2010

BEST SOUTH AMERICAN: CHURRAS

Dancing into the winning spot for South American cuisine is Churras. The Brazillian restaurant has made it mainstream to announce more, more meat! Coloured chips … Read more

BEST SEAFOOD: THE SMOKEHOUSE

Once you get your head around the idea of a restaurant devoted to smoked fish and give this place a go, you will kick yourself … Read more

BEST RIBS: HURRICANE’S GRILL & BAR

While it’s directly opposite Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach, most people who come to Hurricane’s Grill have only got eyes for one thing – pork ribs! … Read more

BEST NORTHERN EUROPEAN: ESSEN

With beer steins clinking left and right, and a monstrous pork knuckle on the way, it’s easy to relax into the convivial hum of this … Read more

BEST MODERN AUSTRALIAN: BILLS

Going to Bill Granger’s popular restaurant is usually about brunch, but don’t think a reduced menu will make choosing any easier. After you squeeze into … Read more

BEST MEXICAN: GUZMAN Y GOMEZ

All of a sudden happy yellow Guzman Y Gomez signs seem to have popped up all over Sydney. It’s excellent news for the hungover, the … Read more

BEST LUNCH: MAMAK

While the constant queue outside Mamak might put off the passing punter, it’s food that’s definitely worth the wait. Serving light, flavour-laced Malaysian cuisine, Mamak … Read more

BEST LAKSA: KOPITIAM

Every expense has been spared in decorating the joint; but the mismatched tacky tables and the wobbly wooden chairs recreate an authentic Malaysian coffee house … Read more

BEST JAPANESE: TOKO

Toko, a small empire of yummy, fancy Japanese restaurants, also boasts one of Sydney’s few sake sommeliers. Another rarity: cold sake on the drinks menu. … Read more

BEST ITALIAN: A TAVOLA

When was the last time you visited your local Italian restaurant and found freshly made pasta hanging outside the kitchen? If you live near A … Read more