Le Pub

Descending the stairs of the CBD’s go-to French Bistro ‘Le Pub’, this seemingly trendy, tardis-like, Parisian-style establishment opens up to reveal an odd mix of ‘after work drinks’ crowd, ‘family diners’, and ‘girls night’ victims. Nonetheless, the tastefully decorated venue is quite comfortable, albeit a little raucous. Starting with a traditional entree of Escargots de… Continue reading


Entering Sydney’s latest fine dining hotspot Silvereye, made me feel more like James Bond than a food writer. Buzzing through the entrance, we’re ushered through a passageway of the fully restored yet still antiquitous ‘Old Clare Hotel‘, and placed in an elevator bound for the floors above. The doors open to reveal a small outdoor… Continue reading

3 Winos Trade Day

What type of person would pass up the opportunity to ingest copious amounts of vodka, wine and caviar whilst listening to Dan Aykroyd ramble on about the significance of Crystal Skulls and how they somehow relate to large-scale quantities of Vodka and en masse marketing techniques? Not I, said the Walrus. Precisely why I found… Continue reading

Craft Beer Week Launch

Ushering in Sydney’s growing obsession with Craft Beers, the annual ‘Craft Beer Week’, hosted by Joel Connolly, could as easily be named ‘Craft Beard Week’, if not for the all-too-obvious statement it would appear to make. Ekim, Batch, Modus Operandi, and the obligatory Young Henrys brands join forces to showcase Sydney’s best craft beer brewers,… Continue reading

Ribs & Burgers

Being a Dallas native by origin, I can understand the growing obsession with Texas BBQ here in Australia. One of the links I certainly did draw between this fixture of the American culinary world, and Ribs & Burgers, was the service. With a smile that could light up a thousand service stations, we were greeted… Continue reading


Anyone who’s anyone seems to be trickling into this newfound Surry Hills food box set up by the two tenacious and uber-talented John Javier and his mate Jarred Roker. If any place encapsulates the combination of fine dining without the snooty never-get-laid wait staff, and trendy without the ‘too-cool-for-you’ army of bearded artisans of ‘whatever’,… Continue reading

Sydney’s Best Burgers – Mary’s

*** FEATURED IN CITY HUB – BEST OF SYDNEY 2015 *** My favourite type of burger (and the best type, because I’m always right), consists of a meat patty, American style cheese, a pickle, and a killer bun. Sometimes bacon. No egg. No pineapple. No beetroot. Got it? Good. It’s simplicity (like a good Pizza)… Continue reading

Sydney’s Best Cocktail Bar – The Owl House

*** FEATURED IN CITY HUB – BEST OF SYDNEY 2015 *** Step into this cosy clandestine Darlinghurst gem to experience the coolest cocktails Sydney has to offer, from some of the world’s finest mixologists. The soundtrack can range from The Smiths to Jimi Hendrix, and the clientele are generally discerning locals, who know where it’s… Continue reading