Plant-based restaurant Alibi to open at Ovolo Woolloomooloo (Sydney)

Later this month will see a new restaurant open at designer hotel Ovolo Woolloomooloo as award-winning U.S chef Matthew Kenney focuses his long history of advocating for plant-based cuisine to Sydney with Alibi. Adding something incredibly unique to the envied scene at Woolloomooloo wharf, the new restaurant will take over most of the ground floor of the hotel with a casual approach to dining and a focus on innovative, seasonal dishes highlighting plant-based dining along with a comprehensive cocktail programme and an Australian-focused wine list showcasing lesser known producers as well as a few classics. ... Read More | Share it now!

Patron saint of seafood, Saint Peter’s Josh Niland, will open Sydney’s very first fish butchery

Get ready to take a piece of acclaimed chef Josh Niland (of the consistently excellent Saint Peters) home with you. April this year will see the opening of Fish Butchery on Oxford St in Paddington. Dubbed ‘butchery’, the Saint Peter team aim to position it as a modern fishmonger, offering dry handled fish, produce that is cut to order and the experience of chatting to a skilled butcher about your next meal at home.... Read More | Share it now!

Dan Murphy’s is turning a heritage house in Chippendale into an interactive pop-up (Sydney)

Dan Murphy’s are planning to take over an abandoned heritage house in Sydney this month, turning the space into what they’ve conceived as the “House of Discovery” where the drink trends of 2018 will be highlighted and celebrated for guests across two fun-filled days. The interactive pop-up will be located in Chippendale, nodding heavily to the return of Tequila as a drink of choice, paying homage to do-it-yourself cocktail culture, and showcasing food-drink pairing. ... Read More | Share it now!

Sri Lankan street food heroes Hopper Kadé open new restaurant on Crown Street (Sydney)

Graduating from popular street food stall, Sri Lankan street food purveyors Hopper Kadé have opened a permanent restaurant on Crown Street in Darlinghurst. After building a cult following thanks to their signature hopper menu, founders Ruvanie De Zoysa and Chris Goffin have worked with Head Chef Diago Fernandez to take their offering to the next level with a full, expansive menu designed for casual dining spanning brunch, lunch and dinner. ... Read More | Share it now!

Bondi’s Latin American favourite Panama House moves to Campbell Parade (Sydney)

After spending over five years on Bondi Road, Panama House has moved much closer to the iconic golden sands, which now lay in the shadow of the 120-seater restaurant and bar. Perched above Campbell Parade, the Latin American venue is now charging into their new life with a refocused and reimagined offering that includes everything from takeaway coffee and all-day brunch to share-style dinner and evening cocktails.... Read More | Share it now!

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth and Weiss team up to indulge chocolate lovers through Autumn

Historic chocolatiers Weiss Chocolate are partnering up with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth over the next few months to fill the property with various chocolate inspired experiences including a chocolate high tea and bespoke dessert cocktail menu. Anyone heading along to the high-end hotel for the extra layers of indulgence from now through to the end of April can expect some unique creations from the property’s pastry team, all aimed at highlighting the many different textures of the luxury artisan chocolate. ... Read More | Share it now!

The Fuscaldo family have opened a new Italian restaurant and cafe near Hyde Park (Sydney)

Sydney’s ever-changing William Street has copped a new neighbourhood Italian café and restaurant with Vizio Caffé e Cucina, opening up on the Hyde Park end of the long strip with designs on serving up hearty international breakfasts, leisurely lunches and authentic Italian dinners. The venue is owned by the Fuscaldo family, who have a long and storied history with bringing Italian food to Australia, dating all the way back to the first fresh pasta retail shop in Melbourne, opened in 1964.... Read More | Share it now!