Category Archives: Sydney CBD

Pappa Rich Express Test

For the most part, a consistency check across their Bankstown, Castle Hill, Broadway and Chatswood maintains high standards in the commonly ordered favorites of Beef Rendang and Seafood Laksa.    More so as a regular at the Level 5 Westfield Food Court venue, its a converging mecca not only for city workers, but high street shoppers with a struggle for seating during the peak weekday lunch rush.

This particular outlet refers to itself as an express version of the beloved modern Malaysian chain. After 14 orders over a period of 5 months between May to September, the average wait time from ordering ranges from 14 to 22 minutes which sits comfortably in the time constraints of a typical corporate lunch hour.

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The official Disaronno® wears Diesel cocktail

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As many know blue denim is the only colour I allow myself to wear, so I was thrilled when I heard Diesel was designing the bottle.  Now my bottle of Disaronno I keep in my closet doesn’t look out of place!  The launch of this epic collaboration of two Italian brand titans was such a nice event, the space, the vibe, the crowd – Belissimo!

The Saronno Italian liquer, Disaronno® is constantly changing its look, and in it’s latest incarnation, steps in to classic signature denim textile in a limited edition collaboration with Breganze fashion label, Diesel.

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(L-R): Georgia Dawes, Anna Mace & Myself at the illustrious launch

The luxurious amber liquer forms the base of many popular cocktails and potions, and is a hit on the rocks with its almond distinction using a recipe that has remained unchanged since the 16th Century.

Disaronno wears Diesel is a limited edition bottle wrapped in an eye-grabbing denim pattern, representing Diesel’s signature fabric.

The design reflects the synergies of the two brands: both are world-renowned, Italy-based companies that share a strong focus on promoting creativity and originality.

“Every year, the announcement of the Disaronno Limited Edition collaboration is an important international occasion, which we always look forward to. This year, the Disaronno bottle, with its unmistakable shape, takes on an unexpected look full of character. It is the perfect blend of Italian style and modernity,” said Augusto Reina, CEO of ILLVA Saronno Holding.

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Dance til Dawn: Resurrecting Sydney’s nightlife!

Almost 200 venues have reportedly shut down since the lockout laws were introduced four years ago, driving out the creative communities that once fuelled Sydney’s nightlife, music and cultural scene.

Granted a new 5am lockout-free licence, Sydney’s longest-serving live music venue The Lansdowne has teamed up with The Baron Samedi to present a weekly late-nightmusic event designed to bring people together as they take back the night!

The iconic Sydney venue The Lansdowne Hotel, has launched a new late-night music series specially curated to awaken the night and recreate a time when Sydney nightlife was vibrant. The Baron Samedi – an expert in resurrection – has partnered with them in celebration.

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Domino’s Hacks: Your quick guide to scamming free pizza

We  did an experiment, putting the delivery guarantee to the test.   For an extra $5, Domino’s at Pyrmont, guarantees your pizza within 15 minutes or for an extra $3 – they promise safe passage to you within 20.  Ok Pyrmont, let’s play…..

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Jason Dohring of Veronica Mars, iZombie & The Originals joins Oz Comic-Con lineup!

Jason Dohring, who plays bad boy heartthrob “Logan Echolls” on the hit series Veronica Mars will be appearing at Oz Comic-Con this September, joining a stellar lineup of fan favourite film & TV stars.

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Jason Dohring, Rob Thomas, Kristen Bell, Ryan Hansen &  Amanda Noret – Ga Fuller / Getty Images

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9 ways to get in on the Sydney Rides Festival action: Scavanger Hunts, Speed dating & City exploration!

It’s the biggest bicycle riding festival of the city and starts this week with an extended program of events that will run over 3 months. “More than 20,000 people took part last year, and the expansion of our Sydney Rides program to three months will give families more opportunities to get outside, get active together and discover our city on two wheels.” said Lord Mayor Clover Moore on the festival’s eighth year.

Standouts this year including the annual scavanger hunt, speed dating, charity work and we also take a look book to rediscover the city’s past.   Did you know it was illegal for women to ride bikes over a century ago???

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