Chrysler café, Pitt St mall, Sydney

Chrysler café, pitt st mall, sydney Chrysler coffee. The logo here caught my attention: very 1950’s american, and the interior, apart from the overwhelming scents of modern australian cooking, holds onto this. Two baristas, two coffee machines, lots of seating outside in the lane-way. Staff are a bit indifferent to newcomers, but friendly to regulars, […]

Espresso bar, Pavilion Plaza, Sydney Town Hall.

Espresso bar, pavilion plaza, sydney town hall. Espresso di manfredi coffee. More food court outlet than café, three staff work with ruthless efficiency. The coffees are churned out methodically, toast and coffee are ready at the same time. One possible issue: there’s no seating. Despite the pace, the coffee is very good: temperature and texture […]

2 Park Espresso – Citigroup Building, Sydney

2 Park Espresso – Citigroup building, sydney Espresso di manfredi coffee. 2 Park St, Sydney. Fast, efficient, and looking like they go through a lot of milk; there are comfortable armchairs for drinking coffee, and a small range of breakfast and lunch options. Coffee is good; hot, yet drinkable, thick, but not too thick. A […]

Citicafe, Victoria Galleries, Sydney

Citicafe, victoria galleries, sydney Grinders coffee. 500 George St, Sydney. This little outpost adjoins the entrance to the Citigroup centre, and is buzzing with upbeat music and activity. This is another old haunt of mine, although the coffee has changed since then. Lots of staff, mostly takeaway customers, although there’s seating to be had in […]