Tag Archives: Sydney

Monday Memories: Tetsuya Wakuda

Monday Memories: Tetsuya Wakuda

On a brilliant, bright, sunny Saturday afternoon in Sydney, Australia in 1990, Lara and I took a taxi to the slowly-gentrifying working class suburb of Rozelle. We were armed with three bottles of wine and were on our way to dine at a restaurant called...
Monday Memories: A Portrait Session on Sydney Harbour

Monday Memories: A Portrait Session on Sydney Harbour

It was Australia Day yesterday on the 26th January, and while we always feel conflicted on this day that celebrates the official ‘founding’ of Australia in 1788 when the First Fleet arrived from Britain, despite Australia being occupied by indigenous peoples for around 40,000 years previously,...
Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

We spent much of our time in Australia last year writing about the fantastic food scene and formidable restaurants and talking to the finest chefs, from Dan Hunter to Ben Shewry — as well as great global chefs, from Rene Redzepi to Massimo Bottura. One of...
Absorbing Australian Art at Art Gallery of NSW

Absorbing Australian Art at Art Gallery of NSW

Last week the winners of Australia’s most important and most talked-about annual art contest, the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes, were announced and the exhibition of finalists opened at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney’s and Australia’s premiere art museum. During the final days...
The Best Beaches in Sydney

The Best Beaches in Sydney

It’s the Australia Day weekend down under, a day that Aussies across the nation spend basking in the sunshine, enjoying barbecues in their backyards or picnics in the park with friends, or if they’re lucky to live near the coast, on the beach stretched out...
A Local Guide to the Sydney Small Bar Scene

A Local Guide to the Sydney Small Bar Scene

One of the things we love about Sydney is the abundance of small bars that have flourished since new liquor licensing laws in 2008 revitalized the city’s drinking scene. With their owners often found behind the bar, each has its own distinct character, atmosphere and style,...