Hong Kong Island
Sydney: Good, reasonably priced restaurants in Sydney?
Spice I Am (great Thai), Marigold Citymark (Terrific yum cha), Pasteur (for Vietnamese Pho)
Sydney: What's the best neighborhood in Sydney for a first time visitor?
Try a hotel in Darlinghurst or Surry Hills. They are cool neighbourhoods, close to the city, with a huge variety of cafes and restaurants. Can't go wrong!