The restaurant, which takes its name from Merivale Hemmes, looks through coastal pines to the ocean.
ICYMI here's what's new since you left for your Christmas break.
Six new places to drink outside, from food truck parks to poolside cabanas.
Carter Lovett is Elsternwick's new day-to-night venue
Boutique Marsden Hotel and its Onyx Grill arrive in the thriving food hub this week.
The menu stretches from French-style open sandwiches to scallops in the shell with finger lime and chicken and pistachio terrine.
If a visit to the Kiama Blowhole is on your holiday to-do list, then we've got a food tip almost within touch of its spray.
Falco Bakery opens, with Rockwell and Son's double patty smash burger in pie form.
The boozy little bro of Bondi's Totti's opens in Sydney's George Street precinct.
It might seem a step back, but in many ways this is Steve Anastasiou's most ambitious opening to date.