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Lucky Pickle

When asked to describe Lucky Pickle in three words, co-owner Schez replies, “Excellent, delicious sandwiches prepared in a minimalist, hole in the wall shop.” When the sandwiches are this good, it seems three words just isn’t enough.

If you’ve ever had the chicken katsu sandwich .

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The Girls and Boys Brigade

The Girls and Boys Brigade was founded in 1882 by Sir James Fairfax. It was originally a safe haven for the young paperboys, who were often homeless with nowhere else to go. Its long history of caring for inner city children is still very much alive today. 

The Essential Ingredient has moved to Foveaux Street from Rozelle, much to the delight of Surry Hills’ culinary crowd. The store is known for its top tier cookware, expansive selection of ingredients, and infinite pool of staff cooking knowledge.

The at-home artisan and the extravagant .

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Elms Store blooms on Crown Street

Elms is a lifestyle store and gallery space on Crown Street that celebrates Australian designers and artists.

I stopped in and spoke to owner Rebecca about her move into the neighbourhood, the rise of Instagram in retail, and the importance of stocking only Australian brands.

Rum has been a part of our culture since the conception of modern Australia. From the first settlers using it as currency, to it being outlawed and then traded on the black market, rum has a century-old history that is very much alive today.

Australians .

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