Tag: Sydney

The Gardens by Lotus Sydney

The Gardens by Lotus at the Chinese Garden of Friendship

Lotus Dining Group is now in the coolest overlooked spot in Sydney: the Chinese Garden of Friendship. The Gardens by Lotus is a total one-of-a-kind Chinese dining experience, combining the best of Sichuan cuisine with the most traditional of settings….

OCD Love & Love Chapter 2 @ the Sydney Opera House

In OCD Love, the first of two dances by L-E-V, we open on a single dancer in grey. She begins to writhe, somehow alienly fluid and mechanical at the same time, only intermittently breaking from a distinctly inhuman mode. She’s…

Rolling Loud Festival – The Plus Ones Sydney

Rolling Loud sold out in 38 minutes. Rolling Loud is widely touted as the world’s largest Hip Hop Festival. While it started in the States back in 2015, this year was the first time creators Matt Zingler and Tariz Cherif…

Pigalle Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival’s ‘Pigalle’ – a burlesque/cabaret tour-de-force

Every now and then, a show comes along that blows all your preconceptions out of the water. ‘Pigalle’ is one of those shows. A cabaret-circus-music-burlesque extravaganza, it’s the centrepiece of Sydney Festival‘s Festival Gardens programming in Hyde Park. We’re huge fans…

HOME Sydney Festival

‘HOME’ – a kinetic display of absurdism at Sydney Festival

Geoff Sobelle — a theatrical artist, creator and illusionist behind Sydney Festival’s HOME – knows what your ultimate dream is. But don’t you worry, he won’t confront you about it. Instead, he might make you revisit an almost forgotten one. HOME…

Blanc De Blanc Encore At Sydney Opera House – The Plus Ones Sydney

The first thing I saw was her leotard. An architectural marvel of multidimensional frills, I watched it sway to the opening strains of Rhapsody in Blue. Staccato-quick lighting changes introduced us to the performers, perched in various places around, amongst,…

An exquisite French feed – Bistro Mosman’s new menu

Say bonjour to le Bistro Mosman. The Plus Ones were invited to review the updated menu of the chic French Restaurant in Sydney’s north shore, situated downstairs within The Buena Hotel. As the restaurant’s under new management, Bistro Mosman has…

A summer of Pimm’s

There’s nothing quite like a good summer afternoon drink, and what’s better than sipping Pimm’s on a balcony whilst taking in Coogee Pavilion’s iconic sea view? My plus one and I were absolutely content sitting in the warm sun with…

Sydney Festival 2019: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Sydney Festival (9 – 27 Jan 2018) is back again this summer, and we all know what this means. This is the time of year that the city comes alive with art and performance, where public spaces are transformed…