Passionate foodie Ms Darlinghurst (aka Alex Adams) began blogging about her drink and dine experiences in 2009. Readers followed Ms D and her foodie friends as they gallivanted through cafes, restaurants and bars sharing experiences and a few cheeky exploits along the way.
Searching for new ways to connect with food lovers off-line Ms Darlinghurst started Secret Foodies in April 2010. Inspired by guerrilla dining abroad and wanting to showcase Sydney’s food scene this was the perfect way to meet fellow foodies and try new places. Secret Foodies has since hosted over 200 events popping up in numerous top restaurants as well as random locations including rooftops, laneways, warehouses even a heritage listed barn on a dairy farm. Secret Foodies also host regular events in Melbourne as of 2013 and create bespoke private event experiences for clients. In July 2016 Secret Foodies also launched in Queensland.
Ms Darlinghurst is a journalism graduate from Macquarie University, Sydney and has written for a number of publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, AskMen.com, Nine to Five Magazine, TimeOut Sydney and more. She’s been a food and drinks “nightlife” commentator for various radio stations as well as Channel 10 news and MC’d numerous events from charity dinners to fun runs. Having studied TV presenting at NIDA Alex has done various on-camera cameos for the likes of MTV, Expedia, Foxtel Lifestyle and more.
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