If you missed some of the new ventures that opened in 2021, now’s a good time to get acquainted with these venues. It’s inspiring to see how many optimistic restaurateurs and bar owners launched their businesses in the face of the COVID-19 curveballs that came their way. Wan, Londres 126, Ante and Loulou all launched very late last year, and Re scooped up a major award just months after serving its very first margaritas and cocktails with a sustainable twist. 2022 will likely bring us surprises, too, but what’s certain is how first-rate the Sydney hospitality scene is. Here’s your Hit List for January.