Pic of the week

Let the Urban Adventure begin!

Northern Thai food, for the brave (Sydney)

Because, this food is spicy. There aren’t many salads out there that come with a “medium or hot?” Question/warning from the waitstaff, but hot versions of the green papaya salads (5 on the menu) with their powerful hot-salt-sour pungency, will change all your ideas about salads being for the weak (Sydney).

‘Melbourne’s best view’ – Lui Bar

by If you want a birds-eye view of Melbourne, don’t pay $30 to visit the Eureka Sky Tower viewing platform. Instead, treat yourself to a drink and view at the same time and head to sophisticated Lui Bar in the Rialto building. by

Mrs Luu’s Vietnamese Canteen (Brisbane)

Mrs Luu’s brings fast, fresh and delicious lunches to the Milton dining scene. Whilst this place is not an ambient lunch venue, the food (and the crowd) speaks for itself.

Perth’s urban canvas – Northbridge Street Art Walk (Perth)

Keep your eyes open in the Northbridge area, around every corner there is art. I’d suggest stopping off at The Butcher Shop, an art supply store with a street art twist that even provides it’s very own Street Art (online map and guide). And then head to the corner of Milligan and Roe to check out our Street Art Gallery.

Meet the Ushers!

La Dolce Vita – Meet Piero!

Falling in love with Sydney when visiting from Europe in 2002, Piero relocated to the ‘promised city’ in 2010 and has been Ushering with us since Urban Usher began! In this edition of Meet the Locals, we catch up with Piero and talk pizza, pasta and sharks!

Meet Helen! Perth girl born and bred

by “Hello I am a born and bred Perth girl with a serious love for my beautiful home town. Described as just a big country town the reality is this city has so much to offer! Perth really does have the best of both worlds; pristine beaches and a bustling and dynamic city scape that […]

Meet Brenna – Sydney’s newest Usher

by The wait is over! Brenna has joined Sydney Urban Usher! “Hi my name is Brenna! A born and bred Sydney girl, after studying and working overseas I returned to call the inner west home, living in Newtown and Enmore, and now getting about in Redfern/Alexandria. I love the ever-changing and diverse nature of this area, […]

Meet Pauline (Melbourne)

“I won’t Usher the latest openings just because they’re the latest openings. I’ll tell you about the absolute standouts I’ve discovered; places you can rely on to experience Melbourne’s unique flair just like the locals do.”

Meet Melbourne Local Rosie

by We catch up with fashionista, girl-about-town and Melbourne Usher Rosie and chat about her fashion blog, why she loves her home town and the perfect way to spend one day in Melbourne. Meet Rosie: by

Meet Lauren – Perth’s newest Usher!

by “Hello I’m London born and UK bred. But Perth is my real home, and has been for 4 years and counting. I love it here. I love the big skies, the warm weather and the little pockets of awesomeness that are everywhere in WA. Perth is one of the last remaining isolated places on […]