Best Book Shop – Hill Of Content

BY PETA GILBERT hill of content   Tucked away in the charming village of Balmain lies Hill of Content, a quirky bookshop that offers a unique and … Read more

Best Supermarket – Banana Joe’s Foodworks

BY SAM CALDWELL Banana Joes   With a name like Banana Joe’s, there is almost no surprise that this is indeed a community-focused store. And Joe’s does … Read more

Best Antiques – Mitchell Road Antique And Design Centre

BY SAM CALDWELL Mitchell Road   In the heart of Alexandria lies an astoundingly large warehouse – we’re talking 2,300 square metres – packed with traders, hobbyists, … Read more

Best Vintage-Inspired Fashion – Kitten D’Amour

BY JENNIFER LUU Kitten DAmour   Tucked away inside the depths of the Queen Victoria Building, this little gem of a boutique takes a step back in … Read more

Best Stationary – kikki.K

BY JENNIFER LUU kikki.k   When it comes to getting organised in style, Swedish stationery brand kikki.K has you covered. The trademark Scandinavian aesthetic is evident … Read more

Best Chocolate Shop – Kakawa Chocolates

BY SAM CALDWELL Kakawa     Kakawa Chocolates is an artisan chocolate shop that specialises in handmade, fresh chocolates, and they’re damn good. That means they … Read more

Best Cat Sanctuary & Op Shop – Cat Protection Society

BY SAM CALDWELL cat protection   There’s no denial of the cultural significance and universal love of cats today – think online viral cat videos or even … Read more

Best Cupcakes – Black Velvet Sydney

BY SAM CALDWELL Black Velvet   Black Velvet Sydney may have some outstanding cupcakes, but it’s far more than a run-of-the-mill cupcake shop. If anything, ‘designer concept … Read more

Best Health Food Store – Taste Organic

BY SAM CALDWELL taste organic   Finding the good organic products you want all in the same place isn’t the easiest thing to do in Sydney. You … Read more

Best Place To Get On Your Bike – Cell Bikes

BY SAM CALDWELL Cell Bikes   Over the past 13 years, Cell Bikes has garnered a reputation across the inner west, and indeed all of Sydney, for … Read more