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Harvest Buffet at Star City, Pyrmont

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Recently I was invited to sample the breakfast selection at Harvest Buffet, located in Star City Casino.  Whenever I’m staying in a hotel, my tendency is to make a dash for the nearest exit each morning in search of breakfast … Continue reading

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Reuben Hills, Surry Hills – Rating: 22/25 (re-review 2)

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It’s four years after my initial reviews of Reuben Hills (review 1 and review 2).  With a friend visiting from Brisbane and with my fond memories of this café, I figured it was as good a spot as any to show … Continue reading

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Me and Mrs Jones, Canberra – Rating: 18/25

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A few weeks ago I found myself in sunny Canberra where I treated myself to a whirlwind tour of breakfast and dinner spots.  The popular spot Me and Mrs Jones appears on the majority of breakfast lists for the city and even though there … Continue reading

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Ampersand Café & Bookstore, Paddington – Rating: 11/25

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The things we do for our pets.  Like sit outside on one of the coldest days of the year so far!  The tall gas heaters at Ampersand Café & Bookstore were a welcome sight then.  We did receive an eye roll … Continue reading

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L’Americano Espresso Bar, Alexandria – Rating: 17.5/25

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You’re greeted at L’Americano Espresso Bar by a brand new, colourful and quite splendid entrance.  Stepping inside, you’re greeted by the smell of fresh coffee, pastries in the counter and friendly, professional staff. The service, I came to find, is … Continue reading

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Bar Sirocco, Annandale – Rating: 21/25 (re-review)

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It has been many years since Bar Sirocco was previously reviewed so it was high time that I pay it another visit.  I could tell simply by visiting their Facebook page that this is still one very dog-friendly café.  All expectations were … Continue reading

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5th Earl, Rosebery – Rating: 21.5/25

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It’s always interesting to watch some new ‘phenomenon’ cafés.  The ones that open and just have the right atmosphere, marketing and word of mouth dishes that cause the crowds to flock.  5th Earl can be added to this list. It was opened … Continue reading