At Petersham’s new gelataria an avocado-and-balsamic-vinegar flavour steals the show.

Sydney’s first vegan deli opens in Surry Hills. Fill your basket with chocolate, ice-cream, spreads, cheese, milk, pies and soy-based meats (including schnitzels, duck and calamari).

Sydney cheese queen, Kristen Allan, is opening a formageria in Alexandria selling all the “big stinkers” plus buttermilk ricotta, washed rinds, labne and fresh curd – all made in-house.

The guys behind Barrio Chino want Sydney to understand it’s been missing out on authentic Mexican food. Their version of the country’s cuisine will soon be available in the Cross.

Take a tour of Down N’ Out’s new digs in Ryde.

Discover the diversity of Ukrainian cuisine in Rosebery, from beetroot broth and cabbage rolls, to dumplings showered in fried onions.

Gazebo in Elizabeth Bay is enjoying an Italian resurgence.