The team behind The Glenmore has opened a 200-seat restaurant in Redfern and it’s the ultimate symbol of gentrification.

Embracing the backstreet teahouses of 1960s Hong Kong, Lotus Dining Group’s next instalment does the holy trinity: bao, beer and noodle soup.

The guys behind Koi are opening a 20-seat, Asian-inspired cocktail bar. You can’t have your cake but you can eat steamed seafood snacks and drink sake.

Neil Perry’s Melbourne import, Rosetta, is taking root in Sydney’s CBD next week. Forget the southern version, this one shelves chandeliers and velvet for a more casual offering.