The Bread and Butter Project

Friday May 24, 2013

A new offshoot of Sydney's Bourke Street Bakery is helping communities in need by providing them with valuable skills – it's called The Bread and Butter Project.

Thirsty Thursday: Seven Sheds

Thursday May 23, 2013

In the Australian beer scene, Willie Simpson's name is worth something. He's the author of The Beer Bible and The Australian Beer Companion, and his excellent writing on the topic can be found pretty much everywhere. 

Frenchie’s Gym

Wednesday May 22, 2013

This Must Be The Place is a short film series about people and the places they call home. We’re happy to see that Frenchie, a 73-year-old bodybuilder we spoke to back in November, still calls Williamsburg his.

Cup o' Joe: Fifth Battery

Monday May 20, 2013

Brisbane's Fifth Battery is proof that serious coffee doesn't stop at the 29th parallel. We spoke to head roaster Quinton Smith.

For a bunch of brewers on the cutting edge of the modern Australian brewing scene, the guys at Stone & Wood don't mind taking inspiration from Marsellus Wallace once in a while.

That's Water

Wednesday May 15, 2013

David Foster Wallace’s 2005 commencement address at Kenyon College kind of flew under the radar when he first delivered it to a hall of graduates. Three years later, after his tragic death, the simple sermon about life’s little things has taken on a deeper weight.

Smith At Your Place

Tuesday May 14, 2013

Smith volume seven is on its way to the printers, and we've roamed the globe to bring some pretty special characters to you. Why not invite them over to your place?

Good Beer Geek

Monday May 13, 2013

Beer geeks speak their own language, so it stands to reason they have their own week. 

Not so long ago, the idea of a Tassie whisky industry seemed quaint. Now, with nine working distilleries on the island, something serious is going on...

Cup o' Joe: Reuben Hills

Monday May 06, 2013

Decking out two whole storeys with their Latino snack café and roasting equipment, Reuben Hills is the second Sydney venue from Russell Beard and Nathan Borg, who've taken the skills they honed at Mosman's The Source south of the bridge to Surry Hills.