The Lifestyle Guide 2018

LIFESTYLE GUIDE 30 If there’s one indisputable truth, it’s that Sydneysiders love Japanese food. Sydney’s Japanese restaurants enjoy global acclaim (and there are more than just a couple of Chef Hats to be found). Here we talk you through three of Sydney’s best. Toko Situated at the epicentre of Sydney’s effortlessly cool Crown Street, Toko specialises in izakaya, where parties of friends gather to order gradually and share dishes (to accompany the sake and wine). Before we get into the food, though, the stunning design of the place deserves a mention. It’s dark inside, romantic almost – think sweeping timber, black slate and sleek low tables; it’s stylish, modern and chic. Toko is so effortlessly cool that even the bar was designed by a renowned local artist, named Reni Kung. If the interior is impressive, the breadth of the menu is even more so. Legend has it that the duck breast (served with sansho pepper and pickled nashi pear) is not to be missed, Toko Miso Hungry Searching for Sydney’s best Japanese food