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Best Thai – Spice I Am

Diners are in good hands with Sujet and Padet. Sujet has been a food connoisseur since he was four years old, and is now a leader in authentic Thai cuisine in Sydney. Even dignitaries and international Heads of State drop by to taste his latest fare when they get a chance. The pair takes traditional Thai cuisine, […]

Best Arts Venue – The Powerhouse Museum

The Powerhouse Museum of Science and Design is a must-see for all visitors to our fair city. Those of us who live here are lucky that we can visit anytime we like to experience the ever-changing exhibits (including travelling exhibitions from all over the world). The Powerhouse packs a punch in terms of visitor experience with exhibits targeted towards […]

Best Caribbean – Jonkanoo

When you walk into Jonkankoo, you’d be forgiven for thinking that someone has put the essence of the Caribbean in a bottle, then shaken it up and watched it spray across the room. The people, the music, and most of all, the food and beverages, all work to create an authentic West Indian experience in the heart of […]

Best Basement Bar – Baxters Inn

Imagine a speakeasy with over 300 types of whiskey covering the walls behind the bar, where moustachioed bartenders serve you drinks and there is an abundance of free pretzels. This wellhidden, intriguing basement bar in the heart of Sydney provides patrons with wonderful service and even better drinks. It can be tricky to find this bar, but once […]

Best Food Court – Eating World

The best way to avoid that relationship-ending squabble over what to get for dinner is to nab a food court table; be separate in your culinary tastes but so, so together. Eating World offers the most diverse range of Asian foods out of the Chinatown food courts. From Red Charcoal’s northern Chinese street food, through to the famous Gumshara […]

Best Vinyls – The Record Store

This is THE place for the vinyl audiophile, a paradise for DJs. With bass music/dub step, beats/heads/breaks, drum ‘n’ bass/jungle, funk/soul, *breathe* hip hop/house, techno, rock/indie, and scratch records. If you’re after something older, have a go at the jazz/blues/reggae and funk/soul sections. There are no stock shortages either with over 3,000 new releases, re-issued, rare and second hand […]

Best Beer – Red Oak Boutique Beer Café

If you want to keep up to date on the best craft beers, Red Oak is the place to go. It has over 20 locally brewed beers handcrafted with passion and made with the highest quality ingredients. It is home to Australia’s most awarded brewery and provides great beer, great food and great service. The […]

Best Tapas – Spanish Tapas

Live Flamenco shows every Monday, Friday and Saturday; $2 drinks with a meal purchase on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and paella and sangria tastings for parties – what more could a person want? Spanish Tapas offers all these amazing deals along with awesome party packages for all occasions. This restaurant offers more than just great food and service; it […]

Best Beauty Salon – Sweetness and Light

You work hard and your body cops it most - late nights leave you tired, the gym leaves you sore, and looking after the kids leaves you aching for some alone time. Time to treat yo’self. Make your way down to the aptly named Sweetness and Light, where the staff will leave you feeling...well, much as the name […]

Best International Designer – Marcs

It’s really hard to shop in real life these days. Online shopping means you can search for a particular item that you have in mind, plus you don’t have to deal with the queues. Marcs is another online boutique to add to your bookmarks folder. Here, men and women can peruse the online catalogue and collection for a range […]