Café - 15 March 2009

CHOCAHOLICS UNANIMOUS

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café: East Circular Quay, Sydney NSW (02) 8274 7900 91 George St, The Rocks NSW (02) 8274 7500 Guylian has been selling hazelnut praline-filled chocolate seashells by the shores of Belgium since 1960. And Australians apparently can’t get enough of them. So hungry are we for the chokkie treats that not one,

Alfresco - 15 November 2008

Riverland Bar

Riverland Bar: Vaults 1 – 9, Federation Wharf, Melbourne (03) 9662 1771 or www.riverlandbar.com The Riverland Bar’s progress has been anything but meteoric. Life began out as a single coffee bar with a handful of staff to coincide with the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in 2006. Now? The venue stretches almost 100 metres along the

Café - 15 September 2007

Cafe Carpet

Brisbane’s only 24-hour restaurant, Cafe 21, has been transformed into a modern, stylish eatery that caters for a wide range of tastes. The $1m refurbishment is a perfect example of how a heritage-listed building can be adapted to suit modern requirements without spoiling the original ambience. The dramatic red and black décor, white Laminex tables

Café - 15 July 2007

Terrace Suspect

GPO: (03) 9662 2909 After (what seemed like) 160 years of continuous renovations, Melbourne’s old GPO building revealed itself. And it looked great. Funky clothes and bags took up residence downstairs and ‘by appointment’ $5000-a-frock haute couture upstairs. And, perched in ‘the belfry’ is the eponymous GPO nightclub. If, like me, you thought the GPO

Local - 4 May 2007

SHORT BUT SWEET

Sweet Infinity: The Strand Arcade, Shop 18, Ground Floor 412-414 George St, Sydney NSW (02) 9231 0472 or www.sweetinfinity.com.au Marie Antionette would have a field day poring over the window display of Sweet Infinity’s new Strand Arcade outlet. It’s the first retail-only outlet for pastry chef and owner Leanne Beck, and the designers GroupGSA had