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Fromage fanatics look no further than The Stinking Bishops! This self-confessed cheese haven is nothing short of a heavenly experience. Home to one of Sydney’s finest international cheese selections and an eclectic array of bio-dynamic wines, you’re guaranteed a stinking good cheese sampling experience. Once you lay eyes on the exquisite array of soft and […]

Otto Ristorante

“John Laws had lunch at Otto today,” my UberX driver informs me when he sees my destination. I’m apparently his second trip to this famous waterfront spot - operated by The Fink Group, who also have Quay, The Bridge Room and Firedoor in their stable. With its reputation preceding it, I was surprised to find an accessible menu of every-day food, starting with vibrantly green asparagus, broad beans and peas hiding Buffalo Ricotta ($27).

Fix St James

The gentleman at the next table is wooing his date with stories of ICAC. He gestures to another table explaining that they’re barristers, working on a three-week case.

Food News – Sydney Festival

You’ve only got a few days left to check out the Sydney Festival Village, which wraps up in Hyde Park North on January 25. With free entertainment and an expanded array of food options, it's worth visiting, even if you're not eagerly clutching a show ticket.

Deli Wine Bar

With a rear New York-style laneway entrance and the ceiling covered with cyclone fencing, Darrell Felstead’s re-imagined small bar is stripped back and raw.

Zigi’s Art Wine Cheese Bar

“Welcome to the house of looove.” Fedora cocked jauntily, and all dapper white shirt, black suspenders and bon mots, Zigi is quick to make you welcome at his eponymous bar.

Food News – Flying Fish Turns 10!

This month Flying Fish Restaurant reached the significant 10-year milestone.


If there’s one dish you should eat before winter is behind us, it’s the Poulet Roti ($35) here. Combining everyone’s favourite - roast chook - with rich bread sauce, chestnuts and sprout leaves, this dish is a cold season smile-maker.

Food News – Salt Meats Cheese

Last week I popped down to the new Salt Meats Cheese pop-up store taking up temporary digs in the Sydney MLC Centre. Accompanied by a host of media personalities, including The Daily Telegraph’s new Sydney Taste Editor, Grant Jones, and NSW food producers’ best advocate, Lyndey Milan

Mille Vini

New management and Chef John Lanzafame rattling the pans finally gave me cause to visit this Italian wine bar, which - I’m almost ashamed to admit - has been in operation for over a decade.