Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sydney Food Diary: Mezzanino, Waterloo

I have three words for you: Italian. Yum. Cha. The aptly named Mezzanino is on the mezzanine floor, the top floor of what used to be Fratelli Fresh. Wow, what they’ve done with this place. Crammed it with so many … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Hopper Kadé, Glebe

So, I’ve been meaning to get to the Tramsheds for a while, even though I had no idea where it was or what it really looked like. What a cool space. Chock-full of tempting restaurants and apparently, as my expert … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: 2.0 coffee co, Stanley Street

It was an excellent suggestion of Darryl’s to head down to Stanley Street for brunch rather than our usual ‘hood. A few interesting places were open, and Bill and Tony’s was packed. We grabbed a table outside at this unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Gou Sushi, Surry Hills

On a quick walk by Gou Sushi, this place looks stylish and fun; Haven’s coolness rubs off on it too. Haven had exactly zero out of four dishes on their lunch menu for vegetarians so we went next door. Between … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Negus, Surry Hills

  This little cafe attached to the City Crown Hotel has gone through a few different incarnations. Negus seems pretty new. Because I had already eaten, I have to turn over this review to Davy. He found their take on … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Felix, Surry Hills

Shall I admit that the main reason that I stopped for coffee here, one Tuesday morning, is that it looked like it was close enough to the Pokemon Go gym at the Quaker Church for me to play a few … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills

I’m not sure how I haven’t managed to blog about the Paramount yet, as I’ve been here a number of times. Aside from the fact that it can get mighty crowded, what more to say about excellent coffee, friendly service … Continue reading

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Book Review: Richard Siken’s Crush (Poetry)

Crush by Richard Siken My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve read many poetry collections in my time, and I found this quite a unique experience. I’m not one to watch a horror movie, say, to feel scared. And while … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: LoLuk, Darlinghurst

So, new kid on the block is Loluk Bistro, charmingly named after two brothers from Nice, Luc and Loic. I vaguely recall dining at the Pelican bistro many, many years ago. It’s in a good location, tucked behind Taylor Square, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kepos Street Kitchen, Redfern

Oh my god: this breakfast. The middle eastern ‘cigars’ filled with lamb mince, with two poached eggs, pine nuts, greenery and some sauce. Absolutely delicious and my dining companion thought his Kepos Eggs Benedict (with a milk brioche) was pretty … Continue reading

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