YOUR INDEPENDENT SYDNEY guide to food & drink, arts & entertainment, fashion & lifestyle...

restaurants bars cafes pubs clubs hotels film music theatre dance comedy art design architecture history fashion beauty health wellbeing spirituality environment sustainability community est. 2014 has published more than 2,000 editorial features, 1,000 directory listing and 10,000 calendar events. 

For editorial enquiries, media releases, submitting an event for the calendar, directory listings of venues, reviews, previews, event invitations, advertising, or sponsorship:

CONTACT Contributing Editor Rebecca Varidel (urgent only +61 4 0123 6543)

We love hearing from you, but apologise that due to the high volume of correspondence we are not able to answer every enquiry.

Over the years our digital magazine has been grateful for contributions from our family of writers including:

Scott Wallace, Olivia Watson, Chloe Grabham, Mimi Dang, Nicole Alchin, Jason Reyes, Angharad Rees, Alexander McPherson, Mirva Inkiri, Kate Young, Sara Allen, Rachel King, Sue Morony, John Ritchie, Michael W. Shafran and Rebecca Varidel… and many many more

Rebecca Varidel Editor-in-Chief

Rebecca is recognised among other achievements for writing the first food tweet in the world, and for her earlier famous international Inside Cuisine food drinks travel digital magazine of five years. Just some of her other media achievements include:

Weekly columnist ‘Bar Fly’ (4 newspapers print and digital), Editor ‘Best of Sydney’(Alternative Media Group), Reviewer SMH ‘Good Food Pub Guide’, Contributor ‘Foodies Guide to Sydney’, Reviewer ‘Eating and Drinking Sydney’, Reviewer ‘Eating and Drinking Melbourne’, freelance journalist includes Sunday Escape (Sunday Telegraph) travel, Asia Bars & Restaurants (Singapore), National Ambassador ‘Electrolux Appetite For Excellence’ Australian Young Chef, Waiter, Restaurateur of The Year Awards 2013, 2012, 2011, Presenter RESCU TV (celebrity chef interviews), Guest Judge ‘World Class’ Australian Bartender Awards 2013, Sydney Writers’ Festival - Print vs Digital debate panelist 2011, Guest radio segments 2GB and ABC, and Eastside community radio, Commissioned by the Smithsonian Institute (article on Julia Child), Global Ambassador (charity) PLAN - Because I Am A Girl campaign, Greenpeace Local Food Ambassador (with celebrity chefs) True Food.