Here’s your first look at Chin Chin Sydney

Shaped into Surry Hills’ 100-year-old Griffiths Teas building, the long awaited Chin Chin Sydney will finally be opening its doors to the public on Monday 2nd October. Ever since it was announced that the Melbourne dining powerhouse would be opening a Sydney iteration, Chin Chin became one of the country’s most anticipated openings. The up-scale Thai restaurant has consistently remained near the top of the list when it comes to the best restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD, ever since opening back in 2011. ... Read More | Share it now!

Great Britain is getting a culinary showcase at Surry Hills’ nel. restaurant this month (Sydney)

Constant award-winner and one of Surry Hills’ finest, nel. restaurant, is currently running a limited edition menu for all those who want an edible homage to Great Britain to eat your way through. Chef Nelly Robinson is sprinkling his characteristic creativity to pull on some childhood memories and give them little modern twists, offering guests interesting and distinctive dishes that showcase the best classic British winter flavours.... Read More | Share it now!

Butter is turning red for Puma with a limited edition menu (Sydney)

Teaming up with Puma for Arsenal FC’s first visit to Australia in 40 years, Surry Hills fried chicken and sneaker joint Butter has gone through a bit of a makeover, borrowing a bright shade of red from the limited edition and never released Puma Arsenal Suedes​. In addition to giving away 50 pairs of the extremely rare sneaker (more on that HERE) Executive Chef Julian Cincotta has whipped up a special menu that builds on some of the diner’s signatures with a red-themed twist.... Read More | Share it now!

Winter Essentials: Butter is now doing fried chicken ramen (Sydney)

Butter, Sydney’s ever-popular purveyors of buttery fried chicken, have decided to tackle winter head-on with a limited edition add-on to their menu. It’s a fried chicken ramen of course, replacing your typical pork chasu with two crispy fried chicken tenders to swim around in a Tonkotsu style dashi and chicken broth alongside thin noodles, ajitsuke tamago, enoki mushrooms, green shallots, toasted white sesame seeds, bamboo shoots, nori and nau tomaki (Japanese fish cake).... Read More | Share it now!

Handmade pasta bar Flour Eggs Water takes over Besser in Surry Hills (Sydney)

Crown Street pasta bar Besser is no more, having now been reshaped and reborn as the second location for Flour Eggs Water. While both brands are more casual members of the A Tavola family, owner Eugenio Maiale made the decision to tighten the focus on Flour Eggs Water, mirroring Tramsheds’ resident Italian staple with a dedication to pasta handmade from a theatrical open set-up and a daily-changing menu highlighting seasonal produce sourced from artisan providores. ... Read More | Share it now!

Golden Age Cinema is serving up cherry pie at their two-day David Lynch marathon this weekend (Sydney)

Petersham’s Daisy’s Milk Bar has hooked up with hipster favourite Golden Age Cinema & Bar to celebrate the imminent arrival of David Lynch’s long-awaited reboot of Twin Peaks. How so? The lively milk bar will be serving up slices of their gorgeous cherry pie as the Surry Hills cinema present two days of Lynch classics in a themed “Gold Lodge”.... Read More | Share it now!

The Dolphin Hotel has launched an Aperitivo Hour series with guest chefs, snacks and wine (Sydney)

After unveiling a new era last year and subsequently rising through the ranks to become one of the area’s hottest spots, The Dolphin Hotel in Surry Hills will be using their dedicated Wine Room as a platform for a guest chef series fashioned as “Aperitivo Hour”. The series, which kicked off early last month and will continue up until the end of July will see various collaborations with some of Australia’s top chefs and restaurants – both casual and not-so-casual – as every week brings in a fresh face to handle “super-value” snacks to pair up with well-priced drinks. There’ll even be a few chefs from overseas.... Read More | Share it now!

Keg & Brew are doing vegemite pies and specially made 2-Up Pale Ale for ANZAC DAY (Sydney)

Along with Sydney’s annual ANZAC Day March, our national day of remembrance is often used to celebrate the relaxed way of life credited to this country. In other words, it’s always an excuse to spend the day with mates at one of Australia’s most beloved institutions: the pub. The harbour city’s seemingly endless collection of pubs always gets a work out on the 25th April, which is all the more reason to pick and choose the best to get the day going. Luckily the fine folk at The Good Beer Company are keeping things nice and simple for your big day out, drawing up a program that includes all-day games of 2-Up, an exclusive “Special Aussie” menu, and a whole heap of drink specials.... Read More | Share it now!