Local - 15 December 2007

Ripples at Chowder Bay & AquaMine

Ripples at Chowder Bay: Deck C, Chowder Bay Road, Mosman NSW (02) 9960 3000 or www.ripplescafe.com.au Developers have been eyeing-off the old Chowder Bay top-secret defence base for years. Finally, this prime piece of Sydney real estate — with expensive views of Clifton Gardens and Sydney Harbour — can be enjoyed by anyone… well, it

Local - 15 July 2007

Everything’s Peachy

Peach Tree Hotel: Castlereagh Road, Penrith NSW (02) 4721 794 or www.peachtreehotel.com.au The Peachtree Hotel is located in one of Sydney’s fastest growing suburbs Penrith. The brief from the owner Colin Parras was simple: Colin wanted a multipurpose space that appealed to all markets — kids included! The venue is big on alfresco ambience and

Restaurant - 15 May 2007

The Lower House

The Lower House: 9 Murray St, Hobart TAS (03) 6224 0067 or www.thelowerhouse.com.au Hobart’s old Elbow Room basement restaurant has been given a new lease on life and a new ID, emerging as the Lower House restaurant and bar. A block from Hobart’s popular waterfront, Lower House is situated at street level among the heritage

Local - 4 May 2007

Toko

Toko: 490 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW Communal tables: love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re here to stay. Those in the ‘aye’ camp love the vibey social aspects of the long benches made famous by Longrain and Wagamama — walk in with your company’s prehistoric Accounts Manager and walk out with a groovy new friend