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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...

New podcast – Mitch Orr, ACME

New podcast – Mitch Orr, ACME

Mitch Orr got into cooking after realising there were plenty of perks to studying food tech in high school (such as being the only dude in the class). Scoring a...

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...

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

  • 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...

  • 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...


Favourites

Edition Coffee Roasters, Darlinghurst
Edition Coffee Roasters, Darlinghurst

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 ...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Mitch Orr, ACME
New podcast – Mitch Orr, ACME

Mitch Orr got into cooking after realising there were plenty of perks to studying food tech in high school (such as being the only dude in the class). Scoring an extra lunch as a b...

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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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