Mouth-watering food, graffitied interior, hot tunes … why wouldn’t you want to eat at Sabbaba’s latest restaurant in Newtown? Bang Gang DJ Jamie Doom and DJ Samir entertained everybody’s ears at the King Street grand opening last week as we sampled the finest Middle Eastern delicacies.
James Freiberg’s use of a loose painting style combines cultural pop icons and classic still life studies. Of his art, he says: ‘I paint to visually entertain. Organised chaos is an element of my works, some more so than others’. Freiberg’s style is emotional and compelling and has recently become highly collectable, as he’s exhibited [...]
I’ve always thought it strange that Sydney’s grungily trendy and alcohol soaked Newtown has fewer than it’s fair share of cool little bars. There’s Madame Fling Flong’s, if you can find it, and Kuleto’s, if you make it in time for two-for-one cocktail hour. But just the other day I realised that there, smack back in the middle of the action, was a new small bar called Corridor.
This is the work of Luca Sir Vine. You can catch him merrily painting away in Sydney on Newtown Station’s pavement as he randomly sells his work to locals passing by. He’s been selling his work on local streets for the past thirteen years, with prices starting at just $25.
Take a detour off Newtown’s main drag and you’ll find more than just unaffordable terraces and a place to park your car. The corner of Wilson and Brown is home to Satellite Espresso and one of the most impressive breakfast menus we’ve seen in a while. Step out of your egg and bacon comfort zone because there are more delicious options, like the fried herbed mash with kassler (double-smoked pork loins), homemade relish and rocket.