Lately it seems more vegan dessert bars are opening than not. At Little Raw Co., nothing is heated above 46 degrees.

Husk and Vine has opened in Parramatta, serving a bit of everything, from Middle Eastern to Italian. “There’s no chef-y food here.”

Kings Cross icon Piccolo Bar has closed after 65 years. A “for lease” sign now hangs above a door that has welcomed Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jeff Buckley and artist Brett Whiteley.

Bart Jr has arrived in Redfern from the guys behind Morris. It should give Redfern’s night-life scene a good kick up the backside.

Salt Meats Cheese’s Popina Kitchen has turned full Italian.

The Sydney Fish Market is getting a $250 million Danish redesign in Blackwattle Bay.

Neil Perry’s Jade Temple has swung open its doors. Forget everything you know about Eleven Bridge and picture Singapore’s Raffles Hotel.

A Barrio Chino spin-off is coming back to the Cross in the ultimate triumph.. Until now, Sydney didn’t have a real Mexican food scene.