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In Café, Dessert, Dining on
March 20, 2019

Cheatday Sydney, Peakhurst

If there was a prize for best concept for a café it would definitely have to go to Cheatday Sydney.

Not only is it decked out with the gym theme, complete with dumbbells for table numbers, a mini gym set up in the corner, and shakes served in protein shaker bottles, they’ve even got a big glowing sign that reads #eatcakenotkale.

But it’s not just about the environment.  They’re well known for their Cheesecake pavlova (another statement worthy of a sign, albeit not a glowing one), and rightly so….we’ll get to that later.

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In Asian, Café, Dining on
January 23, 2019

Kusuka Cafe

Apple Pomegranate House Soda

I don’t get time to brunch during the weekdays so I absolutely love cafes that are open for dinner!

So when I found out Kusuka Café was open for dinner, serving their super pretty bowls, and you could dine for a discounted price through Dimmi, I was super keen to give it a go.

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In -, Dining on
January 23, 2019

Shanghai 18 Bun, Town Hall

If hidden hole in the wall joints are your kind of thing, then Shanghai 18 is one for you. A small Shanghainese restaruant located in the quite corner of Sussex street, its dim lighting which makes it looks like it’s not even open means it’s easily missed.

So it’s not surprising that it’s fairly quiet when we visit.

Xiao Long Bao ($9.80)

The menu consists of a variety of dumplings, buns, noodles and your typical Chinese stir fries.

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In Dining, Italian on
January 11, 2019

Toki Italian Inspired, Woolloomooloo

Toki Italian Inspired, Woolloomooloo, Sydney Eats

I think I might have found my new favourite Italian place. I don’t really play favourites, but we were so impressed with Toki Italian Inspired that we came back for a second visit shortly after (shortly after) even if it meant an hours drive.

Toki Italian Inspired, Woolloomooloo, Sydney Eats

It’s named ‘Italian Inspired’ as it’s not run by Italians (some customers can get offended over thees finer details it seems). But regardless, it’s a delicious menu featuring many of your Italian classics, with some Asian influences which really make it standout.

Toki Italian Inspired, Woolloomooloo, Sydney Eats

Salt & Pepper Calamari ($12)

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In Café, Dining on
January 9, 2019

The Tea Room, CBD

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

When it comes to high tea in Sydney, you can’t go past the high tea experience at The Tea Room in QVB. Tucked away in the top corner of the QVB building, it’s a fancy setting complete with pretty floral tableware, nice comfy cushioned chairs and excellent service.

The regular high tea will set you back $55 per person, and for that price you’ll get plenty of food. Two three tiered stands of it in fact!

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

We’re impressed with the savoury starters, of which we get a plate each, a selection of three small bites. Our favourite is the spinach and gruyère cheese pastry.

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

Scones are very substantial in size. They are nice and moist and go well with the accompanying jam and cream.

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

Sandwiches are not so exciting, the selection including your classic fillings like chicken, ham and cheese.

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

We find the desserts to be a tad on the sweet side, especially the blueberry cake.  The caramel mousse a little burnt tasting.

The lemon meringue tart is our favourite though, the tartness of the lemon cutting through the sweet.

The Tea Room, High Tea, QVB, Sydney Eats

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