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Knox Street Bar, Chippendale

Knox Street Bar, Chippendale

Usually an unassuming place, Chippendale’s current standard operating procedure is to hook you right in. Recently, the postcode has been scoring touchdown...

New podcast – Ambrose Chiang, Momofuku Seiobo

New podcast – Ambrose Chiang, Momofuku Seiobo

Ambrose Chiang’s love of food started early on – at the age of six, he was already handling big knives and other serious kitchen hardware in his family&...

Salon De Thé, Darlinghurst

Salon De Thé, Darlinghurst

Even though it’s called Salon De Thé, this new Darlinghurst establishment has a surprising way of sneaking tea onto its menu. Proper review to come soon....

Coogee Pavilion, Coogee

Coogee Pavilion, Coogee

Coogee Pavilion is a one-size-fits-all eatery – and what a blockbuster size it is. This new venue not only shelters a pizzeria, oyster counter, grill section,...

Bar Pho Pop-Up, Surry Hills

Bar Pho Pop-Up, Surry Hills

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 th...

Bars


Knox Street Bar, Chippendale
Aug 26, 2014 | 1 Comment | Read →

Usually an unassuming place, Chippendale’s current standard operating procedure is to hook you right in. Recently, the postcode has been scoring touchdowns with places like ...

Earl’s Juke Joint, Newtown
Jul 10, 2013 | 4 Comments | Read →

Earl’s Juke Joint in Newtown is finally open. There’s been drumroll anticipation for this new bar since last August, when Time Out Sydney reported that Pasan Wijesena (...

Mary’s, Newtown
Apr 15, 2013 | 11 Comments | Read →

Mary’s in Newtown has had many former lives – it’s been a Greek sporting club, a women’s sanctuary, a Masonic hall and an STD clinic. Now, it’s one of the...

Cafes


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 ...

John Smith Cafe, Waterloo
Jul 20, 2014 | 1 Comment | Read →

John Smith Cafe in Waterloo (which also masquerades under the tough-boy name of John Smith Rebel Roaster) has been a place I’ve been meaning to say good things about since it...

One Penny Red, Summer Hill
Jul 3, 2014 | 3 Comments | Read →

One Penny Red in Summer Hill used to be a post office and you could imagine the old declaration forms being put to good use by people who’ve enjoyed the brunch there (they wo...


Restaurants

  • Salon De Thé, Darlinghurst
    Salon De Thé, Darlinghurst

    Even though it’s called Salon De Thé, this new Darlinghurst establishment has a surprising way of sneaking tea onto its menu. Proper review to come soon. Salon De Thé, Leve...

  • Coogee Pavilion, Coogee
    Coogee Pavilion, Coogee

    Coogee Pavilion is a one-size-fits-all eatery – and what a blockbuster size it is. This new venue not only shelters a pizzeria, oyster counter, grill section, juice stand, cafe, ...

  • Cho Cho San, Potts Point
    Cho Cho San, Potts Point

    Cho Cho San in Potts Point opened last week to such mega-wattage interest – I’m surprised that a power surge and blackout didn’t immediately follow in the area. You c...

  • The Stinking Bishops, Newtown
    The Stinking Bishops, Newtown

    The Stinking Bishops in Newtown is named after the first-ever cheese to be judged as Britain’s smelliest. Although wheels of this infamous creation (which has the knockout st...


Favourites

Papi Chulo, Manly
Summer Melon Salad

Some winning streaks can not be stopped. The new Papi Chulo restaurant in Manly continues Dan Hong’s hitmaking record with Merivale (Ms G’s, El Loco, Mr Wong) and the ...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Ambrose Chiang, Momofuku Seiobo
New podcast – Ambrose Chiang, Momofuku Seiobo

Ambrose Chiang’s love of food started early on – at the age of six, he was already handling big knives and other serious kitchen hardware in his family’s kitchen in H...

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Travel

Where we ate in Tokyo
Where we ate in Tokyo

Tokyo is a one-of-a-kind city – a place that launches you to the outer limits of the hi-tech universe, while rewinding timelines so seamlessly that its reverence for slower-paced...

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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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