Category Archives: coffee

Buds, butter and bull’s blood

The best thing about living in heaven is that you really know you’re alive. As is the Hungarian empire, where a culinary coup is currently establishing a new world order. The British Bakeoff may have a touch of ( Paul … Continue reading

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Merewether

A fresh sea breeze has blown in from the north coast of NSW and found a welcome home in the West Village. While good coffee is no longer the illusive pleasure it was in New York, Merriweather adds a little … Continue reading

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Daily Provisions

The words ‘Daily Provisions’ conjure up images of simple sustenance, fresh flavours and rustic aromas. But don’t be fooled. The place, Daily Provisions takes simplicity to a whole new level – gourmet minimalism. This is a place where less and … Continue reading

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Need a coffee…?!

It’s all Paul Hogan’s fault. What started as a simple shrimp 30 years ago has become beaut grub as the love affair with all things Australian continues to sweep NYC off it’s feet. Taylor Street Baristas on East 40th and Madison … Continue reading

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True Devocion

Devocion is a telling title for an impressive new coffee mecca in Williamsburg. More like a cathedral than a café, with ceilings soaring into the heavens and ample space for leather chesterfields lounging below a lush vertical green garden – not … Continue reading

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Al dente

Indecision is a terrible thing. On a freezing day this week when coffee and hot chocolate were alluring alternatives around the hot spots of the Flatiron, the best decision finally came spontaneously. Pasta! Sean and I were only slightly peckish … Continue reading

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Coffee with Carson

The vernacular of the Big Apple has expanded over the past few days to encompass an Australian import and an MTA export. Flat white has been a coffee code between expats for years and now Starbucks has taken the word mainstream, … Continue reading

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Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall by American definition generally refers to a small obscure place, and of course in Australia it is the name associated with a cash dispenser. A new coffee shop in East midtown takes on both these meanings … Continue reading

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Eataly

If all roads lead to Rome, then no wonder Eataly is busier than ever. In the past four years this mecca of all things delicious has pumped, poured, expressed and served a relentless crowd of visitors and locals. The restaurants … Continue reading

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From Bondi to Brooklyn

There are no longer any lamingtons in the cake display, and flat whites are off the list at Toby’s Estate. It is some time since I visited Toby’s first foray into NYC in Williamsburg and found these vestiges of home. … Continue reading

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