Category Archives: Sydney

Gowings Bar and Grill (Breakfast), Sydney CBD

I have to admit I’m not much of a morning person, which means on weekdays I hardly ever go out for breakfast before work. But I will make an exception more often now, because I had a lovely start to my week when I dropped into Gowings Bar and Grill to try out some of the newer items on their breakfast menu – nothing like a great meal to fight Mondayitis!

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Filed under Australian, CBD - Town Hall

The Food Society Vodka High Tea, Darlinghurst

There are all sorts of high tea offerings around town these days, but I had never heard of a Vodka High Tea…until now! This special High Tea is offered at The Food Society, where they’re big on their vodka (they do serve up modern Eastern European cuisine after all) and channel this passion into gorgeous cocktails for the High Tea. The price is $60 a head for the High Tea, including a signature vodka iced tea cocktail and your choice from the premium tea selection.

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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