Category Archives: Cafe

Sydney Food Diary: Le Monde, Surry Hills

Since Sydney is such a fast-moving and trendy place, it surprises me that a café like Le Monde can keep going, with a good reputation and buzz, after more than twenty years. I certainly remember it from my early days … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Veneziano Coffee Roasters

Taking over the space from the trendy and expensive clothing store, The Stables, on Bourke Street, next to the Beresford Hotel, is Veneziano Coffee Roasters, opening in Sydney just a few months ago, after establishing themselves in Brisbane and Adelaide. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Ovo Café, Surry Hills

So, really I should have taken a photo of the crowds. Ever since Ovo Café opened up in Oxford Square, there have been crowds. And then they expanded and made the space bigger with the renovation of the whole shopping … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Luxe, Woollahra

It feels a bit strange, and not like anything else I can think of in Sydney, to be surrounded in a little courtyard on all sides with luxury stores and Di Jones real estate looming over you. The diners at … Continue reading

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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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