Category Archives: coffee


FYI Breads Bakery has taken flat white coffees off the chalk board. Do not be deterred. This was the result of a discrepancy between the coffee supplies and team of baristas about how the unique offering should be brewed. So … Continue reading

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Little Collins Cafe

If there isn’t much a cup of tea can’t fix, then a really good coffee can change the world. Well, certain parts of it anyway. The Little Collins Cafe on Lexington is off to a good start. They opened their … Continue reading

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really cross buns

I was tempted to hold back on the awarding of the best Easter buns in NYC for 2013 when I saw the potential of pecan and green peppercorn hot cross buns at Bien Cuit on Christopher Street. The buns were … Continue reading

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Breads Bakery

After today I can relax. The quest to find great coffee in NYC has been met. Australians can come to Manhattan without fear – you will not only not be flat-white deprived, but you will have the culinary advantage that … Continue reading

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2 Beans

David Jones has come to NYC and not a moment too soon. Attempting to keep my reputation intact with the imminent arrival of a best friend’s best friend ( BFBF ) – who is trusting me to keep her caffeine … Continue reading

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NYC flat white

Even though we all know that the best things in life cannot be duplicated, there is always the temptation to try. After delighting in the taste of apricots picked straight off the tree in Port Lincoln, I couldn’t resist a … Continue reading

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Downunder delights

I have to seriously rethink the whole definition of good coffee after being completely spoilt by the perfection of rich creamy flat whites in my recent (too) fast and fabulous trip DownUnder. Maybe it’s the water, maybe it’s the milk, … Continue reading

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Noho is buzzing these days with interesting little eateries, boutique fashion designers and a great vibe. Because years ago this was the first place in the city where we discovered really good coffee, I always have a warm feeling of … Continue reading

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The road to Port Lincoln

Going back to Australia is always a much anticipated journey, with the patient people at Qantas revising my itinery time and time again to accommodate my greedy juggle to see special people all over the place. My schedule was to … Continue reading

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The City Bakery

The only place in the world where you can buy wholemeal pretzel croissants and it’s worth the trip just to have one. Salty and crispy on the outside, soft in the middle and buttery to the touch. Delicious! The City … Continue reading

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