A farm-to-shop teahouse (with a $600 16-year-old pu’er tea) has opened in Chatswood.

If you miss the don in Japan, visit Juan in Redfern. Teas are matched to every bowl at this 28-seater.

Bungalow 8 has reopened and now serves dishes with French-Polynesian flavours.

Don’t be fooled by the pastel-pink trimmings at Waterloo’s new all-day diner. It’s all about junk food here: dirty double-patty cheeseburgers and cheese-loaded fries, for example.

Australia’s first female sake samurai believes pizza belongs with sake.

Paper Bird has given up its coveted crème caramel recipe. It’s made with soy milk, which makes a huge difference.

For huge noodle-soup-hotpot hybrids from China’s Yunnan province, consider Spring Yunnan.

Dan Hong has a completely different plan for ramen – he puts the noodles inside milk buns with fried-chicken, and there you have it: Zinger a la Hong.