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Spicy Sichuan Restaurant

Numbness is a feeling to enjoy while slurping and munching Sichuan hotpot. Small baubles of Sichuan pepper float through a bubbling vat of broth, and when t...

Oi, what's that ya drinkin? – Australia's best spiri...

In the time it’s taken me to write this article over a thousand distilleries have sprung up in Australia alone. Okay, perhaps not that many, however, the fif...

Flavour Shanghai

When people think about venturing out to Ashfield for a meal, dumplings often come to mind. And unless you live there already, it’s a chance to explore a dif...

UberEATS just introduced extra charges

UberEATS are including a $5 booking fee “with no minimum order size”. It's not very clearly worded but we're pretty sure that means that ...

Om Vegan Kitchen

Okay, stop, drop what you're doing and click here. This is the landing page of this new vegan eatery and it couldn't be more perfect. Entering th...

Bar Ume

The conversation of Sydney’s best burger is as enjoyable as it is futile - there’s a plethora to choose from plus many more you haven’t heard of yet. Classic...

The Grumpy Donuts shop is opening this weekend

Elise and Scott at Grumpy Donuts have been tinkering and testing down in their donut laboratory, a place I like to imagine as some kind of sugar-glazed Large...

Ouzo Mezze Bar

I do not envy anyone opening a restaurant on Crown Street. As it stands, Surry Hills’ flagship strip is bloated with successful eateries paying exorbitant re...

Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird. Will the owners regret naming their restaurant this? Probably. Am I ready to eat some Latin-American inspired food and drink some booze?...

Knödel European Dumplings

Unless you are blissfully well-travelled you may not know much about European dumplings. Knödel is here to change that with a comprehensive dive into the pea...

Tuxedo Espresso Martini Bar

Espresso martinis are dangerous. Just one seems like an extravagance but four or five is fine too. Word of a dedicated city bar of said martinis was extremel...

The Loj

With the Brits out of the EU we’ll happily welcome a bunch more here in Sydney right? As long as they leave the jellied eels and bring some more ideas like t...

Sydney Tea Festival

Depending on who you believe, Chamelia Sinensis may have first been brewed by a bloke called Shennong (the emperor of China) when some leaves fell in his cup...

The Olympic Hunger Games

With all of this competing going on in Rio and in light of a certain pizza incident a couple of weeks back we decided to enter unwitting participants UberEat...

Rutland St. Sandwiches

Much has been said of the house-made oat milk tearing Sydney's coffee fanatics a new one at Neighbourhood and they're about to keep ripping foodie ...

Uncle Tetsu vs. Chinatown

Shopping for the highest quality katanas at Paddy’s Market is exacting work, and once you’ve chosen a blade worthy of your skill you’re going to need a snack...

Vegan Beer Bonanza

I’m a bit of a rockdog – and rockdogs like to drink beer. Love the stuff. Always fangin’ for a pint or two. Love a ‘froth’. Can’t wait to get on the ol’ piss...

Big Poppa's

Emerging like a lock-out immune phoenix on Oxford street this month, Big Poppa's is a new restaurant and bar open until 3am. The upside is the food and d...

Autopsy of a pizza

This is what it looks like when neoliberalism eats itself. LOOK AT IT! Don't look away you fucking bastards. I want you to stare that horrible pizza in t...

Wholefoods Dept.

I'm not a gym go-er, but I've certainly clocked the 90s labelling machine font of the P.E. dept sign in Potts Point before. This font has notably str...

Mama's Buoi pho festival

When I got asked to write this one I thought maybe I could just slack off and meet my word count with pho puns. You can go with the Anglicized version; ‘frie...

The Dolphin Hotel

You might of noticed some curious glimmers of The Dolphin Hotel's new aesthetic over the past couple of months. Hints of a total strip, gut and interior ...

East London

Australia has a very long history of Chinese immigration, with the gold rush in the mid 19th century providing a reason for many Chinese people to move here ...

Rising Sun Workshop

In a less employed time of my life I got obsessed with ramen, traveling to far flung destinations such as Crows Nest and even watching the ramen oeuvre of fi...

Club Redfern: a different perspective

A drunken corporate financer once leant across the bar I work in and asked me how I felt about paying $725 per week to live in Waterloo when my neighbours in...

Morris

If you work in Surry Hills or Paddington and you aren't having your lunch break at Morris then you should really be rethinking your routine. Perched behi...

Cook Suck goes to Club Redfern

Redfern East/Central is a total lucky dip when it comes to good eats. You’ve got PronProhm which is fantastic - the Harry’s Chilli Crab of Thai (you can smo...

PS40

A mysterious door glows, beckoning the thirsty down the ominously named Skittle Lane, which would have been a spot to get mugged once, but like so many lanes...