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Favourite Places to Eat in the Inner West 2022

It was the post that got the Inner West Mums’ community talking this week –  a call out for “crave worthy” spots to take some visiting foodies on a walking tour.

The OP had some suggestions of her own to get the ball rolling, from Colombian cuisine at Stanmore’s Mas Tinto to sausage rolls at Feather and Bone in Marrickville.

Given the interest – and great suggestions – we’ve compiled some of the Group’s recommendations here.

And here’s one to watch – Chris Thé founder of Black Star Pastry (and creator of the strawberry watermelon cake), has taken over the Mrs Underwood site in Stanmore, with big plans for his new venture unfolding over the coming months.

Happy eating!

Empanadas from Mas Tinto Miso ramen at Lonely Mouth

Pictured above: Cheese empanadas from Mas Tino (left) and the miso-based ramen from Lonely Mouth (right)


Cherry pie from Cherry Moon, Annandale

The ploughman’s toastie and poached egg roll at Cornersmith, 88 View St, Annandale,
Woodfired bread and more at Cherry Moon cafe (we loved their cherry pies last summer, pictured above), 77 Nelson Street, Annandale,


Cafe fare with a Syrian twist at Three Tomatoes, 121 Holden St, Ashbury,


Laksa from the just opened Malay Chinese (of Hunter St fame) in Ashfield at 205 Liverpool Rd,


Saga for some Andy Bowdy dessert brilliance, but also mighty fine sandwiches, 178 Enmore Road, Enmore,
Gelato, affogato and more from Cow and Moon, 181 Enmore Rd, Enmore,
Japanese baked goods at Azuki Bakery, 63-71 Enmore Rd, Enmore,
A Lebanese feast at Emma’s Snack Bar (soon to be opening a bar upstairs), 59 Liberty Street, Enmore,


A Sri Lankan breakfast at The Fold, 402 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill,
The raspberry lamington and spinach and olive pull apart at Baked By Kieran, 455 Marrickville Rd, Dulwich Hill,
Pastries and cakes at Strawberry Fields Patisserie, 420 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill,


Croissants from Butter Crumbs (pictured at top) 189 Great North Road, Five Dock,


Breakfasts at Happy Field, Ramsay St, Haberfield,
Arancini, cakes and bread at Raffael’s Bakery, 153 Ramsay St, Haberfield,
That famous baked ricotta cake at Pasticceria Papa, 145 Ramsay St, Haberfield (also in Five Dock),


Pastries from Penny Fours, 141 Norton St, Leichhardt,
The reuben steamed English Muffin at Ragamuffin, 157 Norton St, Leichhardt,
Vegan fare at wine bar Golden Gully, 153 Norton St, Leichhardt,
Pastries and cheesecake from Locantro Bakery, 9-11 Catherine St, Leichhardt,
Cafe fare at Wayne’s Place, 132 Marion St, Leichhardt,


Banh Mi at Alex ‘N’ Rolls, 321 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville
Doughnuts and hash browns (not together, suggested one commenter!) at Two Chaps, 122 Chapel St, Marrickville,
American-style breakfast at Valentinas, 132 Livingstone Rd, Marrickville,
Sweet treats from Hellenic Bakery, 371 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville,
“Everything” from Goodwood Bakeshop,  297 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville,
The Bun Cha at VN Street Foods, 294 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville,
The vegetarian pizza toppings are unexpected AND delicious at Pizza Madre, 205 Victoria Rd, Marrickville,


Tokyo Lamington Japanese Breakfast at Rising Sun in Newtown

Next level lamingtons at Tokyo Lamington (it turns into a small bar at night too), 277 Australia St, Newtown,
Delicious creativity on a plate at Cafe Paci, 131 King Street, Newtown,
Excellent coffee and breakfast fare (we love the lox bagel) at Soulmate, 12/39 Phillip St, Newtown (Enmore end),
Ramen (and an excellent Japanese breakfast, pictured above) at Rising Sun Workshop, 1C Whatley St, Newtown,
Flavour-packed Egyptian fare at Cairo Takeaway, 81 Enmore Rd, Newtown,
The wild mushroom quesadilla at Vandal Taqueria, 403 King St, Newtown,
The sourdough doughnuts at Comeco Foods, 524 King St, Newtown,
Gravy fries and spicy noodles at Belly Bao, 184 King St, Newtown,
Plant-based ramen and snacks at Lonely Mouth, 275 Australia St, Newtown,


Vegetarian and vegan cafe fare at Ruby Lonesome, 253 Addison Rd, Petersham,
Portuguese custard tarts at from Sweet Belem, 35 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham,
Next level fish ‘n’ chips at Fich, 98-106 Audley St, Petersham,


The cripsy pork banh mi at Ho’s Bakery and Cafe, 262 Unwins Bridge Rd, Sydenham,


The Beef Cheek Benny at Societe on King, 655 King St, St Peters,
Vegan subs at Sanga, 5 May St, St Peters,
Feasting at Yiamas Greek Taverna, 1-5 Princes Hwy, St Peters,

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