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The best Valentine's Day dinners

Valentine's Day – love it or hate it, it's here to stay. Regardless of where you stand, getting all dolled up and going out for a fancy meal is...

The best Valentine's Day dinners

Valentine's Day – love it or hate it, it's here to stay. Regardless of where you stand, getting all dolled up and going out for a fancy meal is...

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Latest food and drink reviews

Alibi

Alibi

4 out of 5 stars

In a big boon for the vegan dining scene in Sydney, plant-based cuisine powerhouse Shannon Martinez is now in charge of Alibi

Humble Bakery

Humble Bakery

5 out of 5 stars

This banging bakery and café from the Porteño crew serves scrumptious baked goods that are anything but humble

Enoteca Ponti

Enoteca Ponti

3 out of 5 stars

Even first-timers are made to feel like regulars at this classic Italian restaurant in Potts Point

Pellegrino 2000

Pellegrino 2000

5 out of 5 stars

This cracking Surry Hills Italian from the Bistrot 916 team has amped-up trattoria classics that will stay with you long after you've said arrivederci

Latest theatre reviews

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

5 out of 5 stars

Eryn Jean Norvill returns in a limited encore season of STC's sensational cine-theatre reimagining of this dark tale

Millers Point
Hubris & Humiliation

Hubris & Humiliation

5 out of 5 stars

This fabulous farce is a tribute to Jane Austen’s drawing room dramas set in post-plebiscite Sydney

Dawes Point
Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

4 out of 5 stars

This musical twist on a notorious ’90s flick is back with a new season in 2023

Parramatta
Urinetown The Musical

Urinetown The Musical

3 out of 5 stars

This self-aware musical about paying to pee is just as riotously silly as it sounds, with something bleak at its heart

Elizabeth Bay
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KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix Sydney

Get out your sunglasses and get ready to cheer: one of the world’s fastest sailing championships is returning to Sydney Harbour this February. And you...

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Latest film reviews

Eileen

Eileen

3 out of 5 stars

Anne Hathaway goes deliciously dark in an adaptation of Ottessa Moshfegh’s novel that tiptoes around queer obsession

Infinity Pool

Infinity Pool

4 out of 5 stars

Brandon Cronenberg is back to mess with your head – and stomach – with this deliriously depraved satire

Joyland

Joyland

4 out of 5 stars

This wonderful Pakistani-set tale explores changing gender norms setting society in flux

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

4 out of 5 stars

The art world, activism and the opioids crisis collide in this scathing takedown of America’s morally bankrupt Sackler family

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

It’s not always easy to shop ethically, but we’ve found a handful of local businesses that are putting people, animals and the environment first...

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