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Café Oratnek – Rating: 18.5/25

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Long time readers will remember my fondness for The Fern as well as its spectacular fall from grace when it changed owners.  It should be no surprise then that The Fern is no more.  Café Oratnek has taken its place and with … Continue reading

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The Trail, Vaucluse – Rating: 22/25

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Right near the beginning of New South Head Road is a small, easily-missable café.  It’s an unassuming establishment with a small number of tables but it’s clean and presentable.  Service was spot-on throughout and this is probably one of the … Continue reading

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Wildpear Café, Dural – Rating: 17.5/25

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After hearing so many positive reports about Wildpear Café, I figured it was high time that I paid it a visit.  I know that Dural isn’t far from the CBD but relative to the majority of the other cafés that I review, … Continue reading

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The Moody Chef, St Leonards – Rating: 21.5/25

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The Moody Chef on Atchison Street is one of three version of the café all within a few square kilometres!  Owners George Dannaoui and Geoff Moody began the gradual domination of the St. Leonards café scene in October 2004 and they … Continue reading

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Besser, Surry Hills – Rating: 20/25

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Besser could be considered as the offspring of Sydney Italian dining institution A Tavola.  In April of this year, Ennio Di Marco, Eugenio Maiale, Sandro Di Marino and Luke Randall opened the new spot on the dining street that everyone knows, Crown. … Continue reading

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Smalltown, Avalon – Rating: 19/25

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Avalon certainly has that coastal (small)town feeling.  Your worries will melt away as you walk through the beach-adjacent streets and browse the gift shops.  I paid the area a visit because smalltown has been making waves on the Northern Beaches scene … Continue reading

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Wild Basket, Neutral Bay – Rating: 16/25

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Wild Basket has a great location; bright but not overly sunny, easy to find but the road isn’t too busy.  You’ll need to hit up the counter to order and pay.  Having said that I would have expected to see … Continue reading