Black Star Pastry | 2015

Black Star Pastry is one of our favourite cafe/patisserie joints in Sydney. Since inception til now. They have never really disappointed with a large arrays of eats and treats from Truffle Festivals to their no...

Stillery Intercontinental | Double Bay

Located inside the Intercontinental DoubleBay is the sophisticated Gin Lounge and Bar "Stillery". Its a hotel bar with a difference - its gin centric and a wonderful one at this with a large array of gin too. T...

Eltopo Mexican | Bondi Junction

Located inside the Eastern and also accesible from within Westfields Bondi is El Topo Mexican; a pretty fantastic and wildly popular venue out in Bondi. We dropped in on a very stormy Friday night and had a rea...

BlackStar Pastry | Powerhouse Museum Ultimo

Well, BSP has gone and done it, opening up its 3rd venue at the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo. All your favourites (from the watermelon cake, to their award winning pies are here). There is talk of Powerhouse spe...

The Governor’s Table | Sydney

So about a week or so back, we were hitting Sydney for #sydneyisOpen - a day where various Sydney buildings are open to the public who opt to (we mean pay to) check out the city and its Architecture. The check ...

Lobo Plantation – Rum Journal and Flights

The Lobo Plantation which is a now a multi award winning bar location at 209 Clarence is one of our favourites. Its an intimately luxuriant plantation themed rum bar, staffed by super friendly bar guys. Service...

Aperitivo | Leichhardt

Aperitivo is one of the 5 Italian Pizzeria located in NSW that is (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) AVPN certified. They make some killer pizzas with a very yummy Margherita which was amongst one of the b...

Pei Modern Sydney | The Rocks

Pei Modern which was Mark Best's Bistro styled venue in Melbourne has just opened in the Four Seasons down at The Rocks. Like Melbourne's this is modern australian priced right with some nice shared dishes and ...

BrewtownNewtown | Newtown

BrewtownNewtown's our local - a hop skip away and a favourite. We've returned enough times over the past year to call this a relationship you can't quit. There's a bit of new food so here's BrewtownNewtown 2.0 ...

The Bearded Tit | Redfern

All hail a new favourite. This one's going to be one to watch - The Beared Tit in Redfern - which is now open 6 days is a fantastic bar/small bar in Redfern that had a great crowd, a burlesque wonderland atmosp...

Choya Cocktails and the Owlhouse | Darlinghurst

Choya Umeshu is a sweet and sour ume based liqueur out of japan - and they had their launch at one of our favourite venues in Sydney - the Owlhouse. The liqeuer itself is a sweetish tangy plum essence. Ume or ...

Devon Cafe by Nights | Surry Hills

As we prep this post - we tried looking for the KJI chicken burger and the yummy sakuma salmon dish we had about 1 month before we hit Devon by Nights  - yes, with venues we love here at Jugs - there are retur...

The Owl House | Darlinghurst

The Owl House was a venue that we probably wouldn't have chanced upon now - what with the trend now for new and now - but talking to the crew at Wasamedia - and hearing that this was a local favourite of theirs...

Brooklyn Social | Surry Hills

Brooklyn Social's now open and its taken over the old Mexico Food and Liquor Venue. Its a bit of a rock and roll, gin joint with rather well priced Americana eats. Once the sun has set and the locals have taken...

Bulletin Place | Sydney

Bulletin Place sits 50 and this is pretty easily one of the best small bars you can hit. Its intimate, the service is top notch, there's a daily cocktail list up on the wall and a lot of it is just brilliant. B...

Rockpool | Sydney

So. Rockpool's moved. Its skipped over from the rocks locale and is now housed in the large luxe 2 storied venue that is dark in look but not intimidating. We drop in for a world class lunch and amongst a pleth...

Manchester Press | Melbourne

Manchester Press was a recommended brunch venue. Housed in a laneway - we looked up and guys had their feet over the ledges near the front and if you look carefully, there's that disco ball there. Sydney? Counc...

Captains of Industry | Melbourne CBD

Located at no. 2 Somerset place is Captains of Industry. Its an interesting one, the space and the crew manning the shop seemingly come from an earlier age and very much have a look thats readily identifiable a...

Papa Gedes | Sydney

Light in yonder tunnel. We wandered in Papa Gedes one evening after a night on the town at the Bristol Arms. They weren't open very long - this was about 1 week into their opening - Grabbed their well priced co...

Black Star Pastry 2 | Rosebery

Chris The's Black Star Pastry located in Newtown is a #jugfav and a local hotspot in the suburb of Newtown. Renowned for their Watermelon Cake, the very tiny BSP1 in Newtown pretty much has a constant queue all...