All posts filed under: Drinking & Dining

Mt Kuring-gai to Berowra

A bushwalk on a sparkling Sydney winter’s day is a pretty great way to spend a Saturday, particularly when you can take advantage of cheap end-of-week travel and get the train. On the weekend just gone we headed to Mt Kuring-gai station to tackle the […]

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Mecca Coffee

Tucked away in one of Alexandria’s industrial pockets is Mecca’s coffee roastery and cafe, in an old warehouse with gorgeous high ceilings and loads of natural light. An outpost of their CBD and Ultimo digs, the Alexandria space operates as a café at the front, with […]

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Six Tanks Brewing Co

After a long drive from Nitmiluk Gorge, we arrived in Darwin for the last 24 hours of our Northern Territory adventure. Kicking things off with some incredibly good sushi, we then hit the Museum and Art Gallery, a natural history buff’s dream that also boasts some fantastic Australian artwork, and a […]

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Beautiful Bright

The next stop on our December Victorian adventure was Bright, a beautiful town (there’s even a sign telling you so) in the Ovens Valley in Victoria’s north-eastern alpine region. It’s quite the food and wine destination, with vineyards, hop fields, orchards, and nut farms dotted throughout the […]

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Bridge Road Brewers

Sitting halfway between Albury and Bright, Beechworth is a highly photogenic gold-rush town where the streets are flush with verandah-covered buildings housing all manner of boutiques, gourmet food stores, and various pieces of Ned Kelly history. Oh, and a brewery!

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Yellow Fever

I’ve been eagerly anticipating the opening of Yellow Fever ever since the signage first went up on Botany Road a couple of months ago – there was something about the typeface that convinced me that I was really going to get along with this place.

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The end of the line

On our fourth day in Tassie, we headed still further west until literally the end of the road – the most southwesterly road in the southwest in fact, that takes you all the way to Gordon Dam. With Lake Gordon on one side and Lake […]

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The Agrarian Kitchen

It’s no secret that I’m heavily into eating and cooking, and our recent trip to Tasmania was largely scheduled around a day of both at the Agrarian Kitchen, a farm-to-table cooking school run by former chef Rodney Dunne and his wife Séverine, on their beautiful property deep in the Derwent […]

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24-hours in Hobart

The problem with 24-hours in Hobart is that it’s simply not enough time to eat all the things one wishes to. This was my second trip there in as many years (you can read about the first one here), and as such I got to tick […]