This week's issue

The Brag #718

sydney eats

Forget science, here’s six of the best foods to fight a killer hangover

I’m not arguing with the track record of the world’s scientists: I will admit they have worked out a bunch of pretty impressive things. They can figure out how to take us to the moon, how to cure a range of infectious diseases, and how to make grape food flavouring...

Indulge in a hybrid of Australian produce and Japanese cuisine at Eastside Grill

Blending Manhattan style with an upmarket steakhouse look, Eastside Grill is a nicely rough-around-the-edges space in Chippendale. There are some industrial touches, like the metal shelves behind the bar, alongside some striking features, like a star-shaped light fixture hanging over a group table. On one wall, there’s an abstract portrait...

Gelato Messina are giving three flavours away for free this month

Gelato Messina is no stranger to mixing its flavours up, but this upcoming tribute to David Lynch’s classic show Twin Peaks (and its recent return to TV) is something else entirely. Not only will the Newtown store become the ‘Double R Diner’ from the original show, packing a bunch of...

The Vivid Night Market is coming to Carriageworks this June with a fiery food theme

For one night only, Carriageworks will host a huge night market as part of the Vivid Sydney program. Some of the industry’s best will get down and cooking on Friday June 16 for the all-ages evening of food and wine. This year’s theme, ‘Cooking With Fire’, will challenge chefs to cook...

Have a cuppa to help cure cancer at Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

For 24 years, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea has encouraged Australians to share a cup of tea and a biscuit to help raise money for cancer research. ABMT is the country’s most successful event of its kind, and this year hopes to raise $4.9 million dollars. It is predicted that in...

Winter is coming: six of Sydney’s cosiest bars to spend your cooler nights

Winter is coming, and it’s getting chillier every day. While we are lucky enough in Sydney to avoid giant blizzards and truly, literally freezing temperatures, it still gets a bit miserable at this time of year. It’s essential to stay warm and comfy, so here’s a quick guide to the best places...

A foodie’s guide to a night out in Newtown

Welcome to our new series, in which we teach you to eat your way across some of the most delicious suburbs in Sydney. Naturally, we’re starting with Newtown – we’d be silly not to. So whether you’re a Newtown newbie or part of the op-shop furniture, we’ve got your next...

The world’s leading mac and cheese connoisseurs give their verdict on Aussie mac and cheese

These days, people seem to imagine that online cooking videos don’t get much more complicated than those visual recipes currently clogging your Facebook feed – you know, those clips of disembodied hands cooking up carb-heavy delights that you share, tags your mates in, and then never actually do anything about....

Sydney Film Festival announces gourmet cinema program of food and movies

Sydney Film Festival will present Gourmet Cinema, three flavoursome nights of culinary culture, as part of its 2017 program. This year, the film Barbecue will be screened in three locations across Sydney in an experience that celebrates both food and film. Within their film Barbecue, two Adelaide filmmakers travel the...

Potts Point Hotel is a Kings Cross gastropub in transition

The gastropub trend has well and truly arrived. You know it’s a thing when Kings Cross has its very own, a new entrant to the enigmatic gastropub market: the Potts Point Hotel. The Potts Point Hotel has long been one of the centres of Sydney nightlife as The Sugarmill. But...