This summer don’t sell yourself short with two scoops and a waffle cone. At Watsons Bay Gelatissimo, you’re encouraged to sit down and dine in for the full gelateria experience.
While some might argue that Sydney’s cupcake craze has been and gone, they clearly haven’t visited My Little Cupcake. Darlo’s newest kitsch cupcakery has to be one of the most charming stores I’ve had the pleasure of visiting.
Cease your search for the quintessential place to bring visitors and introduce them to modern Australian cuisine.
Leveraging off a series of legendary pop-ups, including one in Opera Australia’s back lot, the Full Circle crew have snaffled semi-permanent digs on a sundrenched back street in Leichhardt.
Bare tables and thumping 90s rock, featuring Smashing Pumpkins and the Pixies, clue you in immediately that Darrell Felstead’s restaurant reincarnation is no longer a fine diner.
Sydney has a new home of deep-fried everything. Well actually it’s an old home – the former KB Hotel – done up a bit fancy-like, and rebadged as the (slightly-new) Keg & Brew.
Buffets – you either love them or hate them. One of the best I’ve had recently was during Philippine Food Week, where the Shangri-La Sydney worked with the Philippine Department of Tourism to create something special.
The signature item at Din Tai Fung is Xiao Long Bao ($10.80), the semi-legendary pork soup dumplings that have carried this restaurant across continents.
La Tratt, the flagship of Fairfield RSL, is a surprising restaurant; delivering everything you’d expect from a CBD hotspot without any pretentiousness.
Against a magnificent painted sky, this gleaming glass box on Pyrmont Bay is awash with orange and pink. It’s the sort of night that begs to be made into a celebration, and this restaurant delivers with an imaginative (and obligatory) eight-course Degustation ($89/head).