Eat Drink Play brings you a locals guide to the best things happening in Sydney. Read about the latest small bar, hot new restaurant or great cafe opening and enjoy cocktail recipes and delicious dishes to try at home. Founded by Alex Adams (Ms Darlinghurst) in early 2009 the team has since expanded and now has a regular group of food and drink loving contributors to bring you regular content.

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Meet The Team

Alex Adams


Known online as Ms Darlinghurst, Alex is the founder/editor of Eat Drink Play and sister company Secret Foodies. She loves burgers, whisky, champagne, riding her bike, running and traveling to new and interesting places whenever she can.

Ms Darlinghurst

Joanna Sim

Melbourne Editor

Professional "slashie" Jo is also a digital dame at Caravan Creative and co-owner of The Fashion Market. A Melbourne dweller who comes from Scotland and escapes (often) to India. She loves local fashion, cheese plates, 'builder's tea' and smokey Rob Roys.

Joanna Sim

Lauren Winton

Sydney Content Manager

Lauren was given her first cookbook in year 2 for her birthday and cried with joy. It's safe to say she's a self-professed foodie. She particularly excels at drinking Champagne, eating burgers and pouring hot sauce over everything.

Lauren Winton


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