Brewtown Newtown + Oconnell Street Merchants | Newtown

Hey, Brewtown is open. Its wildly popular with a 20 minute wait now that word is out. Worth it? Yes. So... Berkelouw books got gutted and I walk past everyday wondering what it was going to be: Signage goes up ...

Three Williams | Redfern

Three Williams is a cavernous diner located at 613a Elizabeth street. It adjoins danish furniture house Great Dane and is an Anthony Gill fitout. The location is a bit remote but there is ample parking on the s...

Kingston Public Kitchen | Newtown

*edit: so we did return to KPK a few weeks back/about 2 weeks after the 1st visit and the toilet area had rather dubious pictures of people on the crapper, genitalia and people pissing (not sure why KPK think t...

Newtown Good Food Fair | Newtown

Good food month hits newtown and a selection of newtown's best restos and bars set up shop near the Neighbourhood centre and we have good food month's one dayer special. Lots to eat here. today. Hey, Newtow...

Parliament on King | Newtown…eeerr Erskineville

Been meaning to drop into Parliament on King - friend sent me a picture on his way back from the gym. Super tiny cafe, quirky looking and looked like an OP shop. Sort of... So what's Parliament like? Btw, note ...

Lat-Dior | Enmore

Hey its an african eatery on enmore. Been years since we've had african with the closing of Kilimanjaro on King street, so we kind of decided to eat here. A look at them from the street Look what'...

PHO 88 | Newtown

PHO 88. Not sure why its 88 because its located at 343 King street and if I recall right, it used to be a really nice coffee place. Good thing then that PHO 88 is quite a good vietnamese restaurant which does a...

Vui Va Say | Newtown

The doors shut and the glass got newspapered and suddenly Jesterseeds was no more. Jugs wondered what would happen in its stead and then the signage went up as did the red paint. I figured it was vietnamese-y w...

Bill Murrathon @ Young Henrys | Newtown

By now, most sydneysiders should have heard of Young Henrys or tried the brew. I think it was a year ago when I was introduced, having had their real ale at Midnight Special. Well, the brewery has a tasting bar...

Cookies + Milk Bar | Newtown

Polka Dot used to be situated at the south end of king street (I believe where Makmak macarons used to be) and was then a place to buy biscuits. It has since relocated to 531 King (opposite New Theatre). Headed...

Doughboy | Newtown

Dough Boy Newtown is located at the start of King Street Newtown. They do pretty great pizzas and I order from them a bit. The store looks nice from the street with the abundant use of red but I've never sat in...

Black Star Pastry Truffle Weekend 2013 | Newtown

So its 2013, and the truffle weekend is on now (03-04 august) so if you fancy this... better rush in to BSP. This year there's only 2 items on the menu - one savoury, one sweet.  There's a truffled eclair and ...

Wedge Espresso | Glebe

Wedge Espresso is a nifty little cafe housed in a long and lineal space of the side of glebe point road. You don't really have to go looking for it but you might just miss it if you were walking down the main t...

Shenkin Kitchen | Enmore

Shenkin Kitchen opened on Enmore Road on the 15th April 2013 and its taken me approximately 3 months to get to this. Enmore has gained a fair few quality eateries in the last couple of months and this ones a re...

Earl’s Juke Joint | Newtown

So, its finally open. 407 king street. I used to live up the road at 359 king and used to walk down and would occasional buy meats from here. Betta Meats is long gone and I adore the fact that Earl's Juke Joint...

Makmak Macaron | Newtown

MakMak opened on south kingsteet Newtown and its an unassuming shop where you can buy some tremendously good macarons. The retail store is open at 601 King St Newtown. Singular counter, bits of decor aro...

CornerStore | TheCarriageworks

Wandered into the good old carriageworks to scope of ryoki Ikeda's installation (amazing) and spotted this. Various cafes/eateries have resided in this space and this time round, its corner stone. Its a fancy l...

Miss Peaches | Newtown

Miss Peaches is located on the upper floor of the "born again" marly bar as a southern soul food kitchen and it is now a rather fancy dining hall with great southern food and a very appealing fitout that is...

BARMUDA Newtown

Barmuda is the first corner cafe on Australia Street and sits along the same stretch of shopfront as BlackStarPastry and Oscillate Wildly. Came here for breakfast after voting (go CLOVER!) and ordered th...

Campos Coffee Newtown

Located at 193 Missenden Road, Campos Coffee is a hole in the wallesque coffee joint located in Newtown.  You enter via a short flight of stairs into a fairly simply decorated cafe space, with the cafe counter...