Brewristas – Glebe

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Located on Glebe Point Road, Brewristas is for all the coffee lovers out there, these guys are serious about their beans! Being a Sydneysider, I love my coffee but I’m gonna admit that I’m a bit of a noob because I tend to stick with my flat whites, cappuccinos and lattes. I have been keen to check this place out for sometime now, since hearing about it from my friends W&S who knows one of the owners. Continue reading

Brewtown – Newtown

DSC03269 I’ve been craving a cronut since I first heard about the craze in NYC… so I’ve been wanting to visit Brewtown for a while as they are one of the few (but growing) places offering cronuts in Sydney at the moment. If you’re unfamiliar with “cronut” it’s basically a crossover between a croissant and a donut that was created by chef Dominique Ansel. The Cronut became a popular phenomenon and TIME magazine even named the pastry as one of “The 25 Best Inventions of the Year 2013”! Continue reading

Excelsior Jones – Ashfield

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Excelsior Jones was named ‘Best New Cafe’ in the 2013 SMH Good Cafe Guide. This corner-shop cafe is tucked away in a quiet end of Ashfield, about a 30 minute walk from the train station. This was my first time visiting Excelsior Jones as I wanted to check out what the fuss was about. Continue reading

The Grounds of Alexandria

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After driving through weekday morning traffic and scouting for a limited parking spot, Shuvs and I finally arrived at The Grounds of Alexandria at midday. Although we had heard about The Grounds of Alexandria, we didn’t really know what to expect but once we walked past the gates, we fell in love with the beautiful venue and started exploring every inch of it.

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The Baron – Castle Hill

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Friends have been telling me to check out The Baron at Castle Hill for a while now, so I finally went with two friends on a Sunday morning to see what the hype was about.IMG_3717

We parked at Castle Towers and spent some time locating the cafe as we thought it would be at The Piazza where most of the restaurants and cafes were. When we eventually found The Baron, we were glad we didn’t just drop by any old cafe. Continue reading

Cuppa Jo & Cafe Topiary – Epping

photo (2) I caught up with two best friends over lunch after church today, we went to two cafes for all day brekkie and Campos coffee. First stop, Cuppa Jo at the Genesis building in Epping. As the cafe is currently owned by a Korean chef & his wife, the all day breakfast menu incorporated some Korean flavours such as Bulgogi (Korean-style beef) bruchetta & Bulgogi Quesadilla. Continue reading