Tokyo Lamington opens a Sydney flagship in Haymarket

September 22, 2020

It appears that the recent collaboration between Koko Black and Tokyo Lamington was indeed a sign of bigger things to come, with the Tokyo-born dessert store officially opening a flagship in Sydney today. Founded by N2 Gelato mastermind Min Chai and former Black Star Pastry alum Eddie Stewart, Tokyo Lamington is an ode to Australia’s […]

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DOPA by Devon, Darling Square Review: An homage to the don

October 2, 2019

The folk behind Sydney’s beloved Devon Café sure are banking on the Japanese donburi with their new venue Dopa by Devon. And why shouldn’t they? The staple simmered bowl of rice and protein is a constant favourite for anyone who has ever been over to Japan (which should be everyone by now – flights are […]

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Market City continues to roll out an all-new Asian dining precinct (Sydney)

June 3, 2018

Earlier this year, Haymarket icon i>Market City unveiled a refinement to their Asian food scene, sweeping things over and moving towards a curated collection of restaurants dubbed 1909 Dining Precinct. Now the popular destination hosts eight deluxe Asian restaurants, in addition to its over food offerings which include long-standing Yum Cha favourite The Eight and […]

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8Bit to give away 300 free signature burgers at Steam Mill Lane this week (Sydney)

April 30, 2018

To celebrate the first permanent Sydney store from Melbourne-born burger heroes 8Bit, the video-game inspired joint is planning to give away 300 freebies of their signature burg: the 8bit with cheese. They’ll be serving up these totally free, totally delicious burgers on Thursday 3rd May (that’s tomorrow for those playing at home) from their home […]

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The world’s first Astrology Hotel (yes, this is a thing) opens in Sydney

February 14, 2017

Need an inner city, urban getaway that aligns with your astrological sign? Of course you do, and it seems Australian hotel group 8Hotels has already knew that. Newly opened hotel boutique hotel The Ultimo is touted as the world’s first astrology hotel, and whilst its central location in Haymarket, Chinatown might be its key selling […]

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Where to find the best ramen in Sydney

June 22, 2016

There is no shortage of good ramen in Sydney, with the popular Japanese creation rightfully treated as an art and held to a high standard. The presence of such quality, from the CBD to Kingsford to Crows Nest, forces many ramen-focused restaurants and stalls to constantly up their game but none can really compare to […]

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