On the Margs
Hotel Harry has launched a menu of Margaritas, with each named after a different city or region of Mexico. Available until June 2, each drink reflects the “attitude” of the town it takes its name from. The Guadalajara – the birthplace of tequila – is a classic Marg, while the Oaxaca (known as the gastronomic centre of Mexico) incorporates both tequila and mezcal, shot through with grapefruit, tamarind and lime. Pair your cocktails with street-food-inspired snacks such as birria tacos and prawn and corn taquitos. For every Marg you drink, the staff will stamp a limited-edition card for you. Make your way through the menu and you’ll be entered in a draw to win a holiday for you and three friends to a Byron Bay beach house. hotelharry.com.au

A decade in the game
Matt Moran’s beautiful Woollahra restaurant Chiswick is celebrating its 10th birthday this month – and from May 6 it’s launching a host of intiatives to mark the occasion. A special birthday menu takes some of the diner’s most popular dishes and reimagines them using ingredients the team hopes to use more of in the future. There’s barra-masalata (barramundi taramasalata) with flatbread and grilled peppers with harissa and river mint, as well as lamb with hummus. The venue is also offering a free digital recipe book featuring some of its best-known dishes – including its lamb and tabouli, and peppers with salted lemon and anchovy. Plus, it’s doing a special-edition Providoor box. chiswickwoollahra.com.au

Last-minute Mother’s Day
More than 40 stalls by local makers, producers and artisans will congregate in Barangaroo on Saturday May 7, selling homewares, jewellery, art and more – perfect for some last-minute Mother’s Day shopping. Pick up small-batch Chinese chilli oil from Mama Liu’s, cheese from Vannella, Aboriginal art from Balgarra Designs, handmade soaps from Lather and Bliss, and much more. There’ll be live entertainment on the day, plus loads of spots to stop for a bite to eat or a drink. From 10.30am to 4.30pm. thestreetsofbarangaroo.com

A dim sum extravaganza
Parramatta diner Lilymu has launched a dim sum menu for May, with a range of yum cha favourites with a twist available every Sunday from 12pm to 4pm (except Mother’s Day). Snack on beef rendang and mozzarella spring rolls, mud crab and scallop dumplings, chicken larb sandos and more. Plus, it’s partnered with Four Pillars to serve a raft of zesty cocktails to complement your dim sum feast. Our pick? The Eastside – a crafty combo of Four Pillars’ Rare Dry gin, yuzu sake, Thai basil, lime and jalapeno soda. lilymu.com

Two become one
Surry Hills diner Nour is bringing together the flavours of the Middle East and Sicily for a limited-edition menu available only during May. It’s a nod to the Middle Eastern influence on Sicilian cuisine, thanks to the island’s location at the crossroads between the European and African continents. Expect dishes such as pasta chi sardi – a dish with Arabic origins that brings together thick spaghetti with sardines, saffron and lemon sauce. For dessert there’s a cheese curd and almond cake with candied citrus. Plus, on May 25, Nour’s head chef Gianluca Lonati will team up with Sicilian-born Olio Kensington Street chef Lino Sauro for a banquet menu that brings together the two cultures. noursydney.com