This week's issue

The BRAG #710

sydney eats

Australia’s first free grocery store for ‘rescued food’ opens in Kensington

OzHarvest are hoping to revolutionise the grocery world while gently pointing out how insane a societal system is where people go hungry while four million tonnes of food rots in Australian landfills each year, slowly poisoning the planet with methane at the same time. The OzHarvest Market has opened in...

The 50 best coffees in Sydney, part five

Y’all know what time it is. Over the past month we have been ruthlessly delineating the caffeine boundaries of our fair city, on our way to awarding the best coffee in each Sydney suburb. Last week we tackled the Inner West, so it seems like the rest of Sydney should...

The 50 best coffees in Sydney, part four

Any countdown of the best coffees in the Inner West is sure to provoke a lot of debate. With more cafes per capita than almost anywhere else in Australia, we can all agree on one thing: the Inner West has a latte to offer (sorry). Regardless of whether you’re after...

Three of the best shakshukas in Sydney

Look. Whether we like it or not, the weather is getting colder. The days of whisking out of the surf and ordering a juice and an açai bowl at 5:30am are quickly disappearing. The winter of hot chocolates and porridge is coming. There is one breakfast food that seems to...

The 50 best coffees in Sydney: part three Eastern Suburbs

Welcome back to the BRAG’s ongoing list of the best place to find a cup of joe in your locale, so that you can be that person who throws a fine-tuned judging eye at passers-by drinking 7-Eleven coffee, no matter where in Sydney you are. Last week we ventured over...

A Viking-themed bar and restaurant has opened in Sydney: we meet the owner

Viking-inspired restaurant and bar Mjølner (named after Thor’s famous hammer) recently opened its rustic wooden doors in Redfern, much to the delight of anyone with a Netflix subscription and a penchant for Nordic cuisine. The BRAG speaks to Sven Almenning, the owner of Mjølner’s parent company The Speakeasy Group, and the...

Natural wine is the latest trend in food: here’s where you can find it in Sydney

Natural wine is on its way to the top, and for good reason. It’s a low-tech, low-intervention way of making wine, with no added sulphites or preservatives. It’s the grape coming through, speaking for itself. More venues are picking up these beauties, so here’s a list of where in Sydney...

Doughnut Time is opening a new store in Sydney this weekend

What’s the time, Mr. Wolf? It’s Doughnut Time. Sydney’s favourite hole-in-the-wall doughnut spot is bringing its sweet creations to a brand new location from this weekend, as it opens a Surry Hills store on Saturday April 22. The new store, at 330 Crown Street, will be Doughnut Time’s eighth location...

The 50 best coffees in Sydney, part two

In part one, we searched the Sydney CBD and inner city to find the best cup of coffee in each part of town. But the search for that perfect cup of joe is never really over, is it? So now we spiral outwards to the Lower North Shore and Balmain...

Seven of the best places for a late-night dinner in Sydney

OK, so Sydney might be suffering under the government’s controversial lockout laws – but that doesn’t mean there’s absolutely nowhere to go after midnight on a Friday and Saturday. And to keep the party going, you’re going to need some fuel. Here are seven of the best places for late-night...