Chur Burger is one of the best burger joints in Australia hands down. It's loud and it's gourmet. And it's affordable. You could be forgiven this is more like a nightclub than a burger joint with beats pumping. Chur Burger is unique among burger houses and we love it.
Devon Cafe in Surry Hills has to be one of the best cafes in Australia. The pedigree is unmistakable - as the sous chef from iconic Bistro Guillaume Zacharay Tan and Jacqui Ektoros from former Guillaime at Bennelong have partnered to create the Devon Café.
The Winery is a hugely popular eclectic wine bar on Crown St, with quirky statues (Elvis related), a cool laneway and funky lighting that glows amid a dark ambience. I took a stool at the bar and indulged in Penfolds Grange at $99 a glass, a "must do". Bartenders were engaging and willing to chat about all things wine.
Open spaces, amazing coffee and fine cuisine in the foyer of transformed Paramount House, with the coming together of Reuben Hills Russell Beard and Mark Dundon of Seven Seeds. This is a serious coffee haven with beans sourced form around the world.
A mainstay of Surry Hills on Foster St, Bar H dining has captured the imagination of diners in its corner location, with its Japanese and Chinese influences. Bar H dining offers interesting almost exotic food.
Nomad restaurant is so hot right now, having recently been awarded a Chef's Hat in the Good Food Guide. Come here for an amazing wine list, modern cuisine and some 8 chefs on hand to please the constant packed out restaurant.
After reviewing over 700 cafes and restaurants over the last few years I've been reflecting on the best run cafes and restaurants. Some cafes seem disorganised and flying by the seat of their pants, while other venues seem to have it all together even just after launch. what is the secret?
Food Paradise, a popular US food program seen on The Travel Channel, has been filming in Sydney and Melbourne as part of an 8 nation tour. We went along to Indian restaurant Curry Vault in Melbourne and enjoyed a brilliant night of filming and hot curry.