• Erko Turko 

    49 Erskineville Road
    +61 2 8068 8833
    To the locals it’s known more concisely as Erko Turko, but it’s full, and somewhat less catchy name is Erskineville Turkish Pide & Kebabs.
  • Extra Virgin Fine Foods 

    17 Alexander Street
    Crows Nest
    +61 2 9436 0733
    The Spanish knew what they were doing when they invented tapas - small, snack size, shareable plates of food, enabling you to sample many different dishes and flavours in a single sitting.
  • Five Rivers 

    2/36 Riverview Street
    North Richmond
    +61 2 4571 3894
    Great Indian food is hard to come by, and unless you’ve had plenty of practice it’s difficult to recreate in your own kitchen - especially a good naan bread.
  • Ginger Indian Restaurant 

    94 Wigram Street
    Harris Park
    +61 2 9635 9680
    Ginger Indian is an attractive little restaurant in Harris Park that has been featured on Channel 7’s Sydney weekender.
  • Great Aunty Three 

    94 Wentworth Avenue
    Surry Hills
    There is a winning combination of comfort and refreshment that is synonymous with Vietnamese street food and it is a skill mastered well by the team at Surry Hill's Great Aunty Three.
  • Gumshara 

    Eating World Harbour Plaza, Shop 211/25-29 Dixon Street
    +61 410 253 180
    It’s not often you walk into a food court and expect to get the best food in the southern hemisphere, but Gumshara unanimously holds the position of best ramen in Sydney.
  • Jimmy Brings 

    285-291 O'Sullivan Road
    Bellevue Hill
    +61 2 9300 8884
    It’s a nightmare scenario - you’re hosting a party and suddenly realise the booze is running dry. You’re too tippled to drive and what host abandons their guests anyway?
  • Juicy Lucy 

    232A Elizabeth Street
    (02) 9281 1788
    It's a given that just about everyone will have memories of their local chicken shop - of the great piles of colourful salads and the juicy chickens half-hidden behind steamy glass.
  • Lal Mirchi 

    196a Lyons Road
    +61 2 9181 5870
    Ask anyone who has been to India and they’ll tell you that most places in Australia wuss out when it comes to heat.
  • Lipari Pizza Bar 

    55 Gladesville Road
    Hunters Hill
    +61 2 9816 5925
    Chelso's Hunters Hill stayed in the family when Elena and Michelle Restuccia bought Aunty Lina and the late Uncle Sam's pizza place - now Lipari.
  • Lipari Pizza Bar 

    681 Darling Street
    +61 2 9810 8249
    Lipari Pizza was opened in 1992 and immediately forged a reputation for traditional Italian dishes and the best pizza outside Italy. In 2000, Frank's daughters Elena and Michelle took over and put their own generation of ideas in to Lipari Pizza.
  • Liquor Drop 

    Surry Hills
    1300 881 595
    Even those in the wider Sydney area need alcohol, possibly even more so, and often need it in a hurry.
  • Malabar 

    6/274-290 Victoria Street
    +61 2 9332 1755
    For a taste of South Indian cuisine (yes, there are differences), you can’t walk past the award-winning restaurant, Malabar in Darlinghurst.
  • Manoosh Pizzeria 

    170 Enmore Road
    +61 2 9550 6606
    When it comes to pizza, most people’s minds are drawn immediately to Italian cuisine, but Manoosh offers a somewhat different approach and that’s their Lebanese style pizzas.
  • May’s Laksa House 

    Shop 18b, Level 2 , Berry Square Shopping Centre, 77 Berry Street
    North Sydney
    +61 401 468 740
    A queue around the block for a restaurant in a food court is something of an anomaly, but May’s Laksa House in North Sydney is no stranger to a massive influx of customers around lunch time.
  • Mekong Noodles Bar 

    4/276 Marrickville Road
    +61 2 9572 8070
    Everyone has favourite dishes from every Asian cuisine: Vietnamese Pho, Pad Thai, Malaysian Fried Rice, and so on. It’s a relief when ordering to know that a restaurant has all of the above on their menu.
  • Monty's Sandwich Shop 

    52 Spring Street
    Bondi Junction
    SPECIALS like: Hot roast beef with Swiss cheese, pickles, Monty's house made BBQ sauce, rocket and chilli Mayo fantastic on any fresh bread; Turkey, bocconcini, roma tomatoes, baby spinach, fresh basil and rocket pesto; and Bondi's favourite special,…
  • Ninety Nine Thai 

    99 Bondi Road
    +61 2 9387 7786
    There are few places in the Eastern Suburbs that offer Thai food as good as this, even better seeing as they deliver throughout the area - making those lazy evenings even more convenient and delicious.
  • Oriental Ricebox 

    131 Liverpool Road
    +61 2 9744 9929
    A great little Thai restaurant that has won awards with both and the Sydney Morning Herald for their great takeaway food.
  • Paul's Famous Hamburgers 

    12 Princes Highway,
    Paul's Famous Hamburgers recipe which dates back to 1957. Try Paul's Famous Hamburgers, Hot Chips, the freshly squeezed Pineapple Crush and the Milkshakes!