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Bloody Mary's

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Nothing inspires me to meet up in a bar more than the phrase “they do a really good Bloody Mary”. Part challenge, part seduction, the invitation ...

Ciccone & Sons Gelateria

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If you have well and truly devoted yourself to the church of salted caramel than you haven't tried the Ciccone & Sons salted cashew. A mere five lett...

Nordic Deli at Estonian House

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The Nordic Deli is an unassuming shop and cafe attached to a function centre, cultural club and historical house of Estonian-Australian archives. The buildi...

Ghostboy Cantina

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Ah, Dixon House, the most well-known secret food court in Sydney and the only place where it's acceptable to have mirrors on the ceiling. This Chinatown ...

Doughnut Time

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When I was a kid my prized possession and only friend was the VHS of Wayne’s World I’d taped off channel ten. I lived / breathed WW and dreamed of some aweso...

Good Times Artisanal Ice Cream

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Soft serve ice cream is probably the most highly consumed and nostalgia-inducing dessert on the planet. It is an aerated, industrialised icon that we have be...

D'Munchies

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A stoner food cafe called D’Munchies that opens at 4.20pm on King Street, and I would now invite you to stop and read this sentence again. First off, D’Mun...

Harpoon Harry Dining Room

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Chef Morgan McGlone’s Southern-cooking chops are pretty widely publicised and my knowledge of Southern-cooking is extremely limited and cynical after some pr...

Smoking Gun Bagels

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Smoking Gun Bagelsis in the schooner mile between the East Sydney Hotel and the Old Fitz Hotel. Their dough rings are cooked in a Montreal-style. At the rea...

The Concordia Club

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Opposite Tempe station, on the mystic banks of the Cooks River, and lying nestled in a playing field behind some trees, you’ll find Concordia Club; part Germ...

PS40

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A mysterious door glows, beckoning the thirsty down the ominously named Skittle Lane, which would have been a spot to get mugged once, but like so many lanes...

Morris

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If you work in Surry Hills or Paddington and you aren't having your lunch break at Morris then you should really be rethinking your routine. Perched behi...

Rising Sun Workshop

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The gestalt of Rising Sun is the (kind of odd) combination of hand crafted Ramen and other Asian inspired food in the kitchen, very well executed coffee and ...

East London

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You gotta bring your A-game if you’re even thinking about opening a Chinese place in Sydney, and this was on my mind when ascending the stairs from The Londo...

The Dolphin Hotel

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You might of noticed some curious glimmers of The Dolphin Hotel's new aesthetic over the past couple of months. Hints of a total strip, gut and interior ...

Wholefoods Dept.

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I'm not a gym go-er, but I've certainly clocked the 90s labelling machine font of the P.E. dept sign in Potts Point before. This font has notably str...

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El Shaddai

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African food is a bit of an anomaly in Sydney - a scattering of restaurants in the Western Suburbs without a “best African food in Sydney” Buzzfeed article t...

El Jannah, Granville

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When my now father-in-law suggested to my now-wife and I that we move to an apartment that he owned in Granville, we laughed it off. Thanks for the offer, Jo...

Abla's Pastries, Granville

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The outside of Abla's Pastries is pretty underwhelming, its brown walls and dark tinted windows taking up one of the busier corners in Granville. It almo...

Mary's CBD

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Beloved Newtown burger spot Mary's wowed Sydney's online burger eating 'community' when they announced that they'd be opening a franchise...

Aqua S

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Aqua S is a sky blue ice creamery in the Regents Place shopping mall on George Street. Sick of gelato? There's only soft serve ice cream here. Bright, co...

Old Mate on Crown

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The Old Mate on Crown is less a cafe than it is a perfect example of a co-worker. I don't know how they are at paperwork, but they're in the break ro...

Belly Bao at Goodgod Small Club

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Belly Bao are serving up one of the greatest Taiwanese creations, bao! The soft, pillowy fold-over bun things with delicious braised meats inside. Bao have a...

Redfern Continental

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The new venue from the team behind Arcadia Liquors has finally brought a decent schnitzel to the streets of Redfern. Available in both the veal and chicken...

Subcontinental

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While Shortgrain offered snackier versions of the Thai dishes served upstairs, Subcontinental changes it up pretty drastically with a South Central Asian men...

Pho An, Bankstown

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It's all in the broth. It doesn't matter how good the meat is, how well cooked the noodles are or how fresh the holy basil is, if the broth isn't...

THY Vietnamese Eatery, Bankstown

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I hate cutlery. Knives and forks especially. A spoon I can live with and chopsticks are cool but nothing beats the high octane thrill of eating an entire mea...

Bay Ngo, Bankstown

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Everyone's got their favourite banh mi spot. That magical place that can feed you a football's worth of meat, carbs and vegies for less than five buc...

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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An area known as 'Sydney Corporate Park' is one of the last places you'd expect to house an indoor trampolining centre. Bouncing and business, to...

Nhu Y Juice Bar, Bankstown

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“I remember when I drank my first avocado”, I'll say to my grandchildren 30 years from now, sipping a cold green beverage through a gigantic straw from s...