Tag: restaurant


Visiting the Tramsheds @ Harold Park Dine out

I was wandering along King St, Newtown while Stu had his haircut and I bought a scrap of  Japanese cotton in a super cute floral pattern. I was planning to turn into a shirt but it’s a smidge not wide enough… so yet another paper bag elastic waist skirt it is. (I really need to teach myself how to sew a zip so I can expand my repetoire). Anyway, this is a post about food not sewing! Even though we had a snack before departure I was pretty hungry by the time we drove all the narrow back streets (thanks no thanks...

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Mary’s Newtown Dine out

As I am walking into Mary’s and my eyes are adjusting to the dim lighting my ears are assaulted with loud obnoxious metal music. It is 1.30pm on Sunday afternoon, perhaps too late to line up for lunch but definitely too early for this. I feel seedy in a place which has a church like ambience with high ceilings and exposed beams juxtaposed with too-loud-for a-conversation music. We join the queue (clearly we aren’t the only ones up for a cheeky burger and chips late on Sunday) and patiently wait single file in the stairs as well balanced waiters clomp up the...

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The Hub House Diner Dine in

I didn’t feel like cooking on Friday night, and since Stuart doesn’t cook without appropriate project planning, scoping and inventory analysis, it was a night for take away. I have been craving a US style burger since we returned, but I was hesitant to try one because I wasn’t sure it was going to stack up. We have eaten at the Hub House Diner before as it’s a short stroll from our house, and I did enjoy my cheeseburger in the past… but now I have had a “real” cheeseburger, would I still feel the same? We ordered two burgers...

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