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New podcast – Palisa Anderson, Chat Thai, Boon Cafe

New podcast – Palisa Anderson, Chat Thai, Boon Cafe

“We’re never going to work in a restaurant, nevertheless a Thai restaurant.” That’s what Palisa Anderson told herself and her brother when they were...

The rise of vegan dining in Sydney

The rise of vegan dining in Sydney

Sydney’s always had long-time vegan institutions (the original Bodhi opened 28 years ago and Green Gourmet’s been kicking it for 16 years), but some...

Noma Australia, Barangaroo

Noma Australia, Barangaroo

So I’m still in a life-altered daze after eating at Noma Australia – even though my visit was a month ago. It might seem like wild overpraise to think t...

New podcast – Corie Sutherland, Edition Coffee Roasters

New podcast – Corie Sutherland, Edition Coffee Roasters

From drinking supermarket Nescafe to the buzz of making espressos for his hero Rene Redzepi every morning (and basically being the Noma chef’s personal ba...

Ghostboy Cantina, Dixon House Food Court, Haymarket

Ghostboy Cantina, Dixon House Food Court, Haymarket

Ghostboy Cantina was one of the 2016 venue openings I was most wired about, and it’s proved to be worth the calendar countdown. Owner/chef Toby Wilson set...

Bars


The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar, Redfern
Jan 15, 2016 | No Comments | Read →

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar reopened in Redfern last week, so it’s a good time to respark interest in this great one-of-a-kind venue. It’s gotten a lot of worthwhil...

Dead Ringer, Surry Hills
Oct 12, 2015 | No Comments | Read →

The name Dead Ringer might evoke mirror images and carbon copies – so it’s ironic that this new Surry Hills bar is unlike anything else around in Sydney.  But its one-of-a...

The Gretz, Enmore
Mar 10, 2015 | 3 Comments | 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...

Cafes


Barista and Cook, Waterloo
Feb 23, 2016 | No Comments | Read →

It’s no cliffhanger what a cafe called Barista and Cook might be fixated on. Coffee isn’t an afterthought, that’s for sure, and it appears in various guises on th...

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar, Redfern
Jan 15, 2016 | No Comments | Read →

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar reopened in Redfern last week, so it’s a good time to respark interest in this great one-of-a-kind venue. It’s gotten a lot of worthwhil...

Petal Met Sugar, Woolloomooloo
Oct 31, 2015 | 1 Comment | Read →

At the newly opened Petal Met Sugar in Woolloomooloo, the blooms and sweets are so good-looking that you’re surprised the furniture doesn’t get an inferiority complex. ...


Restaurants

  • The rise of vegan dining in Sydney
    The rise of vegan dining in Sydney

    Sydney’s always had long-time vegan institutions (the original Bodhi opened 28 years ago and Green Gourmet’s been kicking it for 16 years), but something has happened i...

  • Noma Australia, Barangaroo
    Noma Australia, Barangaroo

    So I’m still in a life-altered daze after eating at Noma Australia – even though my visit was a month ago. It might seem like wild overpraise to think that one meal could r...

  • Ghostboy Cantina, Dixon House Food Court, Haymarket
    Ghostboy Cantina, Dixon House Food Court, Haymarket

    Ghostboy Cantina was one of the 2016 venue openings I was most wired about, and it’s proved to be worth the calendar countdown. Owner/chef Toby Wilson set himself a launch da...

  • Summer Melon Salad
    2016 restaurant openings to look forward to

    2016 is more than just working out how much wriggle room you have with your New Year’s resolutions (all our good intentions will totally kick in tomorrow, right?), but a box-...


Favourites

Noma Australia, Barangaroo
Noma Australia, Barangaroo

So I’m still in a life-altered daze after eating at Noma Australia – even though my visit was a month ago. It might seem like wild overpraise to think that one meal could r...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Palisa Anderson, Chat Thai, Boon Cafe
New podcast – Palisa Anderson, Chat Thai, Boon Cafe

“We’re never going to work in a restaurant, nevertheless a Thai restaurant.” That’s what Palisa Anderson told herself and her brother when they were growing up, but aft...

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Travel

That time we went to Attica (and of course, it was amazing)
That time we went to Attica (and of course, it was amazing)

There’s no shortage of proof that Attica in Melbourne is an astounding, standard-setting restaurant. It’s still Australia’s highest-ranked entry in the World̵...

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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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