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BEST FINANCIAL SERVICE – TaxAssist Accountants Ultimo

TaxAssist Accountants Ultimo is very well located in Sydney’s CBD. It is close to public transport and has loads of surrounding parking, so it’s easy to swing by to arrange a free initial consultation. As a service that offers flexible and no fuss all year round tax and accounting packages for small businesses, TaxAssist Accountants […]

BEST FARMERS MARKETS – MARRICKVILLE ORGANIC FOOD MARKETS

Championing the paddock to plate mantra, the weekly farmers market at Marrickville have been operating for more than 15 years. Spend a lazy morning in the sun and graze on food, pastries and fresh fruit. There is really nothing better than fresh produce locally sourced and bursting with colour. If you’re feeling fancy, you might […]

BEST HONG KONG STYLE DINER – KAFE X HONG KONG KITCHEN

One of the best things about living in Sydney is the overflowing supply of good, cheap Chinese eats. Kafe X Hong Kong Kitchen, a cha chang teng (a Hong Kong Style diner), is serving up delicious dishes in the heart of King's Cross, right opposite the station. With items such as Beef Brisket Nissin Noodle […]

BEST PICNIC SPOT – BARANGAROO RESERVE

Unveiled to much fanfare in 2015, Barangaroo Reserve nails practicality and scenery – there’s parking, disabled access, toilets and flat ground for that picnic blanket. Choose from uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour or the Harbour Bridge, or make a quick indoor detour to check out the latest exhibition at The Cutaway. If you weren’t organised […]

BEST STANDUP – CAFE LOUNGE

Monday sees one of the best stand up rooms in Sydney pack itself out for a night of non stop laughs. Tucked away at the intersection of Sydney’s frenetic Crown and Oxford streets, Cafe Lounge is a bohemian jewel with $10 entry and $12 pizzas with names like Nut King Cole and Mozzarella Fitzgerald. Order […]

BEST JAPANESE – MISO

Situated in an unassuming alley of World Square, at first glance, Miso is a no-nonsense Japanese restaurant that specialises in teishoku (set meal) dining. But when their tonkatsu hits the table, one understands why there is always a small crowd milling around outside – breaded, crumbed and deep fried, the tenderness of the pork fillet […]

BEST ACAI BOWL – FRUITOLOGIST

For the uninitiated, acai bowls are thick smoothies of acai berry topped with fruits and clusters of granola. It might be the hot trend for the beach hopping hipster, but don’t knock it till you try it! Nestled on a street corner in Bondi, the part juice bar, part fruit and vegetable grocer, Fruitologist, serves […]

BEST ICE RINK – CANTERBURY OLYMPIC ICE RINK

Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink houses a rink of olympic proportions. Whether you’ll be clutch shuffling along the side boards or gliding around like a pro, Canterbury Ice Rink will offer you skates with a smile. Realise your Winter Olympic dreams with figure skating lessons, ice hockey sessions or speed skating. Take a break from the […]

BEST DAY TRIP – COCKATOO ISLAND

Only a short ferry ride from Circular Quay, the UNESCO heritage-listed Cockatoo Island manages to make you feel like you’re worlds away. Explore the remains of the former penal settlement with a self-guided audio tour, take snaps of the well-preserved architecture or sit on the hillside and watch boats sail past on the harbour. There […]

BEST GREEN BOOST – BONDI WHEATGRASS JUICE COMPANY

The grass is greener at the Bondi Wheatgrass Juice Company. The first to introduce wheatgrass to Australia 18 years ago, Bondi Wheatgrass grows their product in the sun by the sea in Sydney’s Malabar. Wheatgrass boosts the immune system and is a carrier of natural antioxidants, if you’ve ever had wheatgrass in your juice, it’s […]