Review: the tide is high and bountiful at Barangaroo’s love.fish (Sydney)

Seafood is the ‘S’ word here at love.fish, as is ethically Sourced, Sustainbility and Supports local Suppliers. For a harbour city like ours, there aren’t many restaurants that can attest to being experts of what lies under the sea. The data is skewed at polar opposites of the graph, we have tonnes of fish and chip shops and plenty of elegant fine dining options. As a result, seafood also seems to come with its own misconceptions due to the dining climate of our city, that it is either deep fried and dirt cheap, or exceptional but expensive. Love.fish aims to occupy the vacant sweet spot in between, a casual-but-chic restaurant that you could patron a few times a week, rather than only for special occasions.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: A new autumn menu launches at Barangaroo’s Été Restaurant (Sydney)

Spearheaded by ex-Vine chef Drew BoltonÉté Restaurant takes on contemporary French-Australian cuisine with finesse and plenty of flavour.  One of the newer additions to Barangaroo, the restaurant plays on the notion of seasons (Été translates to summer). The menu is, of course, seasonal, but even the interior changes with the décor and installations transforming according to the seasons. The bright, contemporary restaurant was designed by Foolscap Studio, the team behind Noma Sydney.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Hacienda revamps Cuban inspired menu with newly appointed Executive Chef

Situated on the third floor of 5 star hotel Pullman Quay Grand, Hacienda’s old world Cuban charm and prime location have made it the perfect spot for an evening cocktail whilst marvelling at Sydney’s stunning harbour views. The luxe vista bar has recently revamped its distinctly Cuban menu thanks to award winning head chef Joshua Davidson taking over the management of kitchens at Pullman venues Q Dining and Hacienda.... Read More | Share it now!

Collaboration is king as Belle’s Hot Chicken and PappaRich deliver delicious Malay-American fusion to Sydney

Last week, the latest culinary collaboration hit Sydney, as fried chicken experts Belle’s Hot Chicken teamed up with renowned Malaysian chain PappaRich to create the “Ultimate Fried Chicken Sandwich”. And indeed, it’s a dish not to be missed by fans of the delicacy, as the unique Malaysian flavours blend in with Belle’s take on Southern American fried chicken.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Waterloo’s Allegra Dining is a hidden gem worth digging for (Sydney)

Sydney’s food blogger community has been raving about Waterloo’s Allegra Dining for quite some time and it seems, in this particular case, it’s perfectly fine to buy into the hype. Tucked away at the far end of the breezy courtyard of 18 Danks Street, which also hosts Kepos & Co and a bunch of showrooms, this almost-one-year old is a stunning addition for an area that’s not at all lacking when it comes to quality options. It’s Italian by taste, with pasta and crudo regular finds on a menu which seems to evolve with seasonality in mind, and is beautifully spaced with the same kind of bright, chirpy demeanour and minimal, effective design Sydneysiders have come to expect from modern eateries.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Kid Kyoto dishes up rich modern Japanese flavours with a killer soundtrack

The entrance to Kid Kyoto should be on busy Bridge Street, but the logical way into the modern Japanese restaurant is shut. Instead you get signage gently redirecting you to Bridge Lane, where the real entrance to Kid Kyoto lies, almost opposite to dumpling favourite Mr Wong. There’s a reason for this, and the many other idiosyncrasies that pack Dr Sam Prince’s newest restaurant with a punchy and distinctive personality: it’s all themed towards your traditional izakaya, inspired by the neighbourly drinking dens found all throughout Japan where entrances are often obscured and seemingly drab locations give way to lively, affable atmospheres.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Stanton & Co is a welcome addition to Rosebery’s latest dining hotspot (Sydney)

What was once classified as a pretty quiet part of Rosebery has now become a bustling foodie haven thanks to the opening of The Cannery, a dining precinct jam packed full of notable restaurants, coffee roasters and purveyors of fine goods. Australian-Japanese influenced Stanton & Co has recently taken its place alongside other reputable eateries such as Three Blue Ducks, Da Mario and Frenchies Bistro on the second level near Kingsmore Meats adding to the complex’s burgeoning appeal.... Read More | Share it now!

Here’s a look inside Walsh Bay’s newest restaurant Seventeen (Sydney)

Dishing up contemporary Australian fare, the folks from neighbouring restaurant El Phoenician have opened up Seventeen at Walsh Bay. Wondering why it’s called Seventeen? It’s threefold – there are 17 moorings at Walsh Bay, it’s a lucky number for the family, and it’s also located at 17 Hickson Road. Chef Clint Jaeger works with locally sourced produce matched with an all-Australian wine list.... Read More | Share it now!