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American

Check out our yummy selection of restaurants and cafès from the good ol' USA.

Bovine and Swine Barbecue Co

Lizzy Lovette | Meat Lovers

King of Texan BBQ, Robert Murphy, takes Lizzy to Bovine & Swine Barbecue Co.

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Bridge St Garage

Daniel Gibson | A la carte

Pull up to a former Sydney car garage and grab a parking space for a tasty meal.

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Elk and Pea

Karen Ledbury | A la carte

The elk and pea is one of Canberra’s hipper brunch spots.

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Modus Operandi

Felicity Urquhart | A la carte

After exploring America the guys at Modus Operandi have brought the best of the US home to Sydney.

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Surlys

Lizzy Lovette | Meat Lovers

Lizzy is eating at Surly's with ex- MKR contestant, and Texan BBQ King Robert Murphy!

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Sydney Weekender, hosted by Mike Whitney, is now in its 24th year!
Travelling around the city and throughout the length & breadth of the state, each episode investigates the best places to stay, eat and play so you can make the most of your weekend. 

After retiring from international cricket, Mike first appeared on Sydney Weekender back in 1994, and since then has loved every minute of it. 

Over the years, Mike has hosted Sydney Weekender from all over New South Wales; from Eden in the south, to Tibooburra in the far northwest of the state. 

One of Mike's favourite moments was when he had the chance to fly in a fully restored De Havilland Vampire fighter jet at the Temora Aviation Museum. "The pilot opened the throttle and sent the Vampire vertical," he says, "It was such a blast - the whole time I was thinking - I've got the best job in the world."

Sydney Weekender is on every Sunday at 5.30pm on the Seven Network in Sydney, and across N.S.W. & the A.C.T. on the PRIME Network. It's repeated a week later on 7TWO.

We're also on 7TWO on Saturdays - Please check your local guide for times.