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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Week

By Ange Law - 22 May 2017

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We’ve just realised something about ourselves guys, and we have a feeling that you’ll be in the same boat. As the wintery weather rolls on in, we’re turning to delicious food and wine/cocktails/alcoholic anything even more. This week has got yo’ back, with Wild Turkey events all around town, a pop-up cinema, and a food and wine festival that should keep you all nice and busy. 

Monday 22nd May

Sydney Writers’ Festival

The program for Sydney Writers’ Festival has gone next-level this year, with a line up of Australian and international writers invading Sydney. Representing for the international contingent, Editor of Teen Vogue Elaine Welteroth, memoirist Hisham Mitar, and 2016 Booker Prize winner Paul Beaty will take to the stage. Now if you’re not one for snuggling up with a warm cuppa and a great book (slight judgement only), then you’re in luck. Podcaster Jamie Morton, of My Dad Wrote A Porno infamy will also be there—you’re welcome. 

When: May 22 – 28
Where: Pier 4/5 and Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay
Cost: Varies

Tuesday 23rd of May

Cook With Top Chefs & Help Women In Need

Sydney not-for-profit Table have partnered up with Sydney Seafood School to give you the chance to cook up something damn delicious under the likes of Joanna Savill, Danielle Alvarez and Mike Eggert (and that’s just the start). 
Do some serious good this week and learn a little something too. Get all the deets here.

When: Tuesday 23rd of May from 6:30pm
Where: Sydney Seafood School
Cost: $200 per person

Groove Therapy

Get your groove on and work up a sweat at Groove Therapy (it’s Tuesday after all). Perhaps the most fun way to de-stress, get ready to cut loose on the d-floor for sixty fun filled minutes (just long enough to show off your signature move—you know the one) and chill the eff out.

When: Tuesday 23 May from 6pm
Where: 107 Projects, Redfern

Wednesday 24th May

Pyrmont Festival Peterson’s Dinner

If you’re feeling a little hungry (always) book yourself a seat at the Pyrmont Festival Peterson Wine’s Dinner at Pyrmont Point Hotel. Some of Sydney’s best up-and-coming chefs will be putting on one hell of feast (think stuffed zucchini flowers, Hiramesa kingfish ceviche, braised beef cheek and roast pineapple) matched with only the finest drops of their very best vino. Get all the deets here.

When: Wednesday 24 May from 12pm
Where: Pyrmont Point Hotel
Cost: $75 per person

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Wild Turkey Way At Annandale Hotel

Listen up burger and bourbon fans—there’s a pop-up happening in Sydney right now and it was made for you. Wild Turkey has teamed up with Burgers by Josh and they’re taking over Annandale Hotel this Friday night. There’ll be signature cocktails happening at the bar (in fact, they’ll be available all month)—the Wild Turkey Kentucky Firebird is worth a mention, because the glass is smoked, then spiked with a combination of Grand Marnier, Cinzano Rosso, Maraschino and Wild Turkey 101. There’ll also be a Wild Turkey gold rush cocktail, which is as fun as it sounds, and a bourbon-themed food menu featuring smoked turkey wings with a peach and bourbon sauce and a wagyu bourbon burger. This also doubles as an art gallery as Wild Turkey has teamed up with Bertie Blackman, Nikolaus Doleman & Will Coles who have created artworks on Whiskey Barrels.

What: Wild Turkey Way
When: Friday 26 May, from 6.30pm
Where: Annandale Hotel
Head here for all of the details! 

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