Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sydney Food Diary: Brick Lane, Darlinghurst

There seems to be a moment happening in Sydney cuisine with some fresh, modern takes on Indian cuisine. Bring it on, I say. Nestled into a strip of restaurants on Stanley Street, Brick Lane has a cosy atmosphere. We ordered … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Five Points Burgers, North Sydney

A number of years ago, I used to go the restaurant Tomislav, a stone’s throw from the Coke sign in Kings Cross. I loved it. I remember it being inventive and high-end, with sensational service, and reasonable cost. The delicious … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: East Sydney Hotel, Woolloomooloo

So, jackfruit. Also known as breadfruit. I have seen these, in Chinatown, and during travels. How can you miss them? It looks like a huge spiky dried up watermelon (or perhaps my descriptive powers are failing me). In any case, … Continue reading

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Home cooking: Ricotta and avocado on toast

I had my pal David over for lunch the other day and he said I should put it up on my blog. I mean, I can’t really say that assembling is home cooking: toast, ricotta, avocado and a sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Brooklyn Boy Bagels, pop-up in Darlinghurst

So, I spent May in New York City, and Mom came and visited so I could show her around NYC. She was obsessed with trying a New York City bagel to see if it was much different than Montreal bagels … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bowery Lane, CBD

So, a lunch with some folks on our building’s body corporate; this is one of the favourite restaurants of one of them. At lunch, in the city, it has the feel of a business lunch; you’d want to have a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Malacca Straits on Broadway

When Paul suggested that we try this restaurant, I looked at my list of restaurants to try, and saw that it was on the list… for the last three years. Hmm, I can be a bit tardy. Also, lucky for … Continue reading

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Bodum tea warmer: Chambord

So, the problem, dear readers was this. I like to serve tea to my reiki clients. Most new clients come about twenty minutes before their appointment, but not always. So, while there is an issue of making the tea in … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Eate, Dulwich Hill

I received a lovely invitation from Rosa and Benita to come visit The Eate in Dulwich Hill. They turned an old panel beater shop into a charcoal Mediterranean restaurant as creators, designers, builders and owners! Quite an accomplishment. It’s located … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: La Provence Espresso, Lane Cove

We received a nice invitation for lunch to check out La Provence in Lane Cove. Arthur and Janey had to shut down S’Age Bistronomy in Crows Nest and have moved over west a suburb to take over this casual cafe. … Continue reading

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