Category Archives: Cafe

Sydney Food Diary: Croquembouche Patisserie, Botany

I needed a little sustenance on my way to a pottery sale at Claypool. And this pastry shop looked very appealing. Ringing with the authentic sound of French accents, it looks like they serve up classic pastries and savouries too, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Salina, Bronte

So, I took my dear friend Daniel on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk, and we, of course, needed sustenance en route, particularly after a swim at Bondi Icebergs. Cafe Salina has slightly higher ratings on Zomato than the other … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Sconery, Chippendale

Sometimes you just have to have a scone, you know? Or at least that’s why we’re heading to the Sconery after a visit to the White Rabbit gallery (usually amazing but I was uninspired by this particular show). But Josh … Continue reading

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Sydney Food and Coffee Diary: Reuben Hills, Surry Hills

Reuben Hills is an institution. I often recommend it to friends. This morning, we had an early breakfast, at 7am, on ANZAC day and I’ve never seen the cafe so empty (though it wasn’t really empty). As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Organism, Surry Hills

My pal works near Taylor Square so we’re slowly working outwards from there for our occasional lunch dates. I’ve always found Cafe Organism charming in terms of its outlook, a tall narrow terrace house, and somewhat steep stairs. I’m also … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Thirty Coffee, Paddington

A mid-week lunch with a friend in Paddington, and we’ve stopped by Thirty Coffee, a long, narrow space: industrial chic. We grab a table at the back, which has a lovely breeze coming through though feels a bit of a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Shift Eatery, Surry Hills

If you check out the slightly tricky graphics of the signage for Shift Eatery you’ll note that the feel is contemporary, with a technological edge. This is not how, in the past, you’d try to sell people on vegetarian (or … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bread & Circus, Alexandria

Yup, it was delicious. Conveniently located across from Dan Murphy’s (I’m only kind of joking), this warehouse space has always been appealing as a place for coffee, a snack or breakfast. Bread & Circus is brightly coloured and whimsical, and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Speedo’s Cafe, Bondi Beach

Husband tells me that Speedos Cafe has been around for yonks. When he lived in Bondi, he used to come down regularly. Looking for a casual place for lunch while showing some out-of-towners Bondi, this seemed like a perfect place. … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Artificer Specialty Coffee, Surry Hills

Artificer is still going strong. There are no frills. There isn’t a lot of seating. But it’s obvious that the coffee is attracting the denizens of Surry Hills. It’s all about the quality. I get it though. When I last … Continue reading

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