Pull up a lounge by the sea and tuck into bacon and eggs with a strong Mecca coffee at Elizabeth Bay’s new marina cafe. It’s good for dog watching, too.

The first eateries at Sydney’s newest food precinct, Steam Mill Lane, are finally here.

The footy just got fancy – 4 Pines brings a swanky craft-beer bar to Sydney Cricket Ground.

Poor Toms rolls up its warehouse door in Marrickville to reveal a lush new gin bar. Between rare pink gin, grappa, slices from Pizza Madre and a Christmas tree-shaped gnome, it’s got it all.

Play Donkey Kong with one hand while you smash a Fatal Fury burger with the other at Darling Square’s latest burger parlour, where your meal comes with a side of arcade games.

Australia’s national spread Vegemite hit headlines after a smartphone-armed customer shared his dissatisfaction at a $7 plate of toast garnished with a smear of the stuff in Newcastle.

An upscale Korean barbeque restaurant has found Haymarket. Jump into one of the steel-blue booths for melt-in-the-mouth premium meats and kimchi that’s still alive.

Over 60 breweries have come together for a huge festival. The offering is rounded out with burgers, beers, barbeque and beats.

Bentley in the CBD is closing to make way for its fourth incarnation.

It’s been the week of big-name chefs calling it quits. After 15 years, Est.’s Peter Doyle has announced he’s retiring in June and Jason Atherton is departing Kensington Street Social.

Kimchi stews, seafood pancakes, pork-rib soups and bibimbap. Welcome to this week’s instalment of Local Knowledge.