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Bread And Threads

Posted 4 Nov 2014 @ 1:50pm

The elegant, high-altitude rooftop bar, Sky Terrace, has returned for the second summer running.

 

The bar sits adjacent to The Star Event Centre and has available a wide selection of drinks, all prepared by a team of expert bartenders. On top of this, the bar has a team of rotating head chefs who offer dishes from The Star’s award-winning restaurants. To top it all...

Posted 4 Nov 2014 @ 1:47pm

Get ready to spice up your life with the latest player on the Circular Quay culinary scene, The Spice Room. 

 

The exotic, flavoursome Indian restaurant has been opened by Jewel Fine Foods, which is new to the restaurant game but has more than enough experience in the creation of fine meals. Head chef Darbyan Singh has been working for over 20 years as a curry and...

Posted 4 Nov 2014 @ 1:42pm

Did someone say ‘free ice-cream’? That’s right, for four days this month, the Flavours Of The World pop-up is offering up free scoops of Gelato Messina’s finest in the spirit of celebrating all things delightful.

 

Travel insurance company InsureandGo will be hosting the event, and sticking to the theme of good summer vibes, it’ll also be giving attendees the chance to...

Posted 23 Sep 2014 @ 3:44pm

Want to check out the inner workings of the Sip & Savour craft beer festival this year? Here's your chance.

 

The closing event for Sydney Craft Beer Week is seeking volunteers to aid the success of the event. It's expected to attract between 6,000-9,000 people, and includes not only beer and food tasting experiences but live music performances from the likes of Husky,...

Posted 18 Sep 2014 @ 4:28pm

Vino Paradiso is a three-day event taking place at the Australian Technology Park, Sydney where wine and food enthusiasts will have the opportunity to enjoy, interact and engage with Australia’s best wine, food, craft beer, cider and spirit influencers and producers.

 

The Vino Paradiso Masters Program, a series of master classes, will be held by the event's tastemakers. You will...

Posted 20 Aug 2014 @ 1:00pm

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Spring Street Social is a novel addition to the bustling streets of Bondi Junction. Inspired by the golden age of cure-all elixirs, Spring St takes you back to a time of rustic chemists and homespun apothecaries. The discretely placed door, amidst a hive of shopfronts, leads you to a newly transformed laboratory of live music, inventive...

Posted 28 Jul 2014 @ 9:54am

The biggest-ticket (and tastiest) event of Sydney Craft Beer Week, Sip & Savour, will feature a live performance from Melbourne indie-folksters Husky.

 

In a not-to-be-missed day out for lovers of craft beer and good music, the Carriageworks event will feature over 250 brews and ciders from around the country. Husky will provide the tunes, fresh off the release of new single...

Posted 25 Jul 2014 @ 11:00am

The cream of barista talent from all around Sydney and New South Wales will descend on ...

Posted 23 Jul 2014 @ 11:00am

Mmmm, meat. And craft beer? Yes please. 

 

Over two levels, this will be a carnival for carnivores: think suckling pig, coal roasted lamb, beef brisket, whole chicken and smoky BBQ beef ribs, plus wild boar and kangaroo. The best local producers will be on hand, alongside craft beer brewers from Young Henrys, Fat Yak, Ruby Tuesday, James Squire Porter and White Rabbit...

Posted 23 Jul 2014 @ 10:00am

On a budget? In partnership with Menulog.com.au, we’ve picked out ten of Sydney’s best eats for under $10. Get amongst it!

 

Manoosh Pizzeria, Enmore: flaming chicken wrap ($8)

Pretty much everything on Manoosh’s menu is a must-try – from Lebanese-style pizzas to chicken wings – but for a cheap, quick feed...

Posted 9 Jul 2014 @ 5:03pm

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Brooklyn Social is Surry Hills’ new neighbourhood dive bar and diner serving fast food, liquor and music from midday till late. This new locals’ hangout pays homage to the great Brooklyn dive bars and rock’n’roll scene of New York circa mid-’60s/’70s. Make your way through the roller door and black vinyl sheeting masking the entrance and you’ll find leather...

Posted 9 Jul 2014 @ 1:49pm

Oy! Where you gonna get your oyster on next month?

 

Why, The Morrision is the answer for oyster-loving Sydney folk, with the CBD pub's popular festival to return for 2014. The Morrison <3 Oysters Festival is a month-long celebration including $1 Oyster Hour from 6-7pm daily, an oyster eating competition (Tuesday August 19), an oyster masterclass (Tuesday August 12) and plenty...

Posted 27 Jun 2014 @ 11:00am

The City of Sydney will temporarily install two large underground earth ovens in Hyde Park for a taste of traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food.

 

The celebration comes as part of the NAIDOC in the City event during NAIDOC Week 2014. It’ll be a hearty traditional lunch for Sydneysiders on Monday July 7 from 1pm, when all are invited to try freshly...

Posted 26 Jun 2014 @ 1:00pm

If the winter chills are getting you down, remember that a brighter season is around the corner. With the spring comes Floriade, Canberra’s colourful annual festival – and it’s not just about flowers.

 

The Sydney activation of Floriade begins in August, but from Saturday September 13 – Sunday October 12 is when the nation’s capital transforms into a hub of arts and...

Posted 25 Jun 2014 @ 3:00pm

Sydneysiders love their coffee. And if you’re wondering who’s got the roast with the most, there’s no better place to be each year than The Rocks Aroma Festival, which is steaming its way back to town in July.

 

Bean fanatics will be enthralled in a program of workshops that covers everything from coffee appreciation to alternative slow brew methods, Cupping 101, latte...

Posted 3 Jun 2014 @ 2:49pm

Over 150 local designers and creatives will exhibit at the Finders Keepers Independent Art & Design Market's autumn/winter event this week.

 

After the Market's 2013 relaunch at the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh, the event returns this season complete with 'Farmers Lane', a space dedicated to food, beverages and plants, alongside Sydney's food trucks and Vintage...

Posted 27 May 2014 @ 4:45pm

High-profile chef and restauranteur Matt Moran, alongside business partner Peter Sullivan and Solotel's Bruce Solomon, will bring their talents to the Art Gallery of NSW.

 

MasterChef Australia personality Moran will show off his passion for quality food to the more than one million visitors to the Art Gallery each year.

Posted 6 May 2014 @ 12:30pm

"Caw-fee?" "Be-eer." Yep, The Simpsons have always known what we want – and the official Duff Beer is set to launch in Sydney at a pop-up Moe's Tavern in Woolloomooloo.

 

Moe's Tavern, which will take over the Woolloomooloo Bay Hotel at the end of the month, will serve Duff alongside Krusty Burgers, Duffalo Wings and Lard Lad donuts. Duff will be available in retail shops from...

Posted 1 May 2014 @ 6:04pm

It’s baaaa-ack. Mad Mex have once again put out the Big Burrito Challenge.

 

Because while we have the Big Prawn, the Big Banana and various other oversized novelty objects dotted around Australia, there’s nothing novel about a one-kilo burrito. It’s a man versus food challenge like no other – made with twice the amount of fresh ingredients as a regular burrito, and certain to...

Posted 25 Apr 2014 @ 12:02pm

It's long been a champion of the food and drink scene, but now Merivale turns its eye to another aspect of Sydney culture. Opening on King Street at the end of April, A Work In Progress is a new art-based pop-up, which will see the venue transformed into a live art studio, offering the CBD an unprecedented bar experience.

 

The studio will be curated by Glenn Barkley - former...

Posted 25 Apr 2014 @ 11:58am

Eastside Radio's second annual East Side Ride celebrates the art of green living by focusing on Sydney's growing cycling culture.

 

There's plenty to enjoy for everyone, with cyclicsts encouraged to ride around and check out the workshops and demonstrations available from riding and sustainable living experts. Festivalgoers can also browse the latest in cycling fashion (lycra...

Posted 10 Apr 2014 @ 2:58pm

The Lindy Charm School for Girls is running an exciting vintage program centred around the fashion and style of 1930s Shanghai.

 

The exotic elegance of the era will be experienced through a lively three-hour workshop including hair and make up. The class is open to females 14+ and is perfect for an interesting afternoon with friends.

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Posted 3 Oct 2013 @ 1:05pm

For those of you who couldn't secure a getaway trip to Mexico for the long weekend, Sol Beer are salsa-ing into Potts Point with a pop-up cantina to satiate your spice desires.

 

The local Villa Bar & Kitchen will be transformed into a Mexican haven, interior designer Ally Bercich vibing on Frida Khalo chic...

Posted 12 Sep 2013 @ 5:12pm

Craft beer fans at the ready!

 

The Willoughby Craft Beer Fair has returned and is set to brew up a storm with an all-day craft beer tasting fiesta. There’ll be wine, cider and delectable nibblies aplenty with aficionados and enthusiasts revelling in the day’s entertainment. And lest we forget...

Posted 31 Jul 2013 @ 1:09pm

 

The basics: “The fabulous Fifties Fair returns to Rose Seidler House on Sunday 25 August. Celebrate all things ’50s at Sydney’s iconic Modernist home.Pat Capocci Combo with ‘A Man Called Stu’ will rock the fair, joined by Brisbane’s Miss Teresa and her Rhythmaires.Porteño’s Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz will serve up southern style Reuben sandwiches, alongside treats from Balmain...

Posted 22 Jul 2013 @ 11:16am

A phoney fifties’ coke machine hides a secret entrance to a space you’d never expect. The Soda Factory’s not exactly the newest kid on the Surry Hills small bar block, but its late-trading license (open until 5am on Friday and Saturday!) make it a place we’re hella keen on. The joint’s also got a live music license so have the tunage sorted. Expect a regular offering of live acts,...

Posted 16 Jul 2013 @ 1:33pm

Founded by trendsetter Liz Raleigh, East is East Night Markets is the only night market in Sydney promising gorgeous handmade goodies all under $100. “We’re not a fan of the mass-produced, so you’ll only find quality, locally-made products by a seriously talented group of stallholders. The inaugural market is happening this Thursday July 18 at Tap Gallery for the good folk of Sydney. We’re...

Posted 30 May 2013 @ 10:32am

Welcome to London Fields where the food’s hearty and cocktails sweet. Located upstairs at The London Hotel this newbie is Paddington’s latest wine bar-cum-restaurant hidey-hole perfect for the post work winter escape. Think fresh, seasonal produce, genius cocktails and vintage surrounds. Dig in folks!

 

The team: Mrs Sippy’s Ian Oakes has expanded his role to oversee the London...

Posted 17 May 2013 @ 12:27pm

The Finders Keepers Autumn/Winter Markets are moving into a new space at the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh (2 Locomotive St).

 

On Friday May 31 and Saturday June 1, designers and artists will gather to showcase their work in amongst live music, a food lane, bar and food trucks. Feature stalls include: Frankie Magazine’s vintage booth and The SuperCool Emporium for all...

Posted 17 May 2013 @ 12:23pm

The newest kid on Redfern’s small bar block, Hustle & Flow (105 Regent St), is showing promising signs of infusing hip hop culture into every part of its Regent Street operation.

 

So what’re seeing? With no financial backing, co-owner Tim Duhigg (who runs the place with his wife Lisette Duhigg) has decked out most of the place himself with the help of local graffiti artists...

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