Excelsior Jones | Ashfield

Excelsior Jones is less Ashfield and more hurlstone Park if you look at a map - probably just on the cusp of suburb change over. Its a homely modern cafe with great eats, an easy feel and a nice Smith Carmody f...

Brickfields | Chippendale

Brickfields is one of the Carmody+Smith designed venues and located in no mans land on the chippendale side of things; so you kind of have to go look for it if you want to grab a bite here. Wandering through th...

Menya Noodle Bar | Sydney

David Chang of momofuku did a bit of a Ramen-off and Menya came up on top as his favourite - what with him preferring its "all round quality". This is our local and we've been here quite a bit and its like the ...

ParlourBurger | Morrisons

The Morrison joins the $10 burger race and for the launch of the parlour burger, offers ups 1000 free burgers via a bit of FB redemption. We managed to claim it except the queues were ridiculous and we didn't b...

The Oxford Tavern | Petersham

The Oxford Tavern used to be a tittybar but that time has come and gone and its now... a dude food temple overflowing with booze and good times. And their signature "jellywrestle" dessert is literally a handful...

Queenies | Surry HIlls

Located upstairs round the back of Forresters in Surry Hills is Queenies. It's open obviously and has been for awhile but in the lead up to dining here, we went looking for info (http://www.forresters.com.au/qu...

Ipoh on York | York St Sydney

A while back when Ipoh on York opened, we went in for lunch and it was a sad cave like venue with limited furnishings and kind of looked well, unfinished. A few months in, we're returned and noted the upgrades ...

Burger Shed | Mosman

Quite enjoyed the PlanB's burger, disliked Charlie's and Co (overpriced, rude and average) so we weren't sure what we would think of the Burger Shed when we dropped in. Why bring up the two other venues? Its al...

Flour and Stone | Wooloomoolloo

Flour and Stone. We've seen pics on instagram but never figured out that we could actually walk up to it, eat and walk back into work. Its not far from the city and we're glad we dropped in. Only quibble? Their...

Hinky Dinks | Darlinghurst

Gotta confess, we were headed elsewhere when we landed at Hinky Dinks. The venue has quite a different vibe from what the website would suggest - with people in it; this kitschy venue has a lively happy vibe an...

Papa Gedes | Sydney

Light in yonder tunnel. We wandered in Papa Gedes one evening after a night on the town at the Bristol Arms. They weren't open very long - this was about 1 week into their opening - Grabbed their well priced co...

The Tilbury Hotel | Woolloomooloo

The Tilbury Hotel is located along Nicholson Street in Woolloomooloo. It's a great place to grab drinks with a nice modern pub feel (they renovated a few years back) and now with new headchef Elton Inglis (form...

The Oaks | Neutral Bay

The Oaks. We visited earlier with google for a meat masterclass, and later with wasa to check out the new Paul Kelly Designed Garden Pavilion round the back. So what's the Oaks like now that its refurbished? It...

Real Food Xmas Markets | The Barracks

We really dig what the Real Food pop up did when they showed up at Oxford street about 2 years ago. At the time, we purchased some really love maya sunny real honey (with honeycomb) and Katie Swift Cordials. Bo...

Food on Banks Dining Precinct | Westfield EastGarden

Westfields Eastgarden has a new dining precinct round the back called Food on Banks (Banks Avenue) and it now plays host to 6 different restaurants: San Churruo Chocolateria, Kingston & Co, Bondi Pizza, Rib...

Minskys Hotel | Cremorne

Minsky up in Cremorne has had a bit of a makeover and with its fitout, there has been a menu change with a new head chef (The 2013 trend of fine dining chefs filtering into pubs/cafes continues with ex sous fro...

Black Star Pastry 2 | Rosebery

Chris The's Black Star Pastry located in Newtown is a #jugfav and a local hotspot in the suburb of Newtown. Renowned for their Watermelon Cake, the very tiny BSP1 in Newtown pretty much has a constant queue all...