Second time lucky
The owners of Waterloo vegan diner Paperbark are at it again with the recent opening of a plant-based gnocchi and pasta bar.

The second outpost of a much-loved ramen joint has opened in Chatswood, this time specialising in Sapporo-style ramen.

An inner-west specialty Indonesian coffee roaster has opened a sister cafe in The Rocks and upped the area’s coffee game to boot.

Same, same but different
Get your button-bashing skills on at this arcade bar in Newtown, which has returned with more games, more drinks and pizza.

Plus, a bunch of pubs around town have been revamped – with more than just a lick of fresh paint.

Goodbye – for now
A Surry Hills establishment may have shut its doors, but it’ll soon relaunch with a brand new concept.

Get out of town
It only takes an hour to get to this waterfront spot from Sydney, but it’ll make you feel like you’re a world away.

Local Knowledge
This Filipino grocery store doubles as an eatery, barbequing up pork and taro-leaf-curry skewers. Don’t forget to pick up some imported snacks on the way out.

Add to diary
Twice a month, all winter long, an inner-city bistro will be scraping melted cheese from a giant wheel onto potatoes and pickles.

We can’t stop thinking about
For just $13.90 pick up a big bowl of these noods – they’re vegetarian and one Broadsheet staffer can’t stop thinking about them.