With Christmas just around the corner (and therefore one of the year’s greatest feasts to be soon upon us!), we wanted to put down our forks for but a wee moment and wish you and yours a wonderful festive season. Urban Chic Guides has grown substantially in 2013 and we wholeheartedly recognise this has nothing […]
Author Archive: Shannon@urbanchicguides
Entrepreneur, professional networker, event planner, administrative genius, self confessed foodie, wine enthusiast and serial traveler.
It’s fair to say Shannon has spent the majority of her free time eating and entertaining her way through the globe’s greatest cities. When she’s not preparing travel itineraries or planning dinners and events for some of the world’s top and most discerning CEO’s, that is. Many an event venue has been found or restaurant recommendation lovingly penned by her hand and thus, Urban Chic Guides was born.
Shannon believes wholeheartedly in foods ability to bring people together, to share and connect and it is this passion that drives Urban Chic Guides. Watch this space and get your appetites ready!
We love the festive season, but there is no question it is a busy time of year for most of us. Between Christmas functions, family commitments, gift buying and last minute hair appointments sometimes it can seem all too much to prepare a home cooked lunch for Christmas Day. There is so much pressure! So take […]
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a fellow foodie, or simply a foodie who loves local artisan produce? Then the Christmas Artisan Food Market is right up your alley. The Hyde Park Barracks will play host to the first ever Christmas Artisan Food Market a colaboration of Real Food Projects and Sydney Living Museums. The Markets […]
Macleay St Bistro has been a Potts Point institution for 3 decades and it now finds itself with new owners. So, it seems appropriate those new owners, Mark Campbell and Phillip Fikkers would be Potts Point locals themselves. With a new head chef ex-Bambini Trust, Macleay St Bistro continues to serve a French bistro menu and features […]
* Featured on the Urban Chic Hot List * Featured in our Top 10 Cocktail Bars Little sister to The Winery in Surry Hills and Manly Wine, Gazebo Wine Garden brings the same quirky playfulness and sense of humour to Elizabeth Bay, with its own unique flair. It’s an eclectic enchanted garden filled with bird cages, […]
You may have noticed, Sydney is going through a burger craze. But, we’re not talking about McDonalds, it’s the gourmet burgers we’re concerned with. CBD fave, The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room, welcomes its brand new spin off, Parlour Burger. Much more casual than its glam sister The Morrison, Parlour Burger serves up a no […]
It’s likely most of us have grabbed a late night bite to eat from one of our Food Trucks in recent months, with the 9 Food Trucks popping up in various spots around town after dark. Food Truck devotees may be interested to note our mobile food vans will be coming together on the first […]
* Featured in the Urban Chic Hot List * Featured in our Top 10 Italian Restaurants Much loved Italian fine dining favourite Lucio’s, located in leafy Paddington, has been going strong for 30 years and has won numerous accolades since its opening. Housed in a charming terrace, with works of art adorning the walls, the […]
It’s no secret Sydney is one of the best cities in the world to celebrate New Years Eve. With our world renowned fireworks displays and top class dining options, why would you want to be anywhere else? So, with NYE just around the corner, we suggest you lock in your plans stat. Check out our […]
Trend, trendy, on trend, set the trend… Whatever way you put it it’s trendy to be on trend and, after all, we’re all about keeping you in the loop with the movements and happenings of Sydney’s colourful F&B scene. It seems almost every week there is a new hot spot of choice, each one competitively […]