Articles By: Hide & Seek team

Bicycle Revolution | West End, Brisbane

Bicycle Revolution | West End, Brisbane

Brisbane is infamous for its hilly terrain. In fact, many of its suburbs are perched on slopes so brutally steep, a short uphill walk will build enough lactic acid in your glutes to burn right through your shorts. With a reputation like that, a lot of people stay away from biking around town, but really, there’s no reason to be afraid.

Chinese Noodle House | Haymarket, Sydney

Chinese Noodle House | Haymarket, Sydney

Do you remember the Seinfeld ‘Soup Nazi’ episode? The one where hungry patrons queued up willingly to be abused by a shop owner, just so they could get a bowl of mouth-watering soup? Well, diners can now experience this bittersweet thrill firsthand at Sydney’s Chinese Noodle House.

Yong Green Food | Fitzroy Victoria

Yong Green Food | Fitzroy Victoria

In a modest restaurant on Brunswick Street there lives a dragon. In one hand it wields a spoon of diced vegetables. In another a fork-impaled block of tofu. In yet another (dragons have many limbs), a bowl of noodles and peas.

McIlwraith Croquet Club | Auchenflower, Brisbane

McIlwraith Croquet Club | Auchenflower, Brisbane

Forget Wii. Grab your parasol and step through the historic white gates of McIlwraith Croquet Club. Once considered a game for ‘oldies’, croquet is making a comeback in much the same way as lawn bowls. And why wouldn’t it? Nothing beats an afternoon on the grassy expanse, either playing with friends or sitting under a flower-garlanded shelter watching your wiley challengers.

Luncheonette | Kensington, Melbourne

Luncheonette | Kensington, Melbourne

No doubt you’ve heard of New York’s SoHo, Greenwich Village and Lower East Side. Well now Melbourne can join in with the groovy neighbourhood names: welcome to the Inner West Side, home to the New York–inspired Luncheonette in Kensington.