Bread And Threads

Posted 7 Jul 2016 @ 12:57pm

The Morrison's Executive Chef and co-owner Sean Connolly, Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia and Linneys join forces this year to create the fourth edition of The Morrison Oyster Festival. 


This year's fest boasts a variety of activities, unique menu items and the largest selection of oysters from rock and Pacific varieties found across the Australian coastline. Fresh...

Posted 5 Jul 2016 @ 5:41pm

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We are one of Sydney’s leading live music venues and watering holes located smack-bang in the hubbub of King Street, Newtown. We host a range of live music, in-house events and offer a tasty seasonal food menu and great drinks. Our staff are by far the coolest cats in town, knowledgeable on all things food, drink and music, and go to great lengths to...

Posted 5 Jul 2016 @ 5:33pm

@ Munich Brauhaus The Rocks


Origins: Sydney temperatures are dropping and our friends at Jägermeister have concocted the ultimate warming bevvie to heat us up! The Spice Apple Mule has similar attributes to the classic mulled wine, but with the added kick of the delicious Jägermeister Spice.



• 45ml Jägermeister Spice

• 30ml apple juice...

Posted 4 Jul 2016 @ 3:15pm

It was only a matter of time.


In the hubbub of social activity following Pauline Hanson's re-election to the Australian Parliament, and her latest comments on Islam and halal certification, some joker has...

Posted 22 Jun 2016 @ 11:15am

@ Della Hyde, 34 Oxford St, Darlinghurst




• 60ml Havana seven-year

• 25ml Lime juice 

• 25ml Mulled wine syrup

Method: Shake, double strain

Glass: Nick & Nora 

Garnish: Dehydrated lime wheel 


Origins: Mulled wine is a classic...

Posted 22 Jun 2016 @ 11:04am

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Loosen the tie and get ready to raise your stein as you join the outrageous Bavarian shenanigans at Munich Brauhaus, where it is Oktoberfest every day of the year. From pure German bier, to a live Oom-Pah-Pah band and the tastiest pork knuckles in town, you and your crew can be transported direct to Bavaria, no passport required. 



Posted 8 Jun 2016 @ 5:43pm

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Booze slingin’, undie droppin’ goodtimes! As you descend the stairs you can tell the walls and carpet have seen some shit go down. Our philosophy is, you can do whatever you feel, as long as you’re not being a dick and everyone around you is enjoying themselves too. Too many bars take themselves too seriously – we like to have fun but at the same time...

Posted 2 Jun 2016 @ 4:58pm

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is about to open its new horticultural space with an exhibition that's sure to get chocolate-lovers' taste buds tingling.


Sweet Addiction - an exhibit charting the botanic history of chocolate - will be the opening attraction at The Calyx, a new space dedicated to art, theatre and flora.


The Botanic Garden's exhibit organisers,...

Posted 1 Jun 2016 @ 5:31pm

Who’s the cook/bartender?


We have a very talented culinary team at El Camino Cantina, led by Urban Purveyor Group (which owns this Tex-Mex mecca) culinary director Martin Heierling and his right-hand man, corporate executive chef Damien Brassel. Both have impressive culinary credentials, having worked in Michelin starred kitchens across the globe. They’ve worked together for a...

Posted 1 Jun 2016 @ 4:45pm

Move over Melbourne and make way for the announcement of Winter Wonderland: an initiative from the creative minds of A Moveable Feast.


Come Saturday June 30, Carriageworks will undergo a wintry transformation to become the site of A Moveable Feast's newest cuisine and style experience. 


AMF, in this one night only event, will take guests on a sensorally...

Posted 27 May 2016 @ 1:31pm

As the great Shakespeare once suggested, music is the food of love.


Songwriting and cooking are two art forms that operate on the same level - crafts that aim to bypass the head entirely, moving people in hard-to-define, nebulous ways.


For that reason, we reached out to some of our favourite Australian musicians and asked them to submit their go-to kitchen...

Posted 26 May 2016 @ 11:57am

Our city will light up once again this Friday May 27 – Saturday June 18 as Vivid Sydney’s festival of lights, music and ideas returns for its longest stretch yet. 


Since its inauguration seven years ago, Vivid has become one of our city’s most popular times of the year – and certainly one of its brightest. Every night out at Vivid deserves to be special, so we’ve asked some of...

Posted 25 May 2016 @ 1:53pm

Carriageworks is set to do its part in conjunction with Vivid Sydney through facilitating The Night Markets, evenings of food and wine to celebrate the local produce and exemplary talent found across NSW. 


Vivid Sydney is soon to hit our shores, ushering in a blaze of light, creativity and art to enthrall the senses. Yet it is not only through our sight that we are to be...

Posted 19 May 2016 @ 12:45pm

This weekend will see the Annandale Hotel launch a brand new food festival.


Coupling on to its current pop-up project and off the back of the success of its previous kitchen takeovers, the Annandale is promising a jam-packed weekend of beats, burgers and booze kicking off Friday May 20.


Friday night will see Sound Benefit take to the stage, while Lepers &...

Posted 12 May 2016 @ 12:09pm

The Sydney Table event series of bespoke dining experiences will be curated by some of Sydney's most exciting creative gastronomic talents.


In collaboration with Vivid Sydney, Carriageworks will present seven unique dining experiences in May and June this year. Each dinner will see 50 guests treated to an evening prepared by some of Australia's most talented proprietors of food...

Posted 4 May 2016 @ 10:31am

Our friends over in America sure know how to cook up a barbecue, and one of their finest talents is making his way to Sydney next week.


Rodney Scott, a South Carolina BBQ pitmaster renowned for his Deep South slow-cooked whole pig creations at Scott's Bar-B-Que, will visit Harpoon Harry's public bar for two days only.


Scott will be in town at the invitation of...

Posted 29 Apr 2016 @ 12:15pm

Bondi's famous Beach Road Hotel has announced a collection of gigs and events for this May, including the opening of a tiny pop-up bar.


If you're lucky enough to get a spot in the door, Monkey Shoulder Whiskey has set up 'The World's Smallest Bar' - a wooden installation housing drinks and cocktails, including Monkey Shoulder's Jungle Juice and Monkey Shoulder Old Fashioned....

Posted 28 Apr 2016 @ 1:50pm

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It’s a community meeting place meets local hangout meets motorcycle enthusiast’s dream meets working brewery. We continually serve unique people and locals down at the brewery – well-behaved dogs are welcome and well-behaved children are tolerated. We’ve used the space for art exhibitions, film and documentary screenings, motorcycle brand launches and...

Posted 27 Apr 2016 @ 6:06pm



It’s a brilliant treasure hunt, with vintage fashion from designer labels to bargain second-hand, stunning antiques and kooky bric-a-brac, lush plants, books and records, and artisan creations. It’s curated to make sure we have a great variety of interesting vintage and handmade (so no mass-produced junk). We have a mix of regular stallholders specialising in...

Posted 27 Apr 2016 @ 1:18pm

Getting real with our addiction to coffee, it's high time to do something about it. And that means getting intimately acquainted with the best coffee and tips on how to source, brew, create and love it. The Rocks Aroma Festival is here to help, coming to steam up Sydney with a full day of coffee-related bliss. 


It's early, the hour is a dark one. You will soon be expected to...

Posted 27 Apr 2016 @ 1:14pm

The team behind the renaissance movement of pub food and iconic burgers has seen fit to open up a new venue. That's right: Pub Life Kitchen and all its goodness is set to provide more nourishing meals from its new vantage point at the Ruby L'otel, Rozelle. 


Knowing what's good for you and your tum, the team from Pub Life Kitchen and their intrepid leader Jovan Curic have been...

Posted 20 Apr 2016 @ 3:00pm

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The Argyle is situated at The Rocks, in one of Australia’s oldest buildings, and is the ultimate Sydney nightlife venue. The venue has a rich historic feel, with a uniquely modern take blending an alluring mix of historic and ultra-modern. Stylish yet relaxed, The Argyle brings a distinctive style to the Sydney dining and nightlife scene.


Posted 20 Apr 2016 @ 12:13pm

Come in, spinner!


The ANZAC Day long weekend is here, with ANZAC Day itself falling on Monday April 25. And while the day is one of commemoration to our fallen, it’s also one of celebration. Enjoy an ANZAC Day of food, drinks, entertainment – and a bit of two-up – with our picks of the best venues in Sydney.



Posted 14 Apr 2016 @ 12:11pm

The MCA in collaboration with Liverpool City Council and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is holding a series of community workshops culminating in a huge evening event in Liverpool in order to raise awareness for food security.


Food Fight - The Battle For Food Security is a social project aiming foremost to raise awareness and start conversations about food security and access to...

Posted 7 Apr 2016 @ 9:53am

Stoners don’t exactly have a reputation for being on time – probably the explanation for why Australia’s likely first ‘stoner food’ café, D’Munchies, had a low-key launch to a handful of people, despite causing a social media stir on Tuesday.


In typical stoner fashion, however, within five minutes of the ribbon being cut, there was a line of funky Newtown locals that went out...

Posted 1 Apr 2016 @ 12:07pm

The battle of the brews charges on this April at The Dog Hotel in Randwick.


After beer crafters Stone & Wood knocked Feral Brewing to second place in the Australia Day Craft Beer Fight Club, a dramatic rematch is set for midday Sunday April 17 at The Dog Hotel in Randwick.


Stone & Wood will showcase their popular Pacific Ale alongside a specialty beer,...

Posted 31 Mar 2016 @ 12:04pm

Back for its sixth year, Sydney's craftiest beer festival will quench the thirsts of beer lovers during the last week in October.


After 2015 Sydney Craft Beer Week saw 130 beer-related events succesfully held to a growing audience, this year's event is agin set to be Sydney's largest celebration of craft beer.


Beer enthusiasts can catch events at over 60 venues...

Posted 31 Mar 2016 @ 11:43am



Following the huge success of our inaugural event last December, we’re happy as punch to be putting on another Pop Up Market showcasing a varied but finely curated spectrum of emerging makers and designers. Across the two days, you’ll see over 20 stalls with tonnes of handmade items on offer including apparel, cards, ceramics, homewares, jewellery and prints. Some...

Posted 31 Mar 2016 @ 11:18am



A smaller, more unique market experience with just over 30 curated local Inner West makers that you won’t find at the usual weekend markets. There will be locally made crafts and design, food and drinks as well as performances by local bands.


The crowd:

A melting pot of market lovers (and like-minded makers and creators) from locals to suburb...

Posted 30 Mar 2016 @ 1:20pm

As Sydney welcomes artists from around the world, Fort Denison is opening its doors for the best view. 


Vivid Sydney 2016 is soon to hit our shores, transforming the landsape into a sprawling bonanza of sights, sounds and ambiance.
Fort Denison is offering a reprieve from the flocking crowds, preparing the evenings of Friday, Saturday and one Sunday night in late...