Nomad

With the exposed wooden beams and ventilation ducts that snake throughout the ceiling of this beautifully ambient Surry Hills mess hall, I find myself wondering whether or not I’ve ended up on the set of the next Justin Timberlake music video, rather than Sydney’s culinary institution, Nomad. These reflections are quickly quashed over a glass… Continue reading

Sweet Street

Anyone who’s known me longer than a DJ set will be aware that I’m not typically the dessert type. But who am I to pass up the opportunity to attend Anna Polyviou’s increasingly popular ‘Sweet Street’ sugar festival? Some of Australia’s evilest of geniuses get together once a year to create and collaborate over some… Continue reading

Basement 33

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Goulburn Street’s Haymarket end, is nestled a brand new hidden bar gem – worthy of any nightlife veteran’s attention. At present, the entrance looks like a cross between an underground karaoke bar (which I’m later told it once was!) and a Thai massage parlour – although the delights found… Continue reading

Charlotte Cafe

Balmain and its surrounding suburbs of Birchgrove and Rozelle, have become awash with visitors from all corners of the city, keen to tuck in to its cosmopolitan selection of trendy cafés and restaurants. Precisely why a visit to Charlotte’s Café in Birchgrove, provides such pleasant respite from the hustle and bustle. A place where locals… Continue reading