Category Archives: Coffee

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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Dining in Sydney: Alive Coffee, Surry Hills

Alive Coffee takes over At Kate’s which took over from Have2Cafe which was a slightly new version of Robocog. Will it be able to succeed in a place that has seen so many cafes fall? I had a perfectly nice … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: A Brewer’s Tale Cafe, Darlinghurst

This little corner of Darlinghurst goes through rather a bit of a changeover and it’s taken me a while to get to this latest incarnation: A Brewer’s Tale Cafe. I stopped by twice for a hot drink before I managed … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: The Reformatory Caffeine LAB, Surry Hills

I pretend to know something about coffee, but it’s basically a visceral experience for me. Most coffee in Sydney is delicious. Occasionally, something about the flavour or temperature will make me think, ‘This is a really good coffee’. Sometimes, there’s … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kawa, Surry Hills

Kawa is an institution, and I have drunk a lot of coffees from here in my time, though I think I had a phase of chai latte too… The tables outside are, to me, what Surry Hills is all about, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Chez Sun, Darlinghurst

I don’t mind being proved wrong at all. I had cruelly passed by this cafe many times. Why? Well, there are so many options in the neighbourhood, for coffee and lunch, and when it first opened, it was so empty … Continue reading

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Coffee in Paris: KB at the Beans on Fire, Bastille

So, boohoo, we left our cute AirBNB in Montmartre, where we were a stone’s throw away from South Pigalle, where we hung out at our favourite coffee place of this trip, KB. But fortune was smiling upon us. On the … Continue reading

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Coffee in Paris

It’s slowly getting out around the world that Australians are obsessed by coffee, and Australians make very good coffee. What’s slightly confounding, I think to all concerned, is that Australian coffee is┬áso good because it’s Australian. The Australians created it… … Continue reading

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