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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...

New podcast – Andrew Bowden, Hartsyard

New podcast – Andrew Bowden, Hartsyard

Andrew Bowden is the “lord pastry master of Hartsyard“. You may know him as Andy Bowdy if you follow him on social media, where you can see the next...

One Penny Red, Summer Hill

One Penny Red, Summer Hill

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 b...

New podcast – Ferran Adria

New podcast – Ferran Adria

When Ferran Adria – one of the world’s greatest chefs – was recently in Sydney for a day, I was lucky enough to get a chance to interview him. In the ...

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 follo...

Bars


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...

Monopole, Potts Point
Dec 21, 2012 | 4 Comments | Read →

Monopole in Potts Point is a small space (so watch your elbows), but it’s still generous on flavours and ideas. It’s the new venture for Brent Savage and Nick Hildebran...

Cafes


Bar Pho Pop-Up, Surry Hills
Jul 21, 2014 | No Comments | 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 ...

One Penny Red, Summer Hill
Jul 3, 2014 | 1 Comment | 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...

Rising Sun Workshop, Newtown
Apr 21, 2014 | 2 Comments | Read →

In Japan, there’s a minor thrill in finding a ramen bar in unlikely corners – unassuming alley ways, busy railway stations, the turn of a street corner. Here in Sydney, you...


Restaurants

  • 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...

  • Kim Restaurant, Potts Point
    Kim Restaurant, Potts Point

    Having an incredibly common Korean name might seem like a surefire way to blend in, but Kim Restaurant in Potts Point stands out in many impressive ways. It’s a new venture b...

  • Yellow, Potts Point
    Yellow, Potts Point

    When both Time Out Sydney and Gourmet Traveller make an open-and-shut case about how great the weekend brunch is at Yellow in Potts Point, then it’s hard to find a watertigh...


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 – Andrew Bowden, Hartsyard
New podcast – Andrew Bowden, Hartsyard

Andrew Bowden is the “lord pastry master of Hartsyard“. You may know him as Andy Bowdy if you follow him on social media, where you can see the next-level desserts he m...

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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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