Author: Lee Tran Lam


The Hit ListSydney

The July Hit List: Izgara, Viand, Khamsa, Shaffa, and More

Sydney’s new openings present two contrasting visions of Turkish cuisine: Izgara is a red-curtained grillhouse, compelling guests with the char…

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Chef FeaturesSydney

“I Don’t Want To Do Green Curry”. At Viand, Annita Potter Forges Her Own Path in Thai Cuisine

After a career-long education under one of the world’s biggest Thai authorities, David Thompson, Annita Potter is quietly figuring out…

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The Hit ListSydney

The June Hit List: Parlar, No 92, Mr Yu’s Noodles, and More

Don’t let the cold weather derail your plans, there are plenty of appealing reasons for dining out (or in) this…

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The Hit ListSydney

The May Hit List: Da Orazio, Santa Catarina, Paski Vineria Popolare, and More

There’s plenty of momentum this month: the Shell House and Lotus Dining Group crews have new venues, chef Danielle Alvarez…

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Chef FeaturesSydney

Pablo Galindo Vargas Helped Shape Mexican Cuisine in Australia. But He Isn’t Done Yet.

Pablo Galindo Vargas grew up in Mexico City, where you could measure time according to what you ate. There’d be…

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The Hit ListSydney

The April Hit List: Aalia, Parlar, The Mayflower St Leonard, and More

The Sydney dining scene is being driven by some unique influences: Paul Farag is turning to ancient Middle Eastern books…

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Chef FeaturesSydney

In Surry Hills, Shaffa Brings the Markets of Tel Aviv to Life

Erez Nahum still feels energised by the beautiful Tel Aviv food markets that he visited during childhood. He remembers “the…

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The Hit ListSydney

The March Hit List: Viand, White Moon Bar, Malika Bakehouse, and More

If you love Thai food, you’ll be happy to know that Annita Potter’s long-delayed Viand finally opens this month. David…

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Bars and CocktailsSydney

How Re’s Evan Stroeve is Changing How We Think About Sustainability, One Martini At a Time

Whether he’s competing in major competitions or behind the bar at Re, Evan Stroeve shows how cocktails can start a…

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The Road BackSydney

Between Shifts at Ezra, Eun Hee An Bottles Korean Magic For Sydneysiders

It’s summer and Eun Hee An is thinking about white peach and shiso pickles. It’s something the chef might bottle…

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