New openings
A beer house with 40 beer taps, free barber sessions and boilermakers (a whisky-beer combo) has opened in Barangaroo.

Cod roe melts and soba noodles are on the brekkie menu at a new inner-west cafe.

An Israeli bakery has opened a pop-up right across from Bondi Beach, serving flatbreads, pastries and coffee to-go.

Everything at this new Crows Nest cafe – from its banana and pear bread to its brownies and tarts – is low in sugar.

Get giant Margaritas, burritos and seven types of taco at the newest branch of a Sydney Tex-Mex favourite.

For the pantry
This Sydney company was founded in 1949 as a way to feed cattle essential minerals – now it supplies Sydney’s top restaurants with fancy sea salt flakes.

Drink beer for breakfast via this collaboration between an inner-west brewery and a classic cereal brand.

Archie Rose distillery has released two new gins, inspired by the city’s most iconic building.

Local Knowledge
A little-known noodle diner is serving some of the best Indonesian food in Sydney – including lontong sayur (a laksa-like soup with rice cakes) and bakso abang (meatball soup with vermicelli noodles).

Good news
This Sydney coffee roaster has launched an initiative that will save 16 tonnes of coffee-related packaging waste from landfill over the next five years.

Middle Eastern mashup
Last week two Middle Eastern cuisine experts explored the food of Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Here’s one dish they whipped up.

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A multi-level rosé festival is coming to Sydney, with a rosé vending machine, rosé-infused oysters and rosé cocktails.

The world’s best bartenders will descend on Sydney for the Global Bartender of the Year finals next year.