Tag: Sydney

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Keen for a little Scandinavian culture without the frosty northern temperatures? Well, there’s no need for an expensive trip or pricey cold weather clothing, because Scandinavia has come to Melbourne! The Scandinavian Film Festival (5 to 27 July) features 20+ films…

NOMAD: Wine Cellar Meets Restaurant

It was cold, raining, and freezing; as I walked through the dark streets of Surry Hills. It was one of those moments when you couldn’t remember why you accepted your friend’s invitation rather than going straight back to your warm bed. But in the…

The Paper Kites – Midnight

The Paper Kites Enmore Theatre, Thursday 23 June   As a young band, it’s always audacious to try something completely new in front of an audience. You may gain more followers if it goes well, or risk losing some if…

Hunter Valley’s Hidden Secret: Wine Tasting with James Estate

Greeted with a warm welcome and a refreshing glass of James Estate’s new 2016 Off-Dry White, this charming Hunter Valley winemaker presented an exciting new range of products. Last Thursday, The Plus Ones were invited by James Estate to join…

VIVID Guide with Sydney Concierge

They say it every year, but this year it is true…Vivid Sydney 2016 is bigger and better than ever. Not only have they extended the number of nights to 23 (27th May to 18th June), but they have also extended the…

Cooking Class: Making Drunken Noodles with Wok On Inn

One of the greatest pleasures in life is having a cool beer in one hand and noodles in the other. The Plus Ones were invited to a small private cooking class with Chef Nut Kunlert from Wok On Inn in their Zetland…

iTedE -David Strassman

Walking in the doors (albeit a little late) David Strassman’s character Chuck Wood didn’t let myself and the other patrons off the hook. He quickly quipped sarcastically “about F*!$#ing time! Don’t you have a watch?” The entire theme of Strassman’s…

Guilty of having too much fun at The Ivy

I am not ashamed to say that sometimes I miss the pure glamour and atmosphere of London evenings out. Even now, six months in to my time in Australia and loving every second of it, I sometimes miss those restaurant…

Grimes

Grimes raises the roof at Enmore Theatre

Canadian art pop princess Claire Boucher, AKA Grimes, transformed the grand old Art Deco Enmore Theatre into a packed rave room, all strobe lights and big bass, last night (Wednesday 10 February). In a first-rate set that combined bangers from her…