Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sydney Food Diary: Holy Duck! Chippendale

Just over a year past my first visit, I brought my pal Tim to Holy Duck! It’s as good as it was, but nicely, much busier than it was before when it looked like it was finding its feet. These … Continue reading

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Book Review: Susan Cain’s Quiet

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain My rating: 3 of 5 stars I happened to win the book ‘Quiet’ as a Christmas party book giveaway; everyone got a book, though we … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: House Bar and Bistrot, Kings Cross

Nestled behind Kings Cross at the end of Kellett Street is the House Bar and Bistrot. Chef Mauro Forgillo, who has worked at Fratelli Fresh, Rockpool and Merivale restaurants had the dream to open his own restaurant, and he’s achieved … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Nielsen, Vaucluse

I really wasn’t expecting at a beach during school holidays to pop into a restaurant and for it to be so elegant. But it was. Fine dining in a lovely location and a very pretty old house at Nielsen Park. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Salina, Bronte

So, I took my dear friend Daniel on the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk, and we, of course, needed sustenance en route, particularly after a swim at Bondi Icebergs. Cafe Salina has slightly higher ratings on Zomato than the other … Continue reading

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