• Fishbowl has launched Street Food by Fishbowl, a pared-back “deflation creation” that brings five protein, rice and slaw combos – all with a sprinkling of umami cashew crunch – to the mix for just $11.90. A nifty (and tasty) addition while we’re all feeling the pinch.

• This Sunday, August 27, Dimitri’s Pizzeria pizzaiolo Emlyn Bilbie is doing a cameo shift at Eddy Avenue slice mecca Oltra. From 4pm to 10pm, find the likes of Mum’s Meatball Square, the “infamous” green-eggs slice, plus snacks galore.

• The graphic tins housing Minus 196’s mix of shochu, vodka and soda have made their way into an exclusive merch capsule. The thirst-quenching range was made in collaboration with Japanese artist Kentaro Yoshida, with the creative’s designs adorning caps, apparel, bumbags, snowboards and more. Available online.

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• Open today: Odd Culture’s King Street bottle-o has transformed into Spon, a wine-bar-bottle-shop hybrid. To celebrate, it’s pouring $6 glasses of pét-nat, orange and chilled red till the end of September.

• Black Star Pastry has opened online pre-orders for its Father’s Day pies. This year there’s a smoked-beef-brisket-and-three-cheese pie on offer, boasting a beautifully ruffled flaky filo top.

• The Westmont Pickle Palooza sale ends at midnight tonight, so be quick if you want jars of dill, spicy or beer pickles sent direct (with free postage). There’s also a hot price on its perfectly brine-laced Bloody Mary mix, for Sunday you.

• Merivale’s sweetening the deal for groups of eight or more, with 49 per cent off drinks for the first hour of your booking at select Sydney venues, between Friday September 1 and Thursday September 28.

• Young Henry’s has brewed an exclusive drop for heritage-listed CBD hotel Capella Sydney. Tinnies of the golden Euro-style Sandstone Lager, adorned with an illustration in classic Australiana style by artist Sindy Sinn, will be available at on-site venues Brasserie 1930, McRae Bar and Aperture, as well as in all 192 rooms and suites.

Sake Double Bay has added artful chirashi sushi bowls to its menu. Chirashi (meaning scattered in Japanese) is a dish of seafood arranged atop warm sushi rice. Here, each bite carries jewels of finger lime, caviar or yuzu, and there’s a bowl of chawanmushi and seafood tempura alongside the $69 set meal.