Category Archives: Sydney

The Local Press, Lilyfield

Tucked away in the suburban area of Lilyfield is The Local Press, a café gem with great food and prices. It’s situated in a small cluster of shops with a playground right next door – perfect for families!

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Filed under Australian, Balmain, Cafe, Lilyfield

Pottery Green Bakers, Lane Cove

Pottery Green Bakers is a cosy cafe on the main street of Lane Cove shops, delivering a surprising hit of Vietnamese cuisine crossed over with standard bakery fare like pork rolls and other assorted filled baguettes, as well as pho and a variety of pastries (sweet and savoury).

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Filed under Bakery, Lane Cove, Vietnamese

Menya Oiden, Sydney

There are a lot of Japanese canteen-style restaurants popping up in Sydney including Hana Hana, Marukame Udon and Tenkomori, just to name a few. I love how they’re all affordable and quick which is perfect if you’re short on change or just need a meal to go. As a huge rice lover, I’ve been meaning to go to Menya Oiden many years ago ever since it opened but somehow just never managed to, until today. Yes!

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Filed under CBD - Town Hall, CBD - World Square, Japanese

4Fourteen, Surry Hills

I have been keen to try 4Fourteen for a while, seeing all the dreamy photos of the food on other blogs and hearing rave reviews from my friends about it. My curiosity was piqued further after watching My Kitchen Rules last year for the first time and seeing the contestants battle it out in 4Fourteen’s kitchen under Colin Fassnidge’s guidance. We spotted him in the flesh on our way in for dinner, but unfortunately we weren’t sitting at the bar next to the open kitchen and instead we were shown to a comfy table on the side.

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Filed under Australian, Surry Hills

McDonald’s Create Your Taste Burgers, Castle Hill

Recently there’s been news of some interesting changes happening over at the Castle Hill McDonald’s branch. Maccas is trialling some new changes to the way they serve customers, and when I heard that you could now create your own burgers and receive table service, I knew I just had to give the golden arches a visit.

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Filed under Burgers, Castle Hill, Food Court