Category Archives: Cafe

Sydney Food Diary: Little Evie, Redfern

Little Evie takes over from Cafe Zoe in Redfern I think this location benefits from a lovely corner location with outdoors seating, large light-filled windows, and not too much competition nearby. Cafe Zoe had been around for years, and I’d … 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: Tigerbakers, Darlinghurst

Victoria Street in Darlinghurst is a strange combination of businesses that have been there forever (hello Tropicana) and other storefronts that seem to be constantly changing. There are a few higher-end restaurants, quite a few casual places, and a number … 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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Sydney Food Diary: Charlie Lovett, Crows Nest

Oh Charlie, what happened here? We could have been so good together. You’re in a great location and with the open windows, are a perfect place to hang out for coffee on a sunny Saturday spring afternoon. And I like … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: At Kate’s, Surry Hills

Once, long ago, there was a cafe that seemed to be open intermittently and was rumoured to have a bit of a mean owner, and so not do a great business. It always looked amusing though, a little house next … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Great Aunty Three, Surry Hills

It was clear to me, just from a quick glance, that this restaurant had the right concept for the right location. Right next to the immensely popular Chat Thai in what was once a grocery store that unusually sold Latin … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Friday night at Bangbang Cafe, Surry Hills

Friday night was a bloody fun night out, with Earth, Wind and Burger, at Bang Bang Cafe in Surry Hills. They’ve got a licence so they’re testing the waters… They’ve got two guys, Groove City, spinning some cool tunes, and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Mr Mo, Surry Hills

  Meeting my pal Darryl for brunch at Mr Mo, he tells me that there’s a whole new set of waiters, so he’s not sure if it’s under new management. The menu is the same, and the vibe is too: … Continue reading

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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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