Caroline Clements is a writer, editor, and producer from Australia, who currently lives on Bondi Beach in Sydney. She was the founding editor of Australian digital city guide Broadsheet, and worked on projects like cookbooks and pop-up restaurants. She is the Australian editor of global travel website A Hotel Life. In 2018 she released a book called _Places We Swim_, a selection of the best places to swim in Australia.
If you like spending long afternoons drinking good beer, Arcadia Liquors in Redfern is your spot.
Poly is a bar/restaurant in an old furniture showroom with a great bar and a menu of small, snacky plates.
Once you manage to find Love Tilly Devine hidden down an alleyway in Potts Point, you’ll be greeted by a massive natural wine list and a fun crowd.
Head to Chaco Bar in Darlinghurst with a few friends to share skewers, small plates, and some ramen, along with some sake, though they’re also BYO.
Lankan Filling Station in Darlinghurst is one of the most fun restaurants in Sydney, serving Sri Lankan food in a lively space.
You’ll find some of the best thin crust pizza at Bella Brutta in Newtown, so bring a few friends and order some natural wine as well.
The best ramen you’ll find in the city is at Gogyo in Surry Hills.
Sean’s Panorama up on North Bondi hill has beautiful ocean views and fantastic farm-to-table food.
Stop by Brickfield’s to pick up picnic supplies before a day at Prince Alfred Park - and make sure to get the bacon sandwich.
Flour and Stone in Woolloomoolloo makes our favorite lamington in the city, so head here for a coffee and a pastry.