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Burger perfection – Huxtaburger (Melbourne)

by Collingwood, Melbourne – It’s an American style burger joint with a name reminiscent of Bill Cosby’s 80s hit sitcom family, so you’d be forgiven for thinking of ugly jumpers every time you order a burger here. But in modern day Collingwood, this place is a local institution, and any ugly jumpers you see are […]

Jim’s Greek Tavern (Melbourne)

by Friendly neighbourhood Mediterranean – by Pauline! A night at Jim’s culminates with a plate of wobbly, delicate custard and syrupy pastry deliciousness.  It’s the Galaktoboureko and it will simultaneously be the highlight and lowpoint of your night.  Whilst your head will be lamenting that there is absolutely no way you could fit in any more […]

The Royal Hotel (Sydney)

Oh do I like a good pub that is not on the tourist trail! Paddington’s Royal Hotel is certainly not a secret and it has been a local haunt for many years, but as it is tucked away in the villagey verdant neighborhood of ‘Paddo’ it is not easy to find unless you know where to look.

Ash St Cellar Wine Bar (Sydney)

Situated off one of Sydney CBD’s busiest streets and under one of its most over-rated clubs, is one of its cutest wine bars!

Meet the Ushers!

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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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!