NEWS: Buns & Balls, Rushcutters, A Tavola Bondi, Spring Street Social & More

This week’s round up includes Buns & Balls, Rushcutters, A Tavola Bondi, Banrock Station Red Moscato, Rekorderlig Apple Guava and more.

Banrock Station Red Moscato
Banrock Station Red Moscato

Buns and Balls

What was formerly Concrete Blonde then the short-lived Janus has been reborn as Buns and Balls, a new burger and meatball joint that pays homage to the beach and street culture of Sydney with rustic timber finishes, vibrant graffiti art, neon lighting and vast outdoor seating. Open Tuesdays to Saturday 5pm – 12am, Sundays close at 10pm. 33 Bayswater Road, Potts Point, NSW


Rushcutters, the latest venture by the Keystone Group has opened on Monday 28 October. Occupying the former site of Neild Avenue, the venue is a collaboration with chef, Martin Boetz and will see a a Northern European influenced meny with hearty German breads paired with modern tastings. 10 Neild Avenue, Rushcutters Bay

A Tavola Bondi

Darlinghurst’s A Tavola has recently launched a restaurant in Bondi Beach with a menu philosophy that centres on a consigli (specials) board that changes daily. 61 Hall Street Bondi 2026

Banrock Station Red Moscato

Banrock Station have released their Red Moscato, a sweet and lightly spritzed wine with ripe flavours of juicy cherry, sweet berry balanced with a fresh acid finish. The ruby red wine is a good match for barbeque meats, summer salads and cheese platters. The eco-focussed wine label supports environmental projects around the world which makes it even sweeter. $8.99 RRP

Rekorderlig Apple Guava

Rekorderlig Cider have released a new flavour for summer. Rekorderlig Apple-Guava Cider is a refreshing drink and best served over ice with a wedge of lime.

Spring Street Social

New, small bar and restaurant, Spring Street Social is inspired by the golden age of cure-all elixirs and takes you back to a time of rustic chemists and homespun apothecaries. The custom-designed-and-built bar is constructed from vintage brick and offers an extensive selection of craft beers, wines and apothecary style cocktails. Underground 110 Spring Street, Bondi


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.