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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Arisun Express and Azoto, World Square

Arisun is a well known local haunt for Korean Fried Chicken in Sydney and it has now expanded its footprint with the newly opened Arisun Express and its sister store Azoto for liquid nitrogen ice cream at World Square. Contrary to its name, Arisun Express is not just about takeaway Korean Fried Chicken (although that’s on offer too), there’s plenty of seating outside in the alley and upstairs if you want to dine in.

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Cloud 9 Chocolate Cafe, Newtown

The aptly named Cloud 9 Chocolate Cafe really does take chocolate loving to the next level, with a smorgasbord of delectable options to satisfy your sweet tooth. It may look a bit like a froyo parlour on first impression, but there’s nothing remotely healthy about what’s on offer here – think gelato sliders, molten lava cakes, waffles, fondue…the list goes on.

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Ribs & Burgers Masterclass: Behind the Grill, Bondi Beach

We love a good rack of ribs and we’re massive fans of the tasty ones at Ribs & Burgers, who kindly invited us to go behind the scenes in the kitchen at their Bondi store to learn how to make the perfect ribs and burgers from head chef Gareth along with the lovely bloggers from Passionate Mae, All You Do is Eat and 2 Hungry Guys.

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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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