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Latest food and drink reviews

La Capannina

La Capannina

5 out of 5 stars

A closely guarded secret worth discovering in Milsons Point

Hubert

Hubert

5 out of 5 stars

This underground French bistro is to Sydney what Rick’s Café is to Casablanca

Circa Espresso

Circa Espresso

5 out of 5 stars

Race to this cosy Middle Eastern-inspired café for a whirlwind of flavours and a masterclass in understated elegance

Bar Reggio

Bar Reggio

5 out of 5 stars

This cheap-as-chips red sauce joint in Darlinghurst is perfect for long lunches with hungry hordes

Latest theatre reviews

Cinderella

Cinderella

5 out of 5 stars

Douglas Carter Beane’s new book is a spectacular take on this classic story with all the glitter, glamour – and of course, glass – of any great fairytale

Darling Harbour
The Jungle and the Sea

The Jungle and the Sea

4 out of 5 stars

Fresh off a sold out international tour of Counting and Cracking, this sister play brings us a tale of a family trying to find their way back to each other

Surry Hills
Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

4 out of 5 stars

This good old fashioned musical is an Art Deco delight and an unlikely vessel for powerful comedic performances by women

Elizabeth Bay
The Tempest

The Tempest

4 out of 5 stars

Richard Roxburgh gives an energetic and wry performance in STC's radical retelling of one of the Bard's stormiest tales

Millers Point
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The Other Art Fair

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Latest film reviews

Violent Night

Violent Night

3 out of 5 stars

David Harbour’s Santa Claus is less ‘ho-ho-ho’, more ‘ho-ho-holy shit’ in this gory actioner

Lynch/Oz

Lynch/Oz

4 out of 5 stars

A film about the influence of The Wizard of Oz on the films of David Lynch? We’re not in Kansas anymore...

Last Flight Home

Last Flight Home

3 out of 5 stars

An acclaimed filmmaker turns the camera on her family for a well-intentioned documentary about assisted suicide

Love Local: a local's guide to Sydney's suburbs

The CBD

The CBD

Central Sydney is a one-stop-shop for the very best this city has to offer  

Paddington

Paddington

Wander Paddo's heritage terraced streets and discover great coffee, fine dining, and quirky enclaves

Chatswood

Chatswood

There's so much more to this culturally rich Northern suburb than just a Westfield

Parramatta

Parramatta

The geographical centre of Greater Sydney sits at the intersection of rich history and rapid development

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The best ethical shops in Sydney

The best ethical shops in Sydney

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We're calling it – Darwin is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. A florid tropical paradise that sits in summer year-round, this city is full of...

The Strand Hotel

If you happen to walk past the library at the Strand Hotel at 5 o'clock on any given day, you’ll stumble across a golden bar cart stocked with Aperol,...

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