Three Blue Ducks, Bronte

Eastern Suburbs foodies aren’t short of great pickings when it comes to cafes. Yet when it’s a lazy Sunday afternoon and you need a cafe stat and one instantly pops into your mind, you know it’s got to be a goodie.   Three Blue Ducks in Bronte isn’t anything new and for the locals it’s…

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Sydney Gems You Should Know About

Sydney, Australia. The city of blonde shaggy haired beach babes with taut, tanned bods. The city where sparkling tanzanite waters lap gleefully under the strong sturdy mothership of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The city with plenty of unique restaurants, rockin’ bars, stunning beaches and cultural charm. There are some places you know that you just have to visit when…

Old Town in Newtown

 As people flock to Newtown to experience the throng of new and ‘cool’ eateries, it’s easy to miss the true gems hiding beneath the shadows. One such gem is the 8 month old family run café/restaurant, Oldtown in Newtown, run by Italian migrants and mother-daughter duo Ella and Elisa. Ella has a background in hospitality,…

New Shanghai, Ashfield

Whether you’re a pork lover, seafood fanatic or a passionate vegetarian, New Shanghai in Ashfield brings the best of Shanghai-style cuisine to Sydney and it’s damn good tucker (I can still call it tucker even though it’s Chinese food) away from the CBD. Sydney’s suburbs provide unusually rich pickings for intrepid foodies keen on traipsing…

Puntino, Wolloomooloo

You know that deliciously smokey and natural woodfire smell that screams high-school campfire nostalgia with damper bread drenched in maple syrup? That is the smell that greets you upon entering Tony Sabia’s Italian restaurant, Puntino. They say (whoever they are) that Tony or ‘Mr Woodfire,’ brings the best of Southern Italy’s Basilicata region to Sydney…

Sonoma Bakery Cafe

Sonoma Artisan Sourdough Bakers. That’s a name that you need to know and remember. However, once you’ve been to one of their cafes, the name and lingering taste of the lip-smacking food will be hard to forget. Sonoma is quickly gaining a name for itself as some of the best artisan bakers in town, with…

Globe Cafe, Coogee

Generally I am not one for favouritism because I believe everyone (or cafe in this instance) deserves an equal chance. However, I have to say that for once, with every bit of favouritism, that the Globe cafe in Coogee is one of, if not the best cafes there. Globe perfectly mixes amazing food, great service,…

Walking across the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia’s most well-known gems, a historical beauty which brings people flocking from all around the world to see and experience. Yet what true-blue Aussies don’t realise is, the Harbour Bridge is not just for tourists. Oh, no, no, no. We (and people around the world) often take for…