Category Archives: Surry Hills

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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Devon Cafe, Surry Hills

Devon Cafe only opened last year but they’re already a huge hit, constantly drawing in long lines during peak weekend lunch times. I’ve been there twice already for lunch and the food is pretty good, but they’ve since realised they can capitalise on their popularity and have expanded into dinner (Thurs-Sat only). The dinner menu has a nice selection of snacks, smaller and larger plates incorporating the Modern Asian flavours they’re known for.

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Pizza Autentico, Surry Hills

Unlimited pizza and pasta at dinner for $20 sounds too good to be true, but it is the modus operandi at the hidden Pizza Autentico just off Oxford Street in Surry Hills (even cheaper at lunch apparently – $15!).  The only catches are that you need to down it all within 90 minutes and also it is at the chef’s discretion which pizzas and pastas will be served.

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The Paramount Coffee Project, Surry Hills

For all coffee lovers out there, Seven Seeds from Melbourne and Reuben Hills (representing Sydney) have teamed up to present the Paramount Coffee Project. A place where every espresso, filter and drip of coffee is brought to life as art. The artsy vibe is reflected in the minimalistic, industrial warehouse chic fit out of the place – think lots of grey concrete and light beechwood furniture.

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House of Crabs, Surry Hills

After visiting The Boiling Crab on my USA trip last year, I was eagerly anticipating the opening of House of Crabs at The Norfolk by the Drink ‘n’ Dine group who are the brains behind Santa Barbara and other funky pubs around town. House of Crabs is based on the same simple yet effective concept of boiling the seafood with your choice of tasty sauces in a clear plastic bag, similar to the type they usually bring the live seafood out to show you in Chinese restaurants.

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