Emma’s Snack Bar | Enmore

What used to be Emma's on Liberty has gotten a bit of a rejig and what used to be more restaurant is now a more casual Lebanese eatery dishing up jolly good "snacks" - kebabs, homous and more substantial mains....

BrewtownNewtown | Newtown

BrewtownNewtown's our local - a hop skip away and a favourite. We've returned enough times over the past year to call this a relationship you can't quit. There's a bit of new food so here's BrewtownNewtown 2.0 ...

Ttotaler | Newtown

A couple of months back, We chanced upon the Ttotaler popup store, its basically a big large ply panel with display shelving inside the shop (same venue). Amber Hudson of Ttotaler was there and she mentioned th...

Rising Sun Workshop | Newtown

Rising Sun is the result of a successful pozible campaign and it's now taking off - with a popup happening in Newtown (going for about 7 weeks - so probably til end of May so scurry in). They've taken over the ...

The Stinking Bishops | Enmore

The Stinking Bishops is Enmore's newest hotspot, located funnily enough under a "generi" apartment complex but finished just enough with the right fitout that you don't feel it when inside. Its an interesting v...

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 ...

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 ...

Doughbox Diner Crepe Cones and Burgers | Enmore

Doughbox Diner Crepe Cones and Burgers | Enmore If you're having a jaunt down Enmore road during the evening, you'd probably notice this curious sight of a 50s pink and throwback sort of diner. It's Doughbox ...

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...

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...

Newtown Social Club | Newtown

The Sando is no more, which is a shame and also a sign of the march marching beat of gentrification as it sweeps through Newtown. Industrie. Check. Gorman. Check. Telstra. Check. Froyo? Check check check check ...

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 ...

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...

Asakusa | Newtown

Asakusa Japanese is located along the northern side of Newtown at 119 Kingstreet. It fills in 2 Newtown shopfronts so it must be doing something right what with the astronomical rents in the area. The price gui...

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...