FIKA: JULY EDITION

This edition we’ve got good warm feelings from both cosy winter treats, and Indian inspired culture. Warming you from the inside and outside. DRINK Tis the season to be jolly with a warm mug of mulled wine while sitting around the fireplace/fire pit with a bowl of the below in hand. EAT Sticky date pudding. […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH: RWANDA NYAKABANDE

Nyakabande Washing Station: Washed Grown by small-holder farmers this coffee is sweet, rich, and smooth and delivers everything you need for your morning brew. A touch of fruit and delicious chocolatey base notes carry through from the start to the end. Slow brews will open up the profile and accentuate the fruit whilst espresso will be […]

COOL UNIFORM

The first Monday of May is anticipated world wide for the Met gala’s fashion parade. The Met holds the biggest collection of fashion over the ages, and each year hosts a charity ball with an exceptionally exclusive guest list, and a dress theme. The result is very similar to the Oscar’s red carpet except the […]

CAFE OFFICE ETIQUETTE

Even though people are returning to the office, many of you were able to swing a few WFH days, which you have cleverly converted to WFTC (work from the cafe) days. If you are one of these clever ones, you’ll already have a grasp of what is acceptable practice. But for those who are looking […]

SELF PROPHETIC CHAIRS

I went to a dumpling bar the other week, and other than I like dumplings (and bao buns), the chairs were the winning factor in choosing this restaurant over the ramen bar next to it, or the Mexican joint a few stalls down. This is big. I really like dumplings, but I am existentially enraptured […]

FIKA: MARCH EDITION

Autumn is one of my favourite seasons. I reckon it’s in my top four. Truly, I love it that much. I’ve just found out that most of my favourite veggies are in season this time of year. Sadly I didn’t know this earlier because of our access to all things all the time, but maybe […]

COFFEE OF THE MONTH: INDONESIA

Blue Bianca Indonesia Year after year these guys produce amazing coffee. So it’s no surprise that we have it in the mix again on our 2022 line-up.  The wet-hulled processing method is unique to Indonesia and imparts flavours onto the coffee that are distinct.  The slightly fermented or pleasantly funky notes add a bit of […]

BOX DIVVY

We love to support local businesses and social enterprises. We’d love to say that it’s because we’re really philanthropic community warriors, but it’s more because our neighbours are the likes of Poor Tom’s, Baba’s Place, and The Factory and easy to ‘support’ these places when really we just like being there. We’ve another great addition […]

Introducing Whisk & Paddle

Who? Whisk & Paddle Where? 105 Chalmers St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 What? Cafe Can you tell us a little bit about the history of the cafe? A little over two years ago Whisk & Paddle was launched and continues to grow. We are all about simple fresh healthy produce most importantly a place for the […]