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A Very Naughty Xmas

By Rita Bratovich Get Hyp! For unique, feel-good gift buying it’s hard to find anywhere better than Hypmotive Hub - and their Christmas market promises to be extra special. Artists, designers and makers from the Inner West will bring their very best wares to Marrickville on December 14, and they’ll be on hand to help […]

Food News – Where The Locals Go

On Tuesday 20 October, the Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce held their third Seafood Spectacular to launch Where the Locals Go—a guide promoting the best of the Pyrmont Ultimo precinct.

Sydney Fish Market

In the photo there are men standing in dark suits in a dark warehouse. Before them, separated by what look like thick chalk lines or ropes, are sections of neatly ordered fish laid out on the floor. This photo is from the late 1800s when the Sydney Fish Market was in Woolloomooloo, and hangs in […]

The Gantry Restaurant & Bar

Raw materials are a definite focus at the recently refurbished Pier One Sydney Harbour. Interior designers Bates Smart have done wonders with reclaimed timbers; creating a stylish maritime playground stretching from the brass-caged boating clubhouse bar to the nicely substantial dark wood dining room, including tables extending seamlessly onto the pier (if you dare).

Food News – Sydney Opera House

Running all the way to the end of January, The Sydney Opera House’s Summerhouse program gives you the opportunity to eat, drink and play outdoors on the Western Broadwalk.

El-Phoenician

This gleaming glass box in Walsh Bay has largely escaped my notice because it’s tucked just around the corner from busy Hickson Road on Towns Place. The immediate advantage of this is a good supply of parking right out front.

North Bondi Fish

Last year North Bondi Italian closed its doors and no one could imagine this neck of Bondi Beach ever being the same. That was until North Bondi Fish moved in, now it’s a case of Maurice who?

Food News – Flying Fish Turns 10!

This month Flying Fish Restaurant reached the significant 10-year milestone.

Nick’s Bar & Grill

“That’s the damnedest thing I ever saw… it seemed to swoop down at you deliberately.” If I hadn’t seen Hitchcock’s 1963 movie The Birds, I’d swear seagulls were getting smarter. Yes, I’m starting a review with birdlife again, but their ingenuity stood out at this popular 550-seater.