori-ya with the classic Japanese-style cocktail, mixing up styles in the setting of an intimate Sydney small bar. We’ve been open in Belmore...

Posted 17 Aug 2016 @ 6:01pm

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We’re an old world cocktail bar specialising in gin with a list featuring a historical selection of classic cocktails. There’s nothing new here: we like to take the traditionalist approach. It’s a relaxed lounge setting with vintage furniture and old artwork and prints up on the walls. Though we are right on Regent Street, you’d be forgiven for missing...

Posted 10 Aug 2016 @ 4:46pm

Chocolate. 'Nuff said.


The Rocks is set to transform in to a chocaholic's paradise this September with the return of the SmoothFM Festival of Chocolate.


Attendees can expect to experience and sample the following:



Posted 10 Aug 2016 @ 3:44pm

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The new vista bar Hacienda has launched. Inspired by the grand plantation architecture of Cuba, mixed with the lux yet playful modern vintage hotels of 1950s Miami, Hacienda, situated in the Pullman Quay Grand Sydney Harbour, is a botanical oasis overlooking Sydney’s iconic harbour!


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Posted 3 Aug 2016 @ 5:25pm

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Kingston Public is a cosy, chic oasis perfect for a light meal or relaxed session. Sample our curated menu of small-batch wines, boutique spirits and craft brews with tasty share plates from our kitchen, designed by our international senior chef Janice. Local and international DJs serve up music you love alongside rare tunes you won’t hear on mainstream...

Posted 29 Jul 2016 @ 4:31pm

The Round She Goes Fashion Market boasts over 60 stallholders from preloved designer labels, quality vintage fashion, as well as handmade vintage jewellery and accessories. 


There will be preloved goodies from some of Sydney’s most fashionable wardrobes. Expect vintage from Chloe, Escada, Kate Spade, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, Karen Millen, Camper, Alexander Wang,...

Posted 29 Jul 2016 @ 4:30pm

The chefs of Africola, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar and Harpoon Harry are joining forces to present a snack and four-course meal with matching wines by James Hird. 


The three chefs and good friends, Duncan Welgemoed, Monty Koludrovic and Morgan McGlone, will be combining their culinary expertise over two sittings. 


The Africola Rock'n Rola event is the third...

Posted 28 Jul 2016 @ 4:36pm

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The Oxford Circus is three bars under one roof! On the ground floor (Underground Bar), we often play albums front to back. There are heaps of great drinks, tap beer and big booths to lounge around in. On the first floor (The Cooch) we have live bands, go-go dancers and all kinds of odd variety acts, as well as DJs on the weekend nights. The top floor (...

Posted 26 Jul 2016 @ 4:29pm

What can you tell us about the concept and history behind the Footprints Film Festival competition?


The first Film Festival was in 2012. It was initially supposed to be part of World Environment Day celebrations in June, but ended up being added to the Footprints Ecofestival. Ecofestival is an annual event and attracts a few thousand people, which we realised would be the...

Posted 21 Jul 2016 @ 3:19pm

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Queenies is a bar and restaurant located in the iconic Forresters Hotel in the heart of Surry Hills. It boasts a heavily Jamaican-influenced menu offering pan-tropical specialities consisting of modern takes on classic Caribbean staples. The bar itself makes its presence known as you reach the top of the stairs, drawing your attention with a battery of...

Posted 21 Jul 2016 @ 12:26pm

A mini version of the usual quarterly Dear Pluto Pop Up Markets will be hosted next weekend. 


The winter-themed markets will feature a selection of local makers, picklers, collectors and brewers at 107 Projects. The markets will even feature a pop-up nail salon. 


Other stalls will offer up the likes of homemade glühwein, pastrami buns and veggie burgers by...

Posted 20 Jul 2016 @ 12:38pm

Christmas is coming early to the German International School as it gets ready to host its annual Christmas Markets next month. 


Transforming in to a frosty winter wonderland, the GIS is set to celebrate Christmas with a twist, offering frolics and fun for the whole family.


The school will be...

Posted 20 Jul 2016 @ 10:42am

It's almost time to 'hops' along to Sydney Craft Beer Week again, with the program now unveiled for the 2016 event returning in October.


Sydney's dedicated craft beer celebration is back with ten days of action, including more than 100 events at 75 different venues around the city. All this makes the 2016 edition of SCBW bigger than ever, with the program including...

Posted 13 Jul 2016 @ 4:54pm

Sydney's largest rock'n'roll market returns at the end of this month with a red-hot lineup of entertainment and stalls sure to melt off the winter blues.


The Sydney Rock 'N' Roll & Alternative Market returns in July with shopping, music, food and dancing, enough to appeal to the whole family.


Posted 13 Jul 2016 @ 4:51pm

The words "Texas-style barbecue" can only mean finger lickin' goodness and the need for several napkins - and with Dan the Man, it certainly does.


On the first Friday of every month for the rest of the year, America's Dan the Man is bringing his own brand of barbecue to town and will light up his smoker for uniquely...