Top 5 Lunch with a View

Top 5 Lunch with a View I’ve been accused of featuring the eastern suburbs too heavily in my Top 5 lists … but I can’t help it if there’s a concentration of great eats (and drinks) in that part of town. So this week I’m delighted to be celebrating something that the northern suburbs (my […]

Top 5 Wine Bars

Top 5 Wine Bars I remember a time when ordering wine by the glass meant a choice of white or red … usually from a cask or the cheapest bottle the venue stocked. Today it’s an opportunity to try a whole range of interesting drops from some of the world’s best producers. So I’m excited […]

Top 5 Mod Asian

Top 5 Mod Asian Australia has a long tradition of Asian food – the Chinese restaurant has been a mainstay in every suburb and country town as far back as any of us can remember. In the late 1970s Thai and Vietnamese entered the mix and, over time, more Japanese and Korean restaurants followed. Initially […]

Top 5 Counter Seating

  Top 5 Counter Meals These aren’t the sort of counter meals you may have enjoyed in outback pubs on long road trips – but the modern, urban incarnation where, rather than sit at a fancy clothed table, you perch on a bar stool at a counter that opens straight into the kitchen and enjoy […]

Top 5 Weekend Brunch

Top 5 Weekend Brunch While Sydney has hundreds of cafés offering great coffee and breakfast fare 7 days a week, weekend brunch calls for something different. These five restaurants go beyond the usual bacon and eggs or bircher muesli, with menus that echo the innovative food they serve at lunch or dinner the rest of […]