Category Archives: Cafe

Sydney Food Diary: Cuckoo Callay, Surry Hills

Cuckoo Callay settles nicely into the spot left behind by the Ampersand Cafe. It’s a perfect location, I think. Right next to the lovely open space next to the Surry Hills Library, usually catching the sun and the buzz of … 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: Inferno Grill, Maroubra

Inferno Grill is located on a buzzy strip in Maroubra with rather a lot of interesting hole-in-the-wall eateries nearby. It might be worth getting to know the ‘hood a bit better… which is only half an hour’s bus ride from … 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: 5th Earl, Rosebery

The task at hand, on a Sunday afternoon: Find a place that would serve one of us white wine, one of us coffee and one of us tea. Sweet treats welcome too. So, providing this already impressed us, as I’m … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Brooklyn Boy Bagels, pop-up in Darlinghurst

So, I spent May in New York City, and Mom came and visited so I could show her around NYC. She was obsessed with trying a New York City bagel to see if it was much different than Montreal bagels … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: La Provence Espresso, Lane Cove

We received a nice invitation for lunch to check out La Provence in Lane Cove. Arthur and Janey had to shut down S’Age Bistronomy in Crows Nest and have moved over west a suburb to take over this casual cafe. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Harry’s Bondi

Bitterly cold wind and we couldn’t get a table inside at Raw Bar so stopped in here at Harry’s Bondi. Modern and hip feel, decor and an interesting menu. One of our party tried the beetroot latte, and couldn’t say … 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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