Food News – Rabbit Hole
I’d like to give a big birthday shout-out to the Rabbit Hole Bar & Dining crew, who celebrated their first year of operation by throwing a great shindig last week. Surrounded by a crew of media, loyal customers, food industry folk - including bloggers like Simon Food Favourites and Porkstar ambassador Mitch Edwards – plus celebrities like Nacho Pop, I attended with my friend Joanna in tow.
Sydney's 2014 Chinese New Year Festival, running from the 24th January to the 9th February, is set to be the biggest in our 18-year history, with over 80 events scheduled. Fashion designer Claudia Chan Shaw, one of the City of Sydney’s festival ambassadors, says: “For us, Chinese New Year has always been about getting together and sharing wonderful food with family and friends.”
Bar Fly: Garden Bar by The Corner House
Ashtrays. Astroturf. Paper straws. Plastic cups. This fabulous, outdoor pop-up bar, cradled in the arms of the Sydney Opera House, is just the place to settle in for the Australia Day Long Weekend, with magnificent Sydney Harbour views for the Ferrython.
After the raging success of their October-long Veuve Clicquot pop-up, Bullion Bar at The Mint, the Trippas White Group have cleverly relaunched the space with another bubbling golden liquid. Luckily I was on hand for the launch of their Moët & Chandon pop-up, as there were countless gold-plated goblets of Moët & Chandon Impérial to be consumed!