You can’t always get what you want. So said a bunch of London larrikins back in late 1968, but, their lavish-lipped frontman crooned, if you try sometimes, you get what you need. This isn’t some lame anecdote or animal rights sermon. We all have our… Read More »A VEGAN WALKS INTO A SEAFOOD RESTAURANT: FINS @ SALT
Cafes / Restaurants
When David Kennedy opened a gourmet French patisserie in Sydney, it was far from his liking that the establishment soon came to be known amongst his friends as ’the sticky bun shop’. He wasn’t selling production line pastries from some chain bakery, these were the finest… Read More »BUN COFFEE: COOL BEANS
A collection of magazines and newspapers graces the weatherboard wall, thumbed casually by customers awaiting their take-out cappuccinos. A bustle of clientele and unobtrusive staff swirl in orchestrated efficiency like a choreographed flight of starlings. Natural light and the warmth of a morning sun cascade… Read More »HARVEST: REAPING THE REWARDS
It’s hard to imagine a world in which we can’t get bananas all year ’round, where a restaurant’s menu is as unpredictable as the weather patterns and as variable as the seasons, where we eat what the planet provides and not what we demand it… Read More »WELLBEING WEDNESDAYS: EATERY’S FARM TO TABLE
Every day of our lives we open a new page. Invariably the story continues has it had the day before; we wake, follow routines, go to work, dinner, bed, repeat. Sprinklings of glitter scatter the pages – a new relationship, a holiday, a windfall –… Read More »THE FOOTBRIDGE: ONE STEP AT A TIME
Coffee culture is here to stay. There’s no denying it, no ignoring it and certainly no dissuading arabica junkies from their favourite roast or brew or barista. But why? It’s just a bunch of burned beans. A hipsteresque snobbery has developed around this single little… Read More »WHAT’S WITH THE JAVA?
“Best in town” one woman stated to me as I walked into this little hole in the wall. A friendly face behind the counter gives a warm welcoming smile. Thats Rodney- He owns the place. Rodney Contojohn has been around coffee for 15 years and… Read More »Barefoot Brew Room Lawson Lane