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Celsius Coffee Co., Kirribilli

Breakfast eggs with a twist for less than $20 and throw in stunning waterviews this is truly a gem of a cafe by Sydney harbour. ~~~~~O~~~~~ Sunny Saturday mornings bring a smile to my face because they are my favourite … Continue reading

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Odyssea, City Beach

The vibe is casual, just like the food. But the view of the Indian ocean is nothing short of spectacular. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ It might have been a long time coming for this stretch of paradise along City Beach where my sister … Continue reading

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The Potting Mix, Alexandria

 This slow-cooked Wagyu beef rib is succulent and yielding. But the notoriously long wait might quash your appetite before you even get to it. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Edition Coffee Roasters, Darlinghurst

As I tuck into smørrebrød and skagen at this cafe touted so unique and different, I am thinking, “Where’s my bacon and eggs?” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Breakfast by Sokyo

The rich miso hollandaise and edamame are clever Japanese twists. Paired with crisp, streaky bacon and a pillowy brioche, this eggs Benedict is up there with Sydney’s best. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Breakfast with Bill Granger

“Yellow and orange are brilliant morning colours and even more so when you are having breakfast with Bill Granger” ~~~~~O~~~~~ Whether pomegranate & coconut yoghurt with blueberries, almond butter on rye, bacon and egg roll with spiced mango chutney or … Continue reading

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Customs House Bar, Sydney

Tempura prawns are crisp and light in its golden brown crust. This is great bar food, especially when dipped into a creamy preserved lemon aioli. ~~~~~O~~~~~

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Devon Cafe, Surry Hills

” This eggs blini is definitely a Jennifer Lawrence because it is so rich and pretty “ ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:The Old Civic, Frenchs Forest Vic’s Meat Market, Pyrmont The Belrose Hotel, Belrose The Bayview Hotel, Gladesville MEAT DISTRICT … Continue reading

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Bill Granger – Community Garden Initiative

“The taste of a cherry tomato, picked fresh and warmed by the sun is hard to beat even in a top restaurant” ~ Bill Granger, celebrity chef & Australia’s king of breakfast ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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ChopinandMysaucepan – Our Third Blogiversary

“Life is not about the length of our time but moments in time that give us peace and joy. By capturing these moments on this blog, I hope it will also help you to relive your moments in time that … Continue reading

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Reuben & Moore, Westfield Sydney

“A good Reuben is a sandwich with an attitude that stands out among sandwiches. It is the Zsa Zsa Gabor among the Julia Roberts of sandwiches if you will.” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Excelsior Jones, Ashfield

Sydney’s inner west suburb of Ashfield is famous for its countless Chinese restaurants along Liverpool road serving all kinds of dumplings and xiao long baos. But tucked away from the busy restaurant strip in the residential area on Queen street … Continue reading

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Café Boheme, Potts Point

Mysaucepan is a devout fan of anything French. Actually she’s a Francophile if you will. Her heart swoons at the mere mention of Paris although I should also declare my heritage is anything but French. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Missy French, … Continue reading

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Typika Artisan Roasters, Claremont

Coffee lovers must be having it good these days judging by the sheer number of artisan roasters jostling among cafe and restaurant strips in urban neighbourhoods. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:jones the grocer, Westfield Sydney Papi Chulo, Manly Ribs & … Continue reading

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Revolver, Annandale

Sometimes, I ask myself why I love this beautiful city that is Sydney?

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Breakfast at Sydney Fish Market

It is often said that one should do what the Romans do when in Rome. I am definitely a fan of embracing the best of what a place has to offer when travelling. More related posts by ChopinandMysaucepan:Chinese New Year … Continue reading

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Reuben Hills, Surry Hills

There is no shortage of quirky cafes in Sydney and Reuben Hills is one of them.

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The Chalkboard Cafe, Waterloo

UPDATE February 2015: This restaurant is permanently closed for business. What’s the formula for a successful cafe in cosmopolitan Sydney?

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Basilica, Perth

Living at opposite ends of Australia, it’s not often that my sister and I get to have a meal together so during my brief visit to Perth, she suggests a bite of lunch down in the city.

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An autumn wedding in Sydney

 I, Benjamin Blain Naftzger, call upon the persons here present to witness that I take you, Corinne Ann Walker to be my lawfully wedded wife.

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Kitchen by Mike, Rosebery

If you have not dined at Sydney’s famed Rockpool, at least you can say you have tasted the food of its ex-head chef. “ ~ Chopinand, co-author ChopinandMysaucepan ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~

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Teh tarik, Rafee’s Corner, Singapore

This is the second blogpost in our series Singapore & Malaysia food trail 2013. Check out our previous blogpost in this series: Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice, Singapore Mysaucepan and I are on a 3-week eating spree and will be blogging about our … Continue reading

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Albert street Food & Wine, Brunswick

It’s bright and sunny in Melbourne today and a thought comes to mind. “If we were in Sydney today, we might be down at the beach having some fish and chips” I tell Mysaucepan. “But what do Melbournians do on … Continue reading

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Dulce Luna, Sydney

“Dulce Luna is a testament to traditional baking techniques …” ~ Herve Boutin, M.O.F Master Patissier at Dulce Luna, Sydney. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ What do you get when you mix a little French with Argentinian? In baking terms, you get delectable pastries … Continue reading

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The Bucket List, Bondi beach

While Chopinand loves his steaks and burgers, I love seafood and more than that, I adore shellfish, especially prawns, crabs, lobsters, scallops, oysters, mussels and clams. So when I heard there was a New England style clam bake at The Bucket … Continue reading

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