BAXTER INN

WHISKY WHISKY WHISKY. That's what The Baxter Inn s all about and its quite impressive really. Located at 156 Clarence Street, TBI is accessible during the earlier hours from the front side door although once...

Bacco Wine Bar Pasticceria, QVB

Update: This is now closed. Quite amusingly, I booked a table for a meeting and the next day, incidentally I headed up for coffee and the venue just shut shop. But the waitress booked me for 2 weeks in the futu...

Palmers and Co.

When I went to Palmers + Co, I didn't realise that this was a merivale joint.The realisation that is; made a lot of things quite clear - the level of polish, the stylish digs, the rather fantastically dress...

Big Bite on Pitt

If you worked in the Sydney CBD near Galleries Victoria, you'd probably often seen guys walking around with a gigantic aluminium foil clad sandwich. Probably didn't know where it came from and never gave it a...

Shirt Bar

Located at 7 sussex Lane, Shirt Lane is an odd fusion shop, half shirt shop, half cafe during the day, half bar at night. The concept I think works because its located under the huge WESTPAC tower, so they'll g...

Atelier de Velo

Located at 156 Clarence Street. Atelier de Velo is a bike shop first and foremost with a hidden little coffee place in it. Roughly it translates to workshop/studio of Bikes, the shop is littered with plenty of ...

Chinese Noodle Restaurant

One of my favourite place to eat in chinatown. The other one is up the escalator, round the back and way divier (braised beef in soup with rice/or noodles) and I'll get to that soon I hope but CHR is so so so g...

UNCLE MING’S BAR. 55 York Street

So, we outerdive today; and we land at Uncle Mings Bar @ 55 York Street, This is the main bar at UMB.  A lot of small bars are dimly lit but UMB Isn't. Its all hues of red+pink+yellow. And the bar counter is t...

SkyPhoenix PittStreet Mall

First time I've been back to Sky Phoenix in the CBD, since the old place shut for reno. Used to go all the time when it was at the middle mall above borders/next to Bing Lee.   Posh waiting area....

ARRAS TOO

*Now Closed - Located at 204 Clarence Street, Arras Too takes the place of the old plan B coffee/burger place. It is a hole in the wall coffee shop with two/three female baristas - if that wasn't enough reason ...

Everleigh Growers Market Saturday

The CarriageWorks Everleigh Markets happens every Saturday and is housed in the shedlike yard that adjoins the carriageworks. This is a definite food lovers market - you have artisan cheese, dips, flats,...

GrandMa’s

2 years ago, we got the Development approval document for a small bar called Grandma's at work and I read it and went "what sort of name is that, bomba". Then it opened. And it won me over. With the proliferati...

CENTRAL BAKING DEPOT

Dropped in for lunch here today. The Central Baking Depot (CBD) is located at  37 - 39 Erskine St, Sydney and its one of those, non descript shops - it is located along a street where palpable, not many decent...

Ton Ton Takeaway Lumiere George Street

I've worked in the Sydney CBD forever and only just recently finally got round to grabbing a nice big bowl of Ramen from Ton Ton's... and I'm already a convert. Located under Lumiere and situated in labryint...

BLACK STAR PASTRY NEWTOWN

 THAT CAKE. What can I write about Black Star Pastry that already hasn't been covered by a bazillion blogs + write ups. Well, its good. Actually, no; its really great.I used to live on King Street and be...