Oh hey Sydneysiders, this week is going to be a big one. It’s a week of collaborations with top chefs, great food, and seriously good wine. Pretty much the combination of all of our favourite things and we sure aren’t complaining. If you make it to all these fab events you’ll be the hippest kid on the block and a legend amongst your mates. Don’t believe it? Go to them all and see for yourself.
Here are the top five awesome things to do in Sydney this week.
Collaboration Coup at Frankie's Pizza
Let’s be honest, Monday isn’t anyone’s favourite day but trusty Frankie’s Pizza is, as usual, taking it upon themselves to make it our new fave. Kicking off the week with 9 new beers from Oz and NZ, treat your hard working self to a relaxed night where you can have a good ol’ chat with a brewer or two. Frankie’s world famous house band will also be there to bring the tunes. The best part? This epic event is free. Remember, it’s all about the little wins on a Monday.
When: Monday 24 October, 4pm-11.59pm
Where: 50 Hunter Street, Sydney
Little Bao X Master at Salaryman
Salaryman in Surry Hills is satisfying all our bellies pairing 2 incredible chefs, Mary Chow from Little Bao and John Javier, ex Master. Chow’s famous bao buns will be a plenty to begin the evening, leading into a five course shared tasting menu. Sydney has some great Asian cuisine but Tuesday will really be about Hong Kong and the delicious tastes these two food wizards are bringing to the table.
When: Tuesday 25 October
Where: 52-54 Albion Street, Surry Hills
Cost: $65 for food, $45 optional matched beverages
Vine Dinner Series
Prepare your pallets people because hump day is about to get a whole lot more exciting. Double Bay’s most progressive restaurant, Vine, is lifting its dining game up even further. This Wednesday executive chef Drew Bolton will continue his Origins Dinner Series in collaboration with 3 top chefs drawing on Middle Eastern, Italian and Indian cuisines. We don’t know about you but here at The Urban List we think that’s a combo too good to miss. To top it off there will be wines to match. Oh did we mention there are snacks too? You know what to do.
When: Wednesday 26 October, 6pm
Where: 2 Short Street, Double Bay
Cost: $120 with wine or $75 without wine
Young Gun of Wine
A wine competition that everyone can be part of, yes even you, because no skills are required. Ivy is hosting the Young Gun of Wine event, exposing our pallets to fifty of Australia’s most cutting edge winemakers. So get yourself down to Ivy on Wednesday evening, and start the search for your drop of 2016.
When: Wednesday 26 October, 6pm-9pm
Where: Level 2, 330 George Street, Sydney
Flavours of Auburn and Beyond
Community enterprise, Flavours of Auburn, connects people, communities and cultures through a shared love of food. And we for one think that Food bringing people together is one of the best things in life. What’s even more awesome is that these guys are putting on a food festival every day this week. Think cooking classes and food tours from all your favourite cuisines straight out of the Flavours of Auburn kitchen, yum. Your belly will thank you for this one.
Book your cooking classes here.
When: Monday 10 October-Friday 28 October
Where: Various locations
Image Credit: Vine Double Bay