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Andrew Bowden (aka @andybowdy) is leaving Hartsyard

Andrew Bowden (aka @andybowdy) is leaving Hartsyard

Dessert at Hartsyard means a spectacular sugar hit that not only knocks out your tastebuds, but sends your Instagram feed into a like-ratcheting frenzy. This is...

Kepos & Co, Waterloo

Kepos & Co, Waterloo

Michael Rantissi has so many great ideas that he’s basically had to create a sequel to his much-loved Kepos Street Kitchen. Kepos & Co in Waterloo is ...

New podcast – Christopher Thé, Black Star Pastry

New podcast – Christopher Thé, Black Star Pastry

The fan base for Black Star Pastry is pretty large – after all, its stores attract long lines, have scored many Sydney food awards and even drawn the attentio...

Where we ate in Hobart

Where we ate in Hobart

Whether Dark Mofo has lured you down or you need to fund a fact-finding mission to understand why your friends have been gushing about Tasmania for so long, the...

Top 5 podcasts

Top 5 podcasts

I know it’s been a little quiet on the podcasting front (the last month or so got side-swiped by making zines), so in the meantime, if you’d like an...

Bars


The Gretz, Enmore
Mar 10, 2015 | 1 Comment | Read →

Even before the team from Hartsyard opened its new bar in Enmore, I think we were all already pre-enrolled in The Gretz Fan Club. Owners Naomi Hart and Gregory Llewellyn have deser...

Tokyo Bird, Surry Hills
Jan 6, 2015 | 2 Comments | Read →

Just opened: Tokyo Bird in Surry Hills. Having followed this yakitori bar on Instagram for nearly a year, it’s nice to see that it’s transformed from small-screen pixel...

Gelato Messina Dessert Bar, Darlinghurst
Oct 7, 2014 | 7 Comments | Read →

The best-looking construction site in Sydney has to be the new Gelato Messina Dessert Bar in Darlinghurst. Lit up by neon glitz and filled with multi-colour rows of ‘assembly...

Cafes


Dr Faustus, Surry Hills
Mar 26, 2015 | 1 Comment | Read →

Dr Faustus in Surry Hills offers fast-acting relief against hunger, thirst and cafe-menu fatigue. With its inventive offerings – from an addictive Pulled Mushroom Bun ($14) to it...

Edition Coffee Roasters, Darlinghurst
Jan 3, 2015 | 3 Comments | Read →

Let’s call Edition Coffee Roasters in Darlinghurst my favourite new cafe right now. Small in scale, but big on brilliance, this place offers immediate relief against all the ...

Bar Pho Pop-Up, Surry Hills
Jul 23, 2014 | 1 Comment | Read →

Here’s a nice way to defrost from winter’s stubborn chill – head to the Bar Pho pop-up that’s currently on at Surry Hills. Once you enter the courtyard hosting ...


Restaurants

  • Kepos & Co, Waterloo
    Kepos & Co, Waterloo

    Michael Rantissi has so many great ideas that he’s basically had to create a sequel to his much-loved Kepos Street Kitchen. Kepos & Co in Waterloo is his new spin-off: it...

  • Mary’s Kebabs at Cliff Dive, Darlinghurst
    Mary’s Kebabs at Cliff Dive, Darlinghurst

    Update: sadly, Mary’s Kebabs is no longer running. You can still get your Mary’s fix in Newtown and the Sydney CBD, though! Mary’s is a repeat offender at makin...

  • Besser, Surry Hills
    Besser, Surry Hills

    You wouldn’t want to throw a brick through the window of Besser in Surry Hills, it already has a tidy collection of 96 Besser blocks that line up its bar. But your reflexes w...

  • Five Points Burgers, North Sydney
    Five Points Burgers, North Sydney

    OK, I’ll admit, when I first heard there was a new burger joint in North Sydney, my reaction was definitely in ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ territory. Then I learnt that Five Points Burgers...


Favourites

Dr Faustus, Surry Hills
Dr Faustus, Surry Hills

Dr Faustus in Surry Hills offers fast-acting relief against hunger, thirst and cafe-menu fatigue. With its inventive offerings – from an addictive Pulled Mushroom Bun ($14) to it...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Christopher Thé, Black Star Pastry
New podcast – Christopher Thé, Black Star Pastry

The fan base for Black Star Pastry is pretty large – after all, its stores attract long lines, have scored many Sydney food awards and even drawn the attention of an Argentinean ...

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Travel

Where we ate in Hobart
Where we ate in Hobart

Whether Dark Mofo has lured you down or you need to fund a fact-finding mission to understand why your friends have been gushing about Tasmania for so long, there are plenty of way...

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Zines

New zine: Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry 2015 edition
New zine: Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry 2015 edition

Here’s a new zine! It’s an update of last year’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry publication and I created it for the recent MCA Zine Fair. Consider it a...

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