Gogyo | Surry Hills

Hands down one of my favourite new restaurants this year, Gogyo has reconfirmed my admiration for Shigemi Kawahara, i.e. the same guy that brought us Ippudo, i.e. the creator of my ramen dreams. After two visits, I'm absolutely in love with this eatery, which serves up stunning, refined small plates alongside big bowls of slurpable Kogashi-style ramen...

La Sen | Randwick

With a charming, local vibe, Randwick's La Sen is a cheap and cheerful spot for fresh, delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Offering an extensive menu with all the classics, La Sen also features a variety of dishes less commonly found around the CBD and Eastern suburbs, including the likes of claypot caramelised fish, sugarcane prawns and their signature chicken wings (finger lickin' good is an understatement)...

I Love Pho | Crows Nest

Potentially my favourite cuisine, Vietnamese food holds a very special place in my heart and stomach. From bánh xèo to Bún bò Huế and Vietnamese iced coffee that 110% gave me the caffeine jitters (worth it!), to me, this is comfort food at its finest. I Love Pho is an excellent option in the lower North Shore of Sydney, and if you're not from this side of town? They...

Ms G’s | Potts Point

One of my all-time favourite Sydney restaurants, which I love for its creativity and bold approach to flavour. Almost eight years after opening its doors, Ms G's continues to provide a creative approach to cooking, drawing inspiration from a mishmash of flavours from various Asian cuisines. Think upmarket dining meets bubble tea cocktails, in the best way possible...