Category Archives: Sydney

Sydney Food Diary: Zushi, Barangaroo

I kept hearing of Zushi in Barangaroo and wondered how they’d managed it. Zushi in Surry Hills, just around the corner from me, is perfectly fine Japanese food, with good service, and a busy lunchtime crowd. It’s always been great, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Papaya Grill Lao Restaurant, Marrickville

  Lao food is not easy to come by in Sydney, though the fellow at this restaurant says there are a few places out west. A Thai restaurant on Oxford Street had a special Lao food night ages ago, but … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Top Choice Seafood, Rhodes

I’m always up for Yum Cha, especially in larger groups when you get to try more dishes. So, off to Rhodes to meet a group of friends, including friends who live nearby and had suggested it. It’s kind of an … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cuckoo Callay, Surry Hills

Cuckoo Callay settles nicely into the spot left behind by the Ampersand Cafe. It’s a perfect location, I think. Right next to the lovely open space next to the Surry Hills Library, usually catching the sun and the buzz of … Continue reading

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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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