Category: Food reviews

Selected reviews from Good Cafe Guide 2014

Gertrude & Alice Cafe Bookstore If Bondi could ever be accused of having a soul, it’s here in this narrow cafe, where the bibliophile is as revered as the barista. Pick up the latest Christos Tsiolkas, or an out-of-print Christina Stead, and settle in with your astringent single shot espresso ($3.30), a Campos blend with cinnamon and bitter chocolate notes. It’s a home-away-from-home for … Read More Selected reviews from Good Cafe Guide 2014

Selected reviews from Good Food Under $30 2014

Pizza e Birra The charcoal and sepia fit-out, classic bentwood chairs and intimate bar instantly seduces. By the time you’re warmly welcomed and seated with complimentary olives, swiftly followed by authentically crisp pizzas or creamy gnocchi, you’ll be smitten. But when staff describe Italian wine in accents suggesting they grew up in the vineyard next door, and then don’t relax until they’ve freed up … Read More Selected reviews from Good Food Under $30 2014

Selected reviews from Good Food Under $30 2013

Big Brekky It’s heat that makes Big Brekky cool. Everyone’s warmly welcomed (regulars are bestowed hugs and kisses) and sunlight pours through picture windows to a room painted warm blood red. Poached eggs with chilli fetta bruschetta might come accompanied by a Red Hot Chili Peppers soundtrack, and plates of corn fritters, eggs-any-which-way and berry pancakes arrive still steaming. Match a piping hot Campos coffee or … Read More Selected reviews from Good Food Under $30 2013

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