Big Poppa’s Darlinghurst

Upstairs, its pared back wine bar look. All hail the new late night drinks and eats destination. Big Poppa's opened a couple months back and it's a good one. A favourite that has seen us return a couple of ...

The Sawmill West Pymble

Housed in what felt like a quiet small town/suburban street is Sawmill Café. Themed around the sawmills that used to be in the area; you’ll note their signage with the corten saw and the rustic timber look ...

Capriccio Osteria Bar Leichhardt

Capriccio is part of the italian New Wave hitting Sydney and the restaurant is run by 3rd generation restaurateurs Matteo Gallatto and Michele Rispoli. Housed on Norton Street in Leichhardt - the venue dishes o...

10 William Street Paddington

10 William Street like Acme (Now timeout's winner of restaurant of the year), Lumi is a dining hotspot that we've been meaning to pop into and its about time we got acquainted with Daniel Pepperrell's food and ...

Stefano Manfredi’s Regional Dinner Series at Balla

Returning this May at Balla is Stefano Manfredi’s Regional Dinner Series. Diners will be taken on a regional and seasonal journey through the Italian regions of Lombardy, Tuscany and Puglia. This coming Tu...

Pizzaperta | The Star Pyrmont

PizzaPerta located at the Star Sydney (out the front, just under the escalators) is Stefano Manfredi's latest - a casual outdoorsy "foodcourt" styled joint that dishes up a range of pizzas, desserts, cocktails ...

Fratelli Parlamento & Cafe Sopra | Sydney CBD

We're fans of Fratelli Fresh - frequenting the Cafe Sopra at Alexandria and their Banofee Pie which if we think about (and not very strenuously), would go on any top desserts list. There's a new Fratelli Fresh ...

Signorelli Gastronomia | Pyrmont

Signorelli Gastronomia is located in the Accenture/Google building and its not really where you'd think "oh, I'll head here to have dinner" unless you're aware of it and what they do. They do Italian and this w...

Osteria di Russo & Russo | Enmore

Osteria di Russo is one of the many fancier restaurants that seem to populate Enmore Road - really don't think there's very many 1 hatted joints along King Street so this Italian Joint is worth the trek up. We ...

Aperitivo | Leichhardt

Aperitivo is one of the 5 Italian Pizzeria located in NSW that is (Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana) AVPN certified. They make some killer pizzas with a very yummy Margherita which was amongst one of the b...

Bar Surryhills | SurryHills

Bar Surryhill sits in the existing Rydges Surryhills bar area - and has since relaunched as a new venue serving up Sydney Brewery brews (on tap - there are 6 of the SB beers -from their glamarama, surryhills pi...

Candeloris | Smithfield

Located out in Smithfields is Candeloris, an italian eatery that's recently undergone a million dollar fitout as it gears up for the future. The area in which it sits and its premium feel is at odds with the gl...

Made In Italy | Sydney

Located in York Lane, and sort of hidden away is Made In Italy. We've been ordering pizzas from MIT in the office for a while now and never figured to head in, til a bar hopping night led me past this (we were ...

CRUST – Seasonal Menu Masterclass

You looking at me or the tomato? Crust's Peter Augoustis extolling the virtues of heirloom tomatoes. a selection of heirloom tomatoes that goes into CRUST new margherita range.   Was lucky eno...

Bacco Wine Bar Pasticceria, QVB

Update: This is now closed. Quite amusingly, I booked a table for a meeting and the next day, incidentally I headed up for coffee and the venue just shut shop. But the waitress booked me for 2 weeks in the futu...