In Bondi: Icebergs, an iconic restaurant with panoramic views of Bondi Beach and excellent Mediterranean food, or Sean's Panorama, a beach-shack-cum-restaurant that is a Sunday brunch institution.
In Paddington: Fred's, a buzzing restaurant that incorporates fresh produce in dishes like polenta with seasonal vegetables and pesto, or Orchard St., a grab-and-go, plant-based café that sells casual fare like avocado toast and delicious vegan desserts.
In Surry Hills: Bills, a convivial café is popular with locals who are drawn by the delicious comfort food such as the avocado toast and ricotta hotcakes, or Nour, a Lebanese restaurant with street-side seating and dishes like spiced cauliflower, hummus and wood-fired duck.
Foodie Favorite: Ester, a chic wine bar and restaurant in Darlington (some say it’s the best restaurant in Sydney), or Saint Peter, a hot spot seafood restaurant that offers oysters and bites including snapper sausage and egg English muffins.
Local: NOMAD, a spacious eatery located in a former warehouse and known for Middle Eastern–inspired cuisine like grilled halloumi and wood-fired flatbread with za’atar.
Big Night Out:Bennelong, the stunning restaurant at the Sydney Opera House that showcases the best of Australian produce
Hot Spot:Mr. Wong, a seriously stylish French Colonial–inspired Cantonese restaurant, or Alberto's Lounge, a hot new Italian restaurant serving cacio e pepe gnocchi and burrata caprese.