Favoloso, Bronte

Whilst walking around the Bronte area, we stumbled upon the Sicilian inspired cafe/deli combo called Favoloso at the crossroads of an intersection. We needed some sustenance before attempting the coastal walk from Bronte to Bondi via Tamarama, so we found ourselves a table inside. In the past, suburban cafe/delis seemed to exist due to convenience, being an all-in-one spot to pick up some groceries and grab a coffee or sandwich. Favoloso is a modern incarnation of this concept – it feels much more like a cafe with a deli conveniently tacked on, rather than the other way around, thanks to their chic red interior and Italian framed posters on the wall in the dining area.

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Devon on Danks, Waterloo

We are both fans of the multicultural fusion cuisine on offer at Devon by night and now the dinner service has been moved from the original Devon store to their new digs on Danks Street at the old Danks Street Depot site. I love the trendy, playful fitout which incorporates a lot more bright light through the big windows facing the street and high ceilings, giving off a completely different vibe from their other restaurant.

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Pei Modern, The Rocks

I wanted to try Pei Modern the last time I was down in Melbourne, but as luck would have it, Pei Modern has also opened up in Sydney now and is located in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel at the Rocks.

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Meat District Co, King Street Wharf

King Street Wharf better watch out, Meat District Co. is the newest restaurant to hit their precinct and is sure to bring all the meatlovers from afar. Following their debut earlier this year in Pasadena LA, the masterminds behind Casa Di Nico, Bluewater Cafe and Whitewater Restaurant have brought Meat District Co. to our shores just in time for summer.

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Hunter Valley Day Trip: Keith Tulloch Wine, Muse Kitchen and Cocoa Nib

The Hunter Valley is one of our favourite places for a roadtrip because it is such a wonderful area for foodies to explore. On our most recent trip up to the Hunter with a few other lovely bloggers, we visited the picturesque Keith Tulloch Wine estate at Pokolbin and were treated to quite an immersive foodie experience with Keith Tulloch himself, a passionate fourth-generation Hunter Valley winemaker from the famous Tulloch family who founded Keith Tulloch Wines in 1997.

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