Category Archives: Cafe

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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Coffee in Sydney, Lidz Caps and Coffee, Enmore

I am completely up for multi-tasking. I know it’s supposed to be bad for your brain and make you less efficient, but as a creature of the modern world, at least I like to believe that I can do more … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Sir Allen Taylor & Co, Taylor Square

A new incarnation of the restaurant on the corner of Taylor Square. The last one, Coco Cubano, lasted for a fair few years, and before that, it was, um, Cafe 191, perhaps?  No matter what incarnation, it’s a good place … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Corduroy, Surry Hills

I have to admit that what I loved most about Corduroy, the first time I came here, was that I couldn’t see the name anywhere. I’m not sure if I just didn’t look under the counter in the front or … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Concrete Duck, Darlinghurst

My brother, visiting from Hawaii, asks why there are so many restaurants and bars that have the word “duck” in them in Sydney. It’s true we’d walked by Holy Duck, but I didn’t think we’d passed by the Duck & … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: In The Annex, Glebe

In the interest of exploration, I chose the most interesting looking cafe for brunch I could on Zomato (and peaking at Google reviews too) and we tried this place on a Saturday morning. I expected a regular old hipster café, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Lucky Pickle, Surry Hills

Lucky Pickle is hidden away, around the corner from Crown Street, and I’m surprised I’ve never stumbled across it (as I managed to stumble across Paddock next door). It’s a tiny hole in the wall serving up tasty sandwiches and … Continue reading

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