Category Archives: Food n’ Grog

Sydney Food Diary: The Orient Hotel and Mrs Jones

Looking for a little Sunday lunch in between sessions of the Antidote festival of thoughts and ideas at the Sydney Opera House, we decided to wander over to the Rocks. I thought it was my obligation as an Oriental person … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Hopper Kadé, Darlinghurst

I first managed to enjoy the delights of Hopper Kadé at their pop-up restaurant in the Tramsheds in Rozelle, so I was super happy to find that they’ve opened a sit-down restaurant in the old location of The Goods Cafe … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Let’s Cafe, Darlinghurst

I like that I can get a coffee almost area in Sydney that I think is better than coffee abroad. You get coffee art, which is essential, really, and it’s super tasty. I had to kill some time waiting for … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Blacksmith, Surry Hills

I’ve mentioned it before in my blogs but I have great admiration for ANY restaurant in Sydney that has staying power. It’s a tough business, a tough market, and lots of work. Blacksmith in Surry Hills has staying power, and … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Hangout Café, Darlinghurst

There are ample options for coffee in the area, but this is a cute option if you want to hide away, within the walls of the National Art School, and pretend you’re an art student, in someone’s living room basically, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Mjølner, Redfern

Could Sydney really support two Scandiwegian restaurants where you go through a non-descript door and to a darkened basement for fantastic, modern Viking food? Well, the answer is no, as I found out that the Norsk Dor in the CBD … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mark Sisson’s ‘The Keto Reset Diet’

The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism in 21 Days and Burn Fat Forever by Mark Sisson My rating: 2 of 5 stars I think I’m of an age that I need a hard copy of something, a book, to … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: The Roosevelt, Potts Point

Second chances are important, right? Except the problem is, in Sydney, spoiled for choice, if you have a bad or mediocre experience, it’s not easy to decide to return somewhere when there are so many other options. On the other … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Pepper Seeds, Broadway Shopping Centre

We thought Friday during the day would be easier for shopping than our usual Saturday morning at the Broadway Shopping Centre. Harris Farms was surprisingly quiet, but the mall was pretty busy. Where to eat then for lunch? We skipped … Continue reading

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Home Cooking: Keto Lasagna

We’re trying out the keto diet at the moment. I’ve found it surprisingly easy in that while cutting out carbs might seem daunting, there’s easy substitutes, and there are so many things that are appealing that are on the diet … Continue reading

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