Category Archives: Food n’ Grog

Sydney Food Diary: Edition Coffee Roasters

Just over a year ago, I proposed Edition Coffee Roasters for a coffee meeting because it seemed to be exactly between Surry Hills and Potts Point… My coffee was delicious. The freshly baked cinnamon buns smelled too heavenly to pass … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cape Comorin, Cremorne

Basic, tasty Indian food. We were on the way to see the worst movie ever made (‘The Room’) at the Orpheum and needed somewhere to eat. There are quite a few restaurants on that strip of Military Road, so we … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Local Bar, CBD

My stars! Up and down. I think there’s a certain amount of wit about calling a restaurant, ‘The Local’, especially when rather than referring to your neighbourhood pub, it’s a restaurant in the courtyard of the enormous 161 Castlereagh Street, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Automata, Chippendale

We were definitely sold on this hot, new restaurant. Automata’s been on my hit list for a while. I’d read about it before it opened… and then good reviews after it opened. It’s just taken me a while to get … Continue reading

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Sydney Food and Coffee Diary: Reuben Hills, Surry Hills

Reuben Hills is an institution and an incredibly busy one. It has spectacularly good coffee, and is a fun place to hang out. The food, Latin American influenced, is interesting, and I think was ahead of a trend that is … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Guzman y Gomez, Australia Square

Reopening in the courtyard: fiesta! Guzman y Gomez celebrated its 10th birthday on Wednesday night with a move on its Australia Square location from inside the Food Court to outside in the courtyard. It’s a perfect location really. This place … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kerasma, Newtown

Australia’s only Cypriot food… authentic, farm to table and homemade ingredients. There’s something really interesting happening at Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant in Newtown. My friend and I were shouted to a special meal there by Peter, and we discussed it afterwards. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Rusty Rabbit, Darlinghurst

Atmosphere. And story. The cafe at the corner of Forbes and Burton has gone through a lot. I remember it when I first arrived in Sydney as the popular DOVe cafe, which then headed over to open up an equally … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Three Blue Ducks, Bronte

The fabled Three Blue Ducks. Solid. I was surprised, going to a group dinner on a Saturday night, that the organiser managed to get us into Three Blue Ducks. I’ve heard about it for years, as well as how hard … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: ACME, Potts Point

Hipster Asian-influenced Italian food in a dynamite atmosphere. Tucked away at the far end of Bayswater Road is the ├╝bercool restaurant ACME, so named with the first initials of the four partners involved, Andy, Cam, Mitchel and Ed. We arrived … Continue reading

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