Category Archives: Sydney

Sydney Food Diary: Red Chilli Sichuan, Chinatown (Harbour Street)

I’d been craving Sichuan food since a meal at Spicy Sichuan (now closed) four years ago… but it’s hard to get together a big enough table so you can try enough tasty dishes! Lucky for me I got into the … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Food n' Grog, Sydney | 2 Comments

Sydney Food Diary: Bare Grill, Surry Hills

I’d gotten wind of the buzz on this place, but still wasn’t sure what to expect. Yes, stamping your name on a bun is a pretty good effect for Instagram, but what would the food be like? Well, it was … Continue reading

Posted in Food n' Grog, Sydney | 2 Comments

Sydney Food Diary: Pondol Selera, Chinatown

Oh, indecision, indecision. Walked back from Sydney Theatre Company, where I saw a preview of Sydney Dance Company’s Orb (wow, looks great, I’m going on Tuesday), and couldn’t decide where to eat. Home Thai had a line up as always … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: Three Williams, Redfern

Although it seems that to be a slave to fashion is considered a bad thing, I find it pleasurable to stumble in somewhere and feel that you are in the midst of something buzzy and popular and… now. Located next … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: Mezzanino, Waterloo

I have three words for you: Italian. Yum. Cha. The aptly named Mezzanino is on the mezzanine floor, the top floor of what used to be Fratelli Fresh. Wow, what they’ve done with this place. Crammed it with so many … Continue reading

Posted in European, Food n' Grog, Review, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: 2.0 coffee co, Stanley Street

It was an excellent suggestion of Darryl’s to head down to Stanley Street for brunch rather than our usual ‘hood. A few interesting places were open, and Bill and Tony’s was packed. We grabbed a table outside at this unfamiliar … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: Gou Sushi, Surry Hills

On a quick walk by Gou Sushi, this place looks stylish and fun; Haven’s coolness rubs off on it too. Haven had exactly zero out of four dishes on their lunch menu for vegetarians so we went next door. Between … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: Negus, Surry Hills

  This little cafe attached to the City Crown Hotel has gone through a few different incarnations. Negus seems pretty new. Because I had already eaten, I have to turn over this review to Davy. He found their take on … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Coffee in Sydney: Felix, Surry Hills

Shall I admit that the main reason that I stopped for coffee here, one Tuesday morning, is that it looked like it was close enough to the Pokemon Go gym at the Quaker Church for me to play a few … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Food n' Grog, Sydney | Leave a comment

Sydney Food Diary: The Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills

I’m not sure how I haven’t managed to blog about the Paramount yet, as I’ve been here a number of times. Aside from the fact that it can get mighty crowded, what more to say about excellent coffee, friendly service … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe, Coffee, Food n' Grog, Modern Australian, Sydney | Leave a comment