Best of Sydney

Best Services

Best Doctor: Dr Raymond Seidler *EDITORIAL PICK* On the 11th August, 2008 Dr Raymond Seidler declared in the Sydney Morning Herald letters section that 'Australia has always been at the forefront of illicit drug use worldwide.' Hallelujah - finally a voice of rationality in the crazy wilderness of current drug policies. Can we just declare […]

Best Arts and Entertainment

Best Fringe Theatre: Darlinghurst Theatre Company *READER PICK* Darlinghurst Theatre Company is one of the country's leading producers of independent theatre, presenting a diverse program of new, innovative Australian and international plays to Sydney audiences. Offering one of the most relaxed and enjoyable Sydney theatre experiences, the large foyer has a licensed bar, plush seats […]

Best Shops

Best Locally Crafted Furniture Shop: Wildwood Designs Stanmore *READER PICK* Locally crafted handmade furniture is a real treasure and can become a family heirloom you'll want to pass on to kin in future. Peter Crutchfield and Juliet Barr at Wildwood allow you to express your personality through wood in consultation with their expert crafts-folk, on […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Suzie Q, Miss Nude Australia 2008

Suzie Q is the current Miss Nude Australia, the Penthouse Pet for June 2008 and the recent winner of Miss Pole NSW 2008. She is the owner of Suzie Q Pole Studio in Sydney and travels, both nationally and internationally, teaching and performing the art of pole dancing. Best Gym: Suzie Q Pole Studio Well […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Joel Tarling, Cartoonist Artist

Joel loves sketching Sydney's streets and harbour and has lived here most of his life. He can be found sketching just about anywhere ' Bec Plumbe captured him on film in the Old Fish Shop Café in Newtown. He contributes cartoons and illustrations monthly to the Sydney City Hub. To see more of Joel's work […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Emma Tom, Writer/Journalist

Emma Tom is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Her column appears in The Australian each Thursday. Her sixth book, Attack of the 50-Foot Hormones, is a survival guide to staying sane during pregnancy, and will be published by HarperCollins in 2009. In her spare time, Emma studies at the University of New South Wales (she's […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Akira Isogawa, Fashion Designer

Akira Isogawa should need no introduction. He's one of Australia's most prominent and cutting-edge fashion designers, making this country his home after immigrating from Japan in 1986. He's also a valuable export commodity, with his commercial fashion label Akira being sold in at least a dozen countries world-wide. He's costumed the Sydney Theatre Company, done […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Jaimie Leonarder aka Jay Katz

Jaimie Leonarder has been involved in underground artistic ventures for well over twenty five years. He's an avid collector of lost film footage, and he runs an independent cinema screening venue in his own home, the Mu-Meson Archives. Lucky for him his wife Aspasia is an avid archivist of lost and contemporary film culture too! […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Joh Bailey, Hairdresser

Every smart woman knows the power of good hair which is why every smart woman has three options. 1. Spend hours experimenting and become a DIY expert. 2. Arrange, as I once did, to move in with your hairdresser. 3. Find a superhero hair-artist like Joh Bailey and relax! Joh has become something of a […]

CELEBRITY BEST: Suzy Spoon, The Iron Deficient Chef

Suzy Spoon is the host of Iron Deficient Chef, an internet based vegetarian cooking program: She's been a vegetarian since she was sixteen (inspired by a visit to a chicken farm in New Zealand). In a previous life she owned & managed the popular vegetarian café MacDonnas in Newtown. Best Vegetarian: Green Gourmet Green […]