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Bar Zini

Inspired by classic, hearty Italian cooking using only market fresh ingredients, head chef Damian Kirgstein has created a relaxed and innovative menu that changes every night. Try authentic pizza and pasta or their bespoke spiced lamb or chickpea pie. It’s a chill café by day and buzzing restaurant/ wine bar by night.   78 Harris […]


Set in a heritage building that was previously a bank this is now a French/Venetian themed patisserie café. Choose coffee from three aromatic blends to have with a sweet pastry, cake, croissant or savoury meat pie from their vast selection. Beautifully decorated cakes for special occasions. Indoor or outdoor seating. The Manager’s Office is available […]

Banh Mi Co

The European style green and white striped awning sets the tone for this French inspired Vietnamese street food eatery. The signature Banh Mi rolls feature fresh produce and tasty chicken or pork as well as a secret family recipe pâté to tantalise the tastebuds. Or you may prefer Vietnamese rice paper rolls, lemongrass and chilli […]


A traditional Tuscan menu with a modern edge is what Chef Gabriele Taddeucci brings to this premium Italian restaurant. Fresh and dried pasta and daily baked bread are made in-house using mainly organic ingredients. Enjoy house-cured salami or a seafood or meat dishes cooked on a wood-fired grill, with a glass of wine from the […]

The Apprentice

Offering an appetising set menu created, prepared and cooked by hospitality students, The Apprentice Restaurant is a TAFE initiative that delivers fresh and affordable food. Hosting guest chefs and special events throughout the year, they foster the development of their students. Open to the public for lunch and dinner, it’s unique with great city views. […]

Antidote Cafe

Using coffee and tea brewing techniques fromaround the globe, including pour over, trifectaand cold drip, get a regular coffee for $2.50 every Tuesday. The cafe has light snacks as well as lunch meals. The bacon and egg roll is a must have. This cafe is the perfect antidote to a long week at work. Level […]

Adriano Zumbo

Located outside the Lyric Theatre, this tempting kioskis popular for pre-show and intermission treats.The vividly coloured, delicately sculptured biscuitsand cakes are displayed in long glass cabinets likeart works. Zumbo’s full range of tarts, pastries, cakes and handmade chocolates are available, including large cakes for special occasions.   The Star, Kiosk 31 (outside Lyric Theatre), 80 […]

84 Union Street

Pyrmont’s newest venue. Predominantly a live music bar/restaurant, they’re open for lunch, dinner and supper. The cuisine is described as “Australian with an Asian twist”: interesting, tasty and uncomplicated. The decor is rustic – timber and corrugated iron with funky street art displaying iconic landmarks. The outdoor heated area makes it a great space any […]

Gladys tiptoes through the bush, bulldozes the city

BY JESSICA HILL Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that city councils will still be forced to merge, despite a decision to end the forced merger of regional councils. Woollahra Council is disappointed that the proposed merger with Randwick and Waverly Councils will go ahead. The Mayor of Woollahra, Councillor Toni Zeltzer, accused the NSW Government […]

Asbestos clouds Westconnex’ reputation

BY LUCAS BAIRD The WestCONnex Action Group has slammed the infrastructure project after a “second potentially deadly breach” in the St Peters area. The breach involved the unsafe demolition of an asbestos infested house on the 14th of February. Sydney Motorway Corporation reinvestigated the house at 4 Brown Street for any asbestos in early February […]