A David-Lynch-inspired tiki bar, by the guys behind Earl’s Juke Joint, gives Enmore more natural wine. It’s time to reconsider (Muriel Wedding-style) tropical cocktails.

Summer Hill’s iconic Rio Milk Bar is all grown up, swapping Streets ice-cream with mini spanakopita, prawn saganaki and moussaka (and lots of booze).

Koi Dessert Bar unveils limited-edition spring desserts. Pears, peaches, mandarins and apples have never tasted so sweet.

Sydney’s new-guard sous chefs take centre stage in a new series of five-course dinners every Sunday.

Neil Perry finally finishes his three-level grand Italian dame from Melbourne, Rosetta, in Grosvenor Place.

Blackwood Pantry is opening a premium chicken shop in Menai. Luchetti Krelle is behind the slick new look.

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The Something for Jess duo opens a cafe in Darlinghurst. The food cherishes the owner’s happy memories running a Mexican street stall in Potts Point.

Arthur’s, a beach-side seafood restaurant, lands in Manly. Oysters aside – there’s scallops with smoked-corn puree and jalapeno poppers; and kingfish ceviche tacos with mango-and-lime yoghurt.

For pasta, pecorino and pignolata, the Italian Wine and Food Festival is your next stop.

Bring on more natural wines at Chippendale’s new fair. They’re fizzy, unpredictable and wildly nuanced.