Cabarita institution Angelo’s on the Bay has made some big changes after three decades (Sydney)

Former Director of Hotels and Bars at The Keystone Group, Simon Barbato, has made some significant changes over at Cabarita institution Angelo’s on the Bay now that he is the newly appointed owner. This means a large refresh to the bayside dining and function venue and a menu overhaul by new Head Chef Mario Pedavoli (ex-The Victoria Room).... Read More | Share it now!

Bar Luca is opening a massive build-your-own burger bar in Newtown (Sydney)

The team behind Bar Luca and BL Burgers are taking the next very impressive step in solififying their burger empire, which to date includes acclaimed burger bars in Bondi, Darlinghurst, Parramatta and the CBD. That step: a build-your-own bowl and burger bar with eight bases to choose from, 70 ingredients and toppings, and 20 different sauces, conceptualised as Loaded by BL and located near the corner of Missenden Road and King Street (ie, where Jack’s Newtown used to be).... Read More | Share it now!

The chefs behind Pinbone are opening an American-style Italian diner with Merivale (Sydney)

Sydney chef duo Mike Eggert and Jemma Whiteman are two names which are always welcome at any table in Sydney, stemming from their time running the city’s hugely popular Pinbone before closing up shop in 2015. Since then they’ve been spotted in and around the likes of 10 William Street and their own Kensington restaurant, Good Luck Pinbone; their latest project is a pop-up in collaboration with Merivale, titled Mr Liquor’s Dirty Italian Disco. ... Read More | Share it now!

Winners of the 2018 Good Food Guide Awards: Attica takes out top honours

The 2018 edition of the Good Food Guide Awards have officially been announced, celebrating a nation brimming with superb talent that’s clearly progressing and evolving at a rate on par with some of the culinary capitals of the worlds. That much is obvious from this list of winners, ranging from Restaurant of the Year (which unsurprisingly went to Ben Shewry’s Attica) to New Restaurant of the Year (going to beloved Sydney seafood-focused restaurant Saint Peter).... Read More | Share it now!

Shaun Presland returns to make some changes at Sake Restaurant & Bar

When Saké Restaurant & Bar first began in The Rocks back in 2008, celebrated chef Shaun Presland was a major factor in its success. Now Saké is one of the biggest Japanese restaurant names in the country, with venues up and down the east coast and a tremendous following and things are about to take a new evolution now that Presland has returned to the helm, after leaving a few years ago to travel and work around New York, London and Tokyo. This obviously means some major changes for the group, and the menu, with Shaun serving as resident chef at The Rocks’ restaurant as well as executive chef for Saké brand.... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s top academics to turn the city’s bars into classrooms this month

Following a successful Sydney edition last year, internationally recognised keynote concept Raising the Bar will once again be taking over the city’s favourite drinking holes for the third year in a row. The concept is simple really: facilitated by the University of Sydney, a total of 20 academics will be spread across a program of 20 talks, each taking place in one of ten different bars across the city. It’s basically going to a lecture, but instead of that lecture being a drab half-empty theatre it is amongst a very, very well-stocked selection of booze.... Read More | Share it now!