New openings

Yet another venue has arrived at the Darling Square precinct: this one serves Sri Lankan fusion street food, including a kebab-style buttery roti stuffed with curry.

A Beverly Hills-inspired Bondi diner is knocking out vegan watermelon poke, mushroom spaghetti bolognaise and “fysh” tacos.

One of the biggest chain restaurants in the US is bringing its Tex-Mex to Sydney. Again.

The team behind Grill’d have launched a fancy new burger brand with native ingredients from high-quality suppliers.

A co-owner of harbourside fine-diner Lumi has opened an Italian eatery in the inner west that serves Ligurian ravioli and a miso-soil tiramisu.

Coming soon

Sydney is soon to experience a rush of new restaurant openings. Here are nine we can’t wait to try.

A top Victorian gin-maker is opening a drinks lab in Surry Hills next year.

Drink up

Jameson is shouting punters 10,000 drinks across 20 venues until October 16.

Add to calendar

National Cheeseburger Day is almost here, and this top-notch chain from a well-known chef is selling its version for just $5 a pop – that’s less than half-price.

This acclaimed Levantine restaurant in Surry Hills is welcoming two top chefs for two separate one-off Middle Eastern mash-up feasts.

Tee up for unlimited minigolf at Newtown’s Holey Moley, then sit down to enjoy the brunch and bottomless beer deal.

Enjoy unlimited yum cha – barbeque pork, salt-and-pepper chicken ribs, fried rice and more – at this Cantonese rooftop restaurant.

A huge new G&T festival is happening this month, featuring gins that have never before been tasted in Australia.

Local knowledge

Pretty much everyone in Cabramatta recognises the colourful awning and giant logo outside this corner spot. But not everyone knows it’s an excellent all-day Vietnamese restaurant.