Tag: Marrickville

  • Breakfast in someone’s garage at Two Chaps

    Breakfast in someone’s garage at Two Chaps

    At least that’s what it felt like… we drove down a street lined with orange brick warehouses and reverse parked against a wall padded with a cushion of grass and weeds. I’m super good (most of the time) at reverse parking courtesy of Sydney. Driving anywhere is a challenge and finding a park can be […]

  • Vietnamese pork rolls

    Vietnamese pork rolls

    A tiny, slightly dodgy looking shop front in what used to be a public toilet does not sound like a place where you would find delicious food. I am a firm believer that in order to find the best Asian food you need to learn to appreciate the mystery and have a sense of adventure, so take […]

  • Reuben Republic

    Reuben Republic

    We discovered real Reuben sandwiches in New York and they were a revelation. Thick slices of rye bread with a stack of slow cooked corned meat and/or pastrami with slaw or a pickle and mayo is a (large) slice of heaven. When we returned we went to a wine bar in Sydney that also served […]

  • Hidden gem in Marrickville

    Hidden gem in Marrickville

    Friends were in town last weekend, so it was an opportunity for us to brunch on Saturday morning. West Juliette in Marrickville is too cool to have signage, but you can tell there are delicious things coming from the kitchen and coffee machine when there is a queue at 10am in the morning. When we first […]