cafe Archive

  • Driving through Hawthorne, the row of old fashioned wood deck chairs out the front of Bungalow 4171 caught Ainead's eye. We parked down a suburban side street to see what they had in the way of breakfast.

    Breakfast at Bungalow 4171

    Driving through Hawthorne, the row of old fashioned wood deck chairs out the front of Bungalow 4171 caught Ainead's eye. We parked down a suburban side street to see what they had in the way of breakfast.

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  • The Little Pantry is a little ways away from the main bustle of James Street, but no less vibey. Little Pantry is not as crazy a-dozen people-waiting-for-a-seat type of popular, but they were seeing a brisk business when we got there.

    Breakfast at the Little Pantry

    The Little Pantry is a little ways away from the main bustle of James Street, but no less vibey. Little Pantry is not as crazy a-dozen people-waiting-for-a-seat type of popular, but they were seeing a brisk business when we got there.

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  • The SO had to spend a couple of days in Adelaide, so we caught up for lunch at Alimentari before he had to catch the airport train for his flight.

    Alimentari on Adelaide

    The SO had to spend a couple of days in Adelaide, so we caught up for lunch at Alimentari before he had to catch the airport train for his flight.

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  • La Luca Cucina is fast becoming my go-to lunch stop whenever I haven’t brought in a home packed lunch.

    Grabbing quick lunches at La Luca Cucina

    La Luca Cucina is fast becoming my go-to lunch stop whenever I haven’t brought in a home packed lunch.

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  • Over the past couple of days, the same name keeps popping up on my Instagram and Twitter feed: The Baker's Arm.

    The Baker’s Arms

    Over the past couple of days, the same name keeps popping up on my Instagram and Twitter feed: The Baker's Arm.

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  • The SO and I have cycled past Double Shot Espresso heaps of times, but never stopped in. It wasn’t until a chance conversation with fellow blogger Claire, who adamantly vouched for breakfasts at Double Shot Espresso that I dramatically declared to the SO we would be starting our weekend at this café.

    Double Shot Espresso

    The SO and I have cycled past Double Shot Espresso heaps of times, but never stopped in. It wasn’t until a chance conversation with fellow blogger Claire, who adamantly vouched for breakfasts at Double Shot Espresso that I dramatically declared to the SO we would be starting our weekend at this café.

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  • Even back when the SO and I lived in the Paddington area 5 years ago, Sassafras was extremely popular. The purple Queenslander café is a landmark institution in the area and everyone who is privileged to live in that postal code know the business for its gorgeous food and busy weekend trade.

    Late lazy Sunday breakfast at Sassafras

    Even back when the SO and I lived in the Paddington area 5 years ago, Sassafras was extremely popular. The purple Queenslander café is a landmark institution in the area and everyone who is privileged to live in that postal code know the business for its gorgeous food and busy weekend trade.

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  • Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

    Chester Street Bakery and Bar’s first test kitchen

    Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

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  • When friend Amanda mentioned she had never been to the Natural Bridge before, we had to make the trip down and stop in at the Natural Arch Cafe Restaurant for lunch.

    The Natural Arch Cafe Restaurant

    When friend Amanda mentioned she had never been to the Natural Bridge before, we had to make the trip down and stop in at the Natural Arch Cafe Restaurant for lunch.

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  • Our first morning in Bangalow involved a short walk into town to visit the market for ingredients to make that day's dinner. And of course breakfast. Taking the lead from Luke and Amanda, we wove our way past the bustling cafes and shops along the main strip through to the Bangalow Espresso Pizza Bar.

    Bangalow Espresso Pizza Bar

    Our first morning in Bangalow involved a short walk into town to visit the market for ingredients to make that day's dinner. And of course breakfast. Taking the lead from Luke and Amanda, we wove our way past the bustling cafes and shops along the main strip through to the Bangalow Espresso Pizza Bar.

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