Good Food - Terry Durack

Terry Durack

Chief restaurant critic for The Sydney Morning Herald

Terry Durack is the chief restaurant critic for The Sydney Morning Herald and the SMH Good Food Guide.

Chiswick at the Gallery

Chiswick steak tartare

This charming spin-off from Chiswick restaurant, serving crowd-pleasing food, takes full advantage of its impressive Art Gallery location.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Jan 27 08:38:10 EST 2015

Hawker

Grilled stingray

A new eating-house serves up a satisfying version of Malaysian street food.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Jan 20 08:53:39 EST 2015

Noma pops up in Japan

Mushroom dish at Noma in Japan

Rene Redzepi, of Copenhagen's Noma restaurant, has just moved to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo for five weeks.

Eat Out | Terry Durack and Jill Dupleix | Tue Jan 20 00:00:00 EST 2015

Sake Restaurant & Bar, Double Bay

This new Japanese restaurant at the Hotel InterContinental looks like a Double Bay playpen waiting to happen.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Jan 13 08:21:12 EST 2015

Billy Kwong

Steamed mini Pork buns with house chilli  at Billy Kwong in Potts Point.

Billy Kwong's new, grander incarnation in Potts Point ramps up the numbers while maintaining the old high standards.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Dec 16 07:34:09 EST 2014

Sydney's hottest new restaurant openings of 2014

Lobster roll.

Terry Durack picks the ten hottest restaurant openings of 2014.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Butler

Boudin slider at The Butler.

The Butler returns one of Sydney's best spaces back to diners in time for Christmas.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Dec 09 08:04:29 EST 2014

Civilian

Line-caught snapper

Civilian impresses with a wide-ranging mix of classic and modern dishes.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Dec 02 07:44:19 EST 2014

Stockroom

Food from the buffet spread at the Stockroom, Hotel Intercontinental.

The dessert buffet is a highlight of Double Bay's Stockroom, which represents an almost institutionalised view of hotel dining.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Nov 25 08:16:29 EST 2014

Dessert and bubbly the only sweeteners

Stockroom in Double Bay represents an almost institutionalised view of hotel dining.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Nov 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Lemon Tree

Calamari, chilli, garlic, parsley

This CBD restaurant features a menu inspired by Italy's sun-drenched Amalfi coast.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Nov 18 07:50:33 EST 2014

Mama's Buoi

The Xa Ca Ri Ga, Lemongrass curry chicken, at Mama's Buoi

A cheeky, nostalgic evocation of the cafes of old Saigon.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Nov 11 08:15:31 EST 2014

Pei Modern

Casarecce with chicken dumplings

This 'restaurant with rooms' fulfils its come-what-may hotel dining room remit and goes beyond it, with slightly offbeat, clever, contrarian cooking.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Nov 04 08:00:55 EST 2014

ACME

Acme restaurant, Rushcutters Bay.

ACME is a mash-up of Italian craft with ramen joint attitude in a neighbourhood bar.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Oct 28 07:40:34 EST 2014

Daniel San

Daniel San yakitori.

Overlooking the surf at Manly, Daniel San offers beach-shack chow-downs of pub-Japanese.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Cafe Sydney

Pacific oysters with chardonnay vinegar, cucumber and salmon roe

Prices are high at Cafe Sydney but it's an excellent exchange rate: good food, a polished room and that harbour scene.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Oct 14 07:37:05 EST 2014

bills Bondi

Korean fried chicken

If the world now regards Australian food as being bright, fresh and sunny, then it's partly due to Bill Granger.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Oct 07 07:57:00 EST 2014

LuMi

'Evergreen' dessert at LuMi.

There's something special going on at Pyrmont's impressive new modern Italian.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Sep 30 07:21:49 EST 2014

Charing Cross Hotel

Charo

Chef Matt Kemp brings his trademark posh pub grub to the Charing Cross Hotel.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Sep 23 07:38:29 EST 2014

LP's Quality Meats

Beef short rib and lamb belly.

LP's Quality Meats in Chippendale is a cross between a Western saloon and a Bavarian bierhaus.

Eat Out | Terry Durack | Tue Sep 16 06:56:17 EST 2014