Category Archives: Food n’ Grog

Sydney Food Diary: Bliss and Chips, Newtown

How do they do that, anyways? It’s a pretty fantastic story that Bliss and Chips don’t necessarily shout out their vegan credentials, and that some people walk in, order fish and chips, and have no idea that they’re not eating … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: Corridor, Newtown

Buzzy, hip and crowded. Who cares about reviews? Corridor has a good look about it, the open frontage revealing a shiny bar, and in back and upstairs, classic Newtown: it could be a share house, really: pull up a few … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Nordic B., Newtown

Is a Scandiwegian food and drink trend sweeping Australia? Just this week, I tried the fabulous Norsk Door in the CBD and now I stumble across the charming Nordic B. in Newtown which has only been open for two months. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Norsk Dor, CBD

Scandinavian fine dining comes to Sydney: Fantastisk! Eating our way around Scandinavia was a pleasure and a surprise a few years ago, and I loved being introduced to the new Nordic cuisine: breads and grains, creams and butter, hearty root … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Dumpling and Noodle House, Potts Point

I have meant to try this little hole-in-the-wall eatery on Victoria Street for ages. And that, really, is its charm. That I don’t think there’s anything else like it in Potts Point, and that it’s small and humble with some … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: MissChu, Darlinghurst

This Sydney food phenomenon is still delivering MissChu has been around for a long time in Sydney, and I liked the way it sort of took the city by a storm. The freshest rice paper rolls I’d ever tasted (because … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Uncle Tetsu’s Cheesecake, CBD

Oh, how I love a food phenomenon. I’m sure my brothers have asked me whether I’ve tried Uncle Tetsu’s and I hadn’t. So, I’m very pleased to discover that one has opened up in Sydney. I stumbled across it on … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Our Place on Bourke, Darlinghurst

A pleasant Saturday lunch with pleasant service, sitting in the sun in Darlinghurst. The menu seems simple and healthy. Both me and my pal both ended up having the same thing, a chicken salad with quinoa. The chicken was grilled … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Uliveto, King’s Cross

A new chef and some creative daily specials make this a worthwhile place to check out. How King’s Cross and Bayswater Road have changed. It used to be a little buzz of activity, between Bayswater Fitness and Hugo’s Lounge, Bar … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Kwila, Surry Hills

I was thinking that the decor was trippy hipster, but I read that it, in fact, is based on the highlands of Papua New Guinea, a coffee region. I stumbled across this place coming back from Chinatown and because on … Continue reading

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