Category Archives: Australian

The Ternary, Hotel Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

I’ve walked through Darling Harbour many times and have always noticed the big Novotel Hotel towering behind Harbourside Shopping Centre, but have never really thought of it as a dining destination. So when we were asked to check out their new restaurant, I was a bit sceptical about whether it would just be another hotel restaurant, or whether it would be able to stand on its own two feet.

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Brighton the Corner, Petersham

Tucked away in the quiet suburb of Petersham is Brighton the Corner, a cafe suitably named so as it sits right on the corner of a block, next to a roundabout. It’s my first time visiting and it ticks all the boxes so far – plenty of free street parking, big and spacious and best of all, no lines.

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Bacon Festival: Cuckoo Callay, Newtown

Sydney bacon lovers – listen up and get ready for your socks to be knocked off by the first ever Bacon Festival in town! The masterminds behind this celebration of bacon are the passionate duo behind funky Newtown cafe Cuckoo Callay (Ella and Ibby), who are collaborating with the Black Forest Smokehouse at Marrickville to showcase their free range Australian bacon goodies in 8 delicious dishes on Cuckoo Callay’s special bacon menu for 12 weeks, starting from February 9th. That’s right – you’ll have 3 months to get down to Cuckoo Callay to pig out on their quirky bacon themed creations.

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The Burger Shed, Mosman

Balmoral Beach is one of my all-time favourite beaches and every time I drive there, I always pass The Burger Shed. Characterised by large windows, white tiles and exposed brick, it feels like you’ve just walked into a beach house of some sort, despite it being located a good 15 minute walk from the actual beach.

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Whitewater Restaurant, Manly

There’s nothing better than spending a lazy summer’s day by the beach. And eating, definitely eating. Manly is one of those perfect suburbs with a giant beach and promenade bursting full of restaurants so that you can get the best of both worlds.

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