Sydney

Cowbell 808

Carrying on from a previous post, my final day on a weekend in Sydney started out with…..yep…you guessed it….BRUNCH – yay! Strolling through Bourke Street in Surry Hills, the glorious morning sun gleaming through the trees, we approached a charming little cafe – Cowbell 808. Marc, having visited several times before, recommended we give it […]

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Sydney

Ruby’s Diner

Sydney….it is marvellous to see you again! Oh dear…..it’s a Saturday morning after a night of….ummm….frivolity! Marc suggests Ruby’s Diner in Waverley. Arriving to a scene of hungry patrons, we were shortly seated after a brief wait – our table bathed in that gorgeous Sydney sunlight – oh hi Vitamin D! Vitamin depleted from the night […]

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Sydney

Trio

A weekend in Sydney, of course brunch is required! Trio is a charming cafe in Bondi Beach. Offering an all day (Mediterranean style) breakfast with stunning ocean views, how could you go wrong?! After waiting 45 minutes for a table, we were kindly shown to our outside table. Trio really know how to look after […]

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Sydney

Interview with Adriano Zumbo – 2014 Cake, Bake & Sweets Show – Sydney.

Adriano Zumbo is one Australia’s most admired patissiers. Nicknamed the “Patissier of Pain” from the Masterchef series, his eccentric and inventive dessert creations turned Adriano into a baking superstar. I had a chance to chat with Adriano at Sydney’s Cake, Bake & Sweets Show about his work and get some great behind-the-scenes stories. Why do […]

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Sydney

Mary’s – Newtown

Foodies of Sydney – DON’T say you’ve had the best burger in Sydney UNTIL you’ve visited Mary’s! On a recent trip to Sydney for the Cake, Bake and Sweets show – a Saturday night dinner with good friend and food blogger Christine from Cooking Crusade, we opted for Mary’s in Newtown. Deceptively located in a […]

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Sydney

Reuben Hills

Sydney, Sydney oh glorious Sydney. Such a prolific city, with more restaurant and cafe options than one can stomach. Todays review brings us to the gorgeous area of Surry Hills. Taking my extended family to Reuben Hills, from the recommendation of a local food blogger, the cafe’s interior bellows uber cool. Think industrial warehouse meets shabby chic – […]

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Restaurant Reviews

GIVEAWAY – Cake Bake & Sweets Show.

Yay! Sweet tooth’s, do I have a treat for you! Thanks to the CAKE BAKE & SWEETS SHOW, The Smiling Foodie is giving away one double pass to Sydney’s annual Cake Bake & Sweets Show for one super lucky reader! Have a sweet tooth and like all things delicious? The Cake, Bake and Sweets Show […]

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