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New podcast – Rob Caslick, Two Good

New podcast – Rob Caslick, Two Good

Rob Caslick has designed lights for the blind, been deployed to Iraq as a naval boarding officer (where he intercepted illegal vessels smuggling oil in the afte...

Saga, Enmore

Saga, Enmore

Saga in Enmore isn’t just named after a pair of sneakers that Andrew Bowden (aka Andy Bowdy) bought for nearly a grand (blame shipping costs and unfriendl...

New podcast – Pasi Petanen and Giorgio de Maria, That’s Amore, Cafe Paci and Giorgio’s Fun Wines

New podcast – Pasi Petanen and Giorgio de Maria, That’s Amore, Cafe Paci and Giorgio’s Fun Wines

2016 Good Food Guide Chef of the Year (and one-time skilled marksman for the Finnish army) Pasi Petanen was done with pop-ups. He’d scored plenty of accla...

New podcast – Danielle Alvarez, Fred’s

New podcast – Danielle Alvarez, Fred’s

Danielle Alvarez studied art history, but luckily for us, she realised that it was food that monopolised her thoughts – after all, she can happily identif...

Burger Head, Penrith

Burger Head, Penrith

There is no shortage of ultra-overqualified chefs opening burger joints in Sydney – so what makes Burger Head stand out? It’s the first example of t...

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


Saga, Enmore
Mar 18, 2017 | 4 Comments | Read →

Saga in Enmore isn’t just named after a pair of sneakers that Andrew Bowden (aka Andy Bowdy) bought for nearly a grand (blame shipping costs and unfriendly exchange rates for...

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 (...


Restaurants

  • Saga, Enmore
    Saga, Enmore

    Saga in Enmore isn’t just named after a pair of sneakers that Andrew Bowden (aka Andy Bowdy) bought for nearly a grand (blame shipping costs and unfriendly exchange rates for...

  • New podcast – Pasi Petanen and Giorgio de Maria, That’s Amore, Cafe Paci and Giorgio’s Fun Wines
    New podcast – Pasi Petanen and Giorgio de Maria, That’s Amore, Cafe Paci and Giorgio’s Fun Wines

    2016 Good Food Guide Chef of the Year (and one-time skilled marksman for the Finnish army) Pasi Petanen was done with pop-ups. He’d scored plenty of acclaim for his one-off C...

  • Burger Head, Penrith
    Burger Head, Penrith

    There is no shortage of ultra-overqualified chefs opening burger joints in Sydney – so what makes Burger Head stand out? It’s the first example of this trend in Western...

  • Queen Chow, Enmore
    Queen Chow, Enmore

    “I started telling people that we weren’t ever actually opening a restaurant, but it was a performance art piece to see how long we could keep people’s interest,̶...


Favourites

Saga, Enmore
Saga, Enmore

Saga in Enmore isn’t just named after a pair of sneakers that Andrew Bowden (aka Andy Bowdy) bought for nearly a grand (blame shipping costs and unfriendly exchange rates for...

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Podcasts

New podcast – Rob Caslick, Two Good
New podcast – Rob Caslick, Two Good

Rob Caslick has designed lights for the blind, been deployed to Iraq as a naval boarding officer (where he intercepted illegal vessels smuggling oil in the aftermath of September 1...

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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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