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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Week

By Alissa Del Vecchio - 16 May 2016

It’s safe to say, winter is coming… with the cold creeping into our mornings it’s easy to hit snooze and sleep through it all.  However, we’re here to drag you out of your Uggs and get you out into the world, so don some sneakers, a sweater and a fancy new trench for a week of excitement in fair ol’ Sydney. Here’s what’s on in Sydney this week. 

Häagen-Dazs™ House Ice-Cream Pop-Up At The Rocks

If you're thinking of treating yourself this week, there's only one place to do it: Häagen-Dazs™ House, the mouthwatering ice-cream pop-up. With only one week left, don't miss your chance on tasting the variety of delicious flavours available! The ice-cream extravaganza is running The. Ultimäte. Tasting experiences as well as selling scoops to try on the spot for $6 and take-home tubs for a mere $15. Check out our preview for all the essential details. 

What: Häagen-Dazs™ House Ice-Cream Pop-Up
Where: Häagen-Dazs™ House @ Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks
When: Saturday 7th May – Saturday 21st May
Cost: From $6

Japanese Whisky Dinner at Tokyo Bird with Melbourne chef Adam Liston 

When you’re after the food and flair of a modern day Tokyo, minus the seven thousand eight hundred kilometre difference, Tokyo Bird is your wings. As a part of a week-long series of events celebrating whisky, book your coveted spot at their Whisky Dinner. With two sittings in store, enjoy five courses of Japanese food the likes of which include raw yellow fin tuna paired with a 12 year old Taketsuru Pure Malt along with an array of other delicious pairings. 

What: Japanese Whisky Dinner
Where: Tokyo Bird, Surry HIlls
When: Tuesday 17th May
Cost: $135 per person 

Kensington Street Fashion Week

Head to Kensington Street in Chippendale this Wednesday to celebrate their very own Fashion Week. There’ll be fashion photography exhibitions, a silent cinema and a boutique fashion showroom at The Old Rum Store so you can get your fashion on. On the food front, you can indulge in some tasty treats from French restaurant Bistrot Gavroche where you can share a Cointreau fizz carafe for $40 or get in on a dozen “Pristine” oysters with two glasses of Muscadet Sur Lie for $65 as well as two for one Coco Chanel cocktails from Bar Chinois.

What: Kensington Street Fashion Week
Where: The Old Rum Store, Chippendale
When: Wednesday 18th May, 6pm – 9pm
Cost: Free 

Foodora teams up with charity OzHarvest 

For those with a sweet tooth and a sweet heart, take one for the team this week when you order with Foodora. Pairing up with charity OzHarvest, the masterminds behind delivering around one million meals to the disadvantaged, pay the difference of a meal up to $25 when you order and you’ll be doing some good for people less fortunate than you—with just one dollarydo helping to provide two meals to the cause. Jump online and get ordering!

What: Foodora X OzHarvest Appeal
Where: Foodora App, Sydney
When: Sunday 1st May – Tuesday 31st May
Cost: From $25

4 Pines Takeover the Keg & Brew

Opal cards, eat your heart out… Here’s the tap you’ve been waiting for. Head on down to Keg and Brew for the perfect hump day survival kit.  Exclusively housing all the latest and greatest from 4 Pines Brewery, take a sip of one of their newest from Black Box Collection: Schwarzbier, Coffee Porter, Black IPA and Russian imperial stout glories, sure to turn heads with their unique charm and grit; a liquidy homage to the rich history of European beers. A specially tailored menu jam packed with chicken mole arancini, duck rillet and braised venison chocolate pie is set to keep your stomach full and with free samples and head brewer Andrew Tweddel in attendance, you’ll even have the chance to meet your maker. 

What: 4 Pines Brewery Black Box Collection Tasting
Where: Keg & Brew, Surry Hills
When: Wednesday 18th May
Cost: Free entry

Image credit: Tokyo Bird

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