Category Archives: European

Sydney Food Diary: Alchemy, Surry Hills

Alchemy has been around for yonks in Surry Hills. I’ve had another brunch here and had perogies for dinner one time (Yum. Heavy but yum). A Sunday after the dawning of a new year and man ,was Surry Hills ever … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Sven-San, Paddington

Are Japanese-Scandinavian restaurants the new trend in Sydney? Following Edition Coffee Roasters in Darlinghurst comes Sven-San, at the top of Oxford Street in Paddington, just across from an entrance to Centennial Park. It looks rather casual from the outside (and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bill & Toni’s Restaurant, Darlinghurst

Bill & Toni’s has been around since the early 1970s and eventually, it was long-time customers that took over both ownership and management. It serves up Italian-Australian food in huge portions, home style, with a friendly vibe. You can order … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Belloccio, Darlinghurst

If it’s a weeknight, say a Tuesday night, and it’s 10pm, and you’re in Darlinghurst or Surry Hills, you may have no other choice but to eat at Belloccio. Every other restaurant on the way from Potts Point to Oxford … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Balkan Seafood Restaurant, Darlinghurst

I was never sure if the Balkan Seafood Restaurant was officially connected to the Balkan Restaurant a few doors down on Oxford Street that was there from 1964 all the way until 2012 when they moved to Crown Street. It’s … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Four Frogs Creperie, Randwick

They actually mill the buckwheat flour for their galettes (savoury crepes) themselves. This impresses me. Tasting these delicious galettes, perfectly crisp, with a great balance of ingredients, brought me right back to being in Paris. They really are delicious. They … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Fratelli Fresh, Entertainment Quarter

Fratelli Fresh already has huge name recognition and a stellar reputation. Moving into the Entertainment Quarter, with few options for dinner, is a no brainer. So, no surprise this place was packed on a Saturday night, though we happily got … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Rosetta, CBD

Rosetta is Neil Perry’s latest. Apparently, there’s one in Melbourne already. It’s fancy¬† Italian cuisine, near Circular Quay on George Street in a rather gorgeous Harry Seidler building. The setting (and the ample light that comes through the ceiling to … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Edition Coffee Roasters

The latest: So, Edition Coffee Roasters is now open for dinner, on occasion. I couldn’t find clear information on their website or Facebook page, but luckily, on a Saturday night, they were open. It’s a limited menu, with plates to … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bistro Rex, Potts Point

This place has got a major buzz about it, whenever I’ve walked by. Sometimes I get this suspicious feeling with shiny, new, popular places like this. Is it hype? Will it deliver? We popped in for a pre-theatre dinner, and … Continue reading

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