Category Archives: Coffee

Sydney Food Diary: Max Brenner, Bondi Westfield

Max Brenner started with one shop in Israel and a second in Sydney, opening the year I arrived in Australia. Now they’ve expanded to 50 shops around the world. I’m impressed with the way they moved on from the idea … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: The Caffeine Project, Central Park

Sometimes I feel pleased with myself to make a nespresso at home, and that it’s easy and tasty. And sometimes, when I’m out for coffee, I remember why I like to go out for coffee. This perfect latte from the … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Cafe Fuerza Bruta, CBD

So, I’m going to a meeting at Sydney Town Hall and I’m dying for a coffee beforehand. I even have my KeepCup. I’ve planned for this. Walking up Kent Street, there’s a tiny corridor, the back entrance to Regent Place, … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Le Fix, Surry Hills

It’s comforting to find that Le Fix, just back from Taylor Square, is providing the same comforting atmosphere as Cafe Belgenny did for as long as I remember (though I believe Belgenny changed hands a few times). They’ve been open … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Ciao Down! Lindfield

I like a pun. I mean, why not? These days: we need laughs. Also: we need coffee. So, we stopped here in Lindfield on our way to the Hunter Valley for L & A’s wedding. There was a nice neighbourhood … Continue reading

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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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