Movies – 295

November 11, 2016
The Fencer The biggest hit from this year’s Scandinavian Film Festival makes a welcome return this month. If you missed it then, don’t this time… Finnish director Klaus Haro’s The Fencer is a gorgeous-looking film […]

What’s on – 295

November 11, 2016
Hurried Steps Hurried Steps is a nuanced exploration into the universal issue of violence against women and girls, and it’s coming to Sydney between November 25th-27th. Written by Italian playwright Darcia Maraina (who has been […]

Il Biscione

November 7, 2016
Il Biscione, Concord’s latest addition, is a rustic, edgy restaurant with charm and a fresh wholesome Italian menu to rival any of the upper end city restaurants like Beppi’s or Otto’s (and is much better […]

Wine with Winsor – 295

November 4, 2016
Italian style Pizzini 2016 Arneis Arneis is a white wine grape from Piedmont in Italy that is increasingly finding favour in Australia, where it produces aromatic, dry and fruity wines that are extremely food friendly. […]

Things we love – 295

November 4, 2016
You may have seen this poster in the bathrooms at the Courthouse pub in Newtown or circulating social media – we at Ciao love the simple but strong message that the Courty is sending out. […]

The Compost Solution

November 4, 2016
Saving your scraps from landfill The average Australian household bin is half filled with compostable material. That means 50 per cent of household rubbish thrown into landfill is made up of organic food scraps, coffee […]

The Bootleg

November 4, 2016
The Bootleg is a delightfully summery cocktail made from vodka, citrus and fresh mint. It was originally created during Prohibition in Minnesota, and is now the state’s national drink. I love its simplicity and the […]

Bay Bitch: After the deluge

November 4, 2016
I realised recently that the most enjoyable aspect of doing the Bay Walk is looking forward to the impending aftermath of it. Most of my head space during the walk is filled with conjuring up […]

Latte Leftie – 294

November 4, 2016
It’s been a damn close run thing but Latte Leftie says progressives can breathe a sigh of relief about the status quo being restored Dear LL – While secretly aroused at the thought of a […]

A musical feast

November 4, 2016
Melissa Leong reflects on a story told to her by a friend that illustrates the combined power of food and song. I recently commented to a friend about a video post she’d made on Instagram. […]
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