Excelsior Jones

For me, Excelsior Jones was a mixed bag. Having won Best New Cafe from the SMH last year, it stood to reason things were going to be out of this world amazing. For breakfast on a Tuesday, the place is busy and the vibey, and there are some interesting choices […]

Parlour Burger

With the swathe of burger joints cropping up of late, Parlour Burger is doing something interesting, and it’s called The Black Widow. I love the evocative name. I love her sultry, exotic looks, but most of all, I lover her exquisite taste. Juicy pink meat, with chipotle mayo and jalepeno […]

Moon Park

Although Sydney has its fair whack of Korean food – the suburbs are packed with street food joints the locals flock to – it was missing a Korean fusion restaurant where chefs get creative. Enter Moon Park. It’s a Wednesday and half the city has been shut down due to […]

The Pantry

Situated on the foreshore of Sydney’s iconic Manly beach, The Pantry makes other lunch-with-a-view venues whimper with embarrassment. Easy to walk past and construe for a block of public amenities, The Pantry sits in a little booth right on The Esplanade. On an afternoon such as last Monday, cares melt […]

Jones the Grocer

High above the fashion and consumerist hustle and bustle in Westfield Sydney, there is a culinary oasis that would revitalise any tired shopper. Jones the Grocer’s flagship store is very New York it its look with stone walls and arched windows teamed with slick furniture and clean lines. The menu […]

The Pig & Pastry

A super sweet, corner cafe serving up delicious breakfasts… Did somebody say, bacon?