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New podcast – Ibrahim Kasif, Stanbuli

New podcast – Ibrahim Kasif, Stanbuli

“The fire was creeping up on me,” says Ibrahim Kasif. “It was pretty scary.” He was working at Porteno – on what was meant to be a nor...

Clementine’s, Pyrmont

Clementine’s, Pyrmont

From the “I’m glad you exist” files is Clementine’s in Pyrmont. Sure, the menu is as tight and tiny as the space, but it proves you don&...

New podcast – Helen Yee, Grab Your Fork

New podcast – Helen Yee, Grab Your Fork

Helen Yee is one of Sydney’s OG food bloggers. Even unreformed blog haters probably make an exception for her site, Grab Your Fork, which she started back...

Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst

Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst

If you were playing time-keeper, you’d notice that Bar Brosé has made a blazing impression in the short spell it’s been open. In just over three mo...

New podcast – Elijah (EJ) Holland, Noma Australia, Nature’s Pick

New podcast – Elijah (EJ) Holland, Noma Australia, Nature’s Pick

How do you make an impression on Rene Redzepi? Turn up with 300 wild plants – painstakingly gathered over four days – to present to Noma’s awa...

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


Clementine’s, Pyrmont
Aug 10, 2016 | 2 Comments | Read →

From the “I’m glad you exist” files is Clementine’s in Pyrmont. Sure, the menu is as tight and tiny as the space, but it proves you don’t have to go b...

Meet Gerard, Alexandria
Jun 17, 2016 | 1 Comment | Read →

So Meet Gerard has staged an impressive introduction on this borderline between Alexandria, Redfern and Erskineville. On a corner that’s seen a wipeout of short-lived cafes (...

El Chapel, Marrickville
May 30, 2016 | 3 Comments | Read →

“Everything dies on Enmore Road!” That’s what Piero Pignatti Morano was (cheerily) told when he set up his latest cafe, El Chapel. A local helpfully pointed out t...


Restaurants

  • Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst
    Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst

    If you were playing time-keeper, you’d notice that Bar Brosé has made a blazing impression in the short spell it’s been open. In just over three months, it’s sco...

  • 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...


Favourites

Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst
Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst

If you were playing time-keeper, you’d notice that Bar Brosé has made a blazing impression in the short spell it’s been open. In just over three months, it’s sco...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Ibrahim Kasif, Stanbuli
New podcast – Ibrahim Kasif, Stanbuli

“The fire was creeping up on me,” says Ibrahim Kasif. “It was pretty scary.” He was working at Porteno – on what was meant to be a normal day – when...

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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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