Eat & Drink

REVIEW: Salt & Palm Indonesian Bar & Eatery

By Mark Morellini Situated in the heart of the Glebe shopping precinct, this thriving bar and eatery has been serving traditional Indonesian inspired cuisine for nearly two and a half years. Business owner, Natasya Soetantyo who comes from an Indonesian family that has worked in hospitality, believes that Australian diners are yet to discover Indonesian […]

REVIEW: Gweilo

By Rita Bratovich The Evening Star Hotel is a small corner pub, built around 1903, best remembered as a watering hole for journalists from the Kippax Street presses back in the day. When digital killed the newspaper stars, The Evening Star almost met the same fate, sitting near empty, forlorn and mostly forgotten. Then one […]

Best of Sydney 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE Sydney is truly a cosmopolitan city. Our cuisine, our lifestyle and even the buildings around us have been influenced by generations of immigrants and by our irrepressible desire to explore diverse cultures and integrate them with our own. This is the 23rd Edition of Best Of Sydney, and it is indicative of how […]

Alberto’s Pizzeria

Alberto, the friendly and chatty owner of Alberto’s Pizzeria, came to Australia 62 years ago. After opening his first shop in Stanmore, he moved to Newtown in 1989 where he’s been cooking ever since. Alberto said his primary principles are quality, efficiency and generosity. Clearly, this has been a recipe for success, since many of […]

Kid Kyoto

Modelled on the izakaya bars in Japan, Kid Kyoto is a relaxed, after work bar and restaurant, with an inconspicuous laneway entrance and grungy vibe. It has a neo-industrial interior with bare concrete walls, bright red exposed pipes along the ceiling, earthy colours and subdued lighting. You can sit and eat at either of the […]

Happy Hour a real page turner

BY JADE MORELLINI Edition Bookbar is not your typical bar. It is a booklover’s dream, with hundreds of highly acclaimed novels available to read and purchase from all over the globe. This unique mix of a bookshop in a bar allows customers to read, eat and drink, choosing from a large selection of fiction and […]

REVIEW: Gumtree Restaurant

The Metro Aspire Hotel has an understated frontage on a quiet street in Ultimo. It is very conveniently located and easy to get to, but hidden from the passing traffic. And that’s a good thing - because once you’ve eaten at their newly refurbished Gumtree Restaurant you’ll want to keep the place a secret. It’s […]


The Zeus-mantra challenges Australia’s perception of the beloved ‘souvlaki’ from a greasy late night hang-over cure, to a healthy flavoursome meal. Ultimately, a modern harmony of traditional Greek Street Food and the best of Australian produce, in a relaxed contemporary environment. Food honestly.   Zeus Street Greek, Level 2 - 1-21 Bay St, Broadway, 8315 […]

Zebra Lounge

The stunning harbour location compliments the impressive selection of wine, beer and food perfectly. With delicious meals including oysters, coconut king prawns and soda battered fish and chips, it’s no wonder Zebra Lounge is a hot spot for locals. Zebra lounge also has a modern, chic decor and spacious outdoor setting.   1 Harris Street, […]

The Ternary

The Grill Kitchen, Asian Kitchen and Wine bar combine to create one whole and exciting experience. With a tri-cuisine menu choose from tasty starters, complex Asian flavours and classic grilled meats and seafood.   100 Murray St, Pyrmont, 9934 0000,