Turka | Crows Nest

Occupying the corner where Willoughby Road meets the Pacific Highway, Turka is a newly opened cafe, bar and restaurant this year, which is immensely popular with the locals. Known for its traditional Turkish big breakfast, which presents a smorgasbord of items such as cheeses, spreads, yoghurt, fruit and traditional Turkish scrambled eggs with capsicums, tomato and parsley, its a refreshingly different offering from...

The Mews | Mosman

At first glance, the menu is filled with the usual cafe suspects - granola, smashed avo, eggs benedict and a ricotta hotcake. Upon further inspection, you'll notice a burst of yuzu gel, a drizzle of lemon garlic balsamic, hollandaise speckled with nori and lashings of black sesame caramel. These elements add so much unique dimension and pure deliciousness that it shames regular avo on toast into hiding...

I Love Pho | Crows Nest

Potentially my favourite cuisine, Vietnamese food holds a very special place in my heart and stomach. From bánh xèo to Bún bò Huế and Vietnamese iced coffee that 110% gave me the caffeine jitters (worth it!), to me, this is comfort food at its finest. I Love Pho is an excellent option in the lower North Shore of Sydney, and if you're not from this side of town? They...