Ersineville’s Imperial Hotel is reopening in time for Mari Gras with a renewed focus on live performance.

After laying dormant for 30 years, Pyrmont’s Terminus Hotel is making a comeback with a slick design and former Efendy chef in the kitchen.

In Italy’s Cantina, there are pasticcerias on every corner. A rare sighting in Sydney, let alone Concord, now you can try coffee granita with thick cream in a brioche.

What do robots, Barbies robed in wagyu, and Hello-Kitty shaped stock cubes have in common? Hot pots.

There’s never been more demand for Sri Lankan food in Sydney. A restaurant dedicated to hoppers, Sri Lanka’s answer to savoury pancakes, has surfaced in Darlinghurst.

Newtown’s favourite tinned cocktails are on the move. Continental Deli, Bar and Bistro is expanding to the CBD. But will it retain its edgy character in the corporate climate?

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For this week’s instalment of Local Knowledge we visited a student’s paradise in Chinatown. It’s cheap, cheerful, and serves a mean nasi goreng.

Vegan ice-creams made with coconut milk have landed in Bondi. Hold the eye roll, these nut-based flavours are worth your while.

The Dolphin has unveiled its “Delfino Aperitivo” program. Between “chips and dips” from Hartsyard and Cambodian barbeque from ACME, the wine bar will be busy this year.