Category Archives: Sydney

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: Musuo, CBD

Who’s a meat-lover? From the team behind the ridiculously delicious ramen restaurant Yasaka Ramen is Musuo Yakiniku, a Japanese BBQ restaurant. It’s one of those rather modern places where you have an electronic menu on the wall that you order … 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: Indu, CBD

The cluster of restaurants behind Angel Place is lively and interesting and I can’t say I’ve had a bad meal at one them; in fact, they’ve all been fabulous, and I’d add Indu to that list now. Amusingly, my dining … Continue reading

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Theatre review: In the Heights, Blue Saint Productions at the Hayes Theatre

My first impression of this current production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights playing to sell-out houses at the Hayes Theatre in Sydney was frustration that the music was so loud that I couldn’t hear the lyrics of the opening … 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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Sydney Food Diary: Bar Patron, Circular Quay

Ah, so let’s see: there was Cafe Ananas, which I had a pleasant meal or two at, a French cafe at the corner of Circular Quay, a good place to go before a show at the Opera House (in this … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: BBQ King Restaurant, Chinatown

BBQ King Restaurant moved from its old location to a newer one in 2016 but with reputation intact. It’s been around since 1983, and it seems to be part of Sydney’s food history. Every few years, a newspaper article will … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: love.fish, Barangaroo

     While I find the meals pricey at Barangaroo, I’ve not really had a miss so far. The atmosphere, open and airy, is matched with the constant buzz of people enjoying themselves, the view, the food and each other’s company. … Continue reading

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