All eyes are on the InterContinental Double Bay, set to launch in November. Providing Sydneysiders with the perfect bayside retreat, this hotel refurbishment (it’s the old Ritz Carlton) is poised to breathe new life into Double Bay.
What’s no larger than 11 inches, soft, elastic and easily foldable? The Neopoletana pizzas produced by Aperitivo’s Francesco Spataro.
Event season has started, good and proper, and beer is the first order of the day. To kick things off, I headed to Hotel Centennial for dinner (cooked by Justin North) with singer/songwriter Josh Pyke and music industry heavyweight, Mark Pope.
Ten top Sydney bartenders packed into my favourite bar, The Owl House, and the opportunity to judge the Choya Umeshu Cocktail Competition, certainly made for an exciting evening.
f you're looking for something outside of Sydney to do this October Long Weekend, The Southern Highlands are happy to provide plenty of fodder.
Bathurst, Orange, Mudgee, Parkes, Cowra and Forbes have amped up the ease with which you can plan a food and wine focussed weekend away in Central NSW, by launching a joint website.
After tasting four of The Australian Brewery’s canned beers at home - and liking Extra Hoppy Ale the best for its peppery, citrus notes - I popped into the Rouse Hill brewery for an on-tap tasting paddle.
Warm milk with saffron and honey has been popping up in my house after meeting with Parya Zaghand from Saffron Only. She’s quite the ambassador for Iranian saffron, telling me the country produces 300 tonnes a year.
This month Flying Fish Restaurant reached the significant 10-year milestone.
August is shaping up to be very tasty, what with The Morrison bringing back their Oyster Festival including their legendary $1 Oyster Hour every night of the month, between 6pm and 7pm.