Eat & Drink

REVIEW: Karen’s Diner Top Ryde

I am not going to lie, walking into Karen's Diner, which is reputed to have the worst customer service in the city, can be nerve-wracking. After several minutes of nervous pacing and scrolling through the reservation confirmation with clammy hands, a Karen turned to serve me. Rolling eyes and sass made up most of her […]

REVIEW: 1 Kitchen West Hollywood

Set in the hills of West Hollywood this restaurant serves up delicious treats in a space which acts as the perfect escape from the concrete jungle of Los Angeles, USA. At 1 Kitchen, Executive Chef Ginger Pierce serves up fresh, local, and sustainably sourced farm-to-table Southern California cuisine. Chef Pierce has a passion for ingredient […]

Pyrmont Festival – Bring It On!

Come down to Pirrama Park this weekend for Pyrmont Festival. It is going to be huge! Wineries, distillers and breweries will be sharing the lawn with artisan producers and amazing ready-to-eat foods, local entertainment, kid’s activities and the kind of spectacular backdrop only this city can offer.  Pyrmont Festival will finally get to commemorate its […]

REVIEW: Fat Noodle at The Star

Fat Noodle is situated right in the center of the Star City Casino and is justifiably receiving the reputation as the casual dining Asian Street Food restaurant that must be experienced! Head chef Luke Nguyen is one of Sydney’s top celebrity chefs and best-selling author of cookbooks Secrets of The Red Lantern and Songs Of Sapa. […]

Cocktail Hour – BAT COUNTRY

BY RIDA BABAR Locals say it’s the best bar in Randwick, give it a try yourself! Bat Country is a quaint bar and restaurant on St Paul's Streett, the venue boasts an array of global recipes and cocktails that are sure to make this your new go-to. Brunch hotspot by day, and lively bar by […]

Mouth Watering Vegan Burgers – SOUL BURGER

BY RIDA BABAR This all-vegan burger joint is the place to be for those who are plant based, or for those wanting to try something new! Randwick’s Soul Burger have been serving plant-based goodness since 2015, and were one of the first restaurants to make the switch to wholly vegan food. Since then, they have […]

Environmentally Friendly Cafe – Cat & Cow Cafe

BY RIDA BABAR A café that’s zero-waste and good for the environment? Say no more. Randwick’s very own Cat & Cow Café prides itself on sustainability, with no single use plastic on site yet an abundance of delicious, wholesome food and coffee. Locals say that Cat & Cow has the best coffee in the area, […]

Tapas Treats – DEL PUNTO RESTAURANT & BAR

BY RIDA BABAR A Spanish restaurant and bar located in the heart of Randwick, Del Punto offers delicious food and ambience to boot. The Spanish music and décor within the restaurant adds a touch of authenticity and adds to the experience. With the paella and cocktails being their most raved-about items, customers have said that […]

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 […]