Category Archives: Coffee

Coffee in Sydney, Frankie’s Beans, King’s Cross (Fractional Atmospheric Brew)

Gotta love a man with a story, and Frank Andrews has a good one. He left a corporate career in banking to pursue a love of coffee. He got involved in coffee roasting and won an award for his 3 … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Grounds of the City

So, this place is completely bananas. I was just hoping for a coffee, and that chilly winter not quite spring wind made it too cold to sit at the tables outside. So, then I had to ask for a table … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Cafe Rumah, Surry Hills

Cafe Rumah is offereing a pretty cool concept: coffee, Malaysian treats and great men’s clothes. I had coffee here a few times before I finally tried one of their treats. My god: what was I missing? They made the madeleines … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Hunter’s Corner, Redfern

  Hey. What a nice surprise. A new stylish, sunny corner cafe in Redfern. We were served up an early lunch by a handsome, extremely large bearded waiter, and the food was very good indeed. I always fall back on … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Cafe & Cucina, Surry Hills

I’ve passed by this place at the corner of Holt and Cooper streets a million times. Nice vibe. There’s a bike on the wall. The same week that we dine at Masala Theory on Crown Street with a bike on … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Urban Piccolo, Redfern

There’s this stretch of Regent Street in Redfern that suddenly has a few cool bars and restaurants and shops and though it’s a slightly ugly street, with traffic too fast, the neighbourhood is managing to impose a sense of cool … 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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Sydney Food Diary: Ouroboros Organic Wholefoods

As I’ve said before, Sydney’s a tough place to open a restaurant or cafe. It’s not enough to have good food, or a good idea. It has to be the right vibe for the right place as well. So, it’s … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Bread & Fill, Circular Quay

Hmm. Coffee at 11am on a Saturday. In search of a little fuel in between the Max Dupain-inspired exhibit at the State Library and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Three people behind the counter but not enough staff: the cashier … Continue reading

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