Category Archives: Sydney

Food n’ Grog in Sydney: Oh! Matcha, World Square

You might have caught on through a few different blog post: I love matcha. I don’t mind the traditional Japanese green tea, although it does taste a bit weedy and vegetal in its truest form. As a flavour for a … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney, Frankie’s Beans, King’s Cross (Fractional Atmospheric Brew)

Gotta love a man with a story, and Frank Andrews has a good one. He left a corporate career in banking to pursue a love of coffee. He got involved in coffee roasting and won an award for his 3 … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Inferno Grill, Maroubra

Inferno Grill is located on a buzzy strip in Maroubra with rather a lot of interesting hole-in-the-wall eateries nearby. It might be worth getting to know the ‘hood a bit better… which is only half an hour’s bus ride from … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Grounds of the City

So, this place is completely bananas. I was just hoping for a coffee, and that chilly winter not quite spring wind made it too cold to sit at the tables outside. So, then I had to ask for a table … 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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Coffee in Sydney: Cafe Rumah, Surry Hills

Cafe Rumah is offereing a pretty cool concept: coffee, Malaysian treats and great men’s clothes. I had coffee here a few times before I finally tried one of their treats. My god: what was I missing? They made the madeleines … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kiroran Silk Road

After seeing a sensational film at the Latin American Film Festival (Adriana’s Pact: a gripping story about the extent to which a family member was involved in Pinochet’s secret police), a group of us were taken to one of YK’s … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: Bitter Phew, Darlinghurst

I had stated that I’d just have one drink (on a Saturday late afternoon) and by the time I met up with D, I knew that we’d have two. But how did we end up having four drinks? Such is … 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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Sydney Food Diary: El Loco at the Excelsior, Surry Hills

Way back when, in the mists of time, when El Loco opened up at the Excelsior, it was cause for a serious buzz. Merivale was making its mark, and could be counted on to do something interesting. It was before … Continue reading

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