Things aren't always as they appear at Box Hill newcomer Zero Mode.
The former Longrain site in Surry Hills has been transformed into a luxe dining room inspired by ancient sand dunes, banksia trees and wetland plantings in preparation for Restaurant Orana's month-long Sydney pop-up commencing Friday.
Little Felix is opening its doors next door to big brother, that's Felix of the restaurant variety on Ash Street.
It's a rare hospitality build that requires the services of a safe cracker.
Western Sydney has another multimillion-dollar food hub pulling out every bell, whistle and wood-fired oven.
Good things come in twelves: eggs, the number of days of Christmas and Shakespeare's favourite night.
Burgers with caciocavallo and 'nduja, Italian snack packs and vegan tiramisu are on the menu.
When an izakaya opens in Sydney with equal promise from the bar and kitchen, it has our attention.
The Leonardo's Pizza Palace team replaces Ramblr with a pizza-by-the-slice shop and bar.
'Charcoal and rock'n'roll' skewers and cocktails rock Fitzroy.