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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 Mush...

Subcontinental, Surry Hills

Subcontinental, Surry Hills

Subcontinental in Surry Hills spells out its direction as clearly as a compass: walk in and there are photos from The Singh Project; cocktails are christened af...

New podcast – Levins, TwoThousand

New podcast – Levins, TwoThousand

In the year since I first talked to Andrew Levins on my podcast, he’s notched up some major achievements – such as becoming a dad and accidentally endin...

The Gretz, Enmore

The Gretz, Enmore

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 ...

New podcast – Dan Hong, Merivale

New podcast – Dan Hong, Merivale

A good restaurant doesn’t have to be a stuffy one – Dan Hong has highjacked traditional expectations of fine dining in Sydney, and as executive chef at ...

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 | No Comments | 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 fast-acting relief against all th...

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

  • Subcontinental, Surry Hills
    Subcontinental, Surry Hills

    Subcontinental in Surry Hills spells out its direction as clearly as a compass: walk in and there are photos from The Singh Project; cocktails are christened after prominent South ...

  • Redfern Continental, Redfern
    Redfern Continental, Redfern

    The team behind Arcadia Liquors has opened an all-day Euro-style diner across the road in Redfern. Not only does a visit feel like an express stop to the EU, the menu is refreshing...

  • Bang (Bangladeshi Street Food), Surry Hills
    Bang (Bangladeshi Street Food), Surry Hills

    Bang recently fired its opening shot, offering a smart and attention-drawing introduction to Bangladeshi street food on Crown Street, Surry Hills. This restaurant is full of target...

  • Mary’s CBD, LuMi and other 2014 highlights
    Mary’s CBD, LuMi and other 2014 highlights

    If you’re gonna compile a 2014 highlight reel of Sydney dining, Mary’s CBD outlet has to score a top-ranking spot. Broadsheet was dropping intel about the new takeaway ...


Favourites

ACME, Rushcutters Bay
ACME, Rushcutters Bay

Calling your restaurant ACME is some ballsy move. Sure, it’s a convenient merger of people’s initials – taking the first names of everyone involved (Andy Emerson, Cam...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Levins, TwoThousand
New podcast – Levins, TwoThousand

In the year since I first talked to Andrew Levins on my podcast, he’s notched up some major achievements – such as becoming a dad and accidentally ending up as the face of ...

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Travel

Mary’s CBD, LuMi and other 2014 highlights
Mary’s CBD, LuMi and other 2014 highlights

If you’re gonna compile a 2014 highlight reel of Sydney dining, Mary’s CBD outlet has to score a top-ranking spot. Broadsheet was dropping intel about the new takeaway ...

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Zines

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry zine
The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry zine

I made a new zine – it’s a snack-sized version of The Unbearable Lightness of Being Hungry. Created for the recent MCA Zine Fair; it compiles many of my favourite places to...

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